AIB International to host Practical Pizza Production Technology seminar

AIB International will host its Practical Pizza Production Technology seminar on October 12 through 15 in Manhattan, Kansas. Baking professionals are covering everything from ingredient functionality, freezing techniques, take-and-bake options, and health trends in this course that has been totally redesigned to incorporate more hands-on practice. They will also provide instruction on how pans, tools,More »

You’re cured!

cured meats, pizza, pancetta

Bacon is great, but do you know your cured meats? From Papa Murphy’s Bacon, Bacon, Bacon Pizza to Little Caesar’s bacon-wrapped crusts, the delicious pork product has become America’s sweetheart. Riding on the bacon-mania wave, bacon’s more mature Italian cousins are starting to appear on American’s radars — and pizzas. Guanciale, pancetta, speck, prosciutto andMore »

Conversation with Mike Miller, Basil Doc’s, Denver

mikr miller, basil doc, denver, colorado, pizzeria, space sharing

Mike lets us in on the Basil Doc’s concept and its unique space-sharing program Basil Doc’s Pizza Denver, Colorado Mike Miller purchased the original three-year-old Basil Doc’s in 1999. Today, the pizza company is a three-unit operation centered on a philosophy of fresh, green and neighborhood.   The BDP product is a Connecticut-style pizza —More »

Conversation with Michael Lastoria, &pizza, Washington, DC

fast casual pizza

Michael lets us in on &pizza’s fast-casual concept   &pizza Washington, D.C. &pizza recently made Thrillist’s “11 Chains Ready to Blow Up in 2015” list. In February, the fast-casual pizza company announced it had received a $10-million investment for growth and expansion.   We created &pizza because we wanted to take one of our favoriteMore »

Punxsy Pizza Awarded Pennsylvania Restaurant Neighbor Award

Scott Anthony, owner of Punxsy Pizza and Scott Depp, Punxsutawney’s fire chief

The Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging Association (PRLA) recently gathered at the Peddler’s Inn in Lahaska, Pa for their annual spring meeting. A highlight of this meeting is the presentation of the Restaurant Neighbor Award.   Fifteen years ago, the National Restaurant Association together with the award’s founding partner, American Express, created the Restaurant Neighbor Award toMore »

2015 Distributor Directory

Your guide to the pizza industry’s leading distributors A A-Z Restaurant Equipment Co. 3804 Brickton Rd.. Princeton, MN 55371 Phone: 763-389-4345 Fax: 763-389-5787 E-mail: jim@a-zrestaurantequipment.com Web site: www.a-zrestaurantequipment.com Established: 1974 Product lines: Bakers Pride, Blodgett, Lincoln Impinger, Somerset, Colburne, ACME, etc. Service area: 11 Pizza-related business %: 30% Online ordering offered: yes Pizza-related items sold:More »