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Quick Tips August 6, 2014

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 Hot Recipes for August 6, 2014   Chipotle-Onion Jam   Caramel Apple Pizza   Meat Sauce                     Spinach Gnudi     Roasted Eggplant Eggrolls                     Hot on PizzaToday.com One-Minute Operator EP3 — Ann Kim, Pizzeria Lola  More »

One-Minute Operator EP3 — Ann Kim, Pizzeria Lola

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How does your menu change seasonally?   Ann Kim, owner of Minnesota-based Pizzeria Lola, the 2014 Pizza Today Independent Pizzeria of the Year,  answers this One-Minute Operator question. The One-Minute Operator is a video series on PizzaToday.com featuring successful pizzeria operators dropping great advice one minute at a time. For more episodes, visit One-Minute Operator.

Neighborhood pizzeria receives sandwich recognition

CANAL WINCHESTER, OH – Kingy’s Pizza Pub, a local neighborhood restaurant located in Canal Winchester, OH, was recently recognized in Restaurant Hospitality’s 2014 Best Sandwiches in America contest. Kingy’s received an honorable mention for its signature Reu-Bert sandwich in the deli category of the Best Sandwiches in America contest. Every year, Restaurant Hospitality editors receiveMore »

Places that Rock: Katie’s / East Side Pies / 4th St. / Rocco’s

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Katie’s Pizza & Pasta 9568 Manchester Rd. Rock Hill, Missouri 63119 (314) 942-6555 katiespizzaandpasta.com Katie’s showcases its uniqueness in expertly crafted videos, including how-to guides with owner Katie Lee. The wood-fired pizzeria makes much of its menu from scatch, including dough, sauces, dressings and artisan pastas of varying shapes and colors. The restaurant has anMore »

Pizza delivery by jet ski (VIDEO)

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One Northern Michigan pizzeria operator has come up with an innovative way to deliver pizza to customers on Long Lake, according to Eater.com.  With traffic jams of boats docking in front of Nick Ferrugia’s Long Lake Grocery to pick up pizza orders, he sought another solution to satisfy his lake community and enlisted a friendMore »

Interact — August 2014

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Indy of the year Instagram takeover Stop by @pizzatoday on Instagram to see some exclusive pics of Jeremy and Josh’s visit to the 2014 Indy of the Year, Pizzeria Lola in Minneapolis, Minnesota.   June Cover Featured on popular design site The June cover of Pizza Today has caught the attention of the magazine designMore »

Quick Tips July 30, 2014

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Industry Headlines for July 30, 2014   Pizza Today announces 2014 Independent of the Year   When the August issue of Pizza Today hits next week, readers will notice the first female Independent of the Year gracing the cover. Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Pizzeria Lola is the 2014 honoree. “I really enjoyed spending time with Pizzeria LolaMore »

Could customers’ smart phones be driving slow service?

WHY SHOULD A PIZZERIA LAUNCH A SMART PHONE MOBILE APP?

Recently a New York City restaurant raised the question when management noticed an increase in negative customer reviews focused on slow service. The restaurant points the blame at patrons’ smart phones. Management at the restaurant poured over dining room security footage from 2004 and this year. Their findings concluded that table times increased from justMore »

Oops, Donato’s free pizza coupon was a mistake

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A coupon for a fee one-topping, 14-inch pizza from Donato’s Pizza was e-mailed to customers in the Columbus, Ohio area. Unfortunately the pizza chain didn’t authorize the free pizza coupon’s release. According to The Associated Press, the original e-mail was sent to less than 1,00 people. But the free pizza coupon went viral on socialMore »