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2011 July: Social Media

2011 July: Social Media

Pizza Tweets Incredible Pizza Co. @ipcstlouis Visit us Monday-Friday from 11am until 4pm to receive your unlimited buffet & drinks for only $6.49. Now that’s an incredible deal! Why it works: America’s Incredible Pizza Company is known for its family fun center, including go-karts and mini-golf. It’s easy for the menu to get lost inMore »

2011 July: Inbox

2011 July: Inbox

New Operator Seminars Am I eligible to attend the 2010 Pizza Expo even though I will not have opened a pizzeria yet by that time? If I understand correctly, the Expo is also designed for attendees who are getting ready to open a pizzeria. Thank you. Heather Koppes Mansfield, Ohio Heather, not only are youMore »

2011 July: Five Questions

2011 July: Five Questions

Pat Linch is vice president of operations and brand leader of Big Game Brands, which recently purchased the full-service restaurant franchise The Original Italian Pie. Big Game Brands plans to expand the New Orleans style restaurant that was founded in 1992. Q: Now that Big Game Brands has acquired The Original Italian Pie, what areMore »

2011 June: UP AND COMING

2011 June: UP AND COMING

Domino’s Pizza may have won our Chain of the Year designation, but there certainly are other companies within the category that are either enjoying success now or setting themselves up for a promising future. Here’s a look at a handful of those organizations, presented in no particular order: Gatti’s Pizza — Ranked No. 25 onMore »

2011 June: Social Media

2011 June: Social Media

Pizza Tweets Brandi Pizza & Wings @brandipizza HAWKS & BULLS TONIGHT–>Order Brandi Pizza & Wings (312)794-5900 www.brandipizza.com WE DELIVER! 67 E. Cermak Rd., Chicago’s South Loop Why it works: It’s A-Ok to speak to a specific crowd when tweeting. In this case, Chicago Bulls fans. Wings and pizza go great with basketball. This tweet wasMore »

2011 June: Inbox

2011 June: Inbox

Pizza Applications Any plans on developing a mobile app? Jason McGovern Denver Deep Dish Denver, Colorado Jason, that’s a great question. All we can say for right now is that we are secretly working on many exciting new projects. Some of these are groundbreaking. Some of these will come to fruition very soon. Keep yourMore »

2011 June: Five Questions

2011 June: Five Questions

Gary Bougie is co-owner and executive chef at SLYCE coal fired pizza company. Rather than go with a more traditional oven and product, Bougie introduced upscale fare to this working-class neighborhood — with great results. The restaurant has earned itself a place among the region’s heavily populated pizza scene. Q: Coal-burning is one of theMore »

2011 May: Social Media

2011 May: Social Media

Pizza Tweets Organic Pizza Co @OrganicPizzaCo Enjoy the #Colorado sunshine today on our patio for lunch – a slice of scrumptious OPC pizza and @Oogave soda for $3.99 Why it works: This tweet lets Twitter followers know that the restaurant’s patio is open for business while at the same time highlighting a daily special featuringMore »

2011 May: Inbox

Pizza Cares Several of my employees have had cancer strike their families as well. We are going to have in-house fundraisers for them. If possible, it would take someone with more connections than me, I would like to see something like a pink ribbon promoting cancer awareness for either an entire month or even anMore »

2011 April: Social Media

2011 April: Social Media

Pizza Tweets Papi’s Pizza @Papispizza Dinner idea 4 tonight: 16” pepperoni, toasted ravs, 2 liter of Pepsi, a qt of rocky road. Yes, we will deliver to your sofa 636-458-1313 Why it works: This Tweet offers a complete meal — appetizer, pizza, dessert and soda. It mentions delivery and offers the all-important phone number soMore »