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2011 August: Social Media

2011 August: Social Media

Pizza Tweets Cassano’s Pizza @CassanosPizza TRIVIA TUESDAY …. name our two mascots …. First correct answers wins a Free Pizza! #TriviaTues Reply @CassanosPizza Why it works: Any mention of free food is sure to get the attention of followers, but Cassano’s takes it a step further. This tweet encourages folks to look for the company’sMore »

2011 August: Inbox

2011 August: Inbox

We are excited about the upcoming event in October and I would really love to be involved. If you are looking for additional help, let me know. I could help with promotion of the event or help recruit riders (women especially). Unfortunately, I have friends who are battling this terrible disease. Lisa Archdale Seattle, WashingtonMore »

2011 August: Five Questions

2011 August: Five Questions

Randy Hueffmeier started Randy’s Premier Pizza in 1986 and has been making some gargantuan pies ever since. He has also earned a handful of national and international pizza-making and spinning honors in the 25 years since opening his pizza shop. Q: What is the Randy’s Pizza Challenge? A: We actually have a total of nineMore »

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 »