September is National Food Safety Month (With Video)

September is National Food Safety Month (With Video)

Food safety isn’t a sexy subject, but having a comprehensive food safety protocol can make or break your pizzeria. September is National Food Safety Month (NFSM). This year’s theme is “Avoid a Reaction by Taking Action,” focusing on greater awareness of food allergies. Getting everyone in your operation to adhere to strict food safety standardsMore »

Restaurant owner kicks out war vet, service dog

Restaurant owner kicks out war vet, service dog

The owner of restaurant in Oxford, Massachusetts recently yelled profanities at a disabled Iraq war veteran when he entered the establishment with his service dog. James Glaser, who suffers from PTSD, was asked to leave even after providing the owner with his service dog’s certification papers. Glaser contacted the police. After officers explained the law,More »

Pizza Places that Rock & Pizza Industry Statistics — September 2013

Pizza Places that Rock & Pizza Industry Statistics -- September 2013

Pizza Today Staff Pizza Today will launch its first Social Media Webinar September 24 at 2 p.m. EST, in conjunction with Moving Targets. www.pizzatoday.com. The National Restaurant Association says restaurant-industry employment stands at 13.1 million. Pizzerias account for 6.3 percent of the restaurant industry’s gross sales, which will top $660.5 billion by the end ofMore »

Preventing presenteeism

employee schedule

Last winter’s flu outbreak highlighted an issue in many businesses: presenteeism, that is, employees showing up even when they’re sick because they need the money and potentially spreading their illness to others. When those employees are handling food and interacting with customers, it’s an even bigger issue. argumentative essay writing Rolf Wilkin, owner of EurekaMore »

Shawn Randazzo, owner, Detroit Style Pizza Co., Detroit, Michigan talks must-haves to start a pizzeria (part two)

Shawn Randazzo
Detroit Pizza Company

Like I said last month, starting a pizzeria is one of the most exciting experiences one will ever have. Pizzeria ownership isn’t just about owning a business — it’s about living a lifestyle. This venture has both potential risks and grand rewards. If rewards are in your future, you need to do several things rightMore »