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 »

New rule at a New Jersey pizzeria: “Saggy pants prohibited”

New rule at a New Jersey pizzeria: “Saggy pants prohibited”

Giulio’s Pizza in Dunellen, New Jersey has instituted a new policy, “saggy pants prohibited,”spelled out on a bright neon green sign on its front door. Patrons will not be served if they are wearing saggy pants with their underwear showing, a Giulio’s employee told NJ.com.  To read the full story, CLICK HERE. CLICK HERE toMore »

A Conversation with Jason Bajalieh, Slice Pizza & Brew — SliceFest 2013

A Conversation with Jason Bajalieh, Slice Pizza & Brew — SliceFest 2013

Originally begun to celebrate our one year anniversary, SliceFest has taken on a life of its own in the past two years. We bring in live bands for an all-day festival, where we debut unique pizzas paired with local craft beer. This year, we had a sell-out crowd of over 2,000 attendees and donated $3,000More »