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 »

Forbes columnist calls Tony’s Pizza Napoletana best pizzeria in America

Is  Tony’s Pizza Napoletana the best pizzeria in America? According to a contributing writer for Forbes, that answer is yes. This column took a hard look at the San Francisco eatery owned by 11-time World Pizza Champion and restaurateur Tony Gemignani. The Forbes columnist claims Tony’s ovens, ingredients and expertise set him above the crowd.

Quick Tips July 16, 2014

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Industry Headlines for July 16, 2014   Pizza Today wins TABPI TABBIE Awards Pizza Today has again been awarded a number of editorial and design awards from Trade, Association and Business Publications International (TABPI). The 11th annual TABBIE awards recognize excellence in business-to-business publications from around the globe. This year netted entries from more thanMore »