American Pizza Community Praises Three-Year Phase-In of New Overtime Eligibility Rule

Proposed Legislation Would Slow Down Implementation for Small Business Owners Washington, D.C. – July 21, 2016 – This week Representative Kurt Schrader (D-OR), along with several Democratic colleagues, introduced the Overtime and Reform Enhancement Act (H.R. 5813), legislation that calls for slowing down the implementation of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) final overtime eligibility rule introduced inMore »

Papa John’s Announces Completion of Transition to Antibiotic-free Grilled Chicken Toppings and Poppers

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The pizza company celebrates latest clean label milestone in its BETTER INGREDIENTS. BETTER PIZZA. promise LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– In December of 2015, Papa John’s International Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) announced that its grilled chicken pizza toppings and chicken poppers would consist of poultry raised without human or animal antibiotics and fed on a vegetarian diet byMore »

Papa Murphy’s Is The First National Pizza Brand to Serve Chicken Raised Without Antibiotics

Commitment is part of the company’s continued focus on food quality VANCOUVER, Wash. — (July 18, 2016) — Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRSH) announced that beginning today all of its 1,500+ stores nationwide are serving chicken raised without antibiotics across its entire menu. While national restaurants across the country have talked about serving chickenMore »

Pizza Hut Announces New Social Ordering Platform

Pizza Hut collaborates with Conversable to turn social media platforms into an intelligent, responsive storefront PLANO, Texas, July 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Pizza Hut, recognized as the pizza restaurant which serves and delivers more pizzas than any other pizza restaurant in the world, along with leading SaaS platform tech company Conversable, are announcing today the launchMore »

Stevi B’s Celebrates 20th Birthday and Recognizes Loyal Customers with Giveaway for 700 Tickets to Six Flags

Family-Friendly Pizza Buffet Kicks Off Summer Festivities on June 1 with Launch of ‘Slices for the People’ Limited Time Menu Stevi B’s, a leading fast casual pizza buffet serving premium pizza, pasta, salad and dessert, today announced its partnership with Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: SIX), the world’s largest regional theme park company, to give awayMore »

American Pizza Community: New Federal Overtime Eligibility Rule Will Hurt Small Business and Job Opportunities

Washington, D.C. – May 19, 2016 – The Department of Labor has released its final ruling on overtime eligibility which calls for doubling the salary threshold for employees to be considered exempt from receiving overtime pay from $23,360 to $47,460.  Anyone making a salary of less than $47,460 will automatically qualify for overtime pay whenMore »

Second Wave of Domino’s DXP Delivery Vehicles to Hit the Road This Summer

Franchisees asked, and Domino’s is delivering ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 16, 2016 – The launch of Domino’s DXP delivery vehicles last year has franchisees asking for more, and more they will get. This summer, Domino’s Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, will roll out an additional 58 DXPs across 23 marketsMore »

Boston Pizza provides hot meals and assistance in Fort McMurray wildfire relief efforts

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 5, 2016 /CNW/ – Boston Pizza restaurants across Canada have launched relief efforts to assist first responders, volunteers and all those affected by the wildfires in Fort McMurray. The company has been actively working with the Edmonton Emergency Relief Services and the Government of Alberta’s Emergency Operations Centre to determine the mostMore »

AccuTemp’s Accu-Steam Griddle voted 2016 FCSI Product of the Year

Fort Wayne, Indiana (May 2, 2016) – AccuTemp Products’ Accu-Steam Griddle beat out nine other Innovation Showcase finalists to be named FCSI The Americas – Product of the Year at their biennial Conference held in Nashville, Tennessee. Prior to the April 14-16, 2016 Conference, Accu-Steam was one of ten Innovation Showcase finalists selected from entriesMore »

American Pizza Community Salutes Entrepreneurs During National Small Business Week

Washington, D.C. – May 2, 2016 – The American Pizza Community (APC) salutes National Small Business Week with stories of pizza store owners who started out small and how the industry supports the path to ownership.  There is no industry more representative of small business than that of pizza as many owners started out asMore »