American Institute of Baking names CFO & Vice President of Finance and IT

Ogle named AIB International’s Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Finance and IT   Manhattan, KS – Tom Ogle has been named AIB International’s Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Finance and IT. He will officially join the company Feb 2, 2015. “We are thrilled to have Tom join the AIB team,” said Andre Biane,More »

Blast 825 Pizza Celebrates Rocklin, Calif. Grand Opening with Pizza Party Jan. 28

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Quick-Fired Pizza Restaurant Offers $4 Pizza and Support for Placer SPCA Through New “Blast Buddies” Program FRESNO, Calif., Jan. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Blast 825, a quick-fired pizza restaurant, will celebrate the opening of its newest location in Rocklin, Calif. at 5198 Commons Drive with a pizza party on Wednesday, Jan. 28. The headliner ofMore »

PizzaRev continues eastward expansion with Boston franchise deal

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Los Angeles (January 14, 2015) – PizzaRev announced today an agreement with seasoned restaurateurs, Marc Phaneuf, Jr. and Marc Phaneuf, Sr., to bring LA’s favorite build-your-own pizza concept to Boston. The freshly inked deal calls for at least 10 PizzaRev locations to open throughout Boston in the next four years. This is the 14th franchiseMore »

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom Is Now Open In Sioux City, IA

The Pizza & Beer Authority Debuts in Sioux City, IA   BROOMFIELD, Colo., Jan. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom, a national casual dining restaurant known for its delicious, handcrafted pizza and vast craft beer selection, announced today that it has opened its first location in Sioux City, Iowa at 5030 Sergeant Road.More »

Pie Five unveils ‘Pizza Diet’ for New Year, new you

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New Chicken & Veggie Pie just one of many ways to enjoy healthier pizza in 2015   DALLAS, Jan. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — It’s that time of year again – the holiday hangover has set in and people everywhere are committing to live better in 2015. Here’s an idea: Resolve to eat more pizza! PieMore »

AIB International introduces new HACCP online course

Manhattan, KS — AIB International is pleased to announce the rollout of their anticipated HACCP Online course. The course is designed to provide practical, relevant instruction in an accessible, self-paced, online format. “This new course includes timely, current examples, delivered on an eLearning platform, that allows participants to pace themselves, assess learning throughout the durationMore »

NRA Says Operators Should be Promoting Gift Card Sales This Holiday Season

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (November 22, 2013) – According to the National Restaurant Association, there are more than 980,000 restaurants in the country making it a $660 billion industry. Why does America have so many restaurants and people spend so much in them? The answer is simple: we are a country that likes to dine out.More »

Plug and Play Point of Sale Selects Sterling as Preferred Payment Processor

TAMPA, FL (November 18, 2013) — Sterling Payment Technologies announced today that Plug and Play POS, one of the nation’s leading point of sale distributors, has selected Sterling as its preferred Aldelo payment-processing provider. Sterling’s payment processing services will be bundled with Aldelo’s Restaurant POS Software to create a complete, seamless point of sale solutionMore »

Chris Yungbluth Joins Middleby as Director of Sales for Star, Holman, and Toastmaster

Chris Yungbluth Joins Middleby as Director of Sales for Star, Holman, and Toastmaster

St. Louis, Mo. (November 7, 2013) – Chris Yungbluth has joined Star Manufacturing as Director of Sales for the Star Group. He will be responsible for leading sales initiatives and strategy in the Midwest Region for commercial foodservice brands Star, Holman and Toastmaster. “Chris’ past experience in the industry will benefit all of the brandsMore »

New Live Mapping Improves Delivery Performance and Speed of Service

ABBOTSFORD, BC, November 4, 2013—SpeedLine LiveMaps™, new this week from pizza point of sale provider SpeedLine Solutions Inc., drives delivery performance and speed of service with live map data and capabilities such as mobile maps for drivers, innovative delivery zone options, and live digital wall maps. SpeedLine will offer all new and existing customers aMore »