Author Archives: Denise Greer, Associate Editor

Let the adventure begin — sauceless pizzas

pizza frozinone

Creative pies defy the norm to become menu stars   Years ago, the late, great Pat Bruno, who spent decades as Pizza Today’s resident chef, predicted the rise of white pies — that is, pizzas without a sauce. Today, sauceless pizzas become mainstays on pizzeria menus. No sauce? But that goes against the holy trinityMore »

PizzaFire signs northeast Ohio development deal

The fire has just started for PizzaFire, the first fast casual, fire-baked pizza restaurant of its kind in Northeast Ohio.   The first location opened on October 15 at 22 Exchange Street in Akron and PizzaFire has just announced that they have signed an 8 store development deal with local investors to open restaurants throughout NortheastMore »

RedBrick Pizza to Open Five New Locations in Four States

Restaurants will debut in Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri and Nebraska by end of year and kick off  market expansion for more than 50 sites.   DALLAS – (October 28, 2014) – RedBrick Pizza, the fast-casual restaurant serving up fresh, fire-roasted gourmet pizza, sandwiches and salads, today announced plans to expand the signature open-flame brick oven pizzaMore »

CiCi’s Pizza to open first location in Missouri

Local restaurant veterans sign franchise deal to bring CiCi’s to Branson   Branson, Missouri (October 9, 2014) – CiCi’s Pizza, home of the endless pizza, pasta, salad and dessert buffet, announced today the signing of a franchise agreement with Fogle Enterprises, Inc. to bring its first location to Branson by early spring 2015. With nearlyMore »

Represent!

Denise Greer

Who speaks for your pizzeria? For most, it’s an owner, general manager or chef/kitchen manager. And for some, it’s a public relations rep or publicist. At Pizza Today, we hear from a lot of PR folks, pitching stories about pizzerias they represent and working with us on specific articles. Today, I made contact with aMore »

Hot and Saucy

chicken wing sauces

Chicken wings go beyond the Buffalo   Chicken wings are hot right now and have become a staple on appetizer menus in pizzerias across the country. And, why not? They are a great complement to a robust pizza menu and the ingredients for a flavorful wing sauce may already be in your kitchen. During SuperMore »

Pizza Guys introduces its new Sriracha Pizza

Rancho Cordova, Calif., — When Pizza Guys creates their signature Specialty Gourmet Pizzas, they look to their customers to see what products are trending and tastes that their fans would prefer. There is tremendous interest in all things Sriracha Sauce, so a Sriracha Pizza is a definite win! At our test kitchens in Rancho Cordova,More »