Americans love cheese. So much so, in fact, that the average person eats 23 pounds of it each year, according to the Center for Science in the Public Interest. Lucky for us, there is a world of cheeses that are as unique as the places they come from. Each offers a taste, texture and aroma … More »
It’s that time of the year when your news feed is filled with Year-In-Reviews. Huffington Post has counted down its list of “The 34 Greatest Moments in Pizza History From 2013″. Some of those featured you might remember from PizzaToday.com: Former Child Actor Star Macaulay Culkin Launches Pizza-Themed Band Macaulay Culkin may forever be etched … More »
Take time this holiday season to thank your employees for their hard work and dedication to your pizzeria and its success. While you show show your appreciate all year long, the holidays is a perfect time to go that extra mile to thank employees. Klavon’s Pizzeria and Pub in Jackson, Michigan, gave 100 percent of … More »
There’s nothing like sitting down with passionate pizzeria operators and learning all about their pizzerias. At Pizza Today, we explore the ins and outs of the entire operation during our pizzeria visits. And my favorite part of those conversations is when I ask, “What’s your origin story?” Even among similar concepts, each owner offers such … More »
Yes, I’m one of those people who orders water in restaurants. I don’t like soda — there, I said it. It’s too sweet for me. It’s not because I’m cheap. Quite the opposite, I view dining out as a luxury item and order accordingly. It seems that every time I place my beverage order of … More »
Pizza Today Chef Expert Jeff Freehof makes Roasted Eggplant and Red Pepper Egg Rolls with step-by-step instructions.
Pizza Today Chef Expert Jeff Freehof makes Pizza Stuffed Mushrooms with step-by-step instructions.
Jason Petro, owner of Red Star Pizza Company in Seymour, Indiana, borrows from a popular sales mantra in his approach to closing procedures: “Always be closing.” With a limited staff, it’s a method that has served his small pizzeria well. “The main thing is time management,” Petro says. “You know what needs to be done. … More »
Upselling can be an art. But is doesn’t have to be. It can simply be part of your standard operating procedure. Recently, I visited a restaurant that made me want to save room for dessert. After our pager finally rang, a hostess began to lead us to our table. As we transitioned from the waiting … More »
There is something noticeable about the staff’s look at Cocco’s Pizza in Primos, Pennsylvania — expression of individuality and brand awareness. Employees sport graphic T-shirts with the pizzeria’s name and logo. Owner Michael Cocco says his dress code reflects his crew’s personalities. Everyone is wearing something just a little different from one another. They can … More »