Author Archives: Jeremy White, Editor-in-Chief

Pizza History 101

A humble Italian food that once fed peasants, today pizza is a staple of the American diet. But it wasn’t always so, and we wouldn’t have the bustling pizza industry we have in 2014 (more than 70,000 pizzerias and $43 billion in annual sales) if it weren’t for one man’s change of focus in 1905.
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Um … hello … customers here!

Jeremy White

Yesterday I was having lunch in a popular fast casual restaurant. Part of a thriving national chain, this particular brand is known for breads, sandwiches, salads, pastries and coffees. It’s a favorite weekend pit stop for my family, and the service is always super friendly if not expedient. Still, I couldn’t help but get aMore »

What’s Your Sign?

Jeremy White

When it comes to marketing and advertising, the exterior signage at your restaurant is one of the most important tools in your arsenal. Your signage is a vital first-glance at your brand as a whole. To passersby who have never been in your pizzeria, what your sign tells them as they walk or drive pastMore »

Fowl Play: 5 great chicken pizzas

Thai Chicken Pizza

Packed with protein, chicken’s acceptance as a commonplace pizza topping has exploded over the past decade. And while the BBQ Chicken Pizza first made popular by California Pizza Kitchen in the 1980s remains a top-shelf crowd pleaser, why limit yourself to just one or two chicken-based pies? Chicken is available to foodservice operators raw orMore »