Author Archives: Mandy Wolf Detwiler, Managing Editor

Sbarro Continues Growth In Brazil With New Restaurants In Sao Paulo, Santa Catarina, Minas Gerais, Espirito Santo And Rio de Janeiro

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Sbarro announced today that it will partner with B2Bold to open 80 eateries in Brazil over the next 10 years. This is the second development agreement for Sbarro’s in Brazil. Dubai Comercio e Representacoe, Sbarro’s first franchise partner in Brazil, has built four units in the past yearMore »

Performance Food Group names new executive vice president of operations

RICHMOND, Va. — Performance Food Group, Inc. (PFG) today named Jim Hope to the new role of Executive Vice President of Operations reporting to George Holm, President & CEO. Among his primary responsibilities, Hope will focus on PFG operations and procurement.  He also will oversee the company’s internal initiative to strengthen operational best practices. Hope joins PFG after servingMore »

NYPD Pizza to open in Tempe, Arizona

PHOENIX (July 17, 2014) – NYPD Pizza announced that its newest location on Mill Avenue in the heart of downtown Tempe will open on Mon., July 28. To celebrate, NYPD Pizza will be providing complimentary parking on July 28 (all day) for all 75 parking meters along Mill Avenue, between E. University Drive and E.More »

Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers 0pening in Rock Hill, South Carolina

Rock Hill, SC–July 17, 2014 – Rock Hill residents will now  be able to enjoy fresh handcrafted pizza, craft beer and much more at the newest addition to the community, Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers, opening on Monday, July 21. Mellow Mushroom Rock Hill will open at 1940 Cinema Drive across from the Regal Manchester CinemaMore »

Pizza Today wins TABPI TABBIE Awards

Pizza Today has again been awarded a number of editorial and design awards from Trade, Association and Business Publications International (TABPI). The 11th annual TABBIE awards recognize excellence in business-to-business publications from around the globe. This year netted entries from more than 450 print and online companies. Pizza Today was only a handful of publicationsMore »

Project Pie adds seasoned franchise executives to leadership team

CARLSBAD, Calif. – July 10, 2014 – Project Pie, the fast-growing build-your-own-pizza franchise, has named two experienced restaurant executives to its leadership team, bolstering the brand’s stature among fast-casual pizza franchises nationwide.  Brian Watkins now serves as Project Pie’s director of operations. Watkins has worked more than 25 years in the restaurant industry, the past 12 ofMore »