Little Caesars offers basektball tournament special

DETROIT, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Little Caesars is offering basketball fans a chance to score with a free lunch at participating Little Caesars restaurants on Monday, April 7. If any 16-seeded team beats a 1-seeded team in a crazy, unexpected victory in the games played on March 20 and 21 of the 2014 collegeMore »

Throwback Thursday: Pizza Festiva in October 1992

Mandy Detwiler

If you’ve never attended an International Pizza Expo before, you’re probably unaware of the myriad of competitions that take place during the four-day event. One of the most popular is the International Pizza Challenge, a culinary competition pitting pizzerias’ top sellers against one another in a battle for taste supremacy. I emceed the challenge forMore »

Buffalo Wild Wings franchisee to expand PizzaRev into St. Louis & Austin

LOS ANGELES, CA (March 10, 2014) — PizzaRev has announced that respected restaurant developers David Jones and Doug Tieber have committed to expanding the fast-casual “Craft Your Own” pizza chain throughout the St. Louis, Mo. and Austin, Texas markets. Operating under the PizzaPeel franchise group, Jones and Tieber signed an agreement to open four PizzaRevMore »

Wine gaining ground as pizza companion

Everyone knows that pizza and beer go together like peanut butter and jelly. (We’re even bringing a craft beer pavilion and seminars on building a successful craft beer program to International Pizza Expo.) Wine is still big business for many Italian restaurants, and that means it can –– and does –– pair well with pizza.More »

Godfather’s Pizza unveils ‘Notoriously Good’ Take & Bake pizza concept

A familiar name will be bringing more than 40 years of pizza industry experience into the take & bake pizza arena this spring. Ron Gartlan, best known for his iconic pizza chain, sees a bright future for Godfather’s Pizza, Inc. “As one of the leaders in the industry, we have to look at every possibilityMore »

Domino’s Pizza, National Fire Protection Association delivering fire safety messages to homes

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Domino’s Pizza is using daylight saving time and pizza boxes to encourage people to protect themselves from home fires. The recognized world leader in pizza delivery, along with its friends at the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), is reminding customers to change their smoke alarm batteries whenMore »

Pizza Expo turns 30!

March cover, Pizza Expo, 30th anniversary

… and here are the top 10 things you can’t miss this year International Pizza Expo will celebrate its 30th birthday this year, and it has come a long way since its inception. The show has celebrated events in Las Vegas, Orlando, Chicago, New York City and Atlantic City before finding a permanent home eachMore »

Throwback Thursday: Heart Healthy in March 1991

Mandy Detwiler

In March 1991, we took a hard look at how Americans were fighting the “Battle of the Bulge” –– and how pizza fit into that equation. Today, our industry is still competing to be considered a healthy menu option, but that’s easier than ever thanks in part to the rise of pizza toppings that areMore »

Throwback Thursday: Surviving the Slump in March 2002

Mandy Detwiler

In our March 2002 issue, the outlook for the restaurant industry was bleak. American faced a recession and reeled from the terrorist attacks of 9/11. We reported that 85,000 jobs were cut in September and October. Thousands of restaurants faced closure. Our country was hurting. Eleven years later, the economy –– and the outlook forMore »

Social Media Webinar #4: Social Media Do’s And Don’ts

Don't miss the Sept. 24th Pizza Today Webinar: Best Social Media Practices

Still feel behind in the social media phenomenon? Save the date –– Tuesday, March 4, 2014 2-3 pm EST –– and sign up for our FREE social media webinar in conjunction with Moving Targets. During this webinar, we’ll identify the best Do’s and Don’ts to avoid. Participants will learn how to identify the best typeMore »