Throwback Thursday: The wood-burning oven craze in May 2008

Mandy Detwiler

Back when the late great Pat Bruno wrote this May 2008 cover story on wood-burning ovens, the novelty of this style of pizza was just beginning to hit the mainstream. We quickly became inundated with requests to check out the first wood-fire pizzeria in this town or that. We heard countless claims of being theMore »

Throwback Thursday: Oh, mamma! in May 1988

Mandy Detwiler

I wish I’d seen this cover last month in time for Mother’s Day! Our May 1988 issue was a tribute to Italian mammas and featured the late Dom DeLuise (1933–2009), who dedicated his cookbook to his mother. Indeed, women play a much larger role in our industry than ever before –– and not just asMore »

Galbani treats pizzerias in Boston, NYC to tastings, photo ops

To celebrate Italy’s upcoming appearance on the world’s biggest soccer stage, Galbani will hit the streets of Boston from June 4-6 and New York City from June 8-11 visiting more than 80 pizzerias and Italian restaurants with a specially designed truck, freestyle soccer performers, and food-service fanfare. Galbani representatives will treat restaurant owners and employeesMore »

Uno launches new fast-casual concept

Stoneham, MA; June 2, 2014 – Stoneham, Massachusetts, residents have a fresh new option for casual, high-quality dining as UNO fresco Stoneham opens on June 4, 2014 at the Redstone Shopping Center right on Main Street. UNO fresco is the first location of a new concept eatery from UNO Restaurant Holdings Corporation, the company thatMore »

Burke taps Chris Reyes to be Customer Service Supervisor

NEVADA, Iowa –– Chris Reyes has been named Customer Service Supervisor by Burke Corporation, leader in fully cooked meat products and pizza toppings. Reyes is currently the company’s Technical Services Export Coordinator. He replaces Deanna Smith, who will be Marketing Manager for the company. As Customer Service Supervisor, Reyes will be managing the entire customerMore »

Burke Corporation selects Heather Snyder as lab manager

NEVADA, Iowa — Burke Corporation, leader in fully cooked meat products and pizza toppings, has named Heather Snyder as Lab Manager. Snyder was formerly a lecturer on food safety with Iowa State University who ran HACCP and food microbiology workshops throughout Iowa and has helped develop online FDA training. As Lab Manager, Snyder will leadMore »

Deanna Smith named Burke Corporation marketing manager

NEVADA, Iowa –– Burke Corporation, leader in fully cooked meat products and pizza toppings, has selected Deanna Smith as Marketing Manager. Smith has worked for Burke for 22 years and is currently Customer Services Manager for the company. Smith replaces Elizabeth Hertz, who is retiring. As marketing manager, Smith will lead development and execution ofMore »

Precinct Pizza — One of Tampa’s Finest

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Precinct Pizza finds perfect pairing of demographics, location There’s a stretch of development on Tampa’s coastline that can only be described as “killer.” Tucked neatly between the cruise ship port and a major sports stadium sits Precinct Pizza. The eight-year-old pizzeria has found the “sweet spot” of the city, and the results are staggering. SalesMore »

Wood Fired Pizza & Nightlife, Tampa, FL — High Heat

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Tampa’s Wood Fired Pizza & Nightlife pairs old world with new traditions By outward appearances, Wood Fired Pizza & Nightlife is unassuming from the street. The small pizzeria is perched between a coffee shop and a nail salon in a strip mall near the University of Central Florida, and the restaurant has become a havenMore »