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 »

Throwback Thursday: Delivery fees become industry debate

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When I first started at Pizza Today waaaay back in 2004, my idea of pizza delivery was whatever was cheapest … and if I had a coupon I came out even more ahead. Any time I could get dinner delivered for around $10, I considered it a win. Those days are long gone based mainlyMore »

Throwback Thursday: Grocery competition gets heavy in September 1997

Mandy Detwiler

In September 1997, we noticed a consumer trend that had begun to threaten our industry –– fresh pizzas in supermarkets. No longer were pizzerias the go-to place pick up a fresh pie after a day of shopping. Grocery stores were offering fresh pizzas that could be paid for with groceries and baked at home. ItMore »

Cyber thieves target pizzeria customers in costly scam

If you own a pizzeria, you’ll want to read this story. A Richmond, Virginia-based pizzeria is speaking out after cyber thieves used the company’s name to send out phishing e-mails to unsuspecting consumers. The e-mail tells the customer that he or she has made a charge to the pizzeria, and if it is not legitimate,More »

SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza’s third Southern California location opens in Huntington Beach

KANSAS CITY, MO (May 15, 2014) –SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza, which has won numerous awards for its food and concept, has opened its third Southern California location in Huntington Beach.  With recipes developed in collaboration with James Beard Award-winning Chef Michael Smith, who also was just named national Chef Innovator of the Year, SPIN!® is knownMore »

Papa John’s announces promotion of Steve Ritchie to chief operating officer

LOUISVILLE, Ky.– (BUSINESS WIRE)– Papa John’s International, Inc. today announced the promotion of Steve Ritchie to the position of Chief Operating Officer. In addition, the Company’s Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, John Schnatter, will assume the additional role of President of the Company, continuing to focus on all aspects of the Company’s business, whileMore »