Click here to view and download pdf version of Pizza Today’s Top 100 Pizza Companies. Pizza Today counts down the Top 100 Companies companies in the U.S. See which pizza chains increased sales? The yearly Top 100 list is based on sales. Check out this year’s list. 2013 Restaurant Name 2012 City State Web … More »
When most folks think about Orlando, it’s the theme parks, conventions and tourism that readily come to mind. but for Bronx-native Johnny Markaj, the bustling downtown district is where he has carved a niche for his pizzeria, Anthony’s Pizzeria & Italian restaurant. Nestled downtown on a street lined with trees, small businesses and homes, it’s … More »
Last month, we published our list of the nation’s 100 most successful independent operations. Now, we present to you our yearly listing of America’s 100 largest pizza chains. Click here to view the list. SIX UP AND COMERS #12 Marco’s Pizza Toledo, Ohio The Italian artisan pizza company has made great strides in 2013, up … More »
Far from the midwest both geographically and culturally, San Diego isn’t exactly the place in which one would expect to find stellar Chicago-style pizza. But that’s exactly what we discovered this summer when our travels took us to the West coast destination known for its beaches and zoo. Natives of Chicago, Brendan and Lauren Hodson … More »
MISSION: PIZZAEXPO Meet Kelly and Aldo Musico, owners of Aldo’s Ristorante Italiano in Naples, Florida. The couple have been avid Pizza Today supporters for years, but they’ve never been able to attend International Pizza Expo until last March. We followed themaround as they took in their first Expo experience.Together, we had a blast!
Patsy Grimaldi is something of a purist. He’s not real big on sliced pizza. According to him, that was a sham pulled on New Yorkers about 40 years ago by a couple of guys who laughed all the way to their bank in Italy. As for the brick oven pizzerias that have become so popular … More »
Click here to download HOT 100 Independents PDF.
Each year, we mail out surveys to independent pizzerias across the nation. Using their responses, we compile our Hot 100 list — a ranking of America’s 100 largest independent pizza operations (based on sales). This issue is eagerly devoured by Pizza Today’s readers and the list you’ll see on pages 62 and 63 is a … More »
Pizza Today mails out surveys to independent pizzerias across the country and annually ranks the the pizza industry’s largest independent pizzerias in the U.S. based on gross sales. Using the responses, let’s break down Hot 100 stats: Operational breakdown The average Hot 100 pizzeria operates three units. Average age of a pizzeria in the Hot 100 … More »
Brooklyn native Tommy Bonfiglio has been an aficionado of pizza most of his life –– the former tax attorney and his wife, Yvette, actively sought out pizza on their travels around the globe. So when the couple found their nest empty but themselves too young to retire, they decided to try their hands at becoming … More »