Departments

How to get media coverage

press coverage wall of fame

PR pros offer tips on getting media coverage There’s no magic formula to generate media attention for your pizzeria. The media’s perception — or even awareness — of your pizzeria is driven by your restaurant’s word-of-mouth reputation that you’ve built on quality and service. The same vigor, persistence and follow-through can lead to getting yourMore »

Soak Up the Sun

sun-dried tomato goat cheese pizza slices

Sun-dried tomatoes heat up spring menus Spring may bring a bounty of produce, but a good tomato? Not as likely. What’s a pizzeria operator to do? With its sweet, intense flavor and multiple uses — sun-dried tomatoes are the answer. Sun-dried tomatoes impart a flavorful punch to pizzas, salads, dressings, pastas, sauces and dough. AndMore »

Places that Rock: RENO / Powder River / Spicy Pie / Timone’s

Reno outdoor patio exterior

Timone’s 1409 N. Highland Ave. NE Atlanta, Georgia 30306 (404) 809-2979 timonespizzaatlanta.com New to Atlanta’s rising pizza scene is Timone’s with its New York-style pizzas. The pizzeria offers a unique beverage program with house-made Italian sodas —berry, cream, orange root and seasonal flavors available. Its starters menu features distinctive plates like Ricotta Toast with fennelMore »

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 »

Beyond Main Street

airport pizzeria, nontraditional location

Nontraditional locations bring plenty of potential — and special considerations In the early 1990s, in a move to diversify its portfolio and tap new revenue streams, New Jersey-based Villa Enterprises began exploring expansion into nontraditional locations. The multi-concept restaurant group first began investigating airport locations, intrigued by their similarities to enclosed malls and the parallelsMore »

Coal Miners Pasta

Pasta carbonara

Carbonara sauce offers smoky, intense flavor Carbonara is what some folks consider the fusion of the holy trinity of taste. The pork, egg, cheese and pepper thicken like cooling lava around the pasta bringing a savory, fulfilling richness that begs for another bite…of heaven. Unfortunately, like many Italian recipes, it all depends on who youMore »

Sign Language

Pitfire Pizza, exteior, sign

Signage plays an important — but often overlooked — part in restaurant success   A restaurant’s sign spells out more to customers than just its name. It says who you are and what customers can expect when they walk in the door. Casual or fancy, kid friendly or not, pizza or more, a sign isMore »

Interact — March 2014

Slice of Hope chalkboard

Stay connected by using #PizzaEXPO #PIZZAEXPO Be sure to label all of your Pizza Expo posts on social networks with hashtag Pizza Expo. It’s a great way to connect with fellow attendees and get the latest on all of the show happenings. Search: #PizzaExpo  Pizzeria Tweets and Status Updates Beach Pizza @BeachPizzaLA Wednesday 7pm toMore »