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2013 Pizza Today Hot 100 Independents

2013 Pizza Today Hot 100 Independents

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 aMore »

2013 Hot 100: By the Numbers

2013 Hot 100: By the Numbers

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 100More »

Pizzeria Social Media Marketing

Pizzeria Social Media Marketing

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Pizza Today’s 2013 Hot 100 Independents — Will you make the list?

Pizza Today’s 2013 Hot 100 Independents -- Will you make the list?

Does your pizzeria have what it takes to make Pizza Today’s Hot 100 Independents list? Complete your 2013 Hot 100 Questionnaire online at http://www.pizzatoday.com/hot-100-independents-questionnaire. Each year, we rank America’s 100 largest independent pizza operations based on sales. It’s free, simple and can be filled out quickly. All you need to do is complete the questionnaireMore »

Extra Virgin Oven grows from farmers market pizza cart to million-dollar operation in Charleston, South Carolina

Extra Virgin Oven grows from farmers market pizza cart to million-dollar operation in Charleston, South Carolina

While working at a local, upscale Charleston, South Carolina restaurant, friends Ricky Hacker and Matt McIntosh had a vision. “We kicked around the idea of a wood-fired pizzeria and realized that we didn’t have the money to open a restaurant,” Hacker says. The partners pulled funds together to operate a mobile, wood-fired pizza cart. InMore »

The Top Five Independent Pizzerias are…

The Top Five Independent Pizzerias are…

Who stands out as the nation’s top independent pizzerias? Pizza Today presents a list of America’s leading independent pizzerias. The following pizzerias are among the top five: 1. Buddy’s Pizza — Detroit, MI This pizzeria started the Detroit-style — thick, square, sauce on top — pizza craze in 1946. Buddy’s has generated $20 million inMore »