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SPIN! Pizza’s Tory Thaemert named Young Direct Marketer of the Year

KANSAS CITY, MO (April 30, 2014) – SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza Marketing Manager Tory Thaemert has been named the 2014 Young Direct Marketer of the Year. Awarded by the Kansas City Direct Marketing Association (KCDMA) to an outstanding professional under age 32, the honor recognizes Thaemert’s unwavering dedication to the principles and practices of direct marketing,More »

Pizza Inn Holdings Names Timothy Mullany as CFO

Former Smashburger executive brings wide-ranging expertise to international chain and rapidly growing fast-casual concept, Pie Five Pizza DALLAS, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Pizza Inn Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZI) announced today that it has hired Timothy Mullany to become the company’s Chief Financial Officer, effective Monday, May 5. Mullany comes to Pizza Inn Holdings afterMore »

Hunt Brothers Pizza to serve as primary sponsor of Kevin Harvick In NASCAR Sprint Cup Series All-Star Race

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Hunt Brothers Pizza will be the primary sponsor for Kevin Harvick and the No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) Chevrolet SS for the 30(th) running of the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race May 17 at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway. “This is our first primary sponsorship with our new racing partner,More »

Domino’s Pizza launches new iPad ordering app

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 28, 2014 – Domino’s Pizza is taking the next step in technology innovation. The he recognized world leader in pizza delivery announced the release of its ordering app for iPad which will put pizza at the center of everything –– including updated, mouthwatering food photography and a newly created, more realisticMore »

Pie Five Pizza be jammin’ with New Jerk Chicken Pie

DALLAS, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Perfecting a flavor as bold as Jamaican jerk is something Pie Five Pizza Chef Andy Wittman didn’t take lightly.  The pizza trailblazer set out to capture the authentic taste of the Caribbean, and his latest culinary marvel proves he’s still at the top of his game. Pie Five’s newMore »

Huffington Post lists America’s top 7 pizza cities

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Huffington Post selected seven cities that stake claim to the best pizza in America. Take a look at why Huffington Post chose each city: New York City, New York — birthplace of American pizza; NYC “remains at the heart of American pizza culture today Trenton, New Jersey — gets the nod for its “distinctive old-worldMore »

How one Chicago restaurant went trash free

Sandwich Me In generates merely eight gallons of garbage in two years, which was later donated to a local artist.

A local Chicago restaurant, Sandwich Me In, has created zero waste in two years. Technically, the shop accumulated eight gallons of garbage in the two-year span, but a local artist asked for the waste to build a sculpture, making the operation a zero-waste establishment. The achieve took great effort and diligence from the staff andMore »