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Hungry Howie’s Pizza Signs Online Ordering Deal with Revention

June 25, 2014 – Hungry Howie’s Pizza has signed a multi-year agreement to exclusively use HungerRush Online Ordering. HungerRush is a product of Revention, Inc. which has been providing online ordering services since 2006. Hungry Howie’s Pizza evaluated many online ordering providers throughout the industry and found that HungerRush provided an excellent platform for theirMore »

Russian pizzeria rolls out drone delivery

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DoDo Pizza in Syktyvkarsk, Russia has introduced “DodoCopter,” its helicopter-drone pizza delivery service. Customers go through the normal methods of ordering, according to TheWeek.com. When the drone arrives at the customer’s house, a pizzeria employee calls the customer instructing them to go outside and wait for their pizza to be lowered via cable to them.More »

800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria received AVPN certification

(LOS ANGELES, Calif.) – Anthony Carron and partners’ 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria was recently awarded with the title of “true Neapolitan pizza” by the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana for their Westwood To-Go location. The Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana is a non-profit organization founded in Naples, Italy in 1984, with the “mission to promote and protect” theMore »

Pizza Hut Leads 2014 American Customer Satisfaction Index, Delivers Spike In Customer Satisfaction

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Pizza Hut is the only national pizza chain to report an uptick in customer satisfaction, with competitors earning declining or flat scores PLANO, Texas, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) today released its 2014 report and Pizza Hut, the world’s largest pizza company, is tops in customer satisfaction among the limited-serviceMore »

Cheese Merchants Makes the Move into a Bigger and Better Facility

Bartlett, IL – June 19, 2014 – To better serve customers and in response to increased demand, Cheese Merchants of America announces that it has moved into a significantly larger facility in Bartlett, IL. Located approximately eight miles west of its plant in Carol Stream, the new facility is more than two and a halfMore »

Patxi’s Pizza announces new chief culinary officer and director of supply chain

(San Francisco, Cailf.) Patxi’s Pizza (pronounced pah-cheese. ‘t’ before ‘x’), the Bay Area brand famous for classic Chicago-style stuffed pizza and authentic Italian thin crust, announces two exciting additions to their growing team: PETER SERANTONI Chief Culinary Officer Serantoni’s background in the culinary industry spans over twenty years and two continents. He has founded severalMore »

Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria: Celebrating 10 Years of Nourishing Lives Across Five Locations

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SEATTLE, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria, Seattle’s first VPN certified, wood-fired pizza restaurant, opened its fifth location earlier this year in the Bellevue Crossroads neighborhood [156th Avenue NE and NE 8th St] at the main entrance of Crossroads Mall. The new 7000-sq.-ft. Crossroads restaurant is Tutta Bella’s largest location to dateMore »

Hackers demand ransom for Domino’s Pizza customer data

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A group called Rex Mundi has claimed to have hacked into Domino’s Pizza’s European headquarters to steal more than 650,000 passwords of French and Belgium customers. The group is demanding 30,000 euro ($40,000+ U.S.) by 8 p.m. tonight or it will publish the information online. Domino’s Netherlands executive Andre ten Wolde told a Dutch newspaperMore »

Who wants Jeremy’s job?

We work hard all year long to bring Pizza Today magazine to you. We need a break! Who wants to be EDITOR-IN-CHIEF of Pizza Today for our September issue? As our guest editor-in-chief, you will get to: visit the Pizza Today offices choose stories pick the cover be our food stylist in the Pizza TodayMore »

AIB International’s Skrdlant to Retire

MANHATTAN, KS – Gary Skrdlant, AIB International’s Vice President of Finance and Administration, will retire from his role after more than three decades with the company. Most notably, Skrdlant was instrumental in expanding AIB’s reach to the UK, Mexico, and China. “Gary has been an invaluable member of the AIB executive team for many years,”More »