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And the September issue guest editor-in-chief will be…

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Congratulations to Brian Weavel, owner of Anna’s Pizza & Pasta in Winnebago, IL. Brian has been selected to be Pizza Today‘s guest editor-in-chief for our September 2014 issue. Brian will fly to Louisville next month to oversee the production of the September issue of Pizza Today. He will choose stories, select September’s cover, serve asMore »

The World Cup drives pizza sales

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Yesterday, as the United States set out to battle Germany in the FIFA World Cup, pizza orders flooded restaurants across the country. A GM at a pizzeria here in Louisville reported to Louisville Business First that he equated the match-time sales to an extra month’s sales. Some Washington, D.C. pizzerias actually ran out of product,More »

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 »