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Domino’s Pizza crowns ‘World’s Fastest Pizza Maker’

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LAS VEGAS, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – More than 5,000 Domino’s Pizza spectators cheered as Pali Grewal triumphed as the 2014 World’s Fastest Pizza Maker.  Grewal, a Domino’s Pizza franchise owner from the United Kingdom made three large pizzas in an impressive 32.28 seconds.  That’s making three pizzas in less than 11 seconds each!  Grewal wonMore »

Big changes for Sbarro after exiting bankruptcy protection

Sbarro to enter fast casual market

In March, Sbarro filed for Chapter 11. The pizza chain is being refueled by private equity investors, exchanging $150 million in debt for equity in the business, according to Forbes. The plans took effect this week after a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge approved Sbarro’s reorganization in May. Sbarro has announced that the company will moveMore »

Galbani treats pizzerias in Boston, NYC to tastings, photo ops

To celebrate Italy’s upcoming appearance on the world’s biggest soccer stage, Galbani will hit the streets of Boston from June 4-6 and New York City from June 8-11 visiting more than 80 pizzerias and Italian restaurants with a specially designed truck, freestyle soccer performers, and food-service fanfare. Galbani representatives will treat restaurant owners and employeesMore »

Dine at California Pizza Kitchen from June 3 to July 13 for a ‘Slice of the Prize’ and a chance to win $100,000

Additional prizes include $5,000, $2,500 and $1,000 in cash, four-night stay at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, $1,000 shopping spree, oven-ready pizza for a year, special offers on return visits and more   LOS ANGELES (June 2, 2014) — California Pizza Kitchen (CPK), the authority on California-style pizza and industry leader in creative dining, is kickingMore »

Uno launches new fast-casual concept

Stoneham, MA; June 2, 2014 – Stoneham, Massachusetts, residents have a fresh new option for casual, high-quality dining as UNO fresco Stoneham opens on June 4, 2014 at the Redstone Shopping Center right on Main Street. UNO fresco is the first location of a new concept eatery from UNO Restaurant Holdings Corporation, the company thatMore »

Burke taps Chris Reyes to be Customer Service Supervisor

NEVADA, Iowa –– Chris Reyes has been named Customer Service Supervisor by Burke Corporation, leader in fully cooked meat products and pizza toppings. Reyes is currently the company’s Technical Services Export Coordinator. He replaces Deanna Smith, who will be Marketing Manager for the company. As Customer Service Supervisor, Reyes will be managing the entire customerMore »

Burke Corporation selects Heather Snyder as lab manager

NEVADA, Iowa — Burke Corporation, leader in fully cooked meat products and pizza toppings, has named Heather Snyder as Lab Manager. Snyder was formerly a lecturer on food safety with Iowa State University who ran HACCP and food microbiology workshops throughout Iowa and has helped develop online FDA training. As Lab Manager, Snyder will leadMore »

Deanna Smith named Burke Corporation marketing manager

NEVADA, Iowa –– Burke Corporation, leader in fully cooked meat products and pizza toppings, has selected Deanna Smith as Marketing Manager. Smith has worked for Burke for 22 years and is currently Customer Services Manager for the company. Smith replaces Elizabeth Hertz, who is retiring. As marketing manager, Smith will lead development and execution ofMore »