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ItalForni Stone Conveyor Oven to Be Demonstrated In SoCal

PizzaOvens.com, the exclusive US distributor for ItalForni ovens, is hosting a demonstration of pizza’s next generation: the ItalForni Stone Conveyor Oven.  With cooking temperatures up to 900 degrees, it has an average bake time of less than three minutes, producing a deck-finished pizza with the ease and speed of a conveyor oven.  The demonstration willMore »

Pizza Guys announces the new Pizza Guy

Rancho Cordova, CA., September 15, 2014 –– On the heels of our most recent “I’m a Pizza Guy” campaign that featured former Sacramento Kings point guard, Isaiah Thomas- Pizza Guys would like to announce the newest member of the Pizza Guys family, Ben McLemore. Ben McLemore, the 6’5″ shooting guard from the Sacramento Kings, isMore »

Peter Piper Pizza announces franchising initiative

Pizza and entertainment restaurant chain focuses on expanding the brand nationally Scottsdale, Ariz. – Peter Piper Pizza announces a major franchising initiative as they look to expand the brand into new markets. With 143 restaurants throughout the Southwest United States and Mexico, 111 are franchised and 32 are company-owned. “We’ve built a successful model andMore »

California pizzeria’s bookkeeping files held for ransom

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A Rocklin, California pizzeria owner thought he opening an attached job application in his e-mail. Instead, the ransomware took control of computer’s data, demanding $2,000 in Bitcoins to unlock the frozen information, according to CBS Sacramento. The owner refused to pay the ransom and instead rebuilt his pizzeria’s files, costing $750, investing in a back-upMore »

Cashier lucky to be alive after armed robbery

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An armed robber’s gun jams attempting to shoot an Italian pizzeria cashier. Two men entered the pizza shop. As one assailant goes for the resister, the other fires his handgun at the cashier, but it jammed, according to the New York Daily News. As the attacker attempted to fix his weapon, other pizzeria workers chargeMore »

Pizza Guys introduces its new Sriracha Pizza

Rancho Cordova, Calif., — When Pizza Guys creates their signature Specialty Gourmet Pizzas, they look to their customers to see what products are trending and tastes that their fans would prefer. There is tremendous interest in all things Sriracha Sauce, so a Sriracha Pizza is a definite win! At our test kitchens in Rancho Cordova,More »

Lopez named President of AIBI Certification Services

Manhattan, KS – Stephanie Lopez has been named President of AIBI Certification Services. She replaces Gary Skrdlant, who retired Aug. 20. “GFSI auditing is one of AIBI’s fastest growing services, representing about 20 percent of all our food safety related revenue,” said Andre Biane, President and CEO of AIB International. “Stephanie Lopez has a provenMore »