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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

Tutta Bella 10 Year Logo

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

2012 January: Security Breach

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 »

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 »