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Hungry Howie’s Pizza presents BBQ chip pizza crust

National Pizza Franchise Brings Back Crust Flavor For A Limited Time MADISON HEIGHTS, MI (July 1, 2014) – Hungry Howie’s Pizza reveals its latest limited time offer, BBQ Chip flavored pizza crust. The guest favorite comes just in time for fans to stop by and grab their favorite pizza before heading off to enjoy theMore »

Custom Fuel Pizza & Salads to begin franchising

Custom Fuel Pizza & Salads recently announced its entrance into the franchise market at the International Franchise Expo held at the Javits Center in New York City. This rapidly expanding fast-casual pizza shop is offering single-store and multiple-unit development franchise opportunities. “We are thrilled to announce that we are currently looking for qualified candidates toMore »

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 »