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Marco’s Pizza adds kick with new LTO offer

TOLEDO, OH – July 30, 2014 – Marco’s Pizza has added two new pizzas to its menu: Spicy Fresco Three Cheese and Spicy Double Pepperoni Fresco. Both pizzas are limited-time offers and will be available at participating Marco’s Pizza locations nationwide from August 4 through October 26, 2014. The signature ingredient on both pizzas isMore »

Push for Pizza

Push for Pizza

Push for Pizza, a new food delivery service, is getting tons of buzz for its app that allows users to order a pizza with the press of a button. How does it work? Push for Pizza has partnered with other food delivery services that select one of its pizzerias at random to process the orderMore »

Neighborhood pizzeria receives sandwich recognition

CANAL WINCHESTER, OH – Kingy’s Pizza Pub, a local neighborhood restaurant located in Canal Winchester, OH, was recently recognized in Restaurant Hospitality’s 2014 Best Sandwiches in America contest. Kingy’s received an honorable mention for its signature Reu-Bert sandwich in the deli category of the Best Sandwiches in America contest. Every year, Restaurant Hospitality editors receiveMore »

Pizza delivery by jet ski (VIDEO)

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One Northern Michigan pizzeria operator has come up with an innovative way to deliver pizza to customers on Long Lake, according to Eater.com.  With traffic jams of boats docking in front of Nick Ferrugia’s Long Lake Grocery to pick up pizza orders, he sought another solution to satisfy his lake community and enlisted a friendMore »

Could customers’ smart phones be driving slow service?

WHY SHOULD A PIZZERIA LAUNCH A SMART PHONE MOBILE APP?

Recently a New York City restaurant raised the question when management noticed an increase in negative customer reviews focused on slow service. The restaurant points the blame at patrons’ smart phones. Management at the restaurant poured over dining room security footage from 2004 and this year. Their findings concluded that table times increased from justMore »

Sbarro Continues Growth In Brazil With New Restaurants In Sao Paulo, Santa Catarina, Minas Gerais, Espirito Santo And Rio de Janeiro

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Sbarro announced today that it will partner with B2Bold to open 80 eateries in Brazil over the next 10 years. This is the second development agreement for Sbarro’s in Brazil. Dubai Comercio e Representacoe, Sbarro’s first franchise partner in Brazil, has built four units in the past yearMore »

Oops, Donato’s free pizza coupon was a mistake

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A coupon for a fee one-topping, 14-inch pizza from Donato’s Pizza was e-mailed to customers in the Columbus, Ohio area. Unfortunately the pizza chain didn’t authorize the free pizza coupon’s release. According to The Associated Press, the original e-mail was sent to less than 1,00 people. But the free pizza coupon went viral on socialMore »