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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 »

Patxi’s Pizza — Celebrating 10 years of community giving

52-Weeks of Giving Program on track to break records (San Francisco, Cailf.) Patxi’s Pizza, the Bay Area brand famous for classic Chicago-style stuffed pizza and authentic Italian thin crust, celebrates its 10th Anniversary on June 4 with celebrations around town, food and drink specials, contests and more. Aside from serving delicious classic Chicago-style stuffed pizzaMore »

Domino’s Pizza, MLB free pizza promotion goes wrong

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Domino’s Pizza and the Major League Baseball teamed up to give away 20,000 free pizzas to MLB.com members to celebrate the first and second no-hitters of the season. But following Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett’s first no-hitter of the season, the free pizza promotion went awry. Ecstatic fans flooded the site to redeem their free pizza,More »

Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar engineers innovative line of pizzas

Gourmet pizza brand develops new thin crust pizzas for maximum delivery of flavor   DALLAS (May 2014)—After many months of pizza research and development, Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar (Boston’s), a casual-plus dining concept that combines a family-friendly restaurant and separate sports bar under one roof, has recently announced its latest advancement in pizza “technology”. More »

Facebook adds menus to restaurant pages

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No more taking photos of your menus to upload to Facebook. Now the social media giant has launched a menu feature. Just as photos and like buttons appear under the cover photo, you can also display your menus. On a restaurant Facebook page, you can build your menu right in Facebook by simply going toMore »