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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 »

Russian pizzeria rolls out drone delivery

pizza delivery drone

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 »

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 »

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 »

Uno launches new fast-casual concept

Stoneham, MA; June 2, 2014 – Stoneham, Massachusetts, residents have a fresh new option for casual, high-quality dining as UNO fresco Stoneham opens on June 4, 2014 at the Redstone Shopping Center right on Main Street. UNO fresco is the first location of a new concept eatery from UNO Restaurant Holdings Corporation, the company thatMore »

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 »