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Pizza Hut says firing of manager who refused to work Thanksgiving was ‘unfortunate’; franchisee to ask employee back

Pizza Hut has released a statement on its web site and via social media concerning a franchisee who allegedly fired an employee for refusing to open on Thanksgiving Day. The manager of an Elkhart, Indiana store, Tony Rohr, says Thanksgiving and Christmas are historically the only two days the company is closed and he wasMore »

Papa John’s Adds New Chipotle Chicken and Bacon Pizza — Now It’s Your Turn to Cash In on the Trend, Too

With the trend towards bold flavors continuing, Louisville, Kentucky-based Papa John’s International has rolled out a Chipotle Chicken and Bacon Pizza for the 2013 holiday season. The pizza features a creamy chipotle sauce and is topped with sliced chicken poppers, bacon, sliced Roma tomatoes, grated cheddar cheese and mozzarella. Through December 29, the company isMore »

Pizza Today Invites Daily Show Host Jon Stewart to Judge International Pizza Challenge

Pizza Today magazine has formally invited Daily Show host Jon Stewart to serve as a judge at the upcoming International Pizza Challenge in Las Vegas. One of the cornerstones of International Pizza Expo, the world’s largest pizza industry trade show, the International Pizza Challenge draws competitors from around the world who compete for titles inMore »