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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 »

Chipotle’s Effect on Pizza

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The rush to replicate Chipotle’s service model in the pizza industry began five years ago, but it’s really hitting a fevered pitch now. Many experts agree that we’ll see an explosion of units dedicated to duplicating the concept in 2014 and beyond for some time time come. Take this pizzeria, for instance, which made headlinesMore »

2014: The Year of the Anchovy?

In 2013, we correctly prognosticated that quail eggs, pumpkin and sweet piquanté peppers would be at the forefront of the artisan pizza movement. Not long after, progressive pizza makers across the country were experimenting with the toppings. What ingredients will those who push the envelope place in their arsenal for 2014? At least one sourceMore »