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Bear snatches restaurant dumpster (With VIDEO)

Bear snatches restaurant dumpster (With VIDEO)

Watch as a bear in Colorado drags away a half-a-ton dumpster: For many parts of the country, it’s not bears that operators worry about. Raccoons and rodents are the main culprits. In fact, PBS’ Nature aired a film last year called Raccoon Nation, about urban raccoons that have become increasingly craftier at breaking into trashMore »

Breastfeeding mom asked to leave dining room

Breastfeeding mom asked to leave dining room

Breastfeeding in public has made national headlines recently. An employee at Grampa’s Pizzeria, a new restaurant in Madison, Wisconsin, asked a breastfeeding mother to leave after a fellow patron complained. This sparked a viral backlash on social media. To read the entire story, click here.  On a related note: A server at Fong’s Pizza inMore »

William and Kate order pizza after birth of son

William and Kate order pizza after birth of son

After giving birth to the future King of England, what did Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge do? Order pizza, of course. One of the royal couple’s body guard was photographed slipping in the back entrance of St. Mary’s Hospital with two pizzas from Zizzi’s Ristorante. Which toppings they selected are still being debated,More »

Slice of Hope in full swing — Are you ready?

Slice of Hope in full swing -- Are you ready?

We are a month away from Slice of Hope 2013. Is your pizzeria ready to host an incredible pizza event to help in fight against breast cancer? Please join us in an effort to focus our collective attention for one day, Friday, October 11, on ending this disease. If America’s pizzerias band together and donateMore »

Kitchen crews cope with heat wave

Kitchen crews cope with heat wave

Temperatures have spiked above 90 degrees in many parts of the country this month. While air conditioning units struggle to offset the blistering heat, kitchen workers try to find ways to stay cool. Even with overhead air conditioning and strategically placed fans, restaurant kitchens can reach extremely high temperatures with their 500- to 900-degree ovens.More »

Restaurant fires workers by text

Restaurant fires workers by text

The owner of a Florida restaurant announces its closure to employees via text message on the Fourth of July. Ouch! The text read: “Unfortunately I need to inform you that I have been forced to close Barducci’s effective immediately. …” Employees are still owed their final paycheck. To read the full story, click here. WatchMore »

High teen unemployment tops news

High teen unemployment tops news

Teen unemployment has made several news headlines this week. According to the U.S. Department of Labor unemployment among 16 to 19 year olds averages nearly 25 percent. Some figures points to nearly 40 percent of teens who want to work but are unable to find a job. Check out the following news articles: WIBC inMore »

Pizzeria hosts roll your own pasta demo

Pizzeria hosts roll your own pasta demo

A Mano, a Neapolitan pizzeria in Ridgewood, New Jersey, is using its chef’s expertise to teach customers how to make pasta, from selecting flour and rolling dough to cooking techniques. The pizzeria will offer a follow-up session on making fresh mozzarella and desserts. Hands-on instruction is nothing new. Many pizzerias have brought out pizza-making kitsMore »