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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 »

The Worst Pizza Toppings?

The Worst Pizza Toppings?

Huffington Post has presented its list of worst pizza toppings. They include: Hot dogs Shrimp heads and legs Hard-boiled egg Orange cheese Walnuts Mayonnaise or any cream-based sauce Spam Lettuce Canned olives Sauerkraut Corn A few of these we can all agree on. But as Pizza Today travels the country, we’ve tried some amazing piesMore »

Restaurant closes after landlord dispute

Restaurant closes after landlord dispute

Mama Mia’s Italian Restaurant in The Woodlands, Texas was forced to closed after an ongoing dispute between the owner and landlord. The operator placed umbrellas in a common area in the front of the restaurant to help block the sun, which violated the terms of the establishment’s lease. According to Your Houston News, the restaurantMore »

Is Little Caesar’s Bigger Than Papa John’s?

Is Little Caesar’s Bigger Than Papa John’s?

Just how big is Little Caesar’s Pizza, the Detroit-based chain known for its $5 quickie pies? It’s hard to say for sure — the privately held company refuses to release store count, sales and other financial data. That’s why we have historically had to use numbers from 2013 Directory of Chain Restaurant Operators research toMore »

Restaurants encourage informal photos

Restaurants encourage informal photos

If you’re not already on Instagram or Vine, you’re missing out on a social media opportunity that your competitors can easily use to their own advantages. Folks with smartphones are quick to snap photos or shoot video of their meals, drinks and friends sharing said drinks and meals –– and then posting them to Facebook,More »