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Pizza Today Recipe Challenge for National Pizza Month

Pizza Today Recipe Challenge for National Pizza Month

Last summer, we received dozens of recipe submissions for our first challenge celebrating National Pizza Month in October. From the recipes submitted, our staff chose five to be recreated and photographed in the acclaimed Pizza Today test kitchen by our managing editor and food stylist, Mandy D. This year, we’re doing it again! We’re lookingMore »

Dads love pizza

Dads love pizza

It’s not too late to boost this Sunday’s sales with Father’s Day packaging. Here are a couple pizzerias that have made local news with their Father’s Day promotions: Dads will eat free Sunday at The Loop Pizza Grill, with the purchase of a meal. To see the newspaper article, click here. Dom DeMarco’s Pizzeria &More »

Happy Pizza Margherita Day

Happy Pizza Margherita Day

Today is the 124th anniversary of the naming of the Pizza Margherita — in a letter from the Italian “Department of the Mouth” on behalf of Queen Margherita on June 11, 1889, presented the pie that bears her name. Look no further than Pizza Today’s Man on the Street Scott Weiner to commemorate the occasionMore »

Culinary arts rising enrollment drives increased skilled kitchen applicants

Culinary arts rising enrollment drives increased skilled kitchen applicants

From California to New York, culinary arts programs are experiencing record enrollment growth. It’s good news for pizzeria operators seeking skilled kitchen help. New York’s Boards of Cooperative Educational Services culinary classes for high school students has experienced increased demand and even wait lists for its programs. Instructors have pointed to the popularity of theMore »

The world’s largest pizzas are…

The world’s largest pizzas are…

Fox News recently counted down the world’s top five, biggest pizzas that are commercially available. Three U.S. pizzerias made the list. The top five are: 1. Big Mama’s and Papa’s Pizzeria Los Angeles, CA 54-inch x 54-inch 2. Il Colosseo Sydney, Australia 70-inch x 70-inch pizza 3. The Pizza Machine Gallatin, TN 60-inch pizza 4.More »

Return of the pizza wars?

Return of the pizza wars?

Are the low-cost pizza wars returning? Pizza Hut, which sits at No. 1 on Pizza Today’s Top 100 Pizza Companies list, has announced that it will offer a $5.55 one-topping large pizza starting today through June 15. The promotion directly targets not only Little Caesars’ $5 HOT-N-Ready (and newly launched $8 deep-dish offering) but alsoMore »

The Top Five Independent Pizzerias are…

The Top Five Independent Pizzerias are…

Who stands out as the nation’s top independent pizzerias? Pizza Today presents a list of America’s leading independent pizzerias. The following pizzerias are among the top five: 1. Buddy’s Pizza — Detroit, MI This pizzeria started the Detroit-style — thick, square, sauce on top — pizza craze in 1946. Buddy’s has generated $20 million inMore »