Press Releases

NYPD Pizzeria named top pizza chain pick by national magazine

ORLANDO, FL – Jan 8, 2014 – NYPD Pizza, an authentic New York style pizzeria, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, has been listed in the December issue of Entrepreneur magazine as one of its top picks for breakout pizza franchises. “It’s an honor to be recognized with industry elites,” stated Paul Russo, owner and founder ofMore »

The Middleby Corporation acquires Market Forge Industries, Inc.

ELGIN, Ill. (January 6, 2014) — The Middleby Corporation (NASDAQ: MIDD) has announced the acquisition of the assets of Market Forge Industries, Inc. (“Market Forge”), a leading manufacturer of steam cooking equipment for the foodservice industry. The product offerings of Market Forge include countertop steamers, kettles and braising pans used by leading restaurants and foodserviceMore »

Neapolitan Pizza Mecca Don Antonio by Starita opens in Atlanta

(ATLANTA, GA, JANUARY 7, 2014) — Neapolitan Pizza titans Roberto Caporuscio and Antonio Starita, have opened the eagerly anticipated Don Antonio by Starita in Buckhead. The pizza-powerhouses have joined forces to offer fans a roster of 60 piping hot wood-fired pies and more, crafted from the finest ingredients, including housemade mozzarella and burrata. The restaurantMore »

PITCO NAMES NEW VICE PRESIDENT OF INTERNATIONAL SALES

Concord, NH (January 6, 2013) – Pitco Frialator, Inc., home to the Pitco, MagiKitch’n, Anets, and Perfect Fry brands is pleased to announce the arrival of Eric Anderson as Vice President of International Sales effective January 3, 2014. Eric is relocating from Australia, where he was most recently a Regional Director for Manitowoc Foodservice. Eric has spent 20More »

SpeedLine Invests in Technology Overhaul to Equip for Future Advancements

ABBOTSFORD, BC, January 6, 2013—Pizza point of sale provider SpeedLine Solutions Inc., announced today that they recently completed an end-to-end technology overhaul of the SpeedLine point of sale development environment. Designed to improve performance and security, these technology upgrades will enable restaurant companies to take advantage of new integrations and emerging technologies. This was aMore »

Globe Introduces Brian Bohm as national service manager

Globe Food Equipment Company (Dayton, Ohio) is pleased to announce Brian Bohm has joined Globe as National Service Manager. Bohm joined Globe with over 15 years of service experience in industrial equipment support. He most recently worked as Service Manager with Baumer HHS Corporation. Baumer manufactures industrial gluing and quality control equipment for the packaging and corrugated industries.More »

zpizza Celebrates National Pizza Week with ‘Take N Bake’ Giveaway

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — In celebration of National Pizza Week, on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., zpizza will be giving away 2,000 Take N Bake pizzas across the nation to the first 25 customers at each participating zpizza location. zpizza customers, after the first 25, will receive a bounce backMore »

Giga Grandi Cucine Introduces the New Mithiko Fast Oven

Scandicci (Fl), Italy (December 27, 2013) – Giga Grandi Cucine, a leading global manufacturer of professional cooking and catering equipment, is proud to announce the rollout of its newest product, the Mithiko Fast Oven. “Mithiko is the most versatile counter-top pizza oven on the market, with consistent results comparable to those from a traditional wood-firedMore »

World-renowned pizza chefs to open Don Antonio by Starita in Atlanta

(ATLANTA, GA, DECEMBER 22, 2013) – The pinnacle of pizza will arrive in Atlanta in January 2014, as world-renowned Neapolitan Pizza Masters Roberto Caporuscio and Antonio Starita, are preparing to open Don Antonio by Starita in the Buckhead. The restaurant, a spin-off of the wildly popular New York City location, with an expansive menu of more than 60More »