Press Releases

2012 December: Deep Dish Pizza Comes to Portland Via Chicago

Fans of deep dish pizza soon will be able to satisfy their cravings when Via Chicago restaurant opens early February 2013 at 2013 N.E. Alberta St. In addition to a variety of pizzas, the new neighborhood spot will feature flatbread paninis, traditional Italian beef sandwiches, salads and pastries. Via Chicago’s thick crust, deep dish pizzasMore »

2012 December: PizzaRev opens new LA-area location

LOS ANGELES, CA November 29th, 2012 — PIZZAREV, a Los Angeles based fast-casual artisanal pizza concept, is proud to announce the grand opening of their new Woodland Hills restaurant location on Wednesday, December 5th 2012. PizzaRev serves signature “Roman-style” thin and crispy customized pizzas. Starting with PizzaRev’s original homemade dough, each customer is empowered toMore »

2012 November: Paradise™ Celebrates 20 Years

Louisville, KY – November 8, 2012 – In 1992, Paradise was an innovator in the foodservice industry, offering custom sauces packed in pouches. Today, many of the largest restaurant chains enjoy the many advantages of pouch packaging. And industrial customers are capitalizing on other pack options like totes, bins and tankers for bulk use. InMore »

2012 November: UNIFIED BRANDS NAMES CENTRAL REGIONAL SALES DIRECTOR

JACKSON, Miss. (November 15, 2012) – Unified Brands announces the addition of Mitch Cohen as Central Regional Sales Director. Mitch will be responsible for managing representative partners and sales growth for the central region of the United States for the company’s Groen, Randell, Avtec, and A la Cart product lines. Cohen’s extensive experience most recentlyMore »

2012 November: Pizza Factory Inc. franchise changes ownership

Pizza Factory Inc., a 110 unit franchise headquartered in California recently sold to long-time franchisee, Ms. Mary Jane Riva. Riva brings over 22 years of restaurant experience to the 33 year old “We Toss’em, They’re Awesome” Pizza Factory franchise. She currently owns and operates two Pizza Factories in southern California. As the new President andMore »

2012 November: UNIFIED BRANDS NAMES DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL CHAIN ACCOUNTS

JACKSON, Miss. (November 12, 2012) – Unified Brands announces the addition of Steve Carlson as director of national chain accounts. Carlson is responsible for strategic growth in the chain market segment in addition to leading the chain account management team. Carlson’s extensive sales director experience most recently includes director of national sales responsibilities for ChipitaMore »