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January 1, 2015

Wine for Your Bottom Line

Vino can make the difference between a good night and a great night   Since 1970, the folks at Pizza Man in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, have had a long-distance love affair with the vineyards of California’s Napa Valley. And they have brought that love back to the Midwest by providing Napa wine for thousands of their… Read More

December 15, 2014

2015 Pizza Today Menu Guide

〈 Winter 〉              〈 Spring 〉               〈 Summer 〉               〈 Fall 〉             〈 Menu Guide Home 〉   As you plan your 2015 menus, we know you want to give your customers a solid mix of both traditional and innovative. And… Read More

December 1, 2014

2015 Pizza Today Menu Guide — Fall

[SlideDeck2 id=36317]   〈 Winter 〉              〈 Spring 〉               〈 Summer 〉               〈 Fall 〉             〈 Menu Guide Home 〉 ↓  More Fall Recipes  ↓   Chicken Pizza   1 pizza dough 2 whole broiler-fried chicken breasts, halved, boned, skinned and… Read More

December 1, 2014

2015 Pizza Today Menu Guide — Winter

[SlideDeck2 id=36232]   〈 Winter 〉              〈 Spring 〉               〈 Summer 〉               〈 Fall 〉             〈 Menu Guide Home 〉   ↓  More Winter Recipes  ↓   New York-Style Cheesecake   2 cups graham crackers, finely ground 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon… Read More

December 1, 2014

Interact — December 2014

Facebook discussion   Pizza Today: What does artisan pizza mean to YOU?   Sean Bullock Smoking Monkey Pizza is the closest thing to truly artisan pizza you’ll find anywhere…in the universe. Hand tossed, stone oven, the highest quality ingredients, and lots of love! THAT is an artisan pizza. Adriano Furgio Made with “mother yeast”  (lievito… Read More

Post Office Pies birmingham

December 1, 2014

Places that Rock: Post Office Pies / Goat Mt. / All Star Pizza Bar

Post Office Pies 209 41st St. South Birmingham, Alabama (205) 599-9900 www.postofficepies.com Recently named in Thrillist’s “33 Best Pizza Shops in America”, the wood-fired pizzeria’s chef and co-owner John Hall was also featured in the New York Times for taking his culinary talents back to the small southern city. With just over a handful of… Read More

December 1, 2014

2015 Pizza Today Menu Guide — Spring

[SlideDeck2 id=36264]   〈 Winter 〉              〈 Spring 〉               〈 Summer 〉               〈 Fall 〉             〈 Menu Guide Home 〉 ↓  More Spring Recipes  ↓   Hell’s Kitchen   Mark Dym Marco’s Coal-Fired Pizza, Denver, CO 1 pizza dough 5 ounces… Read More

December 1, 2014

2015 Pizza Today Menu Guide — Summer

[SlideDeck2 id=36294]   〈 Winter 〉              〈 Spring 〉               〈 Summer 〉               〈 Fall 〉             〈 Menu Guide Home 〉   ↓  More Summer Recipes  ↓   The Local Pro   James Orintas, Theo’s Pizza, New Orleans, LA 1 pizza dough… Read More

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November 17, 2014

Making Gift Cards pay off

Play your cards right, and they’ll be a gift to your holiday bottom line   Gone are the days when gift cards were considered poor presents; now it’s not uncommon to find that a pre-paid pass to a favorite store or restaurant is at the top of someone’s wish list. According to the National Retail… Read More

November 17, 2014

2014 Top 100 Pizza Companies List

What’s happening with America’s largest pizza companies? Who added stores in 2014? Who pushed their sales to record highs? Who dropped off a bit? Last month, we published our list of the nation’s 100 most successful independent operations. Now, we present to you our yearly listing of America’s 100 largest pizza chains. Check out who’s… Read More

Pizzeria Operators Provide Real-World Tips

Each month, our editors visit successful pizzeria operators around the country to offer readers real-world success stories. Whether it’s a fast-casual chain in California or a small mom-and-pop in Pennsylvania, every pizzeria offers tips for our readers. Today’s readers know restaurant trends change quickly and staying ahead of the curve will keep operators competitive and modern. Pizza Today is the industry’s top resource for restaurant trends from pizza chains and independents.

Go inside successful pizzerias in America by reading our Pizza Today on the Road features. We tour the pizzeria and go behind the scenes in the kitchens. We sit down one-on-on with operators and key management staff to find out what’s driving their success and where the industry is headed.

 

Customer Loyalty as Important as Good Food

If you’re running a modern pizzeria, your goal shouldn’t be to get a customer in once. Bringing them back time and time again creates restaurant customer loyalty that is immeasurable. There’s more to a successful pizzeria than just good food. From a creative concept to on-the-spot staff and management, encouraging repeat customers should be a primary goal for any restaurant operator.