Features

August 4, 2014

Places that Rock: Katie’s / East Side Pies / 4th St. / Rocco’s

Katie’s Pizza & Pasta 9568 Manchester Rd. Rock Hill, Missouri 63119 (314) 942-6555 katiespizzaandpasta.com Katie’s showcases its uniqueness in expertly crafted videos, including how-to guides with owner Katie Lee. The wood-fired pizzeria makes much of its menu from scatch, including dough, sauces, dressings and artisan pastas of varying shapes and colors. The restaurant has an… Read More

August 1, 2014

Dish it out!

Gelato sales heat up summer profits   If you’ve been to a recent International Pizza Expo, your eye has probably been drawn to one of the many gelato companies who offer flavors ranging from pistachio and hazelnut to panna cotta and olive oil. Once a staple of high-end dessert shops and trattorias, gelato has become… Read More

August 1, 2014

Interact — August 2014

Indy of the year Instagram takeover Stop by @pizzatoday on Instagram to see some exclusive pics of Jeremy and Josh’s visit to the 2014 Indy of the Year, Pizzeria Lola in Minneapolis, Minnesota.   June Cover Featured on popular design site The June cover of Pizza Today has caught the attention of the magazine design… Read More

July 1, 2014

Places that Rock: Palo Mesa / Pizza Corner / Rocco’s Uptown / BOP

  Palo Mesa Pizza 2790 S. Halcyon Rd. Arroyo Grande, California 93420 (805) 474-9924 www.palomesapizza.com Palo Mesa prides itself on its house-made ingredients — sausage, meatballs, dough, sauces and dressings are all made on premise. The pizzeria also brines chicken breast and pickles jalapeños. With an influx of creative specials, Palo Mesa’s specialty pizza menu… Read More

July 1, 2014

Spinato’s Pizzeria, Phoenix, Arizona — Family Focus

[SlideDeck2 id=33655] Spinato’s Pizzeria — family owned and operated for 40 years Meet Ken Spinato, patriarch of his family and president of Phoenix, Arizona-based Spinato’s Pizzeria, which will celebrate its 40th anniversary in November. On opening day of the original Spinato’s Pizzeria in Tempe four decades ago, sales totaled a mere 69 cents. Ken persevered,… Read More

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July 1, 2014

Bicycle Delivery — On a Roll

Get in gear with bike delivery With warmer weather in full swing, bicycles could make a smart addition to your pizza delivery fleet. In dense urban areas, delivering pizza on two wheels instead of four can be faster, cheaper and more eco-friendly. Still, operators should also consider safety, maintenance and weather before taking to the… 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.