Features

pie&wings

February 1, 2016

Pizza Today on the Road: B & J’s Pizza Restaurant, Corpus Christi, TX

The Good Ride B&J’s Pizza Restaurant marries good food, beer for maximum effect It’s not even 3 p.m. in suburban Corpus Christi, Texas, and already the regulars at B & J’s Pizza Restaurant have packed the restaurant’s small bar. Owner Jack Baker stops to greet an old friend and the rest of the bar patrons… Read More

Your Pie Smartphone App

January 1, 2016

Smartphones apps aren’t just for the big guys

Technology: On a Roll It seems just about everyone has a smartphone or tablet app these days –– from large chain restaurants to your local hardware store. In fact, a Florida woman being held hostage made headlines last year after she used the Pizza Hut app to send out a plea for help from 911… Read More

slice2_pizzabar

January 1, 2016

Pizza Today on the Road: Pizza Bar, Miami, FL

Slice house heats up Miami Beach, Florida, with menu upgrades Collins Ave. is at the heart of the dining concentration in Miami Beach, Florida. A little slice joint, Pizza Bar, has carved its piece of the beach community business with giant slices, menu upgrades and strong late-night and delivery sales. With a motto like “Size… Read More

Owners Favorite Pizza at Federal Hill Pizza in Providence, Rhode Island

January 1, 2016

Destinations: Providence, Rhode Island

A look at pizzerias in Providence, Rhode Island   Federal Hill Pizza The brick-oven pizzeria began in the back of a cigar lounge in 2005 before the full-service restaurant opened in 2010. Chef William Manzo has built his menu based on simple, fresh foods. In addition to its extensive pizza menu, Federal Hill showcases its… Read More

Chef owner Michael Schwartz

January 1, 2016

Pizza Today on the Road: Harry’s Pizzeria, Miami, FL

An American Pizzeria Harry’s Pizzeria sets sights on the growth in South Florida Four-year-old Harry’s Pizzeria has become synonymous with the vibrant food scene in Miami, Florida. Pizza Today’s visit last fall coincided with an exciting moment in the pizzeria’s history with the opening of a second location. Chef owner Michael Schwartz gave us a… Read More

boneless buffalo chicken pizza

December 1, 2015

2016 Menu Guide: Pizzas

        Pizzas   Boneless Buffalo Wing Pizza   More pizza recipes… BLT Pizza Classic Sausage Pizza Grilled Veggie Pizza Gorgonzola Chicken Pizza Thai Pizza Shrimp Marinara Pizza Chicken Fajita Pizza Pizza with Roasted Garlic Purée, Mozzarella and Pine Nuts Loui Loui’s Cheese Pizza with Andouille Sausage and Shrimp Etouffee over Dirty Rice  … Read More

scratch chocolate brownies

December 1, 2015

2016 Menu Guide: Desserts

        Desserts   Scratch Chocolate Brownies   More dessert recipes… Chocolate Lava Cake Chocolate/Strawberry Pizza Fruit and Wine Sponge Cake Fresh Strawberries with Espresso Zabaglione, Cinnamon Cream and Shaved Chocolate Watermelon Mojito Italian Cake with Ricotta and Chocolate     Read More

veggielasagna

December 1, 2015

2016 Menu Guide: Entrées

        Entrées   Vegetarian Lasagna   More entrée recipes… Penne Portobello Born on the  Bayou Lasagna Buffalo Chicken Lasagna Cheese and Prosciutto Manicotti Filling Chicken Marsala Fettuccine with Brie Homemade Spinach Pasta Chipotle Pasta Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Herb Pasta Four Cheese Ravioli     Read More

O4W Pizza

December 1, 2015

Destinations: Atlanta, Georgia

A look at pizzerias in Atlanta, Georgia O4W Pizza This Jersey-style pizza joint has already gained quite the reputation in the Atlanta pizza scene since opening in January. Owner Anthony Spina keeps his menu simple, traditional and nearly everything made from scratch, including sausage and hand-pulled mozzarella. O4W’s grandma pie has become a superstar and… Read More

Portobello Mushrooms Stuffed with Chorizo, Bacon & Bell Peppers

December 1, 2015

2016 Menu Guide: Appetizers

        Appetizers   Stuffed Poblano Pepper Twinkies   More appetizer recipes… Creamy Italian Pasta Salad Fried Stuffed Olives Grilled Chicken and Ziti Salad Pasta e Fagioli Pizza Pasta Salad Roasted Portobello Salad   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.