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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

PoblanoPepper

December 1, 2015

2016 Menu Guide

Take your menu to the next level. Browse through more than 60 appetizer, entree, pizza and dessert recipes below. Read More

MarcosEmployee

November 16, 2015

Movin’ on Up

Identify potential franchisees from your own talent pool   Your employee has been with you for years, assuming ever-greater responsibility in your restaurant. He’s gained your trust as someone you can rely on. He’s also ambitious, hardworking and wants more, which is why he’s approached you about owning his own store under your restaurant’s name…. Read More

HopPiestaff

November 1, 2015

Shared Leadership

Cultivate top-notch leaders within your own staff Why is it so important to be a leader and not just the boss? A boss uses people. A leader develops people. Isn’t that what we really want in our businesses –– to develop people to reach their full potential, to be enthusiastic star employees trusted to get… Read More

delivery station, delivery

November 1, 2015

Driven: Let technology drive your deliveries

A successful pizza delivery can be thwarted by a number of roadblocks. There are the expected interferences of busy kitchens, slow cars and the frustration of navigating complicated subdivisions or downtown traffic. Then there are more high tech kind of interferences — loss of Internet or WiFi connection, point-of-sale software (POS) glitches, GPS or power… Read More

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November 1, 2015

Destinations: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

A look at pizzerias in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Nomad Pizza Company From its modest beginning as a food truck, Nomad Pizza has exploded into a three-unit operation — two in Philly, and one in Hopewell, New Jersey. A Princeton, New Jersey, spot is scheduled to open in spring 2016. It’s sought-after Neapolitan- and Roman-style pizzas offer… Read More

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November 1, 2015

Pizza Today on the Road: Pizzicletta, Flagstaff, AZ

The Artist’s Touch Pizzicletta’s artisan pies good blend for Flagstaff diners [SlideDeck2 id=46169] Once considered a deep outpost, Flagstaff — nestled high in northern Arizona’s mountains — is a vibrant college town with an artsy bent. And that’s all the better for Pizzicletta, whose pizza makers practice their craft each day with true artistry. Nothing… 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.