Marketing to lazy customers

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Use POS data to reinvigorate relationships with disengaged patrons   You have heard it said that if you ‘want a friend, be a friend.’ We all need relationships for our lives to be complete. The same is true with our businesses. It depends on the relationship developed with the customer. “The most practical, beautiful, workableMore »

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

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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 ofMore »

2015 Pizza Today Menu Guide — Spring

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  〈 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 tomato sauceMore »

2015 Pizza Today Menu Guide — Summer

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  〈 Winter 〉              〈 Spring 〉               〈 Summer 〉               〈 Fall 〉             〈 Menu Guide Home 〉   ↓  More Summer Recipes  ↓   The Local Pro   James Orintas, Theo’s Pizza, New Orleans, LA 1 pizza dough 2 tablespoonsMore »

Making Gift Cards pay off

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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 RetailMore »

Dough Doctor: Mix it up

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Is there a correct way to mix ingredients?   Q: I see differences in dough make-up procedures. Some call for stirring or whipping the salt, sugar, yeast and oil into the water and then finally adding the flour and mixing, while other procedures call for just adding all of the ingredients to the bowl andMore »

2014 Top 100 Pizza Companies

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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’sMore »

Franchise Dodger

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Seeking to grow without entering the franchise game a tricky feat Peter Taylor recognizes his strengths and his limitations. A nationally renowned restaurant operator, Taylor knows he can make a mean pie, but acknowledges he’s not the man to scale a concept. “I know pizza, but that doesn’t make me the guy capable of growingMore »

Cut & Dry

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Dried herbs and spices can pack a powerful punch   That old saying “variety is the spice of life” holds true in most aspects, especially when it comes to the actual herbs and spices we use when cooking. Herbs and spices have been used for thousands of years and are magnificent when it comes toMore »