Marco’s Pizza Breaks Top 100 in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500

TOLEDO, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In a telling sign that the nation’s pizza marketplace is changing, Marco’s Pizza, the fastest-growing pizza franchise in the United States, has claimed the No. 95 spot on Entrepreneur magazine’s annual Franchise 500® list – a major stride for a relatively new player in the fiercely competitive category. “Breaking into the Top 100More »

Persona Wood Fired Pizzeria Brings Authentic Neapolitan Pizza to the Bay Area

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First local restaurant scheduled to open in Santa Rosa in March   SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Persona Wood Fired Pizzeria is bringing an authentic taste of Naples to the San Francisco Bay Area. The only “create-your-own” concept of its kind with a World Pizza Champion at the helm is looking to open as many asMore »

Pizza Served At The Oscars To Develop In Mideast

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Big Mama’s & Papa’s Pizzeria (BMPP), the pizza seen worldwide when it was delivered to the 2014 Oscar® telecast, has signed a deal with BinHendi Enterprises, Dubai, to develop the brand throughout the Mideast.  BMPP features the largest delivered pizza in the world, the Giant Sicilian, at overMore »

Super Bowl recipes score big with sports fans

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Super Bowl XLIX means big business for the pizza industry. From dips and wings to unique pizzas, Pizza Today’s recipe collection is filled with crowd-pleasing Super Bowl recipes. Check out five Super Bowl recipe ideas: The Montana Are those kettle potato chips on a pizza? Yes they are. We thought it was a little unorthodoxMore »

AIB International releases free Food Safety Modernization Act guide

AIB also debuts FSMA Readiness Assessment   Manhattan, KS –AIB International’s updated What You Need to Know About FSMA guide is being offered as a free download via their Facebook page through February 8th. AIB, the FSMA experts, are committed to helping the industry establish FSMA-compliant food safety programs. “We’ve updated this popular guide toMore »

Domino’s Pizza Prepares for Biggest Delivery Day of the Year, Launches Tracker on Your Samsung Smart TV

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On Feb. 1, Domino’s expects to sell more than 11 million slices of pizza, with 50 percent of sales coming from digital ordering channels   ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Football players aren’t the only ones who have been preparing for the big game on Feb. 1. Domino’s Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), the recognizedMore »

Game On

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Be in tune with rules for successful broadcasting   Even though pizza was created (and perfected) well before television was invented, they go together as if they were made for each other. Having a slice while watching the game is a great way to spend a couple hours as a guest, and operators know thatMore »

SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza adds menu items by James Beard award-winning chef

Kansas City, Mo (Jan. 21, 2015) – Small plates with big tastes, shrimp dishes, appetizers, a new dip, and more sizes of wine and beer have arrived on SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza’s newly expanded menu in its hometown market. All the dishes were created by SPIN! Pizza’s chef partner Michael Smith, a James Beard Award-winning chefMore »

American Pizza Community responds to Pediatrics’ Childhood Obesity Report

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Washington, D.C. – January 21, 2015 – The American Pizza Community (APC) has released the following statement in response to an article published in the most recent issue of the journal Pediatrics: “Pizza is not only a dinnertime tradition for countless American families, it also provides parents the opportunity to customize what their children areMore »