PizzaRev Hosts ‘Reckless Takeover’ on August 1 in Koreatown

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Young & Reckless clothing to unveil pizza-themed merchandise, every purchase includes Free Pizza LOS ANGELES (July 28, 2015) – PizzaRev has teamed up with street-wear brand, Young & Reckless (Y&R), for the first ever ‘Reckless Takeover’ event. Guests are invited to PizzaRev – Koreatown (at 3150 Wilshire Blvd.) on Saturday, August 1 from 6 p.m.More »

Pie Five Pizza Heats up Expansion with 25 Store Multi-Unit Franchise Deal

Nation’s Leading Fast Casual Pizza Chain Adds Missouri, Arizona and New Mexico   Dallas, TX.  Dallas-based Pie Five Pizza just expanded its piece of the pie. The brand known for artisan pizzas, handcrafted with farm fresh ingredients and baked with lightning speed today announced a new development deal with HCW Development that will add 25More »

U.S. Information Office for Parmigiano Reggiano changes hands after 25 years

Petaluma, CA, July 22nd, 2015: After twenty-five years as the Director of the US Information Office for the Consorzio del Formaggio Parmigiano-Reggiano, the official entity for the King of Cheeses in Italy, Nancy Radke is handing over her veritable crown to two successors, Danielle Caponi Bolla and Federico Bolla of Ponte PR & Marketing. Radke’sMore »

Capri Italian Restaurant wins a Robot Coupe R2N Commercial Food Processor

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Robot Coupe U.S.A., Inc. presented a Robot Coupe R2N Commercial Food Processor to twins Jim and Jeff Thiel of Capri Italian Restaurant  (Los Angeles, CA)  –winner of the R2N  at the Pizza Show.  Robot Coupe offers a complete line of food processors, vegetable prep machines, vertical cutter-mixers, Blixers, power mixers, juicers and extractors.   ROBOTMore »

Words Impact Consumer Buying Patterns

New Culinary Visions® Panel study reveals most enticing food descriptors.   (Chicago, July 14, 2015) Specific descriptive words, including ‘fresh’, ‘local’, ‘homemade’ and ‘natural’, would entice the majority of consumers to purchase food from either a restaurant or store, according to a recent study by the Culinary Visions® Panel.  This exclusive online consumer research studyMore »

Pizza Guys adds new Gluten-free Pasta to Menu

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Pasta Gives Gluten-Free Customers All the Flavor, Hold the Gluten   Rancho Cordova, CA – Pizza Guys’ gluten-free customers will have another option in addition to their popular gluten-free pizza selection. Beginning this July, they are introducing new gluten-free pasta to their menu. The gluten-free pasta will be available with all of their current pastaMore »

Bonici Brand State of the Slice: Five Menu-Stretching Solutions to Increase Profitability

Springdale, Ark.  – The BONICI® brand knows pizza and Tyson Food Service knows how to help operators increase profitability. Based on its 50-plus years of experience providing authentic and great-tasting Italian products, Tyson Food Service has identified five trends in the pizza industry to drive successful operations. “We’ve combined our pizza segment experience, consumer researchMore »

American Pizza Community responds to FDA menu-labeling rule delay

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has extended its compliance date for the final rule requiring disclosure of certain nutrition information for standard menu items in certain restaurants and retail food establishments to December 1, 2016. The FDA menu-labeling rule applies to a restaurant or similar retail food establishment that is a part of aMore »

Scott Wiener to be featured in a documentary

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Pizza Today’s Man on the Street and owner of Scott’s Pizza Tours Scott Wiener is being featured in a full-length documentary. “Scott’s Pizza Tours: A Documentary” chronicles the pizza historian, pizza enthusiast, columnist for Pizza Today and author of Viva La Pizza! The Art of the Pizza Box,  Guinness World Record holder for his collectionMore »