Slice of Hope in full swing — Are you ready?

Slice of Hope in full swing -- Are you ready?

We are a month away from Slice of Hope 2013. Is your pizzeria ready to host an incredible pizza event to help in fight against breast cancer? Please join us in an effort to focus our collective attention for one day, Friday, October 11, on ending this disease. If America’s pizzerias band together and donateMore »

Enhanced marketing strategy drives Toppers Pizza’s Q2 7.7 percent same-store sales increase

WHITEWATER, Wis. – Within the crowded pizza delivery space, Toppers Pizza (Toppers) is establishing itself as the next big brand, as the 50-unit chain continued its positive 2013 sales trajectory with a 7.7 percent same store sales increase in Q2. The sales climb comes on the heels of a 13.59 percent increase in Q1, demonstratingMore »

Mark Easterday Joins Middleby as VP of Sales and Marketing for Star, Holman and Toastmaster

St. Louis, Mo. (July 15, 2013) – Star Manufacturing announced today the addition of Mark Easterday as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Star Group. In his new position, Mr. Easterday will be responsible for leading the sales and marketing strategy for the commercial foodservice brands Star, Holman and Toastmaster as well asMore »

Kitchen crews cope with heat wave

Kitchen crews cope with heat wave

Temperatures have spiked above 90 degrees in many parts of the country this month. While air conditioning units struggle to offset the blistering heat, kitchen workers try to find ways to stay cool. Even with overhead air conditioning and strategically placed fans, restaurant kitchens can reach extremely high temperatures with their 500- to 900-degree ovens.More »

GODFATHER’S PIZZA CELEBRATES RETURN TO ALBUQUERQUE WITH GRAND OPENING EVENT

Albuquerque, NM, July 3, 2013 – Godfather’s Pizza in Albuquerque is holding a grand opening event on Thursday, August 1 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. At the grand opening, the first 50 customers will receive a Godfather’s Pizza t-shirt. All customers will have a chance to meet the Godfather, the company spokesperson, August 1-4.More »

Kids in Children’s Hospital request pizza from window — Reddit delivers

Kids in Children’s Hospital request pizza from window -- Reddit delivers

A two-year –old girl, who is battling cancer, displayed a sign on the window of her room at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, reading “SEND PIZZA RM 4112.” After a Reddit user posted the plea, the hospital was inundated with more than 20 pizzas delivered to the girl’s room, sparking a pizza party withMore »

The Worst Pizza Toppings?

The Worst Pizza Toppings?

Huffington Post has presented its list of worst pizza toppings. They include: Hot dogs Shrimp heads and legs Hard-boiled egg Orange cheese Walnuts Mayonnaise or any cream-based sauce Spam Lettuce Canned olives Sauerkraut Corn A few of these we can all agree on. But as Pizza Today travels the country, we’ve tried some amazing piesMore »

Pizzeria hosts roll your own pasta demo

Pizzeria hosts roll your own pasta demo

A Mano, a Neapolitan pizzeria in Ridgewood, New Jersey, is using its chef’s expertise to teach customers how to make pasta, from selecting flour and rolling dough to cooking techniques. The pizzeria will offer a follow-up session on making fresh mozzarella and desserts. Hands-on instruction is nothing new. Many pizzerias have brought out pizza-making kitsMore »