Villa Enterprises continues outlet mall expansion

MORRISTOWN, N.J., June 13, 2013 – Villa Enterprises Management Ltd., Inc. (www.villaenterprises.com), a global multi-concept restaurant franchisor, announced today the opening of several locations in Arizona and New York. As Villa Enterprises continues to expand its presence in outlet shopping malls nationwide, the company celebrates the recent opening of Villa Italian Kitchen, Green Leaf’s andMore »

Pizza parlor alerts customers of stolen credit card receipts

Pizza parlor alerts customers of stolen credit card receipts

Burglars stole four days of credit card receipts, cash and a pizza delivery car from a Forks, Washington, pizzeria. Its operators and the local police department took to its local newspaper to urge customers to notify their banks if they made purchases during that time. For the full story, click here. Be sure to checkMore »

Borriello Brothers Recognized at International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas

Colorado Springs, Co – June 7, 2013 – Nearly one year ago, devastating fires in Waldo Canyon destroyed 18,247 acres, 347 homes and took 2 lives over the course of 21 days. The 10-mile wide wall of flames affected everyone in the area, including the 9 unit Borriello Brothers pizzerias, who was mandated to closeMore »

Jim Spatola and Jeff Williamson Named to Performance Food Group Executive Team

RICHMOND, Va. — Performance Food Group, Inc. (PFG) today announced that Jim Spatola has been named Senior Vice President of Procurement and Jeff Williamson has been named Senior Vice President of Operations, effective immediately. Both positions are new and report directly to George Holm, President & CEO of PFG. In his new role, Spatola willMore »

Culinary arts rising enrollment drives increased skilled kitchen applicants

Culinary arts rising enrollment drives increased skilled kitchen applicants

From California to New York, culinary arts programs are experiencing record enrollment growth. It’s good news for pizzeria operators seeking skilled kitchen help. New York’s Boards of Cooperative Educational Services culinary classes for high school students has experienced increased demand and even wait lists for its programs. Instructors have pointed to the popularity of theMore »

The world’s largest pizzas are…

The world’s largest pizzas are…

Fox News recently counted down the world’s top five, biggest pizzas that are commercially available. Three U.S. pizzerias made the list. The top five are: 1. Big Mama’s and Papa’s Pizzeria Los Angeles, CA 54-inch x 54-inch 2. Il Colosseo Sydney, Australia 70-inch x 70-inch pizza 3. The Pizza Machine Gallatin, TN 60-inch pizza 4.More »

Pizza Works announces third annual pizza eating contest with $500 grand prize

(Warren, OH, USA – July 4th, 2013) – Pizza Works is proud to announce the upcoming third annual “Eat It! Pizza Works Pizza Eating Contest,” to be held July 4, 2013, at noon, during Howland Township’s annual Fourth of July festivities at Howland High School, 200 Shaffer Drive, Warren, OH 44484. This competition pits upMore »

PATXI’S PIZZA VOTED BEST IN BAY AREA

(San Francisco, Calif.) Patxi’s Pizza, the Bay Area’s premier locale for authentic Chicago-style stuffed and fresh Italian thin-crust pizza, was voted for the second year running as “Best Pizza” in SF Weekly’s annual Best Of Reader’s Poll. how to save electricity SF Weekly says of its annual awards, “Among major world cities, few feel asMore »

Return of the pizza wars?

Return of the pizza wars?

Are the low-cost pizza wars returning? Pizza Hut, which sits at No. 1 on Pizza Today’s Top 100 Pizza Companies list, has announced that it will offer a $5.55 one-topping large pizza starting today through June 15. The promotion directly targets not only Little Caesars’ $5 HOT-N-Ready (and newly launched $8 deep-dish offering) but alsoMore »