Bear snatches restaurant dumpster (With VIDEO)

Bear snatches restaurant dumpster (With VIDEO)

Watch as a bear in Colorado drags away a half-a-ton dumpster: For many parts of the country, it’s not bears that operators worry about. Raccoons and rodents are the main culprits. In fact, PBS’ Nature aired a film last year called Raccoon Nation, about urban raccoons that have become increasingly craftier at breaking into trashMore »

Fast food workers in seven cities hold one-day strike for higher wages

Fast food workers in seven cities hold one-day strike for higher wages

Hundreds of New York City fast food workers protested in front of major chains Monday in an effort to raise wages to $15 an hour and the right to unionize. NYC strikers were joined by protests in Chicago, St. Louis, Detroit, Milwaukee, Kansas City, Missouri and Flint, Michigan. The strikes sparked national and international mediaMore »

Pizza Today honored with international TABBIE Awards

Pizza Today Honored with Prestigious International Awards

Have you heard the news? Pizza Today was recently honored with a slew of awards for editorial and design excellence! Just as you take great pains in ingredient procurement and recipe development and pride yourself on serving customers only the finest fare, the editors, writers, photographers and designers at Pizza Today strive every month toMore »

Breastfeeding mom asked to leave dining room

Breastfeeding mom asked to leave dining room

Breastfeeding in public has made national headlines recently. An employee at Grampa’s Pizzeria, a new restaurant in Madison, Wisconsin, asked a breastfeeding mother to leave after a fellow patron complained. This sparked a viral backlash on social media. To read the entire story, click here.  On a related note: A server at Fong’s Pizza inMore »

William and Kate order pizza after birth of son

William and Kate order pizza after birth of son

After giving birth to the future King of England, what did Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge do? Order pizza, of course. One of the royal couple’s body guard was photographed slipping in the back entrance of St. Mary’s Hospital with two pizzas from Zizzi’s Ristorante. Which toppings they selected are still being debated,More »

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 »

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 »