2013 March: Papa John’s CMO resigns to take lead position at Zimmerman Advertising

Papa John’s International, Inc. has announced that Andrew Varga is resigning his position as Chief Marketing Officer of Papa John’s International, Inc. (“Papa John’s”), after accepting the role of President of Zimmerman Advertising, Papa John’s advertising agency of record and one of the leading advertising firms in the United States. Mr. Varga expects to beginMore »

2013 March: zpizza to Unveil Roasted Tomato Pesto Pizza Creation in Spring 2013

LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Beginning in April 2013, zpizza, the first chef-inspired pizza chain that has appealed to foodies for more than 25 years, will offer pizza lovers a taste of perfection with its newest creation, Roasted Tomato and Pesto, featuring delicately charred sweet tomatoes, classic pesto sauce and fresh mozzarella toppedMore »

2013 March: Pizza Hut Unveils $7.99 ‘Hut Lovers Deal’ to make it great for basketball fans

DALLAS, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The early rounds of the 2013 college basketball tournament are in the books, and while not all of the No. 1 seeds are advancing, Pizza Hut is still giving back to its fans with an unbelievable deal. Now through April 6, 2013, Pizza Hut customers can enjoy the HutMore »

2013 March: James (Jim) Hearn, Founder of Hungry Howie’s Pizza & Subs dies

TAMPA, Florida – March 21, 2013 – Jim Hearn, 71, a Palm Harbor resident since 1982 died from a sudden illness on Tuesday. Jim Hearn was the founder of Hungry Howie’s Pizza & Subs. “It was a complete shock,” said Barry Devine, Director of Marketing for Hungry Howie’s. “He had just beaten cancer with hisMore »

2013 March: Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria appoints management team to lead new Eastside location

SEATTLE, Washington — Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria, Seattle’s first VPN (Verace Pizza Napoletana) Neapolitan pizzeria, announced today the management team appointed to lead the company’s fifth neighborhood location, set to open in Bellevue’s Crossroads late summer. Mariano Valdovino will head up the culinary staff as Kitchen Manager, while Tyler Kopkas takes the reigns as GeneralMore »

2013 March: Domino’s tells its pizza makers to take their time when making Handmade Pan Pizza

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 25, 2013 – Domino’s Pizza (NYSE: DPZ) is, after pioneering pizza delivery 53 years ago and establishing itself as the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, saying something it never thought it would to the pizza makers in its nearly 5,000 U.S. stores: slow down. After the debut of its HandmadeMore »

2013 March: Bacio Cheese® Blocks of Hope™ Provides $2.4 Million in Hurricane Sandy Relief

LAS VEGAS, Nevada ? PERFORMANCE Foodservice-ROMA and Bacio® Cheese Company today announced that their Bacio Cheese® Blocks of Hope™ program provided approximately $2 million in rebates to pizzerias and more than $400,000 to the American Red Cross Hurricane Sandy relief effort. The two companies launched the program in November 2012 to provide assistance to pizzeriasMore »

2013 March: San Benito Foods Introduces Organic Marinara and Fully Prepared Pizza Sauces Organic Marinara and Pizza Sauces

Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 Neil Jones Food Company – a family-run, privately held corporation headquartered in Vancouver, Wash. with tomato processing plants in both Hollister and Firebaugh, Calif. – is excited to announce the launch of their newest items: San Benito Organic Marinara and Fully Prepared Pizza Sauces. San Benito Foods (Hollister, Calif.)More »

2013 March: Middleby Marshall to Debut WOW! 2 Oven at International Pizza Expo

March 13, 2013 (Elgin, Illinois) – Middleby Marshall, the world leader in conveyor ovens, proudly announces that the WOW! 2 Oven will make its debut, cooking live, at Booth No. 801 at the International Pizza Expo, held March 19-21 in Las Vegas. The WOW! 2 is the newest generation of the original WOW! Oven, whichMore »

2013 March: Fox’s Scott Anthony keeps rolling, as he’s honored with Restaurant Neighbor Award

PITTSBURGH — When you’re good, you’re good, such is the case with Scott Anthony, owner of Fox’s Pizza Den in Punxsutawney, was awarded the Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging Association’s (PR&LA) Good Neighbor Award last Sunday at the Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel. 2013 has been a busy year for Anthony. First, he was named 2012 Man ofMore »