2013 February: SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza named “Bacreakout Brand” by Nation’s Restaurant News

Kansas City, Mo. (Jan. 31, 2012) SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza has been named a Breakout Brand by Nation’s Restaurant News (NRN) magazine. SPIN! is featured in “The NRN 50: Breakout Brands” issue released this week, which profiles “some of today’s hottest emerging concepts – ones making their marks with their innovative experiences and cutting-edge cuisines” writesMore »

2013 February: Pizza Hut unveils Big Pizza Sliders as latest innovation with giveaways

DALLAS, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — As America tuned in to the biggest sporting event of the year yesterday, pizza lovers watched, and listened, extra closely for the most famous word in the worlds of football and pizza: “Hut.” Last week, Pizza Hut announced that after “Hut” was heard on the gridiron during the BigMore »

2013 February: Hunt Brothers Pizza continues Four Race Primary

NASHVILLE, Tenn., (January 30, 2013) – Hunt Brothers Pizza will be the primary sponsor for four races with Richard Childress Racing’s new 2013 Chevrolet Camaro NASCAR Nationwide Racecar. Kevin Harvick will drive No. 33 at the Texas Motor Speedway on April 13, 2013.642-446 “We are eager for the 2013 NASCAR season and to showcase theMore »

2010 May: How Sweet!

2010 May: How Sweet!

Whether topping an inventive pizza, used in pasta dishes or on sandwiches, sweet peppers are a fresh, healthy and delicious hit with customers. While bell peppers are widely used in the pizza industry, banana peppers, cherry peppers and other varieties are great options for operators looking to expand their selections. I love to reminisce aboutMore »

2013 February: Take Flight

2013 February: Take Flight

It’s true that chickens can’t really fly, but their wings have been flying out the doors of pizzerias for a couple of decades now increasing in popularity year after year. We’ve seen the emergence of restaurants dedicated to wings like Wild Wings, Buffalo Wild Wings, Wing Stop, Wing Street and so many more. Going backMore »

2013 February: Commentary

2013 February: Commentary

There are a lot of things I admire about Tony Gemignani, the World Champion pizza maker from Tony’s Pizza Napoletana in San Francisco. He’s an astute business man and a brilliant marketer, but he remains a true artisan first and foremost. Walk into his pizzeria and you’ll see the phrase “Respect the Craft” on hisMore »

2013 February: All Roads Lead to Vegas

2013 February: All Roads Lead to Vegas

Few people in the pizza industry haven’t heard of International Pizza Expo, the three-day event that brings together vendors, operators and restaurant professionals. The show has changed over the years, and 2013 is no different –– with competitions, cash giveaways, business-boosting seminars and a show floor filled with products, there’s more to see and doMore »