2013 January: Sbarro survey finds giving up pizza harder than Facebook

MELVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — As of last week, most Americans will hit the crucial ten-day threshold, the moment where resolutions begin to waver and people succumb to their cravings. And when it comes to making sacrifices in 2013, most say it would be easier to give up social media platforms like FacebookMore »


(Madison Heights, Mich.)—Hungry Howie’s Pizza, the originator of the Flavored Crust Pizza, is celebrating its 40th birthday in 2013. Throughout the year, Hungry Howie’s will have a special Flavored Crust of the Month with limited time only flavors like buttery Cajun, cheese puff and cheesy garlic. Buttery Cajun kicks the birthday campaign off in January.More »

2013 January: Sam & Louie’s Named as a Top 500 Franchise in the U.S.

Omaha, Nebraska, January 7, 2013 — Sam & Louie’s has been named one of Entrepreneur’s Top 500 Franchises in the United States, a comprehensive ranking system based on companies’ financial and statistical data from July 2010 through July 2012. “We are honored and excited to be one of the best in the United States whichMore »


David Mouck, CEO of Robot Coupe U.S.A., Inc., announces that Ronald C. Snyder will join the Robot Coupe staff in the new position of Market Solutions Adviser effective January 2013. Ron will be focused on expanding opportunities in multi-unit environments throughout the Central U.S. i.e. healthcare, school foodservice, culinary schools, chains as well as responsibilitiesMore »

2013 January: Villa Enterprises celebrates banner year, builds momentum for 2013

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Jan. 2, 2013 – With the close of 2012, Villa Enterprises Management Ltd., Inc., a global multi-concept restaurant operator, celebrates another successful year, further expanding its portfolio, opening concepts in four additional countries and announcing aggressive plans for acquisition. “We’ve built remarkable momentum, growing our portfolio and enhancing our offerings across our brands,”More »

2013 January: Aurelio’s Pizza new owner rejuvenates Naples, Florida location

NAPLES, FL, December 27, 2012 — Aurelio’s Pizza, a household name in the Naples area, is officially open in its new Coastland Center location, under new ownership and ready to serve pizza lovers authentic Aurelio’s pizza. For the past 15 years, Aurelio’s has been a favorite of thin-crust, Chicago-style pizza aficionados in Naples. New ownersMore »

2013 January: Amici’s East Coast Pizzeria celebrates 25 years in Bay Area

San Mateo, CA. — Amici’s East Coast Pizzeria (www.amicis.com), the company that introduced authentic thin-crust, East Coast-style pizza to the Bay Area, celebrated its 25th anniversary on December 29, 2012. Founded by partners and East Coast natives Peter Cooperstein and Mike Forter, the first location on Third Avenue in San Mateo opened in 1987. SubsequentMore »

2013 January: zpizza Celebrates National Pizza Week by daring pizza lovers to go beyond pepperoni

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — In honor of National Pizza Week, January 7-12, zpizza is launching a national campaign called “Dare to Go Beyond Pepperoni” that challenges pizza lovers to explore beyond their usual order and try one of zpizza’s fresh and eclectic Creation Pizzas, including Napoli, ZBQ, Tuscan, Provence and Berkeley Vegan,More »

2012 December: NYPD Pizza unveils new ale in partnership with Phoenix Ale Brewery

PHOENIX (December 18, 2012) – NYPD Pizza, a locally owned and operated family pizza kitchen with locations throughout metro-Phoenix, has crafted a proprietary beer, called Uptown Amber Ale, in partnership with The Phoenix Ale Brewery. NYPD Pizza is the only pizza restaurant in the Greater Phoenix Area that offers a private-label beer. The new brewMore »