2012 November: Pizza Factory Inc. franchise changes ownership

Pizza Factory Inc., a 110 unit franchise headquartered in California recently sold to long-time franchisee, Ms. Mary Jane Riva. Riva brings over 22 years of restaurant experience to the 33 year old “We Toss’em, They’re Awesome” Pizza Factory franchise. She currently owns and operates two Pizza Factories in southern California. As the new President andMore »


JACKSON, Miss. (November 12, 2012) – Unified Brands announces the addition of Steve Carlson as director of national chain accounts. Carlson is responsible for strategic growth in the chain market segment in addition to leading the chain account management team. Carlson’s extensive sales director experience most recently includes director of national sales responsibilities for ChipitaMore »

2012 November: PERFORMANCE Foodservice-ROMA, Bacio Cheese launch relief effort and rebate program

RICHMOND, Va. — PERFORMANCE Foodservice-ROMA and Bacio Cheese has launched Bacio Cheese Blocks of Hope,™ a Hurricane Sandy relief program for pizzerias and victims of the recent storm. For every pound of Bacio Cheese sold nationwide between Nov. 18, 2012, and Feb. 16, 2013, PERFORMANCE Foodservice-ROMA will donate 10 cents to the American Red CrossMore »

2012 November: UNO Chicago Grill launches new family size pizza for take-out

BOSTON, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — UNO Chicago Grill is introducing a new line of family size pizzas available for takeout only that will roll out in restaurants nationwide November 8. As part of this launch, UNO’s has teamed up with Services for the UnderServed (SUS), a non-profit organization that provides direct support services toMore »

2012 November: Fazoli’s launches promotion to win free spaghetti for year

LEXINGTON, Ky., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The fork, made popular by Italian nobility, first appeared in the 4(th) century B.C. It started with just two prongs, then three, and finally four. The fork has really changed the way we eat. With a variety of entrees that you can use a fork to dig into,More »

2012 November: Domino’s Pizza expands mobile ordering lineup with new Spanish-language app

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 8, 2012 – Domino’s Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, is launching its new Spanish-language ordering app for smartphones, available immediately. With this update to its current app, Domino’s currently covers more than 80 percent of smartphones, and will now offer a language alternative for Hispanic consumers.More »

2012 November: Villa Enterprises management celebrates first stores in Egypt

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Nov. 5, 2012 – Villa Enterprises Management Ltd., Inc. (and its affiliates, Villa Enterprises), the global multi-concept restaurant franchisor, today announced the grand opening of a brand new Villa Italian Kitchen and Bananas in Cairo, Egypt. These locations mark Villa Enterprises’ first stores to open in Egypt. The new restaurants opened this weekMore »

2012 November: Healthy Schools Campaign Recognizes Betco Corporation for Vision and Support of Green Cleaning in Schools

Toledo, OH – November 8, 2012 -Betco Corporation is pleased to announce the release of Healthy Schools Campaign’s updated, expanded and re-designed fourth edition of The Quick & Easy Guide to Green Cleaning in Schools. Betco® has been a Supporting Partner since 2006 and was recently recognized by the Healthy Schools Campaign for its continuingMore »

2012 November: LaRosa’s announces Columbus-area expansion

CINCINNATI, OH – November 7, 2012 – To celebrate its announcement that it plans to expand to the Columbus area, LaRosa’s Pizzeria staged “LaRosa’s Perfect Pizza Meet & Eat” on October 26 in Dublin, Ohio, an affluent suburban area of Columbus. Team Members from the iconic Cincinnati family pizza restaurant served free hot, delicious pizzaMore »