American Pizza Community responds to Pediatrics’ Childhood Obesity Report

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Washington, D.C. – January 21, 2015 – The American Pizza Community (APC) has released the following statement in response to an article published in the most recent issue of the journal Pediatrics: “Pizza is not only a dinnertime tradition for countless American families, it also provides parents the opportunity to customize what their children areMore »

Pizza Hut to debut gluten-free pizza

Pizza Hut Gluten free pizza

Pizza Category Leader Partners with Udi’s® Gluten Free and Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG) to Debut Gluten-Free Pizza   PLANO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pizza Hut, the world’s largest pizza company, is changing the game for the gluten-free community by launching Gluten-Free Pizzas through a partnership with Udi’s Gluten Free (Udi’s) and the Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG). “We partneredMore »

Philly pizzeria’s plan to end hunger spotlighted on the Ellen DeGeneres Show

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Ellen DeGeneres surprises a Philadelphia pizza shop owner with a $10,000 check from Shutterfly on the Ellen DeGeneres Show. The recipient is Mason Wartman, owner of Rosa’s Fresh Pizza in downtown Philadelphia. He created a food-sharing program to feed the homeless at his restaurant. Mason Wartman left Wall Street to open Rosa’s, which offers $1More »

HuffPost ranks best pizza styles

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Regional pizza styles have popped up across the country. Perhaps, 2014 was the year of the Detroit-style pizza with all of the media attention given to this sauce-topped rectangular pizza. Any predictions for 2015? Which pizza styles will be at the forefront of national trends? The Grandma pie and the Roman pizza are drawing earlyMore »

Pie Five unveils ‘Pizza Diet’ for New Year, new you

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New Chicken & Veggie Pie just one of many ways to enjoy healthier pizza in 2015   DALLAS, Jan. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — It’s that time of year again – the holiday hangover has set in and people everywhere are committing to live better in 2015. Here’s an idea: Resolve to eat more pizza! PieMore »

Global Pizza Summit, Caputo Cup come to NYC

The second annual Global Pizza Submit will be held in New York City on January 19 and 20, 2015. Pizza makers from the U.S. and Canada will compete to be crowned the first Caputo Cup USA Pizzaiuolo Champion and take home $1,000 and a pallet of flour for their pizzeria. Seminar participants will attend sessionsMore »

Regents Pizzeria expands into new 4,100-square-foot space

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La Jolla Pizza Institution Marries Signature Combination of American Craft Pizza and American Craft Beer with Chicago Blues Music   (December 17, 2014) La Jolla, CA — Regents Pizzeria is proud to announce its expansion into a new 4,100 square foot space adjacent to the bustling La Jolla locale it has occupied for nearly aMore »

Pie Five Teams with Blue-Chip Franchisees to Expand Midwest Footprint

Leading fast-casual pizza chain announces 55 locations heading to Michigan, Wisconsin   DALLAS, Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Who said you can’t have your pie and eat it too? Well, nobody, actually. But pizza lovers in Michigan and Wisconsin are about to get their own perfect pizza pie, made fresh and served up faster than theyMore »

World’s first 99-cheese pizza

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Johnny di Francesco of Melbourne, Australia’s 400 Gradi debuts a pizza called the Super Cheese featuring 99 cheeses –– that’s right 99. You may know di Francesco. He was crowned ‘Best Pizza Maker’ at the Pizza World Championship in Italy over the summer. The launch coincides with the new “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” movie, inMore »

Anna’s Pizza & Pasta to hold 24-hour fundraiser event

Anna’sAnna’s Pizza & Pasta of Winnebago, Illinois, has created an amazing fundraiser that may have never been done before.  Owner Brian Weavel and employee Jonah Nail will open Anna’s Pizza & Pasta early and making pizzas for 24 hours straight beginning January 3, starting at 12 noon, to raise awareness of the homeless in theMore »