New Zealand pizza chain covers billboard in rabbit skins to advertise new pizza

rabbit skin, billboard, Hell Pizza

Well, this is one way to draw attention to a billboard! New Zealand-based Hell Pizza upholstered an entire billboard with hundreds of rabbit skins to promote a new LTO pizza featuring New Zealand wild rabbit with toasted pine nuts, beetroot and horopito relish (cream cheese, rosemary and fresh spring onion). The billboard has sparked internationalMore »

Beef prices skyrocket to highest level since 1987

beef brisket on cutting board

The price of beef is expected to remain at high levels for the near future. In February, beef prices reached $5.28 per pound — its highest level since 1987. Demand for beef and a reduction in American herds due to droughts have caused the price surge.           Listen to an NPRMore »

Nearly 100 job applications found in Oregon pizza chain’s dumpster

Check a job applicant's background before hiring

A Salem, Oregon man found 98 job applications in a dumpster behind a local Little Caesars store, according to KOIN.com. His wife, who has been a victim of identity theft, contacted the local media concerned that the applications included personal information like social security numbers and dates of birth, otherwise may have fallen into theMore »

The 2014 International Pizza Challenge winners are…

International Pizza Challenge champions

International Pizza Challenge Champions Traditional Division: Brad Rocco, Bexley Pizza Plus, Bexley, OH;  American-Pan Division: Matt Molina, Capo’s, San Francisco, CA; Non-Traditional Division: Laura Meyer, Tony’s Pizza Napoletana, San Francisco, CA; Italian-Style Division: Giuseppe Manco, Della Rocco’s Pizza, New York, NY; Gluten-Free Division: Randy Hueffmeier, Randys Premier Pizza, Oakdale, MN; and 2014 Best of theMore »

Scenes from the Pizza World Championship in Parma, Italy

Parma Italy World Pizza Championship 11

  Pizza Today editor-in-chief Jeremy White is in Parma, Italy, this week for the 2014 Pizza World Championship (Campionato Mondiale Della Pizza). White has traveled to Parma with Pizza Today publisher Pete Lachapelle and Bill Oakley, executive vice president of Macfadden Protech, parent company of International Pizza Expo and Pizza Today. Flip through the galleryMore »

Pizza box fliers help catch child support offenders

Barbeque Chicken Pizza

Hopkins County’s Child Support Unit in Kentucky enlisted the help of pizzeria operators to find the area’s “most wanted” child support offenders. During a “March Mania” program, the child support unit placed “most wanted” fliers on pizza boxes at Godfather’s Pizza, Rocksans Pizza, Quality Pizza and Hobo Mickey’s Pizza in an effort to gain informationMore »

Big Monday night for pizza with NCAA Championships

  It’s going to be a huge sales night for many pizzeria operators. Pizzerias’ social media accounts are a buzz today and it’s all about college basketball and keeping their shops names top of mind with their fans by promoting game-time party packages, highlighting game-watching venue features and menu specials. As University of Connecticut andMore »

How much does a Margherita pizza cost across the country?

Motorino, New York, New York

The Margherita pizza with its crushed tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and basil is the staple of the Neapolitan classics. It’s such a beloved pizza that each year, on June 11, pizza enthusiasts dedicate the day to mark its birthday (125th in 2014). Eater took it upon itself to find out how much a Margherita pizza costsMore »