Pizzicato Pizza creates first employee scholarship at Portland State University

(Portland, Ore.) November 21, 2014 — Pizzicato Pizza, a local company celebrating 25 years next month, is supporting its employees in a new way—through scholarships at Portland State University. It is the first company to create a scholarship at PSU for current employees. Tracy Frankel, company owner and president, and Felix Rippel, chief executive officer,More »

Irish chain releases customer ‘pizza-nality’ study

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Irish restaurant chain Milano’s went a bit further than merely a demographic study of its patrons to take a Freudian look at each customer’s’ ‘pizza-nality’. According to the Irish Mirror, smell and taste experts led by Dr. Alan Hirsh conducted a series of psychiatric and personality tests on 500 adults to decipher the personality traitsMore »

Pizza Hut rolls out biggest brand evolution ever

Crust Flavors, Premium Ingredients, Sauces, Drizzles, Specialty Recipes all part of Menu Expansion at the World’s Largest Pizza Company New logo, box, uniforms, digital experience round out redefinition of the pizza category by Pizza Hut PLANO, Texas, Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Ten new crust flavors. Five new premium ingredients. Four new flavor-packed drizzles. NewMore »

Thrillist names “The Best Pizzeria in Every State in America”

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                Following up its “America’s 33 Best Pizza Shops,” the lifestyles media site Thrillist goes state by state to select pizza supremacy in “The Best Pizzeria in Every State in America.” The honor of Pizza Today’s home state of Kentucky went to Coals Artisan Pizza. Ah yes, weMore »

David Gibbs promoted to global Pizza Hut CEO, effective January 1, 2015

Gibbs will succeed Scott Bergren who is retiring; Tracy Skeans promoted to President, Pizza Hut, International   LOUISVILLE, KY (November 3, 2014) – YUM Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) announced today that David Gibbs will be promoted to Global Pizza Hut Chief Executive Officer on January 1, 2015. Gibbs, 51, who currently serves as President, PizzaMore »

Chuck E. Cheese’s announces acquisition of Peter Piper Pizza

IRVING, Texas, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – CEC Entertainment, Inc. (“CEC”), the nationally recognized leader in family dining and entertainment which operates 577 Chuck E. Cheese’s stores, today announced that CEC has acquired Peter Piper Pizza (“Peter Piper”), a leading pizza and entertainment restaurant chain operating 32 company-owned locations and 115 franchises in the southwesternMore »

NYC’s biggest pizza party raises over $30,000 for Food Bank For New York City

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New York – October 15, 2014 –  Fifty of NYC’s top pizzerias assembled under one roof on October 9th to raise money for Food Bank For New York City. More than 1,200 pizzas were sold, along with other food and drink provided by local companies. Funds raised at the event were matched by micro-blogging WebMore »

Great Value Colleges selects 50 Great College Town Pizza Shops

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Collegiate resource site Great Value Colleges selects “50 Great (and mostly cheap!) College Town Pizza Shops.” The ranking is based on proximity to a college, awards won, and Yelp ratings, as well as consideration for late hours, low prices and novelty. Great Value Colleges’ top 10 pizzerias include: 10. Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana — NewMore »

Thrillist names “The 33 Best Pizza Shops in America”

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Online media site Thrillist has released its list of “The 33 Best Pizza Shops in America.” This is the second year for the Thrillist list, which is comprised from a panel of the media outlet’s editors in large metropolitan cities across the country. The alphabetical listing included such pizzerias as Antico Pizza Napoletana in Atlanta,More »

Virginia Children’s Festival hosts Ynot Pizza Games and Obstacle Course

NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Ynot Pizza & Italian Cuisine is set to hold the 5(th) annual Ynot Pizza Games at the Virginia Children’s Festival at Town Point Park on Saturday, October 4, 2014. The Ynot Pizza Games will be held on the main event stage at 12:00 p.m. The recently commenced trialsMore »