International Pizza Challenge: Traditional/ Napoletana Winners

Traditional Mid-America Region 1st: Robert Sipes — Marco’s Pizza, Toledo, Ohio (advances to final: fourth highest overall score) 2nd: Paul Cataldo 3rd: Joe Abdul   International Region 1st: Aaron Gehrman — Emilio Finatti Pizzeria, White Rock, BC, Canada (advances to final: third highest overall score) 2nd: Francesco Vitiello 3rd: Vincenzo Capuano   Southeast Region 1st:More »

Pizza Expo 2015 — The Competitions Highlights

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International Pizza Expo 2015 at the Las Vegas Convention Center is home to the International Pizza Challenge and the World Pizza Games. Check out the high-flying, pizza-spinning action of the World Pizza Games, while pizza makers from around the battle for top honors in their divisions in the International Pizza Challenge (Winners will be announcedMore »

Sunday — Go Behind the Scenes Hours Prior to Pizza Expo 2015

Industry readies for the World’s Largest Pizza Trade Show The School of Pizzeria Management is already in session. Today, we kick off International Pizza Expo 2014 with New Operator Monday. While attendees hit the classroom, exhibitors ready their booths for the Exhibit Hall to open on Tuesday, at 10 a.m. Setting up a show floorMore »

Pizza Expo 2015 — 5 Can’t-miss Moments

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International Pizza Expo is finally here. Pizza Today is your guide to the largest pizza industry trade show. The exhibit hall is the size of six-and-a-half football fields and the educational program is packed with 95 business-boosting seminars, workshops and demonstrations. Pizza makers from across the world compete for top honors in the International PizzaMore »

Visa, Pizza Hut and Accenture Develop Connected Car Commerce Experience

Leading global brands combine innovative payment and mobile technologies to create in-car purchase experiences that are secure, convenient and easy   BARCELONA, Spain–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), Pizza Hut and Accenture (NYSE:ACN) today announced they are working together to develop a proof-of-concept connected car to test mobile and online purchases on the go. The connected carMore »

American Food Trends “Heat Up” Via Social Food Sharing

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New data from the National Pork Board reveals diverse flavors lead food sharing; pork is the “spiciest” meat   DES MOINES, Iowa, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — After analyzing more than 30 million posts1 on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to discover what makes up the ultimate American meal, the National Pork Board (NPB) in conjunctionMore »

Little Caesars Feeds America’s Bacon Obsession with new Bacon Wrapped Crust DEEP!DEEP! Dish Pizza

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DETROIT, Feb. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Little Caesars® is enthusiastically embracing one of America’s enduring food obsessions with its indulgent new Bacon Wrapped Crust DEEP!DEEP!™ Dish pizza. The mouthwatering pizza packs a big flavor punch with two types of bacon and classic pepperoni on a Detroit-style deep dish crust.  Little Caesars is the first quickMore »

National Pizza Day — Every Day for Pizzeria Operators

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Today is National Pizza Day, or as we at Pizza Today like to call EVERY DAY. Sure there are other days on a calendar year observing pizza’s popularity. Capitalize on any occasion to broaden the reach of your brand. Today’s observance is trending on Twitter’s Top-5 right now with the hashtag #NationalPizzaDay. Take time to commemorateMore »