The Top Five Pizza Companies are…

The Top Five Pizza Companies are…

Who’s on top in the pizza industry? Each year, Pizza Today presents a list of America’s largest pizza chains. The following pizza companies stand out in the elite top five: 1. Pizza Hut — Plano, TX The leader produces $12.9 billion in annual sales with more than 14,967 stores in 90 countries. Pizza Hut firstMore »

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 »

The Top Five Independent Pizzerias are…

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Who stands out as the nation’s top pizzerias based on sales? Pizza Today presents a list of America’s leading independent pizzerias. The following pizzerias are among the Top 5: 1. Marion’s Piazza Dayton, Ohio Owner: Roger S. Glass 9 units Gross Sales: $19,627,512 2. Pitfire Artisan Pizza Los Angeles, California Owner: Paul Hibler 8 unitsMore »

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 »

Police officers complete delivery after pizza driver hurt

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To protect and serve recently included pizza delivery for two Portland, Oregon, police officers, Michael Filbert and Royce Curtiss. Pizza Hut delivery driver Ryan Rakos was hurt in an automobile accident. With injuries too severe to continue his delivery, the two officers took the pizza to the very surprised customers awaiting their order, according toMore »

Pizza Hut testing new lighter pizza offerings in two markets

Pizza Hut, which tops Pizza Today‘s Top 100 Pizza Companies annual list, is testing a lighter pizza in shops in two markets. The quiet roll out began this week and allows customers in Toledo, Ohio, to create a lighter pizza using a thinner version of the company’s signature dough with up to five toppings. EachMore »

California pizzeria’s bookkeeping files held for ransom

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A Rocklin, California pizzeria owner thought he opening an attached job application in his e-mail. Instead, the ransomware took control of computer’s data, demanding $2,000 in Bitcoins to unlock the frozen information, according to CBS Sacramento. The owner refused to pay the ransom and instead rebuilt his pizzeria’s files, costing $750, investing in a back-upMore »