UPDATED — Winners announced in Caputo Cup Pizza Competition and Global Pizza Summit in New York

Jesus Solis - Forcella Brooklyn
1st Place Neapolitan Style 
USA Caputo Cup 2016
Photo by Tony DeFilippis

Naples’ largest pizza competition which took place in NY, has concluded & winners have been announced.  Below is a recap of the results of the 2016 USA Caputo Cup: Neapolitan Style 1st Place:  Jesus Solis – Forcella, Brooklyn, NY 2nd Place: Gimmy Piperku – Forno Rosso, Chicago, IL 3rd Place:  Henry Paciullo – Forno Rosso,More »

Papa John’s First National Pizza Chain to Announce Elimination of Artificial Flavors and Synthetic Colors from Entire Food Menu

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Say goodbye to artificial flavors and synthetic colors, and say hello to “Better” in 2016 LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Papa John’s is continuing to deliver on its promise to bring “Better Ingredients” by becoming the first national pizza chain to announce it has removed artificial flavors and synthetic colors from its entire food menu. This includesMore »

Download The 2016 Intl. Pizza Expo Mobile App!

pizza expo mobile app

Navigate the event like a pro with the Intl. Pizza Expo mobile app, powered by core-apps.com With the Intl. Pizza Expo mobile app, you can: Stay organized with up-to-the-minute Exhibitor, Speaker, and Event information Sync the app across all of your devices with Multi-Device Sync Receive important real-time communications from International Pizza Expo Build aMore »

Hot Toppings Pizza Heats Up Houston

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Hot Toppings Pizza opened its first location in December at 7705 Westheimer, Houston, Texas. Hot Toppings offers a wide selection of toppings for a build your own pizza and salad experience, where most pizzas cook less than three minutes.  With the recent arrival of out-of-state franchises into Houston, Hot Toppings is differentiating itself by beingMore »

Pizza Studio Southcenter (Tukwila, WA) opens with a giving spirit

SEATTLE, WA– Pizza Studio proudly announces the opening of its first Washington location at 17250 Southcenter Parkway, Tukwila, WA 98188. On December 16 and 17, holiday shoppers were treated to a well-deserved, delicious pizza break as Pizza Studio in Southcenter opened its doors for the first time. To celebrate the season of giving, the create-your-ownMore »

1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza Inks 12-Unit Deal in South Florida

Entrepreneurial Couple Sees Potential in Emerging Customizable Fast-Casual Pizza Brand Galloway, N.J. – (Jan. 4, 2016) – 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza, a fast-casual restaurant serving authentic, hand-tossed Neapolitan pizza with an American spin, has signed a franchise agreement to bring 12 units to South Florida, the first of which is expected to open by MarchMore »

PIZZAFIRE Expands To Cleveland’s West Side With New Rocky River location!

Cleveland, OH—Cleveland based chef and national pizza guru Sean Brauser is leading the new pizza revolution…and he’s just opened his 5th PIZZAFIRE restaurant in only 13 months in Rocky River on Center Ridge Road! PIZZAFIRE is FAST! It’s a casual, create your favorite pizza restaurant where your custom masterpiece is fire baked in only 180More »

Pizza Hut Introduces Category’s First $5 Flavor Menu

Beginning Jan. 4, new menu features seven items, including pizza, WingStreet® Wings, Hershey’s® desserts, Tuscani® pasta, signature sides, and Pepsi® beverages, for $5 each when ordering two or more   PLANO, TEXAS (Jan. 4, 2016) – The days of having to sacrifice quality to get a great deal from a pizza company are over withMore »

Five Bold Bacon Pizzas

Five Bold Bacon Pizzas

People love bacon, right? What’s not to love? Let’s give them what they want. Here are five bacon pizza recipes to test in your pizzeria: California BLT A popular sandwich made pizza style with an Alfredo base, bacon, mozzarella and white cheddar cheese, California tomatoes, romaine lettuce, Italian vinaigrette and Parmesan. Click here for theMore »

Five winter soups (recipes) are…


Of course, January is National Soup Month. It’s winter and warm soup hits the spot. Five customer-pleasing, comfort winter soups to menu are: Click each soup title to go to a full recipe with instructions. For more winter recipe ideas, check out the 2016 Pizza Today Menu Guide.