Push for Pizza

Push for Pizza

Push for Pizza, a new food delivery service, is getting tons of buzz for its app that allows users to order a pizza with the press of a button. How does it work? Push for Pizza has partnered with other food delivery services that select one of its pizzerias at random to process the orderMore »

Could customers’ smart phones be driving slow service?

WHY SHOULD A PIZZERIA LAUNCH A SMART PHONE MOBILE APP?

Recently a New York City restaurant raised the question when management noticed an increase in negative customer reviews focused on slow service. The restaurant points the blame at patrons’ smart phones. Management at the restaurant poured over dining room security footage from 2004 and this year. Their findings concluded that table times increased from justMore »

Oops, Donato’s free pizza coupon was a mistake

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A coupon for a fee one-topping, 14-inch pizza from Donato’s Pizza was e-mailed to customers in the Columbus, Ohio area. Unfortunately the pizza chain didn’t authorize the free pizza coupon’s release. According to The Associated Press, the original e-mail was sent to less than 1,00 people. But the free pizza coupon went viral on socialMore »

Forbes columnist calls Tony’s Pizza Napoletana best pizzeria in America

Is  Tony’s Pizza Napoletana the best pizzeria in America? According to a contributing writer for Forbes, that answer is yes. This column took a hard look at the San Francisco eatery owned by 11-time World Pizza Champion and restaurateur Tony Gemignani. The Forbes columnist claims Tony’s ovens, ingredients and expertise set him above the crowd.

Pizza Today wins TABPI TABBIE Awards

Pizza Today has again been awarded a number of editorial and design awards from Trade, Association and Business Publications International (TABPI). The 11th annual TABBIE awards recognize excellence in business-to-business publications from around the globe. This year netted entries from more than 450 print and online companies. Pizza Today was only a handful of publicationsMore »

Pilot orders pizza for stranded passengers

A Frontier Airlines pilot made the news last week for ordering pizza after weather grounded the Denver-bound plane in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Pilot Gerhard Brandner bought Domino’s Pizza for passengers on Flight 719 stuck on his diverted plane after food rations dwindled during the grounding. Passengers tweeted their thanks — and photos — to the pilotMore »

UPDATE — Omaha, Nebraska pizzerias band together to support Pilger tornado victims

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Ordering a large pizza in Omaha, Nebraska yesterday held special meaning and purpose. On June 16, an EF4 tornado devastated the small town of Pilger, Nebraska. Jeff Daley, owner of Ragazzi’s Pizza in Omaha wanted to help. He created the “Pizza of Pilger” fundraiser, enlisting more than 20 pizzerias in Metro Omaha to participate inMore »