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 »

You Say Potato, Pie Five Pizza Says ‘Cheddar Bacon Pie-Tato’

Trend-setting fast-casual chain pushes the culinary envelope, combining loaded baked potato and pizza into a limited-time sensation DALLAS, Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Peanut butter and chocolate. Baseball and apple pie. Brangelina. Some combinations were meant to be. But baked potatoes and pizza? That’s just ridiculous! Or is it??? “A few of us chefs gotMore »

Blast 825 Pizza begins franchising

FRESNO, Calif., Nov. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Blast 825 Pizza, part of Milano Restaurants which includes Me-n-Ed’s Pizzerias and other iconic brands, announced today they will launch the quick-fired pizza restaurant as a franchise opportunity. California-based Blast 825 Pizza is the newest in quick-fired pizza brands, a specialized segment of the fast casual industry that’sMore »

CiCi’s Pizza listens to guest feedback, responds with significant menu changes

COPPELL, Texas, Nov. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — CiCi’s Pizza, known for its endless pizza buffet, has stepped up its pizza game with the introduction of tastier recipes and better ingredients at its nearly 500 restaurants nationwide. The chain has been developing and testing pizza upgrades to its famous buffet since earlier this year as partMore »

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 »

BoomBozz innovates again with Boom-a-GoGo

LOUISVILLE, KY (October, 2014) – When BoomBozz opens its new restaurant in Middletown Commons next Spring, guests will be treated to Boom-a-GoGo, the companies latest innovation. At night, the new restaurant will provide the traditional full service BoomBozz dining experience with delicious gourmet pizzas, famous creations and featured brews. But during lunch, BoomBozz will morphMore »

The American Pizza Community prepares for busy Halloween night

Pizza operators everywhere say convenience is key factor   Washington, D.C., October 28, 2014 – From pizza parties to frightfully fun toppings, pizza operators around the country prepare for Halloween night since it is one of the most popular days of the year to order a pizza, according to The American Pizza Community (APC).  TheMore »

PizzaFire signs northeast Ohio development deal

The fire has just started for PizzaFire, the first fast casual, fire-baked pizza restaurant of its kind in Northeast Ohio.   The first location opened on October 15 at 22 Exchange Street in Akron and PizzaFire has just announced that they have signed an 8 store development deal with local investors to open restaurants throughout NortheastMore »

RedBrick Pizza to Open Five New Locations in Four States

Restaurants will debut in Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri and Nebraska by end of year and kick off  market expansion for more than 50 sites.   DALLAS – (October 28, 2014) – RedBrick Pizza, the fast-casual restaurant serving up fresh, fire-roasted gourmet pizza, sandwiches and salads, today announced plans to expand the signature open-flame brick oven pizzaMore »