Barro’s Pizza and Dr Pepper Award Local Student $10,000 in Tuition

PHOENIX – January 2015 – For the third year in a row, family owned and operated, Barro’s Pizza partnered with Dr Pepper to host the higher education tuition giveaway. This is the second year that one local student received a $10,000 tuition check to put towards their college education. The contest was available to ArizonaMore »

American Institute of Baking names CFO & Vice President of Finance and IT

Ogle named AIB International’s Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Finance and IT   Manhattan, KS – Tom Ogle has been named AIB International’s Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Finance and IT. He will officially join the company Feb 2, 2015. “We are thrilled to have Tom join the AIB team,” said Andre Biane,More »

Pizza Hut to debut gluten-free pizza

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Pizza Category Leader Partners with Udi’s® Gluten Free and Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG) to Debut Gluten-Free Pizza   PLANO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pizza Hut, the world’s largest pizza company, is changing the game for the gluten-free community by launching Gluten-Free Pizzas through a partnership with Udi’s Gluten Free (Udi’s) and the Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG). “We partneredMore »

Blast 825 Pizza Celebrates Rocklin, Calif. Grand Opening with Pizza Party Jan. 28

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Quick-Fired Pizza Restaurant Offers $4 Pizza and Support for Placer SPCA Through New “Blast Buddies” Program FRESNO, Calif., Jan. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Blast 825, a quick-fired pizza restaurant, will celebrate the opening of its newest location in Rocklin, Calif. at 5198 Commons Drive with a pizza party on Wednesday, Jan. 28. The headliner ofMore »

PizzaRev continues eastward expansion with Boston franchise deal

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Los Angeles (January 14, 2015) – PizzaRev announced today an agreement with seasoned restaurateurs, Marc Phaneuf, Jr. and Marc Phaneuf, Sr., to bring LA’s favorite build-your-own pizza concept to Boston. The freshly inked deal calls for at least 10 PizzaRev locations to open throughout Boston in the next four years. This is the 14th franchiseMore »

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom Is Now Open In Sioux City, IA

The Pizza & Beer Authority Debuts in Sioux City, IA   BROOMFIELD, Colo., Jan. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom, a national casual dining restaurant known for its delicious, handcrafted pizza and vast craft beer selection, announced today that it has opened its first location in Sioux City, Iowa at 5030 Sergeant Road.More »

Georgia-based Sid’s Pizza & Grill launches Nationwide Franchise Program

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(January 13, 2015) Suwanee, Georgia based Sid’s Pizza & Grill Managing Member Stan Kurnett announced today the company is launching a national franchise program. Sid’s Pizza offers authentic Sicilian pizza, handmade from scratch and stone baked, in traditional and thin crust styles in a laid-back, vintage California surfer atmosphere. The menu also includes wings, ovenMore »

Performance Food Group names new Senior Director of Protein

RICHMOND, Va. — Performance Food Group, Inc. (PFG) today announced that Dr. Brad Morgan has been named Senior Director of Protein for the company.  He reports directly to Steve Sands, Vice President of Protein at PFG. Brad brings more than 20 years of leadership experience, research and education within the meat industry to his newMore »

Kono Pizza USA Gears Up for Franchise Growth in 2015, Appoints New Vice President of Operations

Former Edible Arrangements Executive Matt Bailey Joins Burgeoning Pizza-in-a-Cone Concept to Catapult the Brand’s Domestic Growth and Expansion   Edison, NJ (January 8, 2015) – Positioning itself for rapid growth in 2015, Kono Pizza USA, the fast-casual pioneer behind the creation of the pizza-in-a-cone concept, announced today the appointment of food industry veteran Matt BaileyMore »

Pie Five unveils ‘Pizza Diet’ for New Year, new you

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New Chicken & Veggie Pie just one of many ways to enjoy healthier pizza in 2015   DALLAS, Jan. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — It’s that time of year again – the holiday hangover has set in and people everywhere are committing to live better in 2015. Here’s an idea: Resolve to eat more pizza! PieMore »