NRA Says Operators Should be Promoting Gift Card Sales This Holiday Season

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (November 22, 2013) – According to the National Restaurant Association, there are more than 980,000 restaurants in the country making it a $660 billion industry. Why does America have so many restaurants and people spend so much in them? The answer is simple: we are a country that likes to dine out.More »

Plug and Play Point of Sale Selects Sterling as Preferred Payment Processor

TAMPA, FL (November 18, 2013) — Sterling Payment Technologies announced today that Plug and Play POS, one of the nation’s leading point of sale distributors, has selected Sterling as its preferred Aldelo payment-processing provider. Sterling’s payment processing services will be bundled with Aldelo’s Restaurant POS Software to create a complete, seamless point of sale solutionMore »

Aurelio’s donates $15,000 to Advocate Children’s Hospital


Chicago, IL, November 11, 2013 –– As we head into the Holiday season and Advocate Children’s Hospital begins to receive gifts, Aurelio’s is honored to have delivered a gift of $15,000 to the hospital — funds raised with the help of Aurelio’s patrons nationwide October 13-19. “We’re very happy we give back to a greatMore »

Middleby Marshall Introduces the New PS360G WOW! 2 Conveyor Oven

November 12, 2013 (Elgin, IL) – Middleby Marshall has introduced the new PS360G conveyor oven with WOW! 2 technology. The new oven is designed for operators who want to replace their existing PS360/350 ovens with the same size bake chamber and updated cooking technologies. “For those who want out with the old and in withMore »

Domino’s Pizza opens first new store design in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Baton Rouge Domino’s Pizza, owned and operated by RPM Pizza, has debuted a new Domino’s Pizza store location, the first in Baton Rouge to feature the brand new Domino’s retail store design. The store is located at 3676 Harding Blvd. in Metairie. Domino’s will celebrate with aMore »

Chris Yungbluth Joins Middleby as Director of Sales for Star, Holman, and Toastmaster

Chris Yungbluth Joins Middleby as Director of Sales for Star, Holman, and Toastmaster

St. Louis, Mo. (November 7, 2013) – Chris Yungbluth has joined Star Manufacturing as Director of Sales for the Star Group. He will be responsible for leading sales initiatives and strategy in the Midwest Region for commercial foodservice brands Star, Holman and Toastmaster. “Chris’ past experience in the industry will benefit all of the brandsMore »

SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza opens sixth location in home market

KANSAS CITY, MO (Nov. 4, 2013) — Award-winning SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza has opened a sixth location in its Greater Kansas City home market. Known for its artisan food made from fresh ingredients without the gourmet price and its eclectic, affordable premium wines, SPIN! also has franchises in Southern California and the San Francisco Bay Area.More »

Little Caesars Pizza treats veterans, active military to free Crazy Bread on Veterans Day

DETROIT, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — As part of a long-standing tradition of giving back and saying “thanks” to all U.S. military men and women, Little Caesars Pizza is offering all United States armed forces veterans and active military members a free order of Crazy Bread with proof of military status at participating stores nationwide this VeteransMore »

New Live Mapping Improves Delivery Performance and Speed of Service

ABBOTSFORD, BC, November 4, 2013—SpeedLine LiveMaps™, new this week from pizza point of sale provider SpeedLine Solutions Inc., drives delivery performance and speed of service with live map data and capabilities such as mobile maps for drivers, innovative delivery zone options, and live digital wall maps. SpeedLine will offer all new and existing customers aMore »

Haven Pizzeria Pioneer to Bring Custom Pies to Northeast D.C.

D.C. area pizza purveyor Mark Bergami’s next move is bringing him to Rhode Island Row in Northeast D.C., where he will debut his entirely new restaurant, “Bergami’s,” this spring. This is Bergami’s first time owning a restaurant, but his pizza pedigree is extensive. Prior to Bergami’s, he was involved with Bethesda’s Haven Pizzeria, whose NewMore »