2013 June: Boombozz Pizza & Taphouse to open in Jeffersonville, Indiana

LOUISVILLE (June 3, 2013) – Boombozz Pizza & Taphouse will open its doors late this summer with a 195-seat capacity restaurant and bar with patio seating. The restaurant will be occupy 6,000 square feet in the Jeffersonville Town Center on Veterans Parkway. Restaurant executive and franchisee Rich Cleaves chose Jeffersonville as an ideal location forMore »

2013 June: Brixx Wood Fired Pizza expands into Georgia

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 4, 2013 –– The wood fired taste born in the Carolinas is heading further south and preparing to open its first three locations in the state of Georgia this fall. Brixx Wood Fired Pizza restaurants will open in the Atlanta suburbs of Peachtree City and Marietta, and in Athens, Georgia. All threeMore »

2013 June: CiCi’s Pizza Explores Growth Opportunities in Nation’s Top-Tier Airports

Coppell, Texas– CiCi’s Pizza, home of the endless pizza, pasta, salad and dessert buffet, has announced that it is exploring growth opportunities in nontraditional venues after introducing several new restaurant prototypes designed exclusively for airports. The initiative to expand in airports marks a significant milestone for the company, whose nontraditional growth plans also includes venuesMore »

Restaurant Performance Index hits 10-month high

Restaurant Performance Index hits 10-month high

The National Restaurant Association has announced that higher same-store sales and an improved outlook among restaurant operators has driven its Restaurant Performance Index to its 10-month high of 101.0 in April. “Growth in the Restaurant Performance Index was due largely to restaurant operators’ healthier outlook for the business environment in the coming months,” said HudsonMore »


Incorporating a specialty cheese into a favorite dish adds value for restaurant patrons. Pairing basic pantry items with distinctive specialty cheeses are sure to captivate customers. Add intrigue to the menu with these trendy and irresistible ideas: 1. White Bean Hummus and Stella® Aged Asiago Cheese Flatbread A traditional Italian favorite, with flavors ranging fromMore »

Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen freshens up the Florida Turnpike

MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 30, 2013– Villa Enterprises Management Ltd., Inc. (www.villaenterprises.com), a global multi-concept restaurant franchisor, announced the reopening of two Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen locations along the Florida Turnpike. As part of the Florida Turnpike’s multi-million dollar system-wide service plaza reconstruction project, renovated concepts opened recently at the Fort Drum and Turkey Lake serviceMore »

Blue Moon Pizza celebrates 10th anniversary

Blue Moon Pizza celebrates 10th anniversary

Atlanta’s fun and trendy family Restaurant, Blue Moon Pizza turns “10” on June 7th, 2013!!! Stop by any Blue Moon Pizza Restaurant location all week long for unbeatable Drink “Specials” and free Give-Aways. Enjoy a complimentary slice of Birthday Cake when you dine in on June 7th!!! Blue Moon Pizza Restaurant’s Birthday celebrates YOU ~More »

Louisville trucking company cited for keeping food at 77 F


Louisville, Kentucky TV station WAVE3 has reported that a local truck company has been found transporting food by semi at 77 degrees, double the maximum temperature required of 41 degrees. It has become such an issue that Indiana State Police has stepped up its efforts to pull over food-carrying semis to check for temperature compliance.More »