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 »

Big Vinny’s Take & Bake Pizza to open second location

LINCOLN, NEB. – Lincoln, Nebraska, residents will soon gain another way to create customized, restaurant-quality pizza ready to bake in the comforts of their own home. Under the guidance of iconic pizza company Godfather’s Pizza, Inc., the home-baked pizza concept uses the finest ingredients and dough made fresh daily to prepare custom ordered pizzas tailoredMore »

Chicagoland Domino’s Pizza to celebrate 100 stores now open with 100-cent pizzas

CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — All Domino’s Pizza locations in Chicagoland are celebrating reaching 100 store locations. On Saturday, Oct. 18, all 100 locations will offer one-topping medium Hand Tossed pizzas for 100 cents to celebrate the milestone (limit five per customer, carryout only). The offer will run for 100 minutes beginning at noonMore »