Persona Wood Fired Pizzeria Signs Development Deal for Five Restaurants in Houston

SANTA BARBARA, Cali. – Persona Wood Fired Pizzeria, the only create-your-own, hand crafted pizzeria concept of its kind with a World Pizza Champion at the helm, has signed a five-unit deal for Houston. This marks the brand’s first franchise development agreement in the state of Texas. The new Persona locations in Houston will be ownedMore »

PizzaRev Heats Up Santa Barbara and Palmdale, CA

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Craft Your Own Pizza Concept Donates more than $10,000 to Local Charities   LOS ANGELES  (April 29, 2015) – California’s award winning fast-casual pizza concept, PizzaRev, expands the better pizza revolution with the opening of two new corporate-owned locations this month in Santa Barbara, CA and Palmdale, CA. PizzaRev opened eight new restaurants since JanuaryMore »

Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria Opens 41st Location In One Of Chicago’s Hottest Neighborhoods

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Just in time for Chicago’s al fresco dining season, Lou Malnati’s will offer great outdoor dining space in Lincoln Square   CHICAGO, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — In 1971, Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria ( opened their first restaurant on Lincoln Avenue in Lincolnwood. On Monday, May 4, the family owned business will open their 41st locationMore »

Fast Casual Fuels Technomic Top 500 Growth Once Again


Pieology ends year as fastest-growing chain, becomes first build-your-own pizza concept to crack ranks of largest brands   CHICAGO, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Once again, there is nothing casual about the fast-casual sector’s ascent as the growth engine of the U.S. restaurant industry. Fast-casual brands in Technomic Inc.’s Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report increasedMore »

We’re Going to Need a Bigger … Everything! Pizza Hut Introduces Big Flavor Dippers Pizza

World’s Largest Pizza Company Creates Nearly 2-Foot Long Playful Pizza Option that Includes 24 Dipping Strips and 4 Sauce Choices for $12.99; Free 2-liter Pepsi Product When Ordered at   PLANO, TEXAS (April 27, 2015) – Pizza night across the country is getting a big upgrade thanks to the newest innovation from Pizza Hut®:More »

TXU Energy, Papa John’s Celebrate Earth Day by Distributing 12,000 Tree Seedlings Around Houston

HOUSTON, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — TXU Energy and Papa John’s partnered to deliver 12,000 Loblolly Pine seedlings to customers ordering pizza from Houston-area Papa John’s in celebration of Earth Day. “I’ve worked with TXU Energy for many years, and I knew this was going to be a great way to celebrate our partnership andMore »

Suwanee, Georgia Based Sid’s Pizza & Grill Announces Special Franchise Pricing For Veterans

(April 27, 2015) Suwanee, Georgia based Sid’s Pizza & Grill Managing Member Stan Kurnett announced today the company is offering a special discount to veterans interested in owning a Sid’s Pizza franchise. Active and honorably discharged former members of the military receive a 50% reduction in the initial franchise fee, a savings of $15,000. SaidMore »


Leading Los Angeles-Based Public Relations Agency Selected as Agency of Record for PizzaRev     LOS ANGELES, Calif. (April 21, 2015) – Murphy O’Brien Public Relations, a leading Los Angeles public relations firm, today announced that it has been selected as the strategic communications agency of record by PizzaRev, a fast-casual, build your own pizzaMore »

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom expands menu to include new favorites

BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom, a national casual dining restaurant known for its delicious, handcrafted pizza and vast craft beer selection, announced today the launch of its new spring menu offering, which includes new favorites for guests to customize across the nation. Additionally, the brand has expanded itsMore »