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 »

Empire Bakery Equipment hires Jim Markee as Foodservice Bakery Director

Empire Bakery Equipment is proud to welcome Jim Markee, a thirty-five year Foodservice Industry veteran, to the team! Jim Markee has joined Empire Bakery Equipment, Hicksville, New York, as Foodservice Bakery Director. In this capacity, Mr. Markee will direct the Foodservice Bakery Group and be the principle liaison between Empire and its growing network ofMore »

Hungry Howie’s Pizza introduces Loaded Baked Potato Pizza Crust

Pizza Franchise Launches New Limited Time Crust   MADISON HEIGHTS, MI (January 5, 2015) – Hungry Howie’s Pizza, the originator of the flavored crust pizza, has unveiled its latest limited time offer, the Loaded Baked Potato flavored pizza crust. This original crust concept will be available starting today through March, so pizza enthusiasts better “open,More »

Pizza Studio opens new location in Compton and 26th store nationwide

Compton city officials commemorate Pizza Studio opening with ribbon cutting   COMPTON, Calif., Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Pizza Studio opens its newest location in Compton, CA on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. The opening marks the 26th store for the rapidly growing franchise. Compton city officials including City Manager Johnny Ford, City Clerk Alita Godwin, and SeniorMore »

Global Pizza Summit, Caputo Cup come to NYC

The second annual Global Pizza Submit will be held in New York City on January 19 and 20, 2015. Pizza makers from the U.S. and Canada will compete to be crowned the first Caputo Cup USA Pizzaiuolo Champion and take home $1,000 and a pallet of flour for their pizzeria. Seminar participants will attend sessionsMore »

Regents Pizzeria expands into new 4,100-square-foot space

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La Jolla Pizza Institution Marries Signature Combination of American Craft Pizza and American Craft Beer with Chicago Blues Music   (December 17, 2014) La Jolla, CA — Regents Pizzeria is proud to announce its expansion into a new 4,100 square foot space adjacent to the bustling La Jolla locale it has occupied for nearly aMore »

Pie Five to introduce fast casual pizza to the Commonwealth

Trend-setting chain announces 10 locations coming to Lexington, Louisville   LEXINGTON, Ky., Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Attention, pizza lovers across the Bluegrass State. Your quest for perfect, made-to-order pizza at a great price is about to end. Pie Five Pizza Co., the nation’s leading fast-casual pizza brand, announced today that it has awarded upMore »

Anna’s Pizza & Pasta to hold 24-hour fundraiser event

Anna’sAnna’s Pizza & Pasta of Winnebago, Illinois, has created an amazing fundraiser that may have never been done before.  Owner Brian Weavel and employee Jonah Nail will open Anna’s Pizza & Pasta early and making pizzas for 24 hours straight beginning January 3, starting at 12 noon, to raise awareness of the homeless in theMore »

TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants launches MOD Pizza in Michigan

Michigan-based restaurant group announces plans to bring 25 locations of the Original Superfast Pizza (MOD Pizza) to Michigan; signs first two leases planned to open in mid-2015   LIVONIA, Mich., Dec. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR), a Michigan-based family-owned restaurant group with an expansive portfolio of casual and fast-casual restaurants throughout theMore »