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 »

Texas Restaurant Association selects Revention as preferred partner

April 21, 2015 – Revention is pleased to announce that the company has been selected as a Preferred Partner by the Texas Restaurant Association (TRA). After a rigorous and lengthy process of selection, TRA chose Revention as the first company awarded the honor of being a TRA Preferred Partner in the last 5 years. NotMore »

Donatos continues domination of fast-casual pizza segment with national expansion initiative

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The fast casual pizza segment has gone from nowhere to seemingly everywhere with head-spinning speed. And while a band of start-ups have debuted in the past few years, Donatos Pizza, the leading pizza chain in Technomic’s most recent Top 150 Fast-Casual Chain Restaurant Report, is dominating the category. And they’re showing noMore »

Papa John’s Serves up its “Better Ingredients” with New Social and Digital Resources

Pizza-maker leverages online channels to highlight pizza ingredient quality: No trans-fats, MSG, fillers in meat toppings, BHA or BHT, or partially hydrogenated oils   LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Delivering consumers better ingredients for more than 30 years, Papa John’s is providing a facelift to its digital and social channels by sharing new ingredient statements, definitions and details.More »