December 2013

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John Gutekanst
How well do you maintain your food costs?
The money captured from the sale of food is the epicenter of every restaurant’s monetary flow. From here, the ... more »
Bill Oakley
International Pizza Expo® is Just Around the Corner!
March 24-27, 2014 – Las Vegas Convention Center — We are pulling out all the stops to make sure ... more »
Pizza Industry Expert Big Dave Ostrander offers more tips on selling an existing pizzeria
Give Your Menu Muscle
Your menu can’t simply be a price list. People who focus on cost don’t focus on buying. To turn ... more »
2014 Pizza Today Menu Guide
2014 Pizza Today Menu Guide
Pizza Today columnist Tony Gemignani argues in a recent column that trend and tradition can co-exist on a pizzeria ... more »
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Man on the Street: Customers Want Show and Tell
“I could tell you, but then I’d have to kill you.” It’s the most boring answer to a simple ... more »
cutting brussel sprouts, kitchen prep
Research & Development: An In-house Approach
When I decided to open my first pizzeria, I knew exactly what style of pizza I wanted to make: ... more »
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The Art & Science of Menu Design
When the commodities markets spiked in 2010, squeezing the margins of pizzeria outlets across the country, Joey Buona’s crafted ... more »
wheat crust margherita pizza
Whole Grain Dough Done Right
There has been a continued interest in developing more foods containing whole grains over the past several years. Part ... more »
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December 2013: Inbox
No Excuse For Poor Service As a long time restaurant operator I would take this one on the chin ... more »
roasted garlic potato soup
2014 Pizza Today Menu Guide — Winter
«Menu Guide Home  «Winter  «Spring  «Summer  «Fall More great winter recipes: Beast Mode Calzone Jacque Farrell Farrelli’s Wood Fire ... more »
Betsy Craig Menutrinfo gluten free
A Conversation with Betsy Craig, MenuTrinfo, on Creating a Gluten-free Menu
The desire for gluten free has gone so much past Celiac Disease and into a choice diet and people ... more »
Pizza Calabrese
Chef Jeff makes Pizza Calabrese
Pizza Today Chef Expert Jeff Freehof makes Pizza Calabrese with step-by-step instructions.
Chicken Cordon Bleu Pizza
Chef Jeff makes Chicken Cordon Bleu Pizza
Pizza Today Chef Expert Jeff Freehof makes Chicken Cordon Bleu Pizza with step-by-step instructions.
Jeremy White
Commentary: Master Your Menu
Why do people come to your pizzeria, first and foremost? To eat, right? Once upon a time, you could ... more »
Chipotle Chicken Pizza
Chef Jeff makes Chicken Chipotle Pizza
Pizza Today Chef Expert Jeff Freehof makes Chicken Chipotle Pizza with step-by-step instructions.
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Chef Jeff makes Italian Sushi
Pizza Today Chef Expert Jeff Freehof makes Italian Sushi with step-by-step instructions.
The Martella dessert pizza
Pizza Today’s Chef Jeff makes a Martella Dessert Pizza
Pizza Today Chef Expert Jeff Freehof makes The Martella Dessert Pizza with step-by-step instructions.
toasted ravioli
Chef Jeff Makes Toasted Ravioli
Pizza Today Chef Expert Jeff Freehof makes Toasted Ravioli with step-by-step instructions.
Marinated Olives
Chef Jeff makes Olive Tapenade
Pizza Today Chef Expert Jeff Freehof makes Olive Tapenade with step-by-step instructions.
roasted garlic potato soup
Chef Jeff makes Roasted Potato Garlic Soup
Pizza Today Chef Expert Jeff Freehof makes Roasted Potato Garlic Soup  with step-by-step instructions.
Caprese Sliders
2014 Pizza Today Menu Guide — Summer
«Menu Guide Home  «Winter  «Spring  «Summer  «Fall More great summer recipes: Blueberry and Apple Bread Pudding 2 cups whole ... more »
Caprese Sliders
Cheff Jeff makes Caprese Sliders
Pizza Today Chef Expert Jeff Freehof makes Caprese Sliders with step-by-step instructions.
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December 2013: Social Media
Pizza Tweets Pizza Shuttle @pizzashuttle Grab this YUMMY DEAL! Lg 3-topp pizza & 2 chocolatechip cookies $12 Mon 10/14-Thur ... more »
December 2013 Cover menu guide
December 2013: Places that Rock
Co. 230 Ninth Avenue New York, New York 10001 (212) 243-1105 www.co-pane.com Co. has a modern contemporary look with ... more »
Chicken Cordon Bleu Pizza
Chef Jeff makes Chicken Cordon Bleu Pepperoni
Pizza Today Chef Expert Jeff Freehof makes Chicken Cordon Bleu Pepperoni with step-by-step instructions.
Roasted Eggplant Eggrolls
Chef Jeff makes Roasted Eggplant and Red Pepper Egg Rolls
Pizza Today Chef Expert Jeff Freehof makes Roasted Eggplant and Red Pepper Egg Rolls with step-by-step instructions.
Reginelli’s Saltimbocca Pizza
Chef Jeff makes Chicken Saltimbocca Pizza
Pizza Today Chef Expert Jeff Freehof makes Chicken Saltimbocca Pizza with step-by-step instructions.
Kung Pao 
Chicken Pizza
Chef Jeff makes Kung Pao Pizza
Pizza Today Chef Expert Jeff Freehof makes Kung Pao Pizza with step-by-step instructions.
Stuffed Mushrooms
Chef Jeff makes Pizza Stuffed Mushrooms
Pizza Today Chef Expert Jeff Freehof makes Pizza Stuffed Mushrooms with step-by-step instructions.
Arancini
Chef Jeff makes Arancini
Pizza Today’s Chef Expert Jeffrey Freehof shares how to make arancini with step-by-step directions.
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Chef Jeff makes Pistachio Dusted Goat Cheese Salad
Pizza Today Chef Expert Jeff Freehof makes Pistachio Dusted Goat Cheese Salad with step-by-step instructions.
Stuffed Mushrooms
2014 Pizza Today Menu Guide — Fall
«Menu Guide Home  «Winter  «Spring  «Summer  «Fall More great fall recipes: Devil Fingers Jay Jerrier Cane Rosso, Dallas, TX ... more »
Kung Pao 
Chicken Pizza
2014 Pizza Today Menu Guide — Spring
«Menu Guide Home  «Winter  «Spring  «Summer  «Fall More great spring recipes: Jack and John Pizza Jacque Farrell Farrelli’s Wood ... more »
soup macaroni and cheese and pizza
Market Your Dishes In-house
When John Farrell went to visit his daughter, Jacque, at college, they were treated to dinner cooked by the ... more »
pesto pizza
Respecting the Craft: Trending and Traditional Pizza Toppings Can Co-exist
Q: Are traditional toppings a thing of the past or do they still have a place in our kitchens? ... more »