January 2012

January 2012
2012 January: Dough Doctor
The Dough Doctor takes a look at modern mixers
Q: Our mixer finally crashed and we got a 40-quart vertical cutter mixer (VCM) to replace it. How does ... more »
2012 January: Did You Know?/Places That Rock
The first Pizza Hut opened in 1958 in Wichita, Kansas. The average pizzeria reports roughly $557,000 in annual sales. ... more »
2012 January: Security Breach
Protect customers’ information from security breaches
Stolen credit cards. Data security breaches. Identity theft and fraud. When customers come to your restaurant or place a ... more »
2012 January: Trending Now
2012 January: Trending Now
This year will be all about healthy eating, so be prepared to think about how you can tweak your ... more »
2012 January: My Turn
2012 January: My Turn
JP’s //Lacombe, Alberta One of the things I am proud of with my business is how I seem to ... more »
2012 January: Marketing Matters
2012 January: Marketing Matters
Employees, like all humans, thrive on commendation and compensation for all that they do. What if our staff deserves ... more »
2012 January: Man on the Street
2012 January: Man on the Street
There’s no such thing as Italian pizza. Allow me to clarify: there is no single Italian style of pizza. ... more »
2012 January: Ask Big Dave
2012 January: Ask Big Dave
Banks aren’t lending. Where do I go for growth money?Louis Phelps Kansas City, Missouri In the current economic freefall ... more »
2012 January: Expo News
2012 January: Expo News
This year we’re expanding our education program to include more than 80 business-boosting seminars and demonstrations. We’ve also added ... more »
Cane Rosso, Dallas, TX
2012 January: IL Pizzaiolo: Cane Rosso
We first met Jay Jerrier in 2008 at Campania Pizza, where he served as an investing partner in our ... more »
2012 January: Slice Of Hope
2012 January: Slice Of Hope
We weren’t exactly sure what to expect. Since October is both National Pizza Month and National Breast Cancer Awareness ... more »
2012 January: Profit & Loss
2012 January: Profit & Loss
At Proto’s Pizzeria Napoletana, the Profit and Loss report is more than a lengthy chart with boring numbers. The ... more »
2012 January: Debt Management
2012 January: Debt Management
Owning a restaurant means incurring debt — it goes with the territory. But not all debt is created equal; ... more »
2012 January: Capital Gains
2012 January: Capital Gains
Anytime Joe Fugere needed a business loan, he simply went to the local branch of his major bank. Now ... more »
2012 January: Dollars & Sense
2012 January: Dollars & Sense
When you run a restaurant, it’s easy to concentrate on the urgent. The bathrooms need cleaning, you’re almost out ... more »
2012 January: Curb Appeal
2012 January: Curb Appeal
What’s better on a cold night than a hot pizza that you didn’t have to leave the warmth of ... more »
2012 January: Remodeling By The Numbers
The Price of a Remodel
Investing in updated look can breathe new life into restaurant At a time when budgets are tight, investing in ... more »