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Chicken Enchilada Lasagna Photo by Josh Keown
Transform Traditional Lasagna with Updated Ingredients
Lasagna is such a staple in the landscape of Italian restaurants and in many pizzerias across our great land. ... more »
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San Francisco: Pizza Today’s whirlwind tour of the city’s most popular independent pizzerias
Frisco Free For All: Pizza Today does a whirl wind tour of some of San Francisco’s most popular independent ... more »
Photo by Josh Keown
The Magic of Marsala
You would never guess that just three basic ingredients lay the foundation for a high-end classic Old World dish. ... more »
Tony Gemignani
Tony Gemignani talks tips on buying wood-burning ovens
Q: Should I buy a wood-burning oven when I open my pizzeria? A: I get this question almost every ... more »
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2013 Top 100 Pizza Companies List
Click here to view and download pdf version of Pizza Today’s Top 100 Pizza Companies. Pizza Today counts down ... more »
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2013 Pizza Today Top 100 Pizza Companies
Last month, we published our list of the nation’s 100 most successful independent operations. Now, we present to you ... more »
See Kelly & Aldo’s adventure at Pizza Expo now at PizzaToday.com
The Expo Experience from First-timers’ Perspective
MISSION: PIZZAEXPO Meet Kelly and Aldo Musico, owners of Aldo’s Ristorante Italiano in Naples, Florida. The couple have been ... more »
Skechers President Michael Greenberg invested in Los Angeles-based Fresh Brothers, giving the company the added capital it needed to grow the chain. Photo by Josh Keown
Shark Tank: Pizza Edition Securing investors for your growing pizzeria
When looking to finance growth, pizzeria operators encounter few sources: the company’s cash reserves; loans from family and friends; ... more »
Chorizo Meatball Pizza Photo by Josh Keown
Chorizo takes your pizza menu to the next level
Chorizo is one famous sausage with many forms and variations around the globe. In the States, it has been ... more »
Photo by Josh Keown
A Communal Table: The Trendy seating movement can maximize square footage
The idea of sitting at a table with complete strangers terrifies some, while energizing others. A table that seats ... more »
Tom Lehmann
Dough Doctor Tom Lehmann calculates party-sized pizza
Q: We are planning to offer a party size pizza that will be baked on an 18-inch x 26-inch ... more »
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Pizza Places that Rock & Pizza Industry Statistics — November 2013
The National Restaurant Association says 71 percent of adults are more likely to visit a restaurant that offers locally ... more »
Scott Weiner
Man on the Street Scott Wiener talks quick-serve Neapolitan pizza concepts
What is the future of pizza? It’s becoming clearer every day that pizza’s past is circling back to carry ... more »
Dave Ostrander
Pizza Industry Expert Big Dave Ostrander talks take-and-bake pizza instructions
Q: I’m tinkering with adding a take-and-bake component to my pizzeria, but it makes me nervous because I don’t ... more »
Jacque Farrell of Farrelli's Pizzeria
A Conversation with Jacque Farrell, Farrelli’s Wood Fire Pizza — Inside look at its new online ordering system
We believe it has been time for a while (to offer online ordering). With the evolution of the accessibility ... more »
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Pizzeria Social Media Marketing — November 2013
Pizza Tweets Flatbread Pizza @Flatbread_Pizza With the end of the day rolling near, come enjoy Ladies Night with 20% ... more »
Joe Abate, Owner/Operator Luigi's Apizza
Inbox: Triple Decker Fried Pizza
My name is Joe Abate. I’m the owner of Luigi’s Apizza in New Haven, CT, and a fan and ... more »
Bill Oakley
International Pizza Expo 2014: Open for Business
Can you imagine a show floor larger than five-and-a-half football fields with nothing but pizza-related supplies, equipment and services? ... more »
Jeremy White
Jeremy White, Commentary — The Expo Experience Through the Eyes of First-timers
In 2012 we ended our Slice of Hope ride in Naples, Florida. Kelly and Aldo Musico, owners of Aldo’s ... more »