October 2009

2009 October: Better with Wine
Sauce It Up with Wine
Building a sauce with wine is a wonderful way to add acidity, body and flavor. Italian dishes with wine ... more »
carrot cake
2009 October: The Sweet Life
It’s no secret that times are tough for restaurant operators. Money is tight, customer numbers are down, and more ... more »
menu
2009 October: The Bigger…the Better?
Menu size can be a critical element to your pizzeria or restaurant. Believe it or not, offering either too ... more »
2009 October: Simple Ideas
2009 October: Simple Ideas
Stay Sharp Keeping knives sharp and handling/storing them properly are the best methods to reduce the potential for cuts ... more »
bar seating, seating, place setting, dining
2009 October: Quick & Easy
In June, Pizza Hut announced it would spend $5 million to renovate its locations in Jacksonville, Florida. The investment ... more »
2009 October: Pasta Primer
2009 October: Pasta Primer
I have been making linguine with clam sauce (both the red and white versions) in one fashion or another ... more »
2009 October: Five Questions
2009 October: Five Questions
MJ Vacco co-owns Scornovacca’s Pizza in Des Moines, Iowa. Founded by his parents in 1976, Vacco is transitioning to ... more »
2009 October: Expo News
2009 October: Expo News
I’ve got some exciting news to share regarding next year’s International Pizza Expo®, March 2–4, at the Las Vegas ... more »
2009 October: Dough Doctor
Dough storage can make or break your operation
Dough storage –– this is one of those topics that I continually get questions about, so it’s probably time ... more »
2009 October: Did You Know?
2009 October: Did You Know?
Dine-in accounts for 30 percent of the pizza industry’s annual sales. Pizza Hut, Donimo’s, Pap John’s and little Caesars ... more »
ice cream, brownie, sundae, dessert
2009 October: Cool & Creamy
As temperatures rise this summer, diners look for ways to cool down. Ice cream presents a practical solution. Sure, ... more »
2009 October: Ask Chef Jeff
2009 October: Ask Chef Jeff
Q: I read that most pizzerias aren’t using Facebook and Twitter yet. What is your experience with social networking ... more »
2009 October: A Pizza My Mind
2009 October: A Pizza My Mind
I’m a big believer in measuring how much time it takes to complete almost every task in the restaurant. ... more »
Jeremy White
2009 October: Commentary
October has always been my favorite month. I got married in October. I played high school football in October. ... more »