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November 15, 2017 |

Local Relevance Proves to be a Key Driver as The Pizza Press Expands Nationwide

Fast-Casual Build-Your-Own Pizza Restaurant Offers Locally Inspired Components at each Restaurant ANAHEIM, Calif. —The Pizza Press, a leading fast-casual, build-your-own pizza restaurant, has its eyes set on national expansion with 30 restaurants slated to open by early 2018. As the franchise continues its development efforts, it has put an extreme focus on maintaining local relevance… Read More

November 15, 2017 |

MAFIAoZAs 12South Pizzeria and Neighborhood Pub, Last Request pizza

MAFIAoZAs 12 South Pizzeria and Neighborhood Pub To Be Featured on The Cooking Channel’s LATE NIGHT EATS Nashville

NASHVILLE, TN—November 14, 2017-MAFIAoZAs 12South Pizzeria and Neighborhood Pub is excited to announce that the restaurant will be featured on The Cooking Channel’s LATE NIGHT EATS, Nashville. This Fall, the Cooking Channel and Chef Jordan Andino take a multi-city road trip to find the best dishes available after-dark in the new thirteen-episode series, LATE NIGHT EATS…. Read More

November 14, 2017 |

Developer signs multi-unit franchise deal to expand Artichoke Basille’s Pizza to New Jersey

The Famed New York Pizza Concept To Open New Franchised Locations In Five NJ Cities NEW YORK, NY (November 2017) – Artichoke Basille’s Pizza, the rapidly-expanding New York pizza concept known for creative, artisanal pizza that has attracted legions of fans from celebrities to native New Yorkers alike, has signed a five-unit franchise deal with local developer… Read More

November 8, 2017 |

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2018 Pizza Today Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

In recognition of the tremendous talent and drive a new generation of entrepreneurs is bringing to the industry, Pizza Today and Pizza Expo are conducting a nationwide search for the best and brightest pizzeria owner-operators who are under 40 years of age. We’re seeking nominations of pizza entrepreneurs who have been in business at least… Read More

November 8, 2017 |

Expo Spotlight: Pizza Expo 2018 is Now Open for Business

March 19-22, 2018  — Las Vegas Convention Center Can you imagine a show floor larger than six football fields with nothing but pizza-related supplies, equipment and services? At the world’s largest all-pizza conference and tradeshow, you’ll see over 1,400 booths of products and services for your pizzeria all under one roof. Designed specifically for pizzeria owners… Read More

November 6, 2017 |

Houston-based Fuzzy’s makes a World Series pizza delivery

What does last year’s MLB World Series Champion Chicago Cubs do for this year’s champion Houston Astros? Order the team pizza from the Original Fuzzy’s Pizza in Houston. Fuzzy and Rita Hajjar received a unique call-in order from the Chicago Cubs organization to send 40 pizzas to the newly crowned 2017 World Series champions at… Read More

November 3, 2017 |

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Spotted on Instagram: In Honor of World Sandwich Day (Nov. 3)

Today is World Sandwich Day (Nov. 3). Pizzerias offer some mouth-watering sandwiches. Need some sandwich inspiration, check out Pizza Today’s Soup, Sandwich & Salad Recipes. Also, look for our 2018 Menu Guide in the December 2017 issue of Pizza Today.   Explore sandwiches we spotted on Instagram:   Not all heroes wear capes. #HotItalianHero A… Read More

November 2, 2017 |

Mici to Donate 20% of Proceeds to Urban Peak for National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness

Celebrating 13 Years of Charitable Giving on November 14 DENVER, Colorado, November 2, 2017—Mici Handcrafted Italian, Denver’s popular fast-casual spot for hand-crafted Italian fare, amps up their already-robust charitable giving program, Dining for Dollars, by donating 20% of all proceeds when guests mention ‘Urban Peak’ on November 17, 2017, at all four locations, to local… Read More

Staying Ahead of Restaurant Trends Keep Pizzerias On Top

The restaurant industry is ever changing. With new restaurants popping up on a daily basis, a pizzeria’s competition can change quickly. Pizza Today offers real-time news covering pizzeria concepts, new pizzeria openings, information about the pizza industry’s top chains and franchising information. We also cover pizza industry competitions from around the world, and follow along as pizzaioli make their journeys to International Pizza Expo, held annually in Las Vegas.
Pizzeria concepts take advantage of the restaurant trends from fast-casual to new menu items. Staying updated with news in the industry can help give your long-standing pizzeria a competitive edge or provide you with new information for opening a pizzeria of your own.

 

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