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September 14, 2016 |

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Pupatella to expand highly successful Neapolitan pizzeria through corporate, franchise development

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA – September 12, 2016 – Started as a food truck in 2007, today Pupatella is a favorite Neapolitan Pizzeria among Northern Virginians, winning loyal fans with its classic artisan Neapolitan pizza. Due to high demand, Pupatalla has decided to expand through corporate development and franchise opportunities. To accomplish this, Enzo  Algarme, Pupatella’s founder… Read More

September 2, 2016 |

American Pizza Community members celebrate National Cheese Pizza Day with pizza deliveries to community-based charities

Washington, D.C., September 2, 2016 – Pizzerias are celebrating the upcoming National Cheese Pizza Day on September 5th with the delivery of pies to local charities in communities around the country.  Knowing that a slice of pizza can brighten anyone’s day, members of the American Pizza Community (APC) wanted to salute the commemorative holiday by… Read More

September 1, 2016 |

Pizza & Pasta Northeast Tradeshow

Expo Spotlight: New Northeast Pizza & Pasta Event to be Launched

I’m excited to announce that we’re going to launch a new two-day trade show that focuses on both pizzerias and Italian restaurants. The 2017 Pizza & Pasta Northeast show will incorporate a blend of food demonstrations, contests and educational sessions to augment an exhibit hall showcasing top suppliers for both of these strong foodservice segments…. Read More

August 17, 2016 |

1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza Inks 2-Unit Deal in Orlando

Entrepreneurial Couple Sees Potential in Budding Customizable Fast-Casual Pizza Brand Galloway, N.J. – (August 17, 2016) – 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza, a fast-casual restaurant serving authentic, hand-tossed Neapolitan pizza with an American spin, has signed a franchise agreement to bring two units to the Orlando area, the first of which is expected to open this… Read More

August 2, 2016 |

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New Orleans-based Reginelli’s Pizzeria turns 20

And celebrates with an anniversary menu and free trip to Italy (New Orleans, LA; August 1, 2016) – Reginelli’s founder Darryl Reginelli just returned from Italy as passionate as ever about pizza. “What Italian boy doesn’t grow up dreaming of owning his own pizzeria?” His special brand of enthusiasm and humor jump off the menu… Read More

August 1, 2016 |

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Pizza Expo 2017 Keynote Speaker and founder of NYC's Happy Cooking Hospitality

Expo Spotlight: Opening Keynote Speaker Announced!

This year’s opening keynote speaker will be Gabriel Stulman, who is one of New York’s most successful and influential restaurateurs. Gabriel was named a “40 Under 40” in 2011 by Crain’s New York Business and “Restaurateur of the Year” by Esquire magazine in 2012. The 34-year-old Virginia native is the CEO and founder of Happy… Read More

July 29, 2016 |

HOT ITALIAN to Host 7th Annual Moderno Italiano Festival Popular Modern Pizzeria to Celebrate the Best of Italian Culture

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 26, 2016) – HOT ITALIAN Pizza Bar, a genuine Italian pizzeria popular for its healthy, quality food, community involvement and modern-Italy-meets-urban-California sensibility, is excited to announce the 7th Annual Moderno Italiano Festival will take place Friday, August 12 through Sunday, August 14 to coincide with the Italian mid-summer holiday Ferragosto.  The festivities… Read More

July 27, 2016 |

Pizza Today announces 2016 Independent Pizzeria of the Year

The 2016 Independent Pizzeria of the Year is Portland, Oregon-based Sizzle Pie. The announcement was made on the cover of Pizza Today’s August issue, which is now available. Sizzle Pie is featured inside the issue and the story can be read online here: http://www.pizzatoday.com/departments/features/2016-pizza-today-independent-pizzeria-year-sizzle-pie-portland/ Read More

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