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February 1, 2017 |

Road to Expo: Masters From Two Continents Compare Notes

Italy Meets San Francisco / Thursday, March 30 / 9 a.m. When two star pizzaioli share the Demonstration Stage at Pizza Expo on Thursday, March 30, at 9 a.m. they’ll bake classic pies in the Italian tradition. Audience members will see how techniques differ between Italian master Graziano Bertuzzo and famous Californian Tony Gemignani. Both… Read More

February 1, 2017 |

Clayton Krueger: Pizza Expo is for Learning

If you want to elevate your game, don’t forget to head upstairs at International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas I first attended International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas in 2008, one year after our founders had traveled to the show to deliver a keynote address after having been named the 2006 Independent Pizzeria of the… Read More

February 1, 2017 |

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Mike Bausch: Knowledge is Profit

Concept development done right at International Pizza Expo — don’t miss it I get asked sometimes why I’m so passionate about helping newcomers to the pizza industry. I get asked why I like sharing tips on how to avoid common pitfalls and about the techniques I’ve found for making this job easier. For some reason,… Read More

February 1, 2017 |

Expo Spotlight: Make Plans Now to Attend!

International Pizza Expo 2017 • March 27–30, 2017 • Las Vegas Convention Center Don’t miss out on this once-a-year opportunity to come together with pizzeria operators from across the U.S. and the world. Now more than ever you need to understand the wants and needs of all your customers, whether they’re Millennials, seniors or somewhere… Read More

January 31, 2017 |

Happy National Pizza Day — February 9

While the origins of National Pizza Day are a bit fuzzy, anytime is a great time to celebrate pizza. February 9th has been dubbed National Pizza Day. The day is a perfect opportunity to share your own fun pizza facts on social media. Don’t forget to use good photos. That will help its shareability. Posting your… Read More

January 12, 2017 |

goat cheese dip recipe

5 ways to ‘dip’ into your apps menu

I dip, you dip, we dip! A tantalizing dip is a great way to provide instant gratification. Many can be made ahead of time and simply heated or plated. A favorite in Pizza Today’s home base of Louisville, Kentucky is beer cheese. Now, there’s debate on whether it should be served hot or cold. But… Read More

January 11, 2017 |

RAVE Restaurant Group, Inc. Names Scott Crane CEO

Dallas, Texas – RAVE Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAVE) today announced that the Board of Directors has named Scott Crane as Chief Executive Officer, effective today. Crane succeeds Interim CEO Clinton J. Coleman, who will remain in his role as a member of the Board, where he has served since 2007.   “Scott is dynamic leader… Read More

January 4, 2017 |

2017 — What’s trending?

As a new year rang in, the food industry made its predictions of restaurant trends that will sweep the nation, from rising concepts to customer-facing tech and hot menu items. How do these forecasts correlate to the pizza industry? What’s going to be this year’s hot pizza style? What are your predictions? Let’s take a… Read More

January 4, 2017 |

Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza Launches “Keepin’ It Real” Initiative Underscoring Company’s Commitment to Additive-Free Food

Guests Encouraged to “Take the Pledge” in Support of “Keepin’ It Real” in 2017 January 4, 2017 – Los Angeles, Calif. – Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza today announced the launch of its “Keepin’ It Real” initiative, highlighting the company’s commitment to serving food without artificial additives. Plans for the new campaign include an opportunity for guests… Read More

January 1, 2017 |

Road to Expo: Jay Schuurman’s Top 5 Tips for Pizza Dough Acrobats

Our 2016 champion in the Masters Division of Freestyle Acrobatic Dough-Tossing shares some advice for success in this most-popular event from the World Pizza Games. Jay Schuurman, from Pizza Rock in Sacramento, California, won a battle of champions during the Pizza Expo Block Party last March in Las Vegas. See this year’s accomplished performers during… 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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