Pizza Headlines

July 1, 2017

Pizza & Pasta Northeast Is Open for Business!

October 17-18, 2017 Developed specifically for owners and operators of pizzerias and Italian restaurants, there’s something for everyone at the new Pizza & Pasta Northeast tradeshow. For two jam-packed days, you’ll have access to more than 200 booths of products and services, as well as top-shelf demonstrations, workshops, seminars and special events. Whether you’re an… Read More

June 29, 2017

Road to Pizza & Pasta Northeast: Keynotes

Pizza & Pasta Restaurateurs With Great Stories to Tell Keynotes Tuesday, October 17 10 – 11 a.m. Maria Papallardo When you inherit one of New York’s pioneer pizza names, the temptation might be to never change a thing. But A.J. Papallardo (now deceased) took the pizza recipe his father Giuseppe perfected to make Joe &… Read More

June 26, 2017

Pizza Hut Surpasses 100 Million Pounds of Food Donated Through Harvest Program

Pizza company created food donation program 25 years ago in partnership with Food Donation Connection to feed those in need PR Newswire PLANO, Texas, June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Pizza Hut and community-based hunger relief organizations are celebrating a major milestone today: surpassing 100 million pounds of food donated by Pizza Hut to feed those… Read More

June 12, 2017

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Spotted on Instagram: U.S. Breaks ‘Longest Pizza’ Guinness Record

Representatives from Guinness World Records were on hand to certify USA’s longest pizza record attempt at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California on June 10th, 2017. The finished pizza stretched 6,333 feet. That is nearly 1.2 miles long. The previous record of 6,082 feet was made in Naples, Italy in 2016. A team of pizza… Read More

June 8, 2017

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Pizza & Pasta Northeast: Registration is now open

Attend the premier event for pizzeria operators and Italian restaurateurs who are looking to source ingredients, equipment and supplies. Registration is now open for Pizza & Pasta Northeast, the largest pizza and pasta conference and tradeshow on the East Coast. The first-ever Pizza & Pasta Northeast will feature more than 200 booths of products and… Read More

June 6, 2017

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Guinness World’s Longest Pizza 2017‐ Los Angeles CA

PizzaOvens.com and sponsors announce that they will be attempting to break the record for the Longest pizza at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California on June 10th, 2017. The event is scheduled to run from 10AM to 7PM and is free and open to the public. Records are made to be broken. For leading pizza… Read More

June 1, 2017

Alastair Hannmann, owner, Pacifico Pizza Napoletana in Kaneohe, Hawaii

More with Alastair Hannmann on multiple styles

Alastair Hannmann owns Pacifico Pizza Napoletana in Kaneohe, Hawaii. Pacifico features pizza styles from four major pizza cities in the world. Hannmann use wood, gas and electric ovens. Go in-depth into the Pacifico concept in the following Q&A:   Q: Describe the pizza styles you serve in your pizzerias? A: We offer four styles: New… Read More

June 1, 2017

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Sustainable Foods: The Buzz Words

Let’s look at some of the common terms that accompany discussions on sustainable food that may have been mentioned in “Greening the Menu”. They include: Sustainable agriculture — According to the USDA National Agricultural Library, “‘Sustainable agriculture’ was addressed by Congress in the 1990 ‘Farm Bill’ [Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 (FACTA),… Read More

National Headlines Prove Customers Want Creative Menuing

Restaurant trends are ever changing. Customers today want more than just pepperoni, and they’re willing to pay for it. Pizza Today covers a wide variety of news from across the country, including stories about unusual toppings like caviar and alligator to gold flakes and truffles. While these types of pizzas are considered gimmicks, they garner big attention in the industry and create invaluable marketing at very little cost. We love finding new ingredients, innovative contests that bring together customers and operators, and stories about the best pizza makers in the world.

National Pizza Month is held annually in October, and we offer you some great tips and tricks for celebrating the industry and the customers who fuel it.

 

Industry Events Bring Pizza Industry Professionals Together

Whether it’s the School of Pizzeria Management, the Northeast Pizza and Pasta Show or New York’s Slice Out Hunger, there are a number of pizza trade show events that bring together operators, experts, suppliers and companies. International Pizza Expo is the world’s largest pizza-industry event, and we bring the you the latest information regarding products from the show floor, speakers at the educational seminars and competitors in the World Pizza Games and International Pizza Challenge contests.