Pizza Headlines

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 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

October 18, 2017

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Northeast Pasta Showdown Champions have been crowned

Three chefs have taken top prizes at the first-ever Northeast Pasta Showdown, sponsored by Barilla, at the conclusion of the Pizza & Pasta Northeast 2017. The first-place winner receives $5,000 and a trophy; second- and third-place prizes are $500 and $250, respectively. The Northeast Pasta Showdown winners are:   1st Place Massimo Mannino Nino’s Cucina… Read More

October 17, 2017

Pizza & Pasta Northeast Day 1 is a wrap

Pizza & Pasta Northeast Day 1 is in the books. Between the exhibit show floor and competitions to the educational sessions and demonstrations, it’s been a packed day of everything pizza and Italian restaurant.   Flip through our Day 1 gallery: Read More

October 17, 2017

Happy National Pasta Day from the Northeast Pasta Showdown

Competition reveals creative pasta dishes How’s this for timing? The first-ever Northeast Pasta Showdown at Pizza & Pasta Northeast in Atlantic City lands on National Pasta Day. Today, chefs prepared pasta dishes for a panel of judges, comprised of professional chefs. Tomorrow, they’ll put their culinary skills to the test by preparing a pasta dish… Read More

October 11, 2017

October is National Pizza Month

American Pizza Community Celebrates, Gives Back to the Many Communities It Serves Washington, D.C., October 11, 2017 – The American Pizza Community (APC) salutes National Pizza Month by giving back to the communities in which pizza operators, franchisees and corporate brands serve through a variety of charitable efforts.  Pizza is a time-honored tradition in communities… Read More

October 1, 2017

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Top 3 Gluten-free Tips from Alex Napolitano, Rubirosa, NYC

Alex Napolitano, Executive Chef at Rubirosa New York City offers advice for operators who want to add a gluten-free menu: Please take the issue of gluten allergies seriously. It is an easy thing for someone who can ingest gluten to dismiss, but carelessness can lead to serious health issues for someone who cannot ingest offerings… 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.