Pizza Headlines

April 27, 2017

American Pizza Community salutes ‘Pizza-teurs’ during National Small Business Week

Washington, D.C. – April 27, 2017 – The American Pizza Community (APC) salutes National Small Business Week with stories of pizza store owners who started out small and how the industry supports and provides opportunities for ownership.  Fifty-two percent of the nearly 74,000 pizza stores nationwide are independently-owned and operated, according to Pizza Monthly Quarterly’s… Read More

April 26, 2017

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Portland-based Scottie’s Pizza Parlor breaks cheese pizza world record

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles-inspired pizza features 101 cheeses On Sunday, April 23, Scottie Rivera and his crew at Scottie’s Pizza Parlor in Portland, Oregon, set a new world record with its Centouno Formaggio (101 Cheese Pizza). The pizza has been submitted to Guinness World Records for the “Most Cheeses on a Pizza”. “This pizza is inspired… Read More

April 10, 2017

Firenza Pizza and Persona Wood Fired Pizzeria Announce Merger

Firenza Pizza & Persona Wood Fired Pizzeria – two restaurants known for their high quality and exceptional pizza product – are joining forces to become one! It’s the best of both worlds as the two merge together under the Firenza Pizza name in Spring of 2017. Sarasota, Florida, April 4, 2017 (Newswire.com) – At Firenza,… Read More

April 1, 2017

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Pizza & Pasta Northeast: The Cousins are Traveling to Atlantic City

I’ve got some exciting news to share with you regarding our Wednesday keynote address at Pizza & Pasta Northeast, which will be held October 17–18, 2017 at the Atlantic City Convention Center. Many have heard the call, but only two pizza makers have been chosen¬—at least by a national television network—to travel the country in… Read More

April 1, 2017

Pizza & Pasta Northeast: Naturally Leavened Dough Tips by Dan Richer

At Pizza & Pasta Northeast, Dan Richer, owner of Razza in Jersey City, New Jersey, will present a demonstration on naturally leavened pizza. What are three key tips to producing a great naturally leavened dough? Bread making techniques are essential. I recommend reading every bread book ever written and practicing daily.  It takes time, patience,… Read More

March 30, 2017

Pizza Expo Wednesday Wrap Up: WPG Finals, IPC prelims

More results from the International Pizza Challenge and World Pizza Games See who made the Non-traditional finals at the International Pizza Challenge and who was crowned Acrobatics Champion in the World Pizza Games. International Pizza Challenge Non-Traditional Division Competing in the NON-TRADITIONAL finals are: 1) Constantino Anezinos with Zorba’s Pizza 2) Jane Mines of Nima’s… Read More

February 27, 2017

Hideaway Pizza to launch new radio station March 3

TULSA, OK (Feb. 24, 2017) – Hideaway Pizza will introduce its own radio station at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 3 at all 17 of its restaurants in Oklahoma and Arkansas as part of the kick-off celebration for its 60th anniversary. Hideaway Pizza Radio will be a digital-format radio station curated by Ferris O’Brien and… Read More

February 2, 2017

American Pizza Community Applauds Common Sense Menu Labeling Legislation

Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act a Win for Consumers and Small Businesses Washington, D.C. – February 2, 2017 – The American Pizza Community (APC), a coalition of large and small pizza companies, franchisees, suppliers and thousands of employees that make up the pizza industry, endorsed the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act, bipartisan legislation that offers… 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

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.