Pizza Headlines

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

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

December 19, 2016

The Belgium Bombshell pizza

5 recipes that prove fruit belongs on pizza

The debate is over. Yes, fruit does have its rightful place atop pizza. But you can’t just throw pineapple on a pizza and call it a day. The abundance of sweet or tart fruit has the power to give pizza a burst of flavor and add complexity to its profile. Cheese can be the difference… Read More

November 29, 2016

Mannequin challenge

Vermont pizzeria takes the Mannequin Challenge

Has your pizzeria taken part in a viral Internet sensation? All month long, family, friends, organizations and businesses have moved on an online viral trend to stand still. Over the Thanksgiving weekend, Goodman’s American Pie in Ludlow, Vermont stayed frozen for nearly two minutes in its #MannequinChallenge video, a pretty impressive feat with the quick… Read More

November 15, 2016

&pizza Announces $25 Million in Funding and Expansion to New York City in 2017

Named “pizza shop of the 21st century,” the brand with cult-like following targets rapid growth on East Coast WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — &pizza, the counterculture brand known for its critically acclaimed pizza and craft beverages, ampersand-tattooed employees (the Tribe), and fight for a living wage, announces that it has received $25 million of growth… Read More

October 19, 2016

American Gonzo Food Corporation announces CEO

Seasoned Restaurant Executive Jeffrey Goodman Steps Into New Role Venice, CA (October 18, 2016)- Jeff Goodman has been named CEO of American Gonzo Food Corporation, headquartered in Venice, CA. The company portfolio to date includes 12 locations; Pitfire Pizza (9), Superba Food + Bread (2), and a full service bakery. Goodman took over in February… Read More

October 13, 2016

Oath Craft Pizza Appoints Patrik Hellstrand as President and CEO

Former Equinox Vice President Joins Boston-Based Fast-Casual Restaurant Boston, MA. (October 13, 2016) — Oath Craft Pizza, a fast casual restaurant operator, today announced that Patrik Hellstrand has joined the team as President and Chief Executive Officer. With deep roots in hospitality, Hellstrand has been influential in helping his teams mature beyond traditional business silos… 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.