Pizza Headlines

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

May 20, 2017

Five Bold Bacon Pizzas

People love bacon, right? What’s not to love? Let’s give them what they want. Here are five bacon pizza recipes to test in your pizzeria: California BLT A popular sandwich made pizza style with an Alfredo base, bacon, mozzarella and white cheddar cheese, California tomatoes, romaine lettuce, Italian vinaigrette and Parmesan. Click here for the… Read More

May 18, 2017

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Which pizza style is the hottest on Google Trends?

Discover pizza style search comparisons & three ways to use Google Trends Gearing up for our multiple pizza styles focus in the June issue of Pizza Today, we compared five pizza styles using Google Trends. The free service uses a Google Search sampling to compare search terms and gauge consumer search behaviors over time. You… Read More

May 15, 2017

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Pizza Dough 101 (Infographic)

Expressing a pizza dough formula in baker’s percent Pizza Today’s Dough Doctor Tom Lehmann provides you with a basic pizza dough formula in baker’s percent. Before we get to it, why should dough formulas be expressed in “baker’s percent”? “The advantage of showing a dough formula in baker’s percent is that it allows the dough… Read More

May 14, 2017

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Spotted on Instagram: #SliceSunday

Pizza Slices around Instagram These pizza shops entice followers with mouth-watering pizza slices on Instagram. Show us your best shot, tag #pizzatoday #SliceSunday on Instagram.   Don’t be sad about your #desklunch! Smile because you’ll be getting $1 pizza and pints later! And if you need any additional help forming the smile, slide photo left… 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.