Denise Greer

Denise is Associate Editor at Pizza Today. A graduate of Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, she has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Public Relations



from scratch, homemade, salad, dressings

June 14, 2017 |

Dressings: From scratch

It’s summer — peak time for salad sales. Here are some simple dressing ideas to inspire you to make them from scratch: Ranch dressing is easy enough. Odds are that you have everything you need to make a ranch dressing in your shop. Check out this large-quantity ranch dressing recipe. How about a simple Italian…Read More


pizza, tomato, ricotta, spinach, garlic, recipe

June 13, 2017 |

Simply Summer: 5 seasonal pizzas at peak of freshness

The next three months provide a bounty of summer-season produce. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture — What’s in season?, look to the following beauties for your summer vegetable pizza: beets; bell peppers; corn; cucumber; eggplant; garlic; green beans; herbs; lima beans; mushrooms; peas; radishes; summer squash; tomatoes and zucchini. Some crops are slower…Read More


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June 1, 2017 |

Sol Pie: Sustainable, Organic and Local

Sol Pie Pizza in Canton, Ohio, has shared a video about its vision of sustainability. Take a look at how the family pizzeria has combined passion with purpose to provide clean, healthy food. For more about sustainable menus, read “Greening the Menu“.  Read More


June 1, 2017 |

Destinations: Charlotte, North Carolina

A Look at Pizzerias in Charlotte, North Carolina Inizio Pizza Napoletana Owner Grant Arons says Inizio is “the culmination of all my experiences; as a business owner, pizza fanatic and self-proclaimed dough nerd. If there’s one thing besides the premium ingredients that makes us unique, it’s our dough. The attention to detail that we put…Read More


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

June 1, 2017 |

Conversation with Alastair Hannmann, Pacifico Pizza Napoletana, HI

Pacifico Pizza Napoletana Kaneohe, Hawaii Last year, Alastair and Brittany Hannmann rebranded their 10-year old concept, Kaneohe’s Boston Pizza, into Pacifico Pizza Napoletana, Hawaii’s only pizzeria serving four authentic pizza styles: Pizza Napoletana, Traditional New York Style, Chicago Deep Dish and Sicilian Pan. The Hannmans operate two locations — Kaneohe and Kapolei on Oahu.  …Read More


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

June 1, 2017 |

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


organic vegetables

June 1, 2017 |

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


organic vegetables

May 30, 2017 |

Greening the Menu

Pizzerias stand out by offering sustainable food Two pizzerias from two very different regions and demographics share a common bond. Napizza in San Diego, California, and SOL Pie Pizza of North Canton, Ohio, have focused their menus and restaurants on sustainability. Napizza and SOL Pie aren’t the only pizzerias to introduce sustainable, organic menus. Earlier…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