Jeremy White

Jeremy White is Editor-in-Chief of Pizza Today. A graduate of Saint Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, Indiana, Jeremy has a degree in English/Creative Writing with a double minor in Journalism and Communications/Theater Arts. E-mail Jeremy



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July 1, 2017 |

Commentary: Which Oven is Right for You?

“What oven should I buy?” This is a question I receive fairly frequently. And there’s really no way I can answer it. At least not initially. You see, most of the time the e-mails I receive on the topic go something like this: “I’m opening a new pizzeria in two months. I’ve got a great…Read More


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June 1, 2017 |

Commentary: How would you handle this?

It was 8:45 p.m. when we arrived at the restaurant. Being a Wednesday night, things were slow. Only about 25 percent of the tables were occupied. The smiling hostess seated our party of eight quickly. There were four famished boys amongst us. They’d just finished a baseball game and needed to get home to shower…Read More


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May 1, 2017 |

Commentary: Home Run!

As I write this column, I’m on a red-eye flight home after witnessing my 17th International Pizza Expo. And, boy, was this one a doozy. The 2001 Pizza Expo sticks out vividly in my mind because it was my first. It happened to be the largest one at the time, by far, and I’ll never…Read More


April 1, 2017 |

Pizza Today on the Road: Five Points Pizza, Nashville, TN

On Point Five Points Pizza expanding, again, in Nashville Five Points Pizza has become one of Nashville’s top slice destinations thanks, in part, to a fortuitous drive that took one of its co-owners past an empty store that caught her attention. “It really just came down to good timing,” co-owner David Tieman says when asked…Read More


April 1, 2017 |

Pizza Today on the Road: Pizza Delicious, New Orleans, LA

Simply Delicious How two friends made New Orleans’ Bywater neighborhood a pizza destination When you take less than $1,000 and turn it into a food city’s most buzzed-about pizzeria, clearly you’ve hit on something big. However unlikely it seems in an industry rife with failures, Michael Friedman and Greg Augarten managed to do just that…Read More


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April 1, 2017 |

Commentary: Servers Beware

If you offer dine-in, you already know that the servers you employ are brand ambassadors that completely make or break the experience your customers have within your four walls. No matter how great the food and ambiance happen to be, a bad experience with an employee who serves up a side of attitude with the…Read More


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March 1, 2017 |

Commentary: What Will Define Your Expo?

One of the best things about International Pizza Expo, from my perspective, is all the people from around the world I get to meet and interact with each year. When talking to folks, I usually ask what they hope to accomplish at the show. The answers are varied, but can more often than not fit…Read More


March 1, 2017 |

Pizza Today on the Road: Theo’s Neighborhood Pizza, New Orleans, LA

Jam on! Theo’s Neighborhood Pizza thrives in post-Katrina New Orleans When three lifelong friends open a pizzeria in New Orleans, you know the ride is going to be fun. That’s been the case for Theo’s Neighborhood Pizza, which debuted on Magazine Street in 2004. And while owners Greg Dietz, Ted Neikirk and Jammer Orintas have…Read More


Spicy Sausage Pizza

February 1, 2017 |

Pork Project

Savory, sweet Italian sausage is a menu master for the ages There’s no two ways about it: Italian sausage is an undisputed menu rock star. Prized for its flavor and versatility, the uses for it in a pizzeria setting are abundant. When it comes right down to it, sausage is perhaps at its best on…Read More


Eggplant Parmesan

February 1, 2017 |

Eggplant: Purple Passion

Eggplant Parmesan is hit with both diners and the bottom line, so use the classic dish for inspiration A few friends of mine recently gave me the same answers when I asked them which of their menu dishes were the most profitable. Among the favorites? Eggplant Parmesan. If you’re going beyond pizza with your lineup…Read More