2009 March: Silver Anniversay

2009 March: Silver Anniversay

This year’s International Pizza Expo is truly special — it’s the venerable trade show’s silver anniversary. To celebrate, the event will close by giving away $25,000 in cash. But there’s more to the show than the giveaway, say event organizers. Scheduled for March 10-12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, International Pizza Expo brings togetherMore »

2009 April: Best of the Best

2009 April: Best of the Best

After 20 years of being voted “best of the best” of pizzerias in Tucson, Magpies Gourmet Pizza is expressing its gratitude to the voters. The award was bestowed by an independent newspaper, the Tucson Weekly. Local diners, rather than restaurant critics, journalists or industry insiders, polled their taste buds to make the decision. They castMore »

2009 March: Top Dog

2009 March: Top Dog

In challenging economic times, you need your best employees to stay on the job, keeping customers coming back for more pizza. Unfortunately, that’s a tough order when you consider the low employee retention rate in the restaurant business. One way to keep your star employees at your pizzeria longer is to get them excited aboutMore »

2009 April: Commentary

2009 April: Commentary

These days, there are more ways to communicate than ever before. I don’t necessarily think that means we communicate better, but we at least communicate more — and there’s something to be said for that. With that in mind, Pizza Today recently launched accounts on Facebook and Twitter, two of today’s most popular and powerfulMore »

2009 April: Did You Know?

2009 April: Did You Know?

America’s restaurants are expected to generate $566 billion in sales in 2009, according to the National Restaurant Association. According to a PizzaToday.com Web poll, 38 percent of operatos say their “large” pizza is 16 inches in diameter. North Carolina has 1,880 pizzerias 69 percent of pizzerias offer catering. Carminuccio’s Pizza & Catering / Puget SoundMore »