Respecting the Craft: Staffing and Retention

Tony Gemignani World-champion Pizzaiolo and Pizzeria Owner

Talent pool suffers in a strong economy   As a follow up to last month, let’s examine other reasons for high turnover: • Higher housing and rising inflation. The fluctuation and increase in rent in big cities where the housing market has skyrocketed hasn’t helped employees at all. In fact, more potential employees have movedMore »

Respecting the Craft: Employee Turnover

Tony Gemignani World-champion Pizzaiolo and Pizzeria Owner

A better economy means good help becomes hard to find I am sure you have noticed lately it’s been getting tougher and tougher to keep and hire employees, especially in California. With the unemployment rate getting lower and the economy getting better it has become increasingly difficult for us to keep staffers. We are gettingMore »

Commentary: Space Savers

Jeremy White
Editor-in-Chief
Pizza Today

When you read the feature on Pizzicletta, you’ll immediately notice just how beautiful the food is in this Flagstaff, Arizona, pizzeria. Rick Daugherty’s stunning photos showcase the finer points of owner Caleb Schiff’s cuisine. What you likely may not realize, however, is just how tiny Pizzicletta happens to be. Think your pizzeria is small? ThinkMore »

Conversation with Vincent LoSchiavo, Antonio’s Pizza, Parma, Ohio

Vincent LoSchiavo,  father Fred and brother Anthony run the nearly 50-year-old family business.

Vincent dishes on being a third-generation owner and company culture    Antonio’s Pizza Parma, Ohio The family-owned pizza company operates 11 units in the greater Cleveland, Ohio, area, with two more units opening soon. Antonio’s recently received the 2015 Family Business Achievement Award from Smart Business Cleveland. On being a third-generation owner — My preparationMore »