March 14, 2013 |

2009 November: Did You Know? / Places That Rock

By Pizza Today

2009 November: Did You Know? / Places That RockThe International Pizza Expo show floor is the size of 4 1/2 football fields!

America’s 50 largest pizza companies control nearly 39,000 of the industry’s 75,000 units.

According to a recent Pizza poll, 30 percent of respondents said they serve drip coffee in their pizzerias.

Louisiana has 626 pizzerias.
Promise Pizza / Campus Pizza / Mozzarelli’s

Promise Pizza

1500 A. W. Grimes Blvd. Suite #410

Round Rock, Texas 78664 (512) ORGANIC“Going green” may be America’s favorite phrase right now, but at Promise Pizza, it’s more than just a motto. This new pizza company uses local organic products, delivers in an eco-friendly Smart Car and considers social responsibility a key goal. Better yet, the pizzeria offers gluten-free and vegan products as well. Check out the Nature’s Choice pizza –– it features Daiya or mozzarella/provolone blend, tomato, portobello mushroom, black olives, red onion, green pepper and basil.

Campus Pizza

818 Washington Ave S.E.

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414

(612) 378-22417

www.campuspizza.comThis college favorite recently moved to a new location a block from the Minneapolis campus of the University of Minnesota. It’s the closest restaurant to TCF Bank Stadium featuring a full bar. That means it’s busy on game day –– opening its doors at 8 a.m. and serving breakfast pizzas alongside its staples. If you think you can handle it, try the Inferno Burger. It’s a half-pounder topped with jalapeño peppers, pepperjack cheese and a splash of Tabasco. Now that’s hot!


38 E 23rd St.

New York, New York 10010

(212) 475-6777

www.mozzarellis.comSure New York City has its share of pizzerias, but at Mozzarelli’s you’ll fi nd more than just the average slice. Choice is key here, with several different styles and Artisan crusts ranging from organic to sourdough rye pumpernickel. There’s also an extensive glutenfree menu that goes beyond just pizza. They offer gluten-free baked ziti, penne vodka, penne goat cheese primavera –– even desserts. That’s a smart way to cater to a small segment of the population!