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September 18, 2018 |

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National Pepperoni Pizza Day — Sept. 20, 2018

America’s Favorite Pizza Topping Has its Day National Pepperoni Pizza Day is Thursday, September 20. Let’s celebrate a beloved pizza topping that has reign supreme for the past several decades. What’s in pepperoni? Typically cured pork and beef seasoned with paprika, other chili pepper, anise, garlic, salt and sugar. The Look Standard size, thin-sliced Large… Read More

September 12, 2018 |

Set up success with a killer soft open

Focus as much energy on pre-opening events as you do a grand opening Recently, I attended a preview event for a new fast-casual restaurant. I would like to say it was smooth sailing. Could a few hiccups cost the new spot dearly? The restaurant did a great job inviting select markets to the events. There… Read More

September 9, 2018 |

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An inside look at Pizza & Pasta Northeast

Conversations with three seminar and demo presenters: Tony Gemignani, owner of Tony’s Pizza Napoletana and Pizza Rock; Nick Bogacz, owner of Caliente Pizza & Draft House; and Eric Shepherd, Director of Marketing & Communications for OTTO Pizza Pizza & Pasta Northeast will take over the Atlantic City Convention Center next month. The show is October 3 and 4 and… Read More

September 8, 2018 |

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Six ways to add life to your restaurant walls

What do your walls say about your business? Your restaurant’s walls are blank canvases, places where you can express who you are as a concept. While color is a great expression of a brand, let’s look at other ways to fill your walls with what matters to you. Six wall treatment ideas for your restaurant… Read More

August 29, 2018 |

Expo Spotlight: Don’t miss the lineup of business-boosting, intensive workshops

Pizza and Pasta Northeast — October 3-4, 2018 Developed specifically for owners and operators of pizzerias and Italian restaurants, there’s something for everyone at the upcoming Pizza & Pasta Northeast tradeshow. For two jam-packed days, you’ll have access to nearly 350 booths of products and services as well as free top-shelf demonstrations, seminars and special… Read More

August 22, 2018 |

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Pizza takes over the Northeast this October

Two of the biggest pizza events to hit the East Coast Some of the most influential people in the world of pizza will take center stage at two power-packed events in October. It’s the perfect way to kick off National Pizza Month! First up is Pizza & Pasta Northeast, October 3-4, at the Atlantic City… Read More

Staying Ahead of Restaurant Trends Keep Pizzerias On Top

The restaurant industry is ever changing. With new restaurants popping up on a daily basis, a pizzeria’s competition can change quickly. Pizza Today offers real-time news covering pizzeria concepts, new pizzeria openings, information about the pizza industry’s top chains and franchising information. We also cover pizza industry competitions from around the world, and follow along as pizzaioli make their journeys to International Pizza Expo, held annually in Las Vegas.
Pizzeria concepts take advantage of the restaurant trends from fast-casual to new menu items. Staying updated with news in the industry can help give your long-standing pizzeria a competitive edge or provide you with new information for opening a pizzeria of your own.

 

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