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February 21, 2018 |

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Introducing the Pizza Expo Update Show

By Jeremy White Want a first-hand glimpse of what’s going to be happening at International Pizza Expo 2018 in Las Vegas? Well, you’re in luck — Pizza Today is launching the Pizza Expo Update Show tomorrow! From an interview with show director Bill Oakley to a look at the competitions and everything in between, the… Read More

February 20, 2018 |

Profit Off the Customers You Already Have

For years, I have been trying to make our slower times busier. Of course this makes sense to any restaurant owner — so let’s have a meeting with management and come up with some ideas. Direct mailers, promotions, and specials to get people in the door between 2pm-5pm sometimes work and often times do not…. Read More

February 20, 2018 |

The Pizza Press Announces New Special Edition Prototype

Fast-Casual Build-Your-Own Pizza Restaurant to Offer Elevated Craft Beer Bar Experience Anaheim, Calif. —The Pizza Press, a leading fast-casual, build-your-own pizza restaurant, is rolling out a new expanded prototype, “The Pizza Press Special Edition.” The expansion will featured an elevated beer bar experience including vintage beers, a more extensive wine list, upscale seasonal ingredients and… Read More

February 15, 2018 |

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How to Use the Pizza Expo App

By Jeremy White We get it — you walk into the Las Vegas Convention Center in March and see pandemonium. There’s a huge line waiting on the International Pizza Expo show floor to open. You just got your official attendee badge and can’t decide whether to head upstairs to sit in on seminars or to… Read More

February 15, 2018 |

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Four Pizza Expo App Features You Can’t Miss

Pizza Today Associate Editor Denise Greer takes you through some amazing features of the Pizza Expo App that will make your show experience. There are several awesome features that you should get to know before International Pizza Expo (March 19-22, 2018) including: My Planner, the Login feature, Locate Me Showfloor Map, Show Specials, Product Galleries… Read More

February 14, 2018 |

American Pizza Community Applauds U.S. House Passage of Common Sense Menu Labeling Legislation

Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act a Win for Consumers and Small Businesses Washington, D.C. – February 7, 2018 – The American Pizza Community (APC), a coalition of large and small pizza companies, franchisees, suppliers and thousands of employees that make up the pizza industry, applauded the passage of the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act (H.R…. Read More

February 14, 2018 |

Road to Expo: A ‘New Normal’ For the Pizza Industry

Seismic shifts are reshaping the landscape of the pizza business, and the chains are the companies largely benefiting. The pace of change is speeding up, leaving many independent pizzerias confused about their business priorities. This “new normal” demands more than just great pizza to remain relevant and successful. Let’s examine a few astounding proof points:… Read More

February 13, 2018 |

Spotted on Instagram: Be My Valentine

Pizzerias Show Valentine’s Day Insta Love Tag #pizzatoday on your heart-shaped pizza shares. Need a Valentine’s Day pizza how-to tutorial, Managing Editor and Food Stylist Mandy Detwiler has you covered. Take a tour of heart-shaped pizzas we came across on Instagram below. How to say “I love you” 🍕 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ❤️VALENTINE’S DAY SPECIAL ❤️ 📍:… Read More

February 9, 2018 |

Spotted on Instagram: National Pizza Day — Feb. 9

Happy National Pizza Day Though everyday is National Pizza Day for pizzerias operators, pizza restaurants around the country show how they celebrate on Instagram. Lots of these so called “national days” are a bit of a reach. BUT #NATIONALPIZZADAY is no joke. To thank all our radical patrons we got some deals to celebrate. All… Read More

February 9, 2018 |

Jersey Pizza Boys Unite 8,000 Pizzerias Nationwide to Coordinate Largest Community Pizza Donation in History

In partnership with Slice and Slice Out Hunger “Pizza Across America” will launch on National Pizza Day in support of aiding hunger relief NEW YORK, January 9, 2018 — Nicholas Testa, 11, and Michael Testa, 13, of the Jersey Pizza Boys have partnered with leading online and mobile pizza ordering platform Slice (www.SliceLife.com) and New York-based non-profit… 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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