Pizza Headlines

February 23, 2018

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The Power of Delegation

A commentary by Editor-in-Chief Jeremy White I used to think delegating was a task for the lazy. You know, if you want the job done right, do it yourself. Right? Turns out that isn’t always the best advice. Your team can accomplish so much more as a cohesive unit than any one individual can accomplish…. Read More

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 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

February 6, 2018

National Pizza Day, February 9th: 10 Ways Pizzerias Will Celebrate

National Pizza Day is this Friday (Feb. 9)! Pizzeria operators have found creative ways to mark the occasion. We’ve scoured the web and social media to share how pizzerias are celebrating. Here are ten fun marketing and outreach ideas we came across:   Blow up social media with tag challenges for pizza giveaways Debut limited-time-only… Read More

February 2, 2018

Pizza Operators Prepare for Their Own Game Day on Super Bowl Sunday

Fans Unite Around Pizza as the Real Crowd Pleaser Washington, D.C., February 2, 2018 – Americans frequently turn to pizza for celebratory occasions and Super Bowl Sunday is no exception – last year, an estimated 12.5 million pizzas were sold.  According to the American Pizza Community (APC), a coalition which represents the community of 75,000… Read More

January 8, 2018

Pizza Hut Forges Global Alliance With Toyota To Explore Fully-Autonomous Delivery Vehicles

  Pizza Hut pioneering uses of new Toyota e-Palette fully-autonomous concept vehicle unveiled at Consumer Electronics Show; Brands collaborating on big data to advance delivery intelligence PLANO, Texas, Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — How pizzas are delivered, even made, may soon change following an announcement today from Pizza Hut and Toyota. Toyota®, the world’s top automaker, and Pizza… Read More

National Headlines Prove Customers Want Creative Menuing

Restaurant trends are ever changing. Customers today want more than just pepperoni, and they’re willing to pay for it. Pizza Today covers a wide variety of news from across the country, including stories about unusual toppings like caviar and alligator to gold flakes and truffles. While these types of pizzas are considered gimmicks, they garner big attention in the industry and create invaluable marketing at very little cost. We love finding new ingredients, innovative contests that bring together customers and operators, and stories about the best pizza makers in the world.

National Pizza Month is held annually in October, and we offer you some great tips and tricks for celebrating the industry and the customers who fuel it.

 

Industry Events Bring Pizza Industry Professionals Together

Whether it’s the School of Pizzeria Management, the Northeast Pizza and Pasta Show or New York’s Slice Out Hunger, there are a number of pizza trade show events that bring together operators, experts, suppliers and companies. International Pizza Expo is the world’s largest pizza-industry event, and we bring the you the latest information regarding products from the show floor, speakers at the educational seminars and competitors in the World Pizza Games and International Pizza Challenge contests.