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Uncle Maddio's execs: Fast casual pizza still burning up growth

Uncle Maddio's director of operations, Scott Goodrich, and CEO Matt Andrew discuss how hot the fast casual pizza industry is and what's helped the brand succeed in such a competitive market.

Building brands: Pie Five's CEO shares strategies

Pie Five's parent company, Rave Restaurant Group, is looking to build and expand the concepts under the brand.

Millennials blazing trends trail as franchisees

Millennials are crazy about fast casuals, healthy menu options and the independence restaurant technology affords, but are they a generation likely to be interested in owning a restaurant?

Extra! Extra! How the odd pairing of newspapers and pizza built a successful brand for Pizza Press

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Read about how two seemingly unrelated concepts - pizza and newspapers - have merged together to create a brand experience at Pizza Press that feels timeless, yet modern.

Persona slated to open 3 locations in southeast

Persona Wood Fired Pizzeria has inked a development agreement for three restaurants in the Southeastern United States, including South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia.

Your Pie looking for national growth in the midst of fast casual pizza boom

With 22 units open, Your Pie is hoping to break out of the Southeast and go nationwide.

From Guinness record setter to Oscars night: How Big Mama's is turning fame into fortune

How does a company capitalize on its fame and turn old news into something lasting and sustainable?

The importance of educating your team about catering

Only through a commitment to education will we have the ability to help others meet a proper standard that can help catering and restaurant leaders adapt to the market changes.

How Crushed Red is making waves in the sea of fast casual pizza

A few simple factors brought together, such as price, environment, and quality can help a fast casual pizza platform keep its head above water.

Papa John's franchisee leverages remote management technology to run the business from afar

Jaime Pickett franchises Papa John's units in Boston from her home in Virginia, entrusting and empowering her team to work together when she's not there.

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Chef Klime Kovaceski announces opening of CRUST

Chef Klime Kovaceski and his wife Anita have recently announced the opening of the CRUST Restaurant, which will serve pizza and modern Mediterranean cuisine.

Uncle Maddio’s Pizza expanding Georgia presence with Smyrna location

Uncle Maddio’s Pizza is once again expanding in the Atlanta, Georgia area with its first unit in Smyrna by restaurant operators Mike and Cjgie-Mcgaha Dickey to open on July 10.

Webinar download available: 'Why You Can't Afford to Miss the Fast Casual Pizza Revolution'

A free webinar, "Why You Can't Afford to Miss the Fast Casual Pizza Revolution," is now available for download.

South by Southwest: Pizzerias on the move to Southern, Southwestern states

More pizzerias are preparing to expand, with most units popping up in Alabama, Tennessee and Texas.

Pizza Patrón growth ready to 'hit the gas'

Pizza Patrón founder Antonio Swad, developer of Wingstop, commented on the success of Wingstop's IPO and how he hopes to apply what he's learned to Pizza Patrón.

Major Coca-Cola shareholder opens Domino's in Portugal

Domino's Pizza opened its first store in Portugal as part of its international growth expansion plan.

Gatti's acquired by private equity firm

The company hopes to re-energize the brand by capitalizing on its key strengths, and meeting the consumer demand for pizza in a family friendly setting.

Pieology donates more than $2K to Humane Society

To celebrate the opening and show the company's commitment to its local community, the restaurant pledged to donate 100 percent of sales from two pre-opening events.

Uncle Maddio's expands Florida footprint

The build-your-own, fast-casual pizza restaurant signed a franchisee agreement for three units in the Sarasota, Florida area.

Blaze expands foot print with 4 units

Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza announced the opening of several new locations.

PizzaRev launches pet adoption campaign

In celebration of National Pet Adoption Month, PizzaRev has launched the "No. PizzaRevPets" campaign to help find homes for sheltered or abandoned animals.

Tennis pro Michael Chang opens 2nd Pieology

Pieology Pizzeria is now open in La Mirada, California, the second franchised location opened by tennis professional and brother of Pieology founder Michael Chang, along with his wife, Amber.

Blaze expands southern footprint

Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza announced several upcoming openings for the fast casual pizza brand.

East of Chicago Pizza celebrates 25 years with 4-unit expansion

Upon celebrating its 25th year in business, East of Chicago Pizza welcomed four new stores to its pizza franchise family.

Mellow Mushroom expands Florida footprint

Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers announced the opening of its first location in Sanford, Florida, at 1831 Rinehart Road.

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