Food by Facebook

Social networking sites present new marketing opportunities.

Profiting from pizza parties

Catering can help boost business, but proper planning is key.

Indep. Operator of the Year: Tony Palombino

Tony Boombozz proprietor finds delivery, full-service and fast-casual success.

Pizzerias feeding the faithful

Operators make plans for meat-free offerings as Lent approaches.

Getting the inside scoop

NAPICS 2008 gives pizza, ice cream operators real-life business tips.

American wins in Italy

California's Tony Gemignani heads back to America as the City of Naples Trophy champ. 

Restaurants target of data-security push

Credit card companies vow to crack down on data-security breaches.

Employee screening: Finding and retaining the right employees

Employee screening can help restaurant operators hire and retain the best employees for their business.

Is your pizza crust getting crusty?

Specialty crusts are opening the doors to new markets for pizzeria operators.

Mystery shopping: Not a secret anymore

High-tech mystery shopping is digging up deep details that help restaurateurs improve their operations.

2006: A Year in Review

Following is a look at the serious and funny events transpiring last year in the pizza industry.

Hunting for great pizza in L.A.

Caioti Pizza Cafe owner Ed LaDou locates Los Angeles's best pizzas.

Pizza ops shop for equipment on eBay

Pizza operators looking for equipment can save big bucks buying through online auctions such as eBay. But as with any sight-unseen transaction, buyer beware.

Who's Who: Diana Coutu

As a teen, Diana Coutu's grandfather said she was natural entrepreneur. Now she wants to grow Diana's Gourmet Pizza to a 100-store chain in the U.S. and Canada.

Operating in the green

Lowering energy consumption is helping profits and gaining public recognition for pizza operators.

Wings lift pizza sales in fall

Sales at pizzerias already are strong in the fall, but sales of wings send them flying. So popular are wings in the U.S., they've evolved into a restaurant subcategory.

Clean restrooms equal happy customers

Your restrooms matter to customers, and, yes, they require constant attention. But at least the process isn't rocket science.

Feathers may fly over wings

A new TV ad from the Wingstop chain claims pizzerias should "stick to pizza" and leave wings to the experts.

The red-hot Hispanic market

American pizza sales have been largely flat for years, but it appears new growth could come from the rapidly growing Hispanic population.

Passing on gas

A small but growing number of pizza operators are using alternative delivery vehicles to reduce gas consumption. There are upfront expenses, but many find the benefits outweigh the costs.

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