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Baltimore restaurants calling for peace

As clean-up efforts continue after the riots in Baltimore, several area restaurants are providing free food and coffee for firefighters, police, the Maryland National Guard, paramedics and EMTs. They are also urging the city’s residents to support solidarity and peace through using the social media hashtags, #peace, #solidarity and #support.

Simple solutions to minimizing food waste

Food waste is a fact of the restaurant business, and for something that cannot be completely avoided, the toll it takes is steep. Food waste has a spectrum of consequences that spans the erosion of profits to negatively impacting the ecosystem and harming the sustainability of the planet.

Millennial workforce driving digital workforce management solutions

Managing your restaurant digitally has plenty of advantages and with the rapidly changing workforce, it may even soon be necessary.

​Why manufacturers offer rebates and not net pricing

In a corporate situation, there are pros and cons for both the buyer and the manufacturer to use the rebate system.

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.

Natural gas and pizza stocks show mixed results

Cheese, wheat and gasoline and diesel fuel prices continued to fall last week while natural gas once again saw mixed results across the country.

New Year's resolution: Start the year with a great plan for your business

If you’re one of those people who have great intentions but lack follow through, writing a good business plan is the first major test of your commitment.

How one independent pizzeria survived growing pains

Getting noticed is a challenge, you have to offer something truly great and differentiate yourself in several ways, says CEO of Louisville-based Loui Loui's.

Pizza Inn Holdings Inc. hopes investors will RAVE about new name

Pizza Inn Holdings Inc., the parent company of Pie Five Pizza Co. and Pizza Inn, has announced that it is changing its name to RAVE Restaurant Group Inc., reflecting the company's transition to a multi-brand group.

Gas, cheese, wheat prices all fall to close out the year

Gas prices have fallen 50 cents in the past month and are more than $1 lower than they were this time last year.

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Cherryh Butler returns to FastCasual.com

Cherryh Butler has returned as editor of FastCasual.com and managing editor of Networld Media Group's Food and Retail publications.

Emerald acquires Pizza Expo, Pizza Today

California-based Emerald Expositions LLC has acquired International Pizza Expo and related trade publication Pizza Today from Macfadden Communications Group.

Granbury releases new online ordering system at Las Vegas Pizza Expo

Granbury Solutions announced the unveiling of a new online ordering system, Thr!ve Online at the 2015 Pizza Expo in Las Vegas.

American Express intros Small Merchant EMV Assistance Program

The nationwide campaign is intended to help U.S. small merchants fight fraud through a $10 million reimbursement program designed to accelerate adoption of EMV payment terminals.

Pizza Patrón brand director promoted to executive VP

Pizza Patrón announced that it has promoted Andrew Gamm to executive vice president.

Domino's marketing to allow planning for 'influx of food and labor costs'

Deliver Media, a full-service marketing agency that serves numerous Domino’s locations nationwide, has implemented a new method to introduce five new creative designs each month for direct mail pieces.

Yum! Brands raises more than $600M for hunger since 2007

Yum! Brands, parent company of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, announced its World Hunger Relief effort raised $600 million in cash and food donations since 2007.

Oracle launches hospitality business unit

The addition of the unit builds on Oracle's MICROS business, which it acquired in 2014.

Marco's appoints former command sergeant to head up training initiatives

Marco’s Pizza has appointed former Command Sergeant Roderick Sanders to Senior Director of Learning and Development.

Rave Restaurant Group release Q2 financial results

Rave Restaurant Group Inc., parent company of Pizza Inn and Pie Five Pizza, reported financial results for Q2 2015 ended Dec. 28.

NRA renews CEO's contract

The National Restaurant Association has issued a statement on its decision to renew the contract for Association President and CEO Dawn Sweeney.

Summit will focus on real estate issues for restaurants

The invitation-only event will include examination of real estate philosophies, effective development and site selection and tips for dealing with "problem-child" sites.

Restaurant Loss Prevention and Security Association's president resigns

President Vince Vittatoe, Bob Evans Farms Inc., resigned to take a position outside the restaurant industry.

New York Papa John's ordered to pay employees nearly $800,000 for wage theft

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued two separate judgments against Papa John's franchisee Emstar Pizza for underpaying employees.

PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Tyson among new members on International Foodservice Manufacturers Association Board of Directors

The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association, a trade association established in 1952 comprising organizations that support the foodservice industry, announced six officers and six new directors have been elected to the 2015 Board of Directors.

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