Villa Italian Kitchen launches 'Peace, Joy & Pizza' sweepstakes

Villa Restaurant Group's Villa Italian Kitchen restaurants are kicking off the first-ever "Pizza with Purpose" campaign with a "Peace, Joy & Pizza" Sweepstakes.


4 for 15: 4 speakers, 15 minutes each, limitless knowledge

Three fast casual restaurant operators and other experts share their insights about the industry and how they've found success and value in it.

Building the brand culture: It’s all about empowering employees

Establishing a 'cult' philosophy in building a robust brand culture isn't a bad thing. In fact, it's one of several valuable and viable approaches.

Treatment of service dogs at restaurants and the law

There can be confusion among restaurant operators about how to provide quality and fair service to customers with service dogs.

4 steps the pizza industry can take to take the target off its back

The pizza industry is taking heat regarding calorie counts. Here are four actions that can help calm the crisis.

Why giving back should be part of your business strategy

There are "dos" and "don’ts" to most any effort, including charitable giving or involvement by restaurants.

Restaurants working toward ending child hunger

One in five children in America lives in a household without adequate access to food, according to the USDA, and this September several restaurants are supporting the No Kid Hungry national campaign to help end childhood hunger.

All-deaf pizzeria is all-good: Human communication is more than words

Melody and Russell Stein, owners of a pizzeria with an all-deaf staff, are now able to share their story with the world thanks to a new project created by Deluxe Corporation’s Small Business Revolution, a national campaign spotlighting the country's "most compelling small businesses."

Panera, Chipotle set sustainability standards by starting small, thinking big

The biggest opportunities to save come with packaging and waste initiatives.

Reducing food waste can improve the bottom line and the environment

A study commissioned by the Food Waste Reduction Alliance found that approximately 80 billion pounds of food are discarded into US landfills every year, with restaurants accounting for 37 percent of that waste.

MasterCard drives dining with a purpose

Restaurants provided opportunity to join MasterCard and Stand Up to Cancer

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MOD Pizza celebrates 7th birthday with 'Spreading MODness' 2015

MOD Pizza is celebrating its seventh birthday and the Thanksgiving holiday with its "Spreading MODness" 2015 campaign.

Restaurants to honor veterans, active-duty military on Veterans Day

Restaurant chains across the United States will honor the nation's veterans and active-duty military personnel Wednesday (Veterans Day) with a variety of discounts and free giveaways.

Home Run Inn celebrates grand opening of first Northside Chicago location

Home Run Inn introduced its first Northside Chicago restaurant at a private ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 13 in the Lakeview neighborhood

Pie Five launching new stores in FL, MD

Pie Five Pizza will open two new locations, one in Florida and another in Maryland.

E-learning collaboration helps restaurants boost business with multicultural guests

DiscoverLink and the Multicultural Foodservice & Hospitality Alliance are teaming up to deliver online cultural intelligence training via a restaurant-optimized learning management system.

Chuck E. Cheese's supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters mentorship programs

Throughout November Chuck E. Cheese's is engaging guests and employees to raise funds and awareness for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom raises funds for cancer research

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom is partnering with No-Shave November to raise awareness and funds to support cancer prevention, research and education.

Papa John's CEO and wife donate $1M to St. Vincent House

Papa John’s Founder, Chairman and CEO John Schnatter and his wife, Annette, presented a $1 million check to the St. Vincent Foundation.

Papa John's Pizza to support aftercare for thoroughbreds

Papa John's Pizza announced a partnership with the Breeders' Cup and the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance to support thoroughbred aftercare in advance of the Breeders' Cup World Championships to be held Oct. 30-31 at Keeneland race course in Lexington, Kentucky.

PizzaRev announces ‘Celebrate the Sauce’ campaign

PizzaRev announced it has launched its "Celebrate the Sauce" campaign to recognize a successful harvest of the tomatoes used to make its organic tomato sauce.

Dallas Stars, Mavericks, American Airlines partner up with Pizza Hut

The Dallas Stars and Dallas Mavericks professional sports teams and American Airlines Center have made Pizza Hut an official partner.

Yum! Brands launches World Hunger Relief effort with spokesperson Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera spotlights her recent United Nations World Food Program humanitarian trip to Ecuador to raise awareness and funds for 795 million hungry worldwide.

Restaurants receive Franchising Gives Back Awards

Several restaurant chains received Franchising Gives Back Awards

Domino's to deliver fire-safety messages during Fire Prevention Week

Participating Domino's stores may deliver free pizza to customers with functioning smoke alarms.

Hungry Howie's celebrates annual 'Love, Hope & Pizza' campaign for breast cancer awareness

Hungry Howie's will honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month through fundraising and social media efforts.

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