Pizza Ranch exec on making a buffet brand soar

Pizza Ranch exec on making a buffet brand soar

Pizza Ranch Director of Operations Al Pottebaum talks to Pizza Marketplace Editor Shelly Whitehead about the pizza buffet approach and winning best pizza brand in this year's Market Force survey.

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Food Network's former marketing maven offers best branding strategies at October Fast Casual Executive Summit

Food Network's former marketing maven offers best branding strategies at October Fast Casual Executive Summit

As the former marketing and branding executive for food media powerhouses like Food Network and the Cooking Channel, Susie Fogelson has a lot to share with restaurant leadership about the art of selling their brands today. She will do just that at the upcoming Fast Casual Executive Summit, Oct. 7-9 in Seattle.

Pizza brands' blockchain business primer: New source on increasingly important tech

Pizza brands' blockchain business primer: New source on increasingly important tech

The blockchain may sound like something that has absolutely nothing to do with the restaurant business, but nothing could be further from the truth. Innovative restaurant leaders are already using it to help manage a variety of operations. Are you?

Colony Grill pizza: A testament to immigrant ingenuity's role in restaurant industry

Colony Grill pizza: A testament to immigrant ingenuity's role in restaurant industry

In the annals of pizza concepts with staying power, Colony Grill's multi-cultural rendition of the pie stands tall, and the 83-year-old brand's story is a lesson in the real value of what the American melting pot of cultures means to both the restaurant industry and business in general.

Papa John’s: 'Actions of 1 person' could cost brand $50 million this year

Papa John’s: 'Actions of 1 person' could cost brand $50 million this year

Leadership at Papa John’s took on the woeful task last night of talking to investors about the brand’s devastating second quarter financials, vowing not to let the future of the world’s third-largest pizza brand "be defined by the words and actions of one person."

MOD Pizza CEO on the 'happy accident' that launched a winning brand

MOD Pizza CEO on the 'happy accident' that launched a winning brand

MOD Pizza CEO Scott Svenson sits down with Pizza Marketplace Editor Shelly Whitehead to provide some background on how some of society's most marginalized people have ended up making MOD one of the most successful U.S. pizza brands.




Oath Pizza scales up with investment, partnership from Aramark

Oath Pizza scales up with investment, partnership from Aramark

Oath Pizza is pairing up with food, facilities and uniform provider, Aramark, to bring the certified humane pizza brand to new location categories including college campuses, sports arenas, hospitals, office buildings and more.

Commodities: Most brands rebound

Commodities: Most brands rebound

Most pizza brands rebounded in value last week, while commodity prices remained fairly tame.

How Wow Bao 'wows' 'em with cartoon-adorned cubbies

How Wow Bao 'wows' 'em with cartoon-adorned cubbies

Wow Bao's Geoff Alexander talks about how the brand uses kiosks, cubbies and cartoons to delight busy customers even when they are in a huge hurry to pick up and go.




Preventing 2 workplace problems that land pizza restaurateurs in court

Preventing 2 workplace problems that land pizza restaurateurs in court

The restaurant industry and its workers are the subject of more sexual harassment claims than any other industry, according to a recent Harvard Business Review report. Still, that's just one category of workplace discrimination and harassment that pizza leaders must know, understand and address with employees.

Commodities: Pizza brands take a beating

Commodities: Pizza brands take a beating

Last week was a tough one for most pizza restaurateurs as the prices for all essential commodities rose, while all but one brand monitored by this site suffered stock losses.

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How to Maintain Brand Consistency While Growing Your Restaurant

How to Maintain Brand Consistency While Growing Your Restaurant

Using the right technology can help increase your overall brand consistency when growing your restaurant. Your brand is what your customers associate your restaurant with: your reputation, your habits, and the various elements that make up your brand and make you recognizable no matter what store your customers visit. Get the guide now!

Type: eBook

Sponsor: PlayerLync


Bag in Box: Tips for Extending the Shelf Life of Cooking Oils

Bag in Box: Tips for Extending the Shelf Life of Cooking Oils

The Bag in Box oil container solution in combination with the highest quality, non-GMO cooking oils offer premium cooking bases that are easy to dispense, mess-resistant and easily preserved.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Catania Oils


Are Cloud and IoT Environments Allowing Cybercriminals to Infiltrate Networks? | Data Breaches | Security | Payments | POS

Are Cloud and IoT Environments Allowing Cybercriminals to Infiltrate Networks? | Data Breaches | Security | Payments | POS

While the expanding range of Internet-of-Things (IoT) enabled devices and cloud services is meeting consumer demand, are these technologies creating undefended gaps in security for cybercriminals to exploit? This infographic looks at whether this is a real concern.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: TNS, Inc.


DK Sushi Uses Toast Kiosks to Deliver a Seamless Quick Service Guest Experience

DK Sushi Uses Toast Kiosks to Deliver a Seamless Quick Service Guest Experience

See how DK Sushi and others are increasing Average Order Value by 10%. DK Sushi focuses on creating non-conventional kiosk-only quick service concept to appeal to the high-tech students on the University of Pennsylvania campus.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Toast, Inc.


How to Make Perfect Mashed Idaho® Potatoes

How to Make Perfect Mashed Idaho® Potatoes

This downloadable wall poster from the Idaho Potato Commission provides tips and suggestions for making perfect Idaho® potatoes.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: Idaho Potato Commission


Vital Insights into Biometric Payments Adoption | POS | PayTech | Biometrics | Fingerprint | Security | Technology

Vital Insights into Biometric Payments Adoption | POS | PayTech | Biometrics | Fingerprint | Security | Technology

Biometric payments are poised for significant growth, but substantial consumer security concerns could put its future at risk, according to a new report from TNS. Discover that 15% of adults have made a biometric payment in the last year, including a quarter of 18-24 year olds, and many other vital insights by downloading your copy.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: TNS, Inc.


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