What pizza restaurateurs should know about frozen pie market

The popularity of retail pizza chains is helping frozen pizza sales, according to a new report from Allied Market Research. The study, which investigated the growth of the frozen pizza market growth, found that global rises in disposable income and...

Rapid Fired April LTO a trifecta of American flavor favs

Rapid Fired Pizza has managed to unite the three American food obsessions of bacon, macaroni and cheese and pizza into one concoction for its April LTO. The Mac Daddy pizza takes the customer's choice of crust, adds macaroni and cheese,...

Little Caesars new LTO is really full of itself

Little Caesars new LTO goes by the heady name of "ExtraMostBestest stuffed crust pizza" and has more than 3 feet of cheese stuffed inside with more cheese and pepperoni on top. The $9 LTO is betting on America's well-established love...

Blaze 'brings it on home' for CEO Mizes in the Gateway City

Blaze 'brings it on home' for CEO Mizes in the Gateway City

In a real-life version of "hometown boy makes good," Blaze Pizza President and CEO Jim Mizes is getting his wish this Friday, March 9, when the fast-growing brand will open a location in his hometown of St. Louis.

Rotolo's pizzeria goes beyond the pie for spring LTOs

Baton Rouge-based pizzeria Rotolo's has added five nonpizza LTOs to its offerings to address everything from vegetarians and weight watchers to the poultry passionate and meat eaters. The seasonal items, available through May 6, include salad, chicken and sandwich options....

Oggi's Sports Brewhouse Pizza adds 4 flatbreads

Oggi's Sports Brewhouse Pizza has launched a new selection of seasonal flatbreads, ranging from a breakfast-themed variation to a dessert offering, a news release said. New flatbread options and suggested beer pairings include Feeling Eggcellent!, a garlic olive oil-brushed flatbread...

Pizza Hut boards the value train

Promising a pretty thrifty meal on the cusp of the Super Bowl, Pizza Hut is latching on to the value trend by introducing a two-topping medium pizza for $5.99, a news release said. The chain said that accessing the deal...

Domino's CEO leaves a chain reborn, flying high

Domino's CEO leaves a chain reborn, flying high

Domino's President and CEO J. Patrick Doyle will step down in June from the top spot at a chain he led from its "cardboard crust" and "ketchup" sauce days to pizza market leader and substantial force even in the entire...

Domino's Australia gives vegans the pies they want

Domino's Australia is launching a range of vegan pizzas that use vegan mozzarella — including the vegan avocado veg, vegan spicy trio and vegan margherita — at all of the chain's 600-plus stores Down Under. Vegans do not eat or...

Hungry Howie's stuffed crust LTO is 'heavy,' man

Hungry Howie’s Pizza has announced that it's now offering the "world’s first stuffed, flavored-crust pizza." The LTO, which will run through March 25, adds six ounces of mozzarella string cheese to the crust of every large pie. The new option...

2 million Italians want World Heritage status for Neapolitan pizza next week

2 million Italians want World Heritage status for Neapolitan pizza next week

Two million Italians have signed a petition asking the United Nation's cultural division — Unesco —  to give Neapolitan pizza its official World Heritage status. The intergovernmental committee cultural heritage will review it when it meets next week in Seoul, a Unesco spokeswoman confirmed this morning.

Caputo Cup winner grateful pizza biz is recognized as the 'art' it is

In the pie-shaped world of pizza, the Caputo Cup is the No. 1 slice, and this year a tiny restaurant in Bainbridge Island, Washington, claimed its place in this longest-running pizza competition on the planet. According to a news release,...

Your Pie proves 'squashed' pizza can be pretty darn tasty

Your Pie will introduce its newest seasonal Craft Series offering, the Roasted Butternut Squash Pie, on Wednesday. The item will be available through Jan.

Fresh Brothers brings ‘whiteout’ to Southern Cal

Southern California pizza brand Fresh Brothers is blanketing its patrons with snowy white for the holidays with the debut of a White Pizza this week. The pie features ricotta, Romano, crushed garlic and mozzarella on a crust drizzled with extra...

Marco's says new commodity price tool is 'game-changer'

Marco's says new commodity price tool is 'game-changer'

Leaders at Marco's Pizza say a new tool they're using is a "game-changer" for the rapidly growing chain because it gives them solid predictive information about how much they're spending on commodities, as well as how much those products are...

Yum asks, 'Why shouldn't the chicken cross the road?'

Yum asks, 'Why shouldn't the chicken cross the road?'

Yum is taking its chicken show on the road, according to a conference call with the Louisville-based company's CEO Greg Creed Thursday, who said the company is adding delivery to its KFC brand. Though Creed did not provide a potential...

PizzaRev opens first northern California location

PizzaRev is opening its first northern California location at 5801 Folsom Blvd, in Sacramento. Harvind and Bob Uppal are franchise owners and operators of the Sacramento location.

BricknFire Pizza Co. opens first physical location

BricknFire Pizza Co has announced the opening of its first physical location, inside the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards. The concept earned the space after winning Marriott’s 2015 CANVAS program. "Marriott's CANVAS program has given me the opportunity...

Pieology rolls out dough at new central California location

Pieology Pizzeria is opening its newest location in central California, in Goleta, at 7000 Hollister Avenue, Suite 101. The Goleta location is the fifth owned and operated by Cotti Foods.

Papa John's pizza ordering now available via Apple TV

Papa John's ordering app is now accessible via Apple TV. Customers ordering through Apple TV receive a 25 percent discount on their purchase. "We were attracted to Apple TV because of its commitment to innovation and customer experience, two priorities...

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