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...

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,...

Give up coffee for a year? Yes, said 33 percent, for a year's free pizza

Give up coffee for a year? Yes, said 33 percent, for a year's free pizza

California Pizza Kitchen commissioned a national Harris Poll asking nearly 2,300 Americans that eternal question: If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be? Do you give up? Well, this is Pizza Marketplace, so you might have guessed that the No. 1 choice was ...

IBM, food distributor partnership boosts delivery efficiency, safety

A new tech provider-food distributor partnership uses IoT to improve not only deliveries, but also overall restaurant operational efficiency. The results could mean even bigger changes ahead for restaurant delivery models, according to a press release. Two pilot projects between...

Pizza buffet chain 'throws another pie on the grill'

Summer is barbecue season, and Stevi B's is taking that popular predilection to its pizza with a new promotion built around the cooking al fresco, a news release said. Offerings include barbecue pulled pork pizza, barbecue baked pasta and peach...

Introducing ... wait for it ... the 'Pizza-Kini'

Introducing ... wait for it ... the 'Pizza-Kini'

The Independence Day weekend has the U.S. preoccupied with thoughts of cookouts, fireworks and now ... the Pizza-Kini. Thanks to QSR pizza brand, Villa Italian Kitchen, the July 4th could be overshadowed by July 5th, National Bikini Day, when the...

Marco's adds Best Pizza Franchise designation to awards

Marco's Pizza is having its day. A Harris poll announced Tuesday that the brand made its Top 5 list for brand equity, and now the chain has been designated "Best of the Best" pizza franchise in Entrepreneur magazine's rankings, a news release said.

Mergin' and movin' out in the pizza universe

Mergin' and movin' out in the pizza universe

Four pizza brands are planning additions to their worldwide restaurant system pies this spring, along with two other brands who are set to merge.

2 pizza brands 'lightening up' spring menus

Both Mod Pizza and Blaze are taking decidedly "lighter touches" with their spring offerings, adding a few veggies to star on their menus. At Mod Pizza it's that 'spear of springtime,' asparagus, that steals the show on the chain's Crosby...

5 pizza brands explore new territories

Pizza's worldwide appeal needs no further proof than the weekly parade of pizza restaurant opening announcements. In fact, at least five established brands have announced expansions over the last week or so, beginning with Grimaldi's plan to open five sites...

Donatos reformulates ingredients

Donatos Pizza has officially rid its pizzas, salads and subs of artificial flavors and colors, MSG and high-fructose syrup, according to a press release. "Donatos has been committed to serving customers with great-tasting food since opening our very first shop in 1963," said Donatos Pizza President and CEO Tom Krouse.

PizzaRev rolls out mobile app

PizzaRev has partnered with Punchh platform to launch its mobile app. Upon downloading, members will receive a free pizza or entree salad. The app features "Rev Rewards" loyalty program as well as online ordering and mobile pay. "Our commitment to...

Angela Mia tomato products now non-GMO

ConAgra Foodservice said of of the Angela Mia tomato items are now non-GMO project-verified and are labeled as such to meet the growing consumer demand for this type of food product.

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.

Pieology rolls out newest California location

Pieology Pizzeria continues its steady growth with the launch of its newest California location, this time in Menifee at 30075 Haun Street. The location is the tenth for MK Investments, LLC, according to a release.

1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza opens first D.C. location

On Oct. 5, 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza is launching its first D.C.

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...

Pie Five Pizza Co heats up the Windy City

Pie Five Pizza Co has announced the opening of its newest location on Sep. 29, located at 1219 W.

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