Two million Italians can't be wrong. That's how many people signed the petition to add their prized Neapolitan pizza to UNESCO's list of the world's cultural treasures. Now, it's official, making the Neapolitan is an art.
Data drives today's restaurateur, and Pieology has taken that idea to a new and lively level at its R&D location in California.
At this year's Fast Casual Executive Summit in Nashville last month, the topic of third-party delivery reeled in some of the biggest numbers of attendees of all sessions offered over the three-day event. This article — originally appearing in Pizza Marketplace's sister publication, Fast Casual — recaps the highlights.
Share your wins, losses and laughs with us this Hallow's eve for a story on the challenges of meeting tonight's epic pizza demands and how operators meet them next week.
CEOs of Wing Zone, Focus Brands, Captain D's, Backyard Burgers, Koti Pizza predict industry changes, trends
This year's Fast Casual Executive Summit wrapped up Tuesday night with insights from some of the industry's most successful CEOs.
The old adage of "getting to know the locals" is more relevant today than ever for restaurant chains. Here, Euromonitor's Stephen Dutton spells out three guiding principles proven in global restaurant market research.
Domino's stock price soared last week while Papa John's took a significant hit. But there was good news for both brands in the largely lower commodity prices on most critical supplies, including that increasingly important delivery-enabling commodity, auto fuel.
Pieology Pizzeria opened its latest endeavor this week, Pieology Pizzeria R&D, a restaurant concept that gives customers a voice in the chain's decision-making about menu items and flavor combinations.
Executives from 17 countries gathered in London for the 2017 Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit — Europe last week. The event, produced by Networld Media Group, provided the opportunity for more than 100 restaurant leaders to share advice, success stories and discuss how they moved on from failure.
Overall, it was a fairly costly week for pizza operators' essential commodities, though ascending cheese prices returned to reality and the stock market reality was uncharacteristically harsh on Domino's value last week.
Hot Heads Burritos founder, Ray Wiley, is on a roll again, this time with a fast pizza concept, called Rapid Fired. The chain has taken a regional approach to franchise growth, centered around Dayton, Ohio, which has turned out to be just the right place for a 180-second pizza place to call home.
In a world, where customers are demanding that restaurants use ethically produced, sustainable and healthful ingredients, supply chain management has grown in its importance. Here, two successful brands discuss how they learned to pay adequate respect to this side of their operations.
It's a bit like the movie, Groundhog Day, in the commodities and trading report for pizza these days, with the same trends that started about a month ago happening all over again.
Enough of this obscure 3.14 math stuff. Join restaurateurs everywhere to make this day about the real "pie" — the one dripping with cheese on a steamy crust.
The new Blast & Brew pizza and beer franchise gives customers creative choice regarding what's on their plates and how they most prefer to wash it down. Here, CEO John Ferdinandi talks about the concept and the path forward.
Restaurants of all kinds are offering Halloween specials for young guests.
In part 2 of this series on pizza toppings, we go to the masses for the take on what’s hot and what’s not atop pies globally.
Almonds, arugula, potatoes and eggs, are just a few of the players in the results of our completely unscientific poll of cool and surprisingly tasty pizza toppings, the first of a two-part series on what's "up" in pizza.
When the FDA issues its Notice of Availability for menu labeling guidelines later this month, pizza restaurateurs across the U.S. will have one year to get all their ingredients analyzed and on the menu.
Specialty and gourmet pizzas are taking limited and full-service operators by storm.