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While celebrating its 50th anniversary, Villa Italian Kitchen opened 70 new locations last year.

Located on New York’s legendary Broadway, this innovator served cheese slices and coffee to Ed Sullivan in the 1960s.
2015.03.01 10:53 AM

Michael LaMarca of Master Pizza wins first place in the U.S. Pizza Team’s National Pizza Trials.

Michael LaMarca of Master Pizza wins first place in the U.S. Pizza Team’s National Pizza Trials.
2015.03.01 10:53 AM

The FDA’s new menu labeling requirements could help pizzerias control costs, but will they also hurt sales?

Only time will tell how new rules for nutritional menu labeling will impact the pizza restaurant business.
2015.03.01 10:53 AM

Bruno’s Way: Chef Santo Bruno tells you what he thinks about pretty much everything.

An outspoken Sicilian with old-school values, Bruno has helped countless entrepreneurs launch successful pizza operations.
2015.03.01 10:53 AM

How I went out of business: The hard lessons of failure

Pizzeria owners talk candidly about the mistakes that led them to face closure of their businesses.
2015.03.01 10:53 AM

A few simple menu design tweaks can help boost your sales by 15% or more!

With the right mix of menu engineering, design and distribution, you can jumpstart your pizzeria’s profits, boost frequency and raise average tickets.
2015.01.02 01:03 PM

Are you truly ready to open a second store? First, ask yourself these 8 key questions.

In the first of a series of articles on expanding your business, the founder/CEO of the Romeo’s Pizza chain explores the challenges of adding store No. 2.
2015.01.02 01:03 PM

Broadway Pizza strikes an amazing balance between heritage, modernity and innovation.

This Twin Cities mainstay is known for its lively bar and diverse menu, but its cracker-crust pizza recipe has made it iconic.
2015.01.02 01:03 PM

Marketing Marvels: Pizzi Café carries out 100-plus marketing strategies every year.

From handwritten notes for new customers to targeting school kids with free pizza certificates, Patrick Griswold runs a well-oiled marketing machine.
2015.01.02 01:03 PM

The 2015 Pizza Power Report

PMQ’s state-of-the-industry report explores the past year’s moneymaking trends and offers insights for competing in 2015.
2014.11.30 02:17 PM

Master Pizza keeps up with the times through aggressive marketing and social media.

This Cleveland-area pizzeria’s Pizza Points loyalty program boasts 11,000 active members, 5,000 Facebook likes and 2,500 Twitter followers.
2014.11.28 10:28 PM

Can’t take a joke? You may want to steer clear of Jay Jerrier, Dallas’ merry prankster of pizza.

Jay Jerrier uses social media and provocative humor to build his brands while making pizzas that even his detractors can’t resist.
2014.10.31 12:50 PM

PizzAroma

Robert Leucht started PizzAroma in 1963 with only two tables and no air conditioning. At 82, he still runs it to this day!
2014.10.31 12:49 PM

Pizza maker Frank Giaquinto once made a pie for the King of Rock and Roll.

Third-generation pizzaiolo Frank Giaquinto estimates he has made more than 1 million pizzas—and the number keeps growing!
2014.10.31 12:49 PM

Slaying the neighborhood Goliath: 10 unique promotions

In the last of this four-part series, Tom Feltenstein offers 10 unique promos, from “Get Out of Work Free” cards to charging kids according to their height.
2014.10.01 09:05 AM

Lombardi’s Pizzeria

Credited as the first pizzeria in the country, this Little Italy institution has been churning out coal-fired pies for nearly 110 years.

2014.10.01 06:54 AM

The Pizza Kings of New Orleans: How pizzerias like Turtle Bay helped rebuild the Big Easy

Pizzeria operators have capitalized on industry trends—from farm-to-table to fast-casual—to create a pizza renaissance in New Orleans.
2014.10.01 06:54 AM

Perk up your profits by adding signature coffees, cappuccinos and espressos to your menu

Thanks to new blends and equipment innovations, it’s easier than ever to offer a creative and profitable coffee menu.
2014.08.31 06:31 PM

PMQ’s staff members review their favorite products at the 2014 National Restaurant Association Show.

Learn more about new cutting-edge products and time-proven services at the NRA Show.
2014.08.31 06:31 PM

Donatos

Donatos founder Jim Grote used precise measurements to ensure consistency and turned the “pizza fad” into a 154-location powerhouse.
2014.08.31 06:31 PM
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