From Boston to Shanghai, the PMQ crew is always on a mission to uncover new moneymaking ideas and document milestone events.

PMQ visits with Colony Foods, hosts the Western Pizza Summit and gears up for the Chinese Pizza Championship at FHC China.




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Where We've Been

PMQ’s Pizzamobile is always on a mission to uncover new moneymaking ideas and document milestone events in the pizza industry. If we haven’t been to your town yet, it’s only a matter of time. Learn more about where the PMQ staff has been and look out for where we’re headed next.

 

PMQ’s Chris Green made new friends at Ramunto’s Brick Oven Pizza when the Pizzamobile rolled through Claremont, New Hampshire.

Boston—June 5-8

PMQ has started working with Colony Foods, an independent, family-owned and operated distributor serving 200 pizza restaurants from Rhode Island to Maine. You’ll soon be reading about how Colony Foods works closely with its clients to help them sell more pizza with marketing strategies and more.

 

(From left) Michael LaMarca of Master Pizza, Steve Hitchcock of Soda Creek Pizza, and Richard Ames of Daddio’s Pizzeria took part in the PMQ-hosted Western Pizza Summit in Fort Lupton, Colorado, in July.

Denver—July 15-17

PMQ associate editor Andy Knef moderated the first Western Pizza Summit, a far-ranging panel discussion—hosted by Wholly Stromboli (whollystromboli.com) in Fort Lupton, Colorado—about industry issues with leading pizzeria operators. We’ll share what we learned and spotlight panelist Richard “Daddio” Ames in next month’s PMQ.

 

Dodo Pizza, a popular and innovative chain in Russia, has set its sights on the U.S. PMQ will follow their progress as the Dodo team works to open its first American store in Oxford, Mississippi, this year.

May-Present

Dodo Pizza, Russia’s fastest-growing pizza chain, is expanding into the U.S. market, and PMQ is documenting their journey from concept to grand opening. We’ll follow Alena Tikhova and Emiliano Ananyin every step of the way as these dynamic young Russians work to open their first pizzeria in America.

 

Where We're Going

 

Leading industry vendors will explain how you can boost your sales up to 20% at the Wired Up Fired Up Online Ordering Fair.

SOFO Foods Show | Atlanta—October 4

Learn how online ordering can boost your sales by up to 20% at the Wired Up Fired Up Online Ordering Fair, presented by PMQ and Sofo Foods at the Sofo Foods 2015 Food Expo in Atlanta. We’ll also hold the new season’s first qualifying event for the Groupon U.S. Pizza Team!

 

The Groupon U.S. Pizza Team’s Jamie Culliton is a two-time silver medalist at the World Pizza Championship.

Groupon U.S. Pizza Team Trials | Cleveland, Ohio—October 12

Think you’ve got what it takes to be a champion pizza chef? We’ll be looking for the best pizza makers in the Midwest as the Groupon U.S. Pizza Team hosts a qualifying trial event at Master Pizza (masterpizza.com). Come join us, wow our judges and you could win a trip to compete on the world stage in Italy next year!

 

American pizza professionals can join PMQ on a journey through exotic Shanghai this fall and take part in PMQ China’s 10th annual Chinese Pizza Championship.

FHC China 2015 | November 9-15

We’re off to Shanghai to attend FHC China, that country’s largest domestic food and hospitality show, and the 2015 PMQ Chinese Pizza Championship presented by PMQ China. American pizza industry professionals are invited to join us on this year’s trip, which will include a cruise on the Huangpu River, a tour of arts-and-crafts enclave Tianzifang and a visit to the ancient water town of Wuzhen. 

 

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