Month: February 2010

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Pizzeria Worker Sees Jesus in Sauce Bucket

According to TheTimes-Tribune.com, ” When Mary Louise Salerno saw Jesus Christ in a bucket of pizza sauce, her instinct was not to alert the media or even to tell many friends.”

Gatti's Pizza Introduces New Value Menu Items

One year after re-launching the Gatti’s Pizza brand in its hometown of Austin, Texas, the company has added nine new product options with Gatti’s “Crave More Save More”(tm) menu, which offers nine deals for nine dollars. The menu marks a bold departure from industry approaches of the past two years, where the category has seen both deep discounting on premium items and unlimited choices for toppings, crust, and size at a set price.

Community Pizza Shop Finds Success Using Facebook and Online Ordering

Golden Knights Pizza
(http://www.goldenknightspizza.com) in Orlando, Florida is a
local success story that can be appreciated anywhere in the
USA today. The key to their fame is their Facebook fans and
friends! After starting with Facebook
(http://www.facebook.com/GoldenKnightsPizza) and then
linking in BigHoller Restaurant Online Ordering
(http://www.BigHoller.com), Golden Knights Pizza was able to
generate over 2,000 fans and 1,500 friends in their first
sixty days.

Nick-N-Willys Breaks Franchise Record During the 2010 Sundance Film Festival

The team at Nick-N-Willy’s Pizza in Park City, Utah is proud to have broken the record for the most pizzas ever tossed, baked and delivered by a single restaurant in the franchise company’s 21 year history. The record was broken during a 19 day period when the Park City fast casual restaurant prepared meals to feed close to 3,000 Sundance Film Festival volunteers. The initiative was part of the franchise company’s in-kind sponsorship agreement to support the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.

Free a Fire Hydrant, Get a Pizza

According to the DeMoines Register, “Ankeny Fire Department officials are offering Papa John’s Pizza coupons as an incentive for residents to clear snow from around the fire hydrants in their neighborhoods.”