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Tap Into breakfast profits with the help of Otis Spunkmeyer Breakfast Guide

(Press Release) Van Nuys, Calif. (Jan. 17, 2013)—Breakfast restaurant sales total more than $26 billion and are expected to grow 17 percent from 2010 to 20151. Operators can maximize breakfast sales and increase traffic with the helpful guide, “Get a Jump Start on Breakfast.” This resource is published by Otis Spunkmeyer®, an ARYZTA brand—a leading […]

Acclaimed futurist to keynote professional-development event for postsecondary deans and directors, Feb. 22-24 in Chicago

(Press Release) ANNAPOLIS, MD., January 17, 2013 – The Center for the Advancement of Foodservice Education (CAFÉ) is pleased to announce that Jack Uldrich will keynote CAFÉ’s inaugural event for postsecondary deans and directors of hospitality and culinary-arts programs, Feb. 22-24, 2013, at Kendall College in Chicago.   Uldrich is a renowned global futurist, independent […]

Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar launches annual fundraiser; shows it’s got heart

(Press Release) DALLAS, January 18, 2013 – Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar (Boston’s) will host its 15th annual Boston’s Cares fundraising campaign from February 4-17, 2013 to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. During this time, Boston’s locations across the United States will collect proceeds from one specialty menu item, heart-shaped pizzas and paper […]

PCI easy as Pp for Hungry Howie’s Pizza with SecureConnect partnership

(Press Release) Eden Prairie, MN, January 19, 2013 – ( – SecureConnect, an industry leader in providing Internet security and Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance services, is pleased to announce that it has been selected as the approved PCI compliance provider for Hungry Howie’s Pizza and its franchise community. As a business that accepts credit and […]

Papa John’s offers free pizza for Super Bowl promo

(Press Release) LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan 21, 2013–NFL legend Archie Manning joins son Peyton Manning urging America to vote 'heads' or 'tails' at or via Facebook. Last year, millions of Papa John's Papa Rewards loyalty program members flipped over winning a free large Papa John's pizza when by popular vote they correctly called the coin […]

Bacio Cheese Blocks of Hope provides Hurricane Sandy relief

  (Press Release) RICHMOND, Va, November 12, 2012 — PERFORMANCE Foodservice-ROMA and Bacio Cheese today launchedBacio Cheese Blocks of Hope, a Hurricane Sandy relief program for pizzerias and victims of the recent storm.  For every pound of Bacio Cheese sold nationwide between Nov. 18, 2012 and Feb. 16, 2013, PERFORMANCE Foodservice-ROMA will donate 10 cents to the American Red Cross […]

Hundreds of LaRosa’s Pizza fans turn out to support Columbus Expansion

(Press Release) CINCINNATI, OH – November 7, 2012 – To celebrate its announcement that it plans to expand to the Columbus area; LaRosa’s Pizzeria staged “LaRosa’s Perfect Pizza Meet & Eat” on October 26 in Dublin, Ohio, an affluent suburban area of Columbus. Team Members from the iconic Cincinnati family pizza restaurant served free hot, delicious […]

Restaurants Raise More Than $5 Million to Support No Kid Hungry Campaign

  (Press Release) WASHINGTON, D.C., October 31, 2012–Last month, 8,292 restaurants of every type, their employees and customers came together to help end childhood hunger in the U.S. by participating in Share Our Strength’s Dine Out For No Kid Hungry™ fundraising program.  Together, their generosity raised more than $5 million—more than twice what was raised last year—for […]

Pizza Patron® opens stores in three markets, plans expansion in six markets

  (Press Release) DALLAS  — November 14, 2012 – Pizza Patrón has opened stores in three different markets in the last three weeks.  The company plans to open two more restaurants before the end of the year – one in Phoenix and the other in San Antonio.  “We are proud to announce new stores in Dallas […]

Patxi’s Pizza details and clarification regarding Healthy SF settlement

(Press Release), San Francisco, Calif. January 18, 2013–Patxi’s Pizza today addresses the recent news regarding their settlement with the city of San Francisco in the hopes of setting the record straight and clarifying the terms of the settlement.    In the beginning of 2011, Patxi’s discovered a reporting error in 2009 and 2010 on the […]

NEXTEP announces record year in 2012

(Press Release) Troy, Michigan, January 17, 2013 – NEXTEP SYSTEMS, the foodservice technology company, today announced record sales and earnings for 2012. NEXTEP showed remarkable growth again throughout the year, posting a 60% increase in revenue. This marks the seventh consecutive year since inception in 2005 that NEXTEP has shown positive growth and continued profitability. […]

YNOT pizza customers helped raise $6,192 for Sandy Victims

(Press Release) Virginia Beach, VA — December 14, 2012.  The hurricane relief fundraiser held by Ynot Pizza and Italian Cuisine in November garnered $6,192 for victims of “Sandy” – the “super storm” that killed over 100 people, left thousands homeless, and devastated entire New Jersey and New York neighborhoods and communities.   Ynot donated a portion […]

Brentwood Associates announces sale of Pacific Island Restaurants

(Press Release) Los Angeles, CA, January 2, 2013 – Brentwood Associates (“Brentwood”), a leading consumer-focused private equity investment firm, announced it has completed the sale of Pacific Island Restaurants, Inc. (“PIR”), to Nimes Capital, LLC (“Nimes”).  PIR is the sole franchisee of Pizza Hut and Taco Bell throughout Hawaii, Guam and Saipan.  Terms of the transaction […]

Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers opening in San Antonio, Texas January 14

(Press Release) San Antonio, TX, January 7 , 2013–Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers is proud to announce the opening of their San Antonio, Texas, location at 115 North Loop 1604 East, 78232, in the Stone Oak area. The owners of this location, Ali and Setareh Danesh, talk enthusiastically about bringing Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers to the area: […]