From the Editor

Peter Reinhart: From Flower Child to Baking Legend

It’s not easy to picture Peter Reinhart, this month’s cover subject and author of the new book Perfect Pan Pizza, as a hippie, but I like to try anyway. As Reinhart explains in our cover story (“The Flavor Rule,” page 28), he discovered his love for dough, bread and baking … More

Business & Marketing

Pizza Inn Honors Top Franchisees at Brand Convention

International chain  Pizza Inn honored its top franchisees at the annual Pizza Inn Convention in San Diego. In July, the brand recognized multiple franchises, including Larry Rust as Franchisee of the Year for exemplary dedication to customer satisfaction, community service, and team leadership. “Our annual Pizza Inn Convention is about … More

SmartMarket

La Nova Wings Still Clucking Good After 25 Years

Joey Todaro III, a.k.a. “The Wing King,” introduced wings to the pizza industry when he first exhibited at the International Pizza Expo in 1994 with his family. He had no game plan and not one distributor. But, due to his years of experience in the pizza industry, he had more … More