By hiring the formerly incarcerated, Jeannie and Alper Uyanik hope to spur social change through the power of pizza at Harlem Pizza Co. and Sliced by Harlem Pizza Co.
Every pizzeria operator should maintain written employment policies. Such policies, outlined in your pizzeria employee handbook, should explain the expectations and standards of conduct, as well as any benefits provided to workers. They ensure compliance with state and federal laws regarding wage and hour issues, sexual harassment, equal employment opportunity, … More
Customers can get on your nerves. We don’t like to admit it, but it’s true. Most are perfectly nice, pleasant people, but some of them will test your patience. Now and then, you just want to bite someone’s head off. But what if you treated every guest like your grandmother? … More
By Tom Boyles Cash flow is the lifeblood of any restaurant. The first time you miss payroll, you’ll immediately understand the importance of managing a pizzeria’s cash flow. Managing cash flow is crucial to the health of your restaurant. That entails forecasting and totaling all significant regular cash inflows—including sales, … More
If you’ve ever been to New York City, you know the corner of 23rd Street and 8th Avenue is buzzing at almost any hour. That’s exactly where Francis Garcia, co-founder of the famous Artichoke Basille’s Pizza, planted his new concept: Lions & Tigers & Squares Detroit Pizza. Open for business … More
How to boost catering sales – it’s a year-round challenge for pizza restaurants. The holiday season offers a big opportunity, thanks to office parties, sporting events and other occasions, but you don’t want to stop there. Delving into the PMQ archive of catering articles, we’ve put together some quick tips … More
Man cannot live on pizza alone. At the very least, your customers need a tasty, refreshing beverage to go with it. But too many pizzeria operators treat their beverage programs as afterthoughts—if they think about them at all. Fortunately, there are some easy things you can do to increase … More