Melvin DeLacerda of Johnny’s Pizza House
From the Editor

Johnny Huntsman: A Family Man with Two Families

Johnny Huntsman, the founder of West Monroe, Louisiana-headquartered Johnny’s Pizza House (JPH), was a family man with more than one family. When he passed away in 2017, he left behind his wife of 30 years, two daughters and a son, plus several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. But his second family was … More

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How I Went Out of Business: The Hard Lessons of Failure

Ask an experienced operator for advice on starting out in the pizza industry, and a common response is, “Don’t do it!” Between the long hours, rising costs and ever-increasing competition, this industry can be as unforgiving as it is rewarding. Even those who jump into pizzeria ownership with great … More