A partnership between Piestro and 800 Degrees Pizza will kick off with a projected 3,600 units over five years. Chef Anthony Carron said he “saw both the immediate and long-term impact automation could have on our business.” Related: Study finds robots will replace humans in restaurants sooner rather than later … More
Picnic Reveals Costs for Its Pizza-Making Robotics System
Pizza-making robotics leader Picnic is offering its Picnic Pizza System for a subscription price of $3,500 to $5,000 a month. Picnic said it will fulfill existing orders through 2021 and start shipping new orders next year. Related: Pizza-making robots do it all in this Paris pizzeria Pizzeria owners and operators … More
A Newcomer’s Guide to Pizza Dough Equipment
For smaller pizzerias looking to expand or newcomers to the pizza business, consider creating a checklist of the equipment you need and why you need it. Everything starts with choosing the right dough mixer, and several different types are available, depending on your needs. Every farmer needs a tractor. Every … More
5 Cost-Saving Tips to Keep Positive Momentum Going for Your Pizzeria
When purchasing new equipment, take advantage of opportunities to squeeze every drop of profits out of the pizza-making process.
Pizza-Making Robots Do It All in This Paris Pizzeria
Pazzi, a newly opened pizzeria in Paris, puts on a show for customers with a team of pizza-making robots in the kitchen. A bot can be hard to beat for efficiency, but chef Thierry Graffagnino says it “can never replace the art of a real pizzaiolo.” Related: What ever happened to … More
Whatever Happened to Zume’s Pizza-Making Robots?
Zume generated a lot of hype for its pizza-making robots in 2017, only to shut its pizza delivery operation down in early 2020. Now the company uses those robots to press and mold agricultural waste into sustainable containers for leading brands. Related: Why robots could save the pizza restaurant industry The story … More
Product Spotlight – June/July 2021
Grandé Fior•di•Latte Grandé Fior•di•Latte is a fresh mozzarella unlike any other. Grandé’s passion is to showcase the flavor and beauty of its fresh milk, accented nicely with light, cultured dairy flavors developed through traditional cheese making. Grandé Fior•di•Latte is clean, light, fresh and milky, with a little culture to balance … More
Artist Creates Fun-to-Watch Pizza-Making Machine
Joseph Herscher, a kinetic artist, developed this Rube Goldberg-style pizza-topping machine along with other weirdly hilarious contraptions. The machine’s crowning touch is a Ferris wheel that dispenses black olives. Related: Robotic pizza server debuts at Rhode Island pizzeria The Pizza-Making Contraption isn’t quite ready for prime time in your restaurant’s … More
Digital Signage: Pointing the Way to Higher Sales
Digital signs can boost sales, convey key information to customers, eliminate pre-pandemic paper menus and reinforce your brand messaging.
Why Restaurant Packaging Is More Important Than Ever
From enabling greater sustainability to promoting family fun and food safety, today’s packaging options make a difference to your customers.
The Fast-Evolving World of Payment Processing
Experts break down everything you need to know about payment processing, from evolving technology to COVID-era customer expectations.
Robotic Pizza Server Debuts at Rhode Island Pizzeria
Servi, a pizza robot, runs food to Angelo’s Palace Pizza customers, greets them and can even wish them a happy birthday. Developed by Bear Robotics, the robot frees Angelo’s human servers to better take care of their customers. Related: Flashy new pizza robot makes pies before your eyes with theatrical … More