Food & Ingredients

Sarpino’s Deep-Dish Pizza Is for Vegans and Meat Eaters Alike

With an eye towards innovation and setting trends, Sarpino’s has introduced a Chicago-style deep-dish pizza, including a vegan option with plant-based cheese, pepperoni and sausage. Sarpino’s Rebecca Kroupa said the big challenge in developing the vegan deep-dish pizza was nailing the “ratio of dough to sauce to cheese.” Related: Learn … More

Food & Ingredients

How Three Chains Make and Market Plant-Based Pizzas

Plant-based proteins are less an of-the-moment trend and more a long-term shift in Americans’ eating habits, including pizza lovers. The owner of Caliente Pizza & Draft House, for example, decided he could attract Pittsburgh’s many vegans by crafting menu items just for them. Related: Get all the latest news on … More

Recipe of the Month

New York Treat-Za Pizza

Ingredients: 1 18” New York-style pizza crust,  ready-to-use (RTU) 1 c. Butterfinger®, chopped into ½” pieces 1 c. Baby Ruth®, chopped into ½” pieces 1 c. Buncha Crunch® 6 shortbread cookies, chopped 1 c. fresh strawberries, sliced 1 c. caramel spread   Directions: Place the RTU pizza crust on a … More

Dough Information Center

Solving the Mystery of Blown Dough

Blown pizza dough is usually a problem of temperature control or dough management. Keeping your dough boxes cross-stacked for the right amount of time in the cooler can help prevent the problem. Related: How to minimize snap-back in your pizza dough Q: What’s the cause of blown dough? A: I … More