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Convert Wood-Fired Oven to Gas

Sourcing wood for a pizza oven can become a problem for any pizzeria, and wood can be costly and difficult to manage. Setting a fire in a wood fired pizza ovens takes time, and creating the same fire every day takes a certain skill. The Vamparossa gas burner takes the … More

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The Pizza Box Comes Full Circle

The first 100% tree-free, plant-based, compostable pizza container from food service ware provider World Centric® is hitting the market with the PizzaRound™, a new takeout/delivery pizza packaging option. The breakthrough circular container reduces packaging waste, labor and space needs as well as grease and sogginess that are common with traditional … More

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Smokin’ Oak Wood-Fired Pizza to Enter New Region

Smokin’ Oak Wood-Fired Pizza, an emerging fast-casual pizza brand, is expanding to a new market with the announcement of its new franchise location set to open this summer in the greater St. Louis market. Husband and wife, Raj Singh and Khush Gill, evaluated several other national-brand franchise opportunities before deciding … More

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Get 25 Free Skewdats from Sacramento Tomato Juice

Customizable cocktails took a leap forward with the announcement of an exclusive foodservice offer from Sacramento Tomato Juice and Skewdats Cocktail Skewers. Skewdats are the easy way to load appetizer items already on an operator’s menu to upsell Bloody Marys, Bloody Marias, Micheladas, and more as “appetizer cocktails.” “The Bloody … More

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New Sweet & Bold Barbecue Sauce from T. Marzetti

T. Marzetti Foodservice, a division of T. Marzetti Company, recently released Sweet & Bold Barbecue Sauce as part of their new sauce branding, Bold Blends. Available now in 4/1 gallons and in 72/2 oz. cups beginning in April, Sweet & Bold Barbecue Sauce delivers high-quality barbecue flavor at a value.  … More

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Robot Coupe R2U Food Processor Saves Time and Labor

The Robot Coupe R2U is the most recognizable food processor in the industry; it is the perfect partner for any size kitchen … saving time and labor.  The Robot Coupe R2U machine is a multifunctional unit with two different attachments to perform a multitude of functions. The Cutter Bowl … More

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Manitowoc introduces Indigo NXT

Manitowoc, a leading brand for commercial ice makers, is revolutionizing ice-making with its next generation of ice machines. Indigo® NXT (NEXT) offers a whole new level of simplicity, sanitation, energy efficiency and reliability in modular ice machines.   Indigo NXT simplifies the process of owning and operating an ice machine by … More

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Marco’s Pizza Names Tony Libardi President

Marco’s Pizza, the nation’s fastest-growing pizza franchise, announced today the promotion of Chief Operations Officer Tony Libardi to President, effective as of the first of the year. The move comes at a pivotal time as the brand rapidly approaches the opening of its 1,000th store and celebrates its 40th anniversary … More

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Globe Introduces Stainless Steel Portion Control Scale

Globe Food Equipment Company has added a stainless-steel portion control scale to their line of weighing units. With an IP67 rating, the GPS10-S components are protected from dust and liquids. Scale has a 10-lb. capacity and four weighing modes (pounds & ounces, ounces, kilograms, grams); and is accurate to within … More

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Top Trends in "New" Italian Cuisine

As interest in global cuisine grows, so does the spotlight on Italian food—but it’s more than just pepperoni pizza and spaghetti with meatballs that consumers want to see on menus. To support these trends, SupHerb Farms has released a white paper, “Trending Now: The ‘New’ Italian,” that spotlights ingredients and … More

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LaRosa's Announces Lifetime Achievement Awards

LaRosa’s Family Pizzerias is proud to announce its Lifetime Achievement Awards recognizing Franchise Owners Scott Inderhees and Eddie Meiners for their significant dedication to LaRosa’s, Inc., and for their tireless efforts in overall management and successful operations of locations in Clifton, St. Bernard, Princeton, Forest Park and Sharonville.  Inderhees and … More