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Domino's Pizza Presents the Pizza 'Holdouts'

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 5 /PRNewswire/ — Domino’s Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, is launching the next chapter of advertising its “inspired” new hand-tossed pizza. Following the breakthrough Oh Yes We Did campaign – where actual Domino’s Pizza employees faced consumer criticism head-on in reinventing … More

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Greener Restaurants National Recognition Program Pilot Launches

(Washington, D.C.) The National Restaurant Association has launched the pilot of Greener Restaurants™ – a new, national program to recognize restaurants’ environmental sustainability efforts. A limited number of restaurants have signed on to participate in the pilot before opening it to industry-wide participation in the next few months. Greener Restaurants … More

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Phoenix College Receives Grant from Chefs of Tomorrow

Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin – Master Chef Scott Robinson, CWMC, CEC, CCE, CHE, director of Culinary Studies and Food Service Administration at Phoenix College, accepted a Chefs of Tomorrow™ grant from Bruce Taylor, Business Manager with Sheboygan, Wisc.-based Johnsonville Sausage on March 19 during the Research Chefs Association’s (RCA) 2010 Conference … More

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Papa Murphys Sold To Lee Equity Partners

VANCOUVER, Wash. – April 1, 2010 – New York-based private equity firm Lee Equity Partners has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the nearly 1,200 unit Papa Murphy’s Take ’N’ Bake pizza chain from its current majority owner, Charlesbank Capital Partners. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed.  Papa … More

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Pizza Pizza's Chief Executive Officer Passes

TORONTO, ONTARIO, Mar 31, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — It is with great sadness that Pizza Pizza Royalty Income Fund /quotes/comstock/11t!pza.un (CA:PZA.UN 7.30, +0.03, +0.41%) (the “Fund”) and Pizza Pizza Limited (the “Company”) today announced the death of Michael Overs, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of the Company. The … More

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Flippers Pizzeria Tosses Up Pizza Perfection Nationally

Orlando, Florida, March 15, 2010 – Flippers Pizzeria (flipperspizzeria.com), known for firing up perfect, handcrafted pizzas in their authentic brick-ovens, is taking their successful 23-year-old concept to the national franchise market. Founded by Scott Kousaie and Todd Dennis in 1987, Flippers Pizzeria has become one of Central Florida’s favorite pizzerias. … More