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Papa John’s New CEO Was the Brains Behind Arby’s Big Comeback

Papa John’s International, Inc.selected Rob Lynch as its new president and CEO, effective immediately. Previously, Lynch was president of Arby’s, the second-largest sandwich restaurant brand in the world with more than 3,400 restaurants across eight countries. While there, he led the brand’s dramatic turn-around to strong growth and profitability. “I … More

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Papa Gino’s & D’Angelo Team Up with the Jimmy Fund to Fight Cancer

Papa Gino’s Pizzeria, D’Angelo Grilled Sandwiches, and their parent company New England Authentic Eats, LLC,  are celebrating their long-time partnership with the Jimmy Fund by revitalizing their annual fundraisers and participating in new initiatives, like their sponsorship of the Jimmy Fund 5K & Fun Run, which was held this past … More

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Domino’s Knocks 50 Percent Off All Online Pizza Orders

Back-to-school means cheap pizza for fans of Domino’s. The chain announced this week that its stores nationwide will offer 50% off menu-priced pizzas ordered online from August 26 through September 1. The promo could affect smaller independent pizzeria operators who already struggle to compete with the national chains. For them, … More

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This Pizza-Eating Contest Featured Slices That Were Two Feet Long

Fat Boy’s Pizza in Metairie, Louisiana, hosted a Major League Eating contest recently that featured massive two-foot slices of pizza and some of the biggest names in competitive eating. The contestants, including No. 1-ranked Joey Chestnut and No. 2 Geoffrey Esper, stuffed themselves with as many slices of pizza as … More

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Bernie Sanders Sends 18 Hot Pizzas to Coal Miners on Strike

Out-of-work miners and their families camped out on train tracks near Cumberland in Kentucky all received a hot meal last Friday.  Vermont senator and 2020 presidential candidate hopeful Bernie Sanders ordered 18 pies from Pizza Hut. The politician had ordered a pizza for each day the coal miners spent blocking … More