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6 Medals Won at the Pizza Olympics in Italy

Salsomaggiore, Italy, May 04, 2007 –(PR.com)– Hundreds of competitors from dozens of countries including India, Sri Lanka, Croatia, Japan, Brazil, and the Ukraine converged on Salsomaggiore, Italy for the Pizza Olympics March 26-29, 2007. Opening ceremonies kicked off the four day event with each country parading through the competition hall … More

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Winner of PMQ and Fidelity Communications' On-Hold Contest

Ray Montez, the winner of PMQ’s Marketing Contest #2, is a Domino’s Franchisee in Chicago with more than 15 units. His entry and win has earned him $1,000 for having the best on-hold message, which was voted on by PMQ’s readers and website viewers. PMQ is now taking entries for the next on-hold competition. Please send … More

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Prepare 120 Fried Eggs in Five Minutes

RATIONAL’s Multibaker Accessory Makes Breakfast Easy   SCHAUMBURG, Ill., March XX, 2007 – Overburdened catering chefs can breathe a bit easier. RATIONAL, renowned for its patented SelfCooking Center®, today announced a cure for the headaches and anxiety typically spurred by large last-minute breakfast orders: the Multibaker. A new accessory for … More

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New pizza may help some control 'bad' cholesterol

A report from NutraIngredients-usa.com said, “A new pizza dough mixture which incorporates cholesterol-lowering plant sterols is set to further expand the market for functional snack foods.” The report said the dough, which was developed by Road Pizza Company, is a California-style thin crust pizza and reportedly helps consumers regulate ‘bad’ … More

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Jesus Pizza intended to Nourish Body, Soul

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – According to a report from DailyPress.com, “On a recent warm spring day, four T.C. Williams High School students sat sweating inside a Jeep Cherokee in the parking lot of a Baptist church scarfing slices of pizza. Scores of their classmates streamed into the church in search of … More

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Motivating the Unmotivated

If you’re frustrated in your efforts to elicit the best from each of your subordinates, chances are it’s not that they can’t be motivated, but that the wrong methods are being used to motivate them. The secret is to package what you want from each individual in a way that … More

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Oakland pizza shop owner fatally shoots armed robber

According to an article from NCTimes.com, “OAKLAND, Calif. — The owner of a popular pizza shop opened fire on three robbery suspects, killing one of them and apparently wounding his own son.” The report said owner of Coliseum Pizza, 41-year-old Catarino Piedra, will not face charges of a crime because … More

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The $720 Pizza and Benjie Greenfield

According to Jewishpress.com, “When is eating chametz after Pesach a mitzvah? When the proceeds of a wild e-Bay auction for the first pizza baked after Pesach goes to Sephardic Bikur Cholim.”   The article said, “The unusual auction, brainchild of Benjie Greenfield of Brooklyn, came about after he and some … More

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Pizza Goes Green

Buffalo, NY, March 1, 2007 – Chick-N-Pizza Works was the pioneer of drop off catering in the western New York area over 30 years ago.  Today, John Fortini, owner of Chick-n-Pizza Works located at 129 Abbot Road in south Buffalo keeps the family business alive and well. Fortini was recently recognized … More

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Tom Lehmann – House Calls with The Dough Doctor

In this segment of “House Calls,” Tom Lehmann of the American Institute of Baking and Director of Pizza Studies and Bakery Assistance, offers tips on dough formulas, gas vs. electric conveyor ovens, dessert pizzas, pizza screens, and dual heat pizza presses. … More

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Alaska Salmon Harvest Predicted to Make A Big Splash This Summer!"

The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute Announces the Opening of Alaska’s Summer Salmon Harvesting Season   Seattle, Washington, April 6, 2007 – The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) is pleased to announce the return of fresh, wild and always sustainable Alaska salmon to the market this May. The highly anticipated salmon … More