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Square Pie Guys: A Journey from Instagram to Grand Opening

On July 16, the two founders and chefs of Square Pie Guys, have realized a long-time dream: opening their own brick-and-mortar restaurant. Marc Schechter and Danny Stoller began as diehard pizza fans. Stoller is a chef with 12 years of experience at award-winning restaurants Tilith, Revel, and Luc. Schechter is … More

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Canadian Pizzerias Achieve Guinness World Record for Largest Calzone

Five Ontario pizzerias shattered a five-year-old Guinness World Record for the largest calzone at the Vaughan Pizza Fest. Roberto “Pizza Dude” Vergalito, owner of Roberto’s Pizza Passion in St. Catharines, led five pizza makers and 20 helpers in this herculean effort. They collaborated with Hot Rocks Stone Ovens, whose  stone … More

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Celebrate National Gummi Worm Day with Pizza

Every day is a holiday, especially here in the United States. Today is no exception: July 15 is the National Gummi Worm Day. Pizza is universal so naturally, there are gummy worm pizzas out there.  You can even order a box of 48 E.Frutti gummy pizzas from Old Time Candy. … More

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Woodstock’s Pizza Names New COO

Woodstock’s Pizza has named Tony Dellamano as Chief Operating Officer. Dellamano brings to the table more than 15 years of experience in the restaurant industry, ranging from quick service to fast casual and fine dining concepts. Most recently, he served as the Chief Financial Officer for Fresh Brothers Pizza in Los … More

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How I Went Out of Business: The Hard Lessons of Failure

Ask an experienced operator for advice on starting out in the pizza industry, and a common response is, “Don’t do it!” Between the long hours, rising costs and ever-increasing competition, this industry can be as unforgiving as it is rewarding. Even those who jump into pizzeria ownership with great … More

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Italians Develop Algorithm for Perfect Biga

Even if preparing biga seems easy, there are a lot of moving parts to consider. Biga is a starter made with just flour, water, and yeast. It’s used to make any kind of leavened product to provide a better taste and fragrance to your dough. A traditional biga requires 44% … More

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Frozen Pizza Company Aims to Reduce Food Waste

Around 30 to 40 percent of all food in the U.S. is wasted daily. The United States Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service estimates the food loss in 2010 to be approximately 133 billion pounds and $161 billion in value on consumer and retail levels. USDA said that this amount … More