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Rosati’s Pizza CEO Rick Rosati Dies at 70

Fredric “Rick” Rosati, CEO of the national pizza restaurant group Rosati’s Pizza, passed away unexpectedly June 15 at the age of 70 at his home in Cave Creek, Arizona. He died of natural causes. Rosati was the driving force to franchise the Rosati’s Pizza concept in 1979. He opened his … More

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Virginia Pizzeria Reopens for Dine-In With a Tropical Twist

With carryout going gangbusters at Lena’s Wood-Fired Pizza & Tap, giving up much of the eatery’s limited space for half-capacity dine-in service just didn’t make sense to owner Dave Nicholas. Instead, he took the operation, located in Alexandria, Virginia, in a decidedly different direction: He turned his upstairs deck into … More

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Wisconsin Pizzeria Gives Away Free Pizza to Peacemakers

It’s hard to stay angry with a slice of fresh, hot pizza in your mouth—and that’s what Don Calhoun, owner of a Glass Nickel Pizza location in Wausau, Wisconsin, is counting on with his new “Give Pizza Chance” promotion. The Glass Nickel store currently offers curbside pickup and contactless delivery … More

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&pizza Will Close All Its Restaurants on Election Day

The Washington, D.C.-based pizza chain that gives its employees paid time off (PTO) for political activism has gone one step further, announcing that it will close all of its stores on November 3 to encourage its workers and surrounding communities to vote in the election. &pizza, founded by CEO Michael … More

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Pieology Launches New ‘Signature’ Pizzas for Summer Pizzazz

Pieology Pizzeria is welcoming summer by giving their menu a little extra pizzazz, expanding customer options and simplifying online ordering so that everyone can safely enjoy their pizza all summer long. Pieology launched a new menu and ordering system for all U.S. locations, including Hawaii & Guam, on June 9. … More

Industry News

Wood Stone Corp. Hires Melissa Enge as Regional Sales Manager

Wood Stone Corporation, a leading manufacturer of stone hearth and specialty commercial cooking equipment, has hired Melissa Enge as regional sales manager for the European, Middle Eastern and African markets. Enge is an international account executive with more than 20 years’ experience in the foodservice industry, specializing in QSR (quick-service … More