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The Essentials of a Pizzeria Manager's Survival Kit

When crises happen, good pizzeria managers rise to the occasion, but even the best ones are likely to encounter problems they don’t know how to deal with. That’s why a basic “survival kit” might be a good idea for your operation. This Managers Survival Kit should explain how to handle … More

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So You Want to Open a Pizza Restaurant?

ldquo;I’ve always dreamed of owning a pizza restaurant. Nothing too big. We’ll keep it manageable. It will be fantastic! Maybe a small bar with some cool draft beers. Nothing too crazy. Some nice cozy booths. Families will love it. We can do a few pasta dishes too. We’ll use my … More

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Mr. Negative: How to Manage Pizzeria Employees With Bad Attitudes

They’re here, there, everywhere. They upset managers and fellow employees—even themselves—and bring down staff morale. We’re talking, of course, about Mr. or Ms. Negative, those employees with bad attitudes who often make life miserable for their bosses and their co-workers with their constant complaints and naysaying ways. If not carefully managed, … More

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Bone Sauce Tops off Pizza in Costa Rica

Author, speaker, and marketer Rudy Waldner reports on his visit to Costa Rica, where he regularly speaks on his book Marketing from the Trenches at the Culinary Trainer School in San Jose. Aside from Costa Rica’s exciting outdoor activities and progressive environmental awareness, Costa Rica’s culinary landscape is deep and … More