Using Technology to Deal With Those…Darn Phone Calls

  Join PizzaCloud and PMQ as we learn to traverse the rocky terrain of handling customers’ needs in a quick, concise and consistent manner using today’s newest technology: *Multiple methods to deal with phone calls while understaffed *Call Centers/centralized call handling: If your POS system supports it, this is … More

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Puppy Love: Turn Your Pizzeria into a Haven for Dog Owners

Americans went on a pet adoption spree at the height of the pandemic, and that could create a moneymaking opportunity for your pizzeria. If you’ve already got an outdoor dining space, turn it into a pet-friendly environment with pups-on-the-patio promotions and fundraisers for local shelters. Related: Cane Rosso Rescue gives … More

Food & Ingredients

When Your Dough Comes Out Wet and Sticky

If you don’t cross-stack your pizza dough boxes in the cooler, you’re likely to end up with a common problem: wet and sticky dough. By cross-stacking the dough boxes when you first put them into the cooler, you will allow the moisture from condensation to escape from the boxes. Related: The secrets to creating … More

Business & Marketing

So You Want to Open Your First Pizzeria?

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in a 2003 issue of PMQ Pizza Magazine. It was penned by the late, legendary pizzeria operator and industry consultant Big Dave Ostrander. As an introduction to launching a pizza restaurant, most of the information contained here is just as relevant today as it … More

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How to Create Short-Form Video Content for Your Pizzeria

Pizza is a highly visual food and makes perfect content for short videos on platforms like TikTok and Instagram. The key to a successful TikTok or Instagram Reels video is to make your content engaging and fun while showing off your pizzeria’s unique personality. Related: 7 simple YouTube video content … More