PMQ Pizza News wrap up for October 17

Thischipmunkmakes us happy as he works hard to eat his pizza and I bet he would like cheddar even if thescientists don't!

The50 best college townpizzerias listed and adelivery drivergets $1,268 tip!

Chef quitsafter being asked to kill possum at pizzeria andbreakfast pizzais so hot right now in NYC.Italy is in an uproarafter a report shows toxic pizza environments.Pizza Hut Singaporeapologizes after employee calls customer a pink fat lady on receipt.Papa John'sis being sued by the state of New York for poor employee pay

Stevi B'shas Halloween pizza promotions in store andDOMis making a splash for Domino's who also offers$1 pizza in Chicagoto celebrate 100th store. But they are not worrying about profits as their3rd quarter resultsshow continued growth.Chuck E. Cheese'sbuys Peter Piper Pizza.

In charity news,Aurelio's Pizzadonates to children's hospitals,Domino's Smart Sliceto help national school lunch week,Pie Fivepies it forward,Slice out Hungeris a success andthe Loopprovides free pizza to costumed kids andKlavon pizzeriadonates funds to help employee with breast cancer

In product news,Oventionat NACS show,To Jo Mushroomsincreases production,Greenboxlaunches in Pizza Pie-er Restaurants,Rationalhelps prep Oktoberfest kitchens,Pizza 73launches new mini-meatball pizza andPizza Patronadds popular pizzas back to menu,Speedlineupdates software for pos,Rational corporate videowins Cannes award, awebinar is upcomingon the dangers of shellfish from Seafoodsource.com, new brochure available onIdaho potatoesandButterballprovides turkey solutions. Anew pizza vending machineis in the US now.Pizzeria Localereformulated its crust.

In craft beer news,234 breweriestake home awards includingBear Republic,Heavy Seas, Short's Brewing,Karl StraussandFull Sail.Heavy Seas Brewerysets casking record,Bell's Brewerylooking to hire 100 people andhosting fundraiser for cancer fight,Mad Rivercelebrates 25 years,Surf Breweryestablishes second site,Eccentric Cafeexpands as part of Bell's Brewery andBear Republicreleases new beer.

PMQ Videos released this week:Pizza 360with Russia,2015 Media Kit, PeterReinhartlive chat andRudyWaldnerwebinarrecordings here​.

OPENINGS/CLOSINGS

Cici's Pizzato open first Missouri location

Russo'sexpanding

Jet's Pizzato open second location in Kimball and Irving Park in Chicago (IL)

Pizza Cartto go bricks and mortar in Cedar City (UT)

Pizza Studioto open second Minneapolis store (MN)

Pizzeria Locale(Chipotle) set to open second Denver location

Domino's Pizzato open in Holbrook but won't be delivering thanks to no license (MA)

Crispelli'sopens 2nd pizzeria in West Bloomfield (MI)

Blazeopens new store on campus of University of Maryland

Pizza di Joey food truckopens in Baltimore (MD)

The Pizza Machinemoves to new location in Gallatin (TN)

SecondPizza Manlocation to open in Wauwatosa (WI)

Plus 1 Pizzaopens and introduces new pizza tracker app in Athens (OH)

Bantam Chef Pizzaopens in Gaston (NC)

Family Videoopens 5th location with pizza served in Bellevue (NE)

Pizza Hutcloses in Fort Wayne (IN)

Marco's Pizzaexpands in Kimberly (WI)

150 moreDomino's Pizzasexpected by next year

Rossi's Pizzamoving to new location in Madison (WI)

Project Pieheading to New Jersey

800 Degreesheading into Evanston (IL)

Dewey's Pizzato open in Austin's Landing (OH)

NewTopper's Pizzain Omaha (NE)

Pizza Eastopens in Chicago (IL)

Pica'sto open 2nd restaurant in West Chester (PA)

Buddy's Pizzahas opening in Novi (MI)