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Pizza Nova Introduces New Chorizo Sausage, Chorizo-Themed Pizzas and Italian Chicken Wings Recipe

Pizza Nova, one of Ontario’s leading artisan pizza makers, launches this month a series of new menu options including a chorizo sausage topping featured on two Signature pizzas and Garlic Parmesan Wings. The assortment of new menu options was inspired by the company’s pursuit of innovation, authentic, rich taste and offering a diversity of quality menu choices to its customers.

“We strive to bring menu items to the market that will stand the test of time,” said Domenic Primucci, president of Pizza Nova. “Our additions are..."

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Sep 21 8:21 AM, General News



Marco's Pizza® Hires 20-Year QSR Franchise Veteran Gerardo Flores as Chief Development Officer

Marco's Pizza, the nation's fastest-growing pizza brand*, appoints Gerardo Flores as Chief Development Officer. This news comes on the heels of the brand's recent development and sales milestones, opening of its 1100th store and surpassing $1B in annual systemwide sales. As Marco's looks to its next era of growth, Flores will be responsible for developing U.S. and international growth strategies, streamlining the development process and driving expansion.

As a highly experienced real estate professional, Flores has held top-level leadership roles in the...

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Sep 20 2:22 PM, General News


First Space-Flavoured Pizza Hits Earth

Papa Johns is launching the world's first-space-inspired pizza – a giant leap for mankind and pizza lovers everywhere.

Inspired by chorizo's fame as the world's furthest travelled sausage – having gone into space with Spanish astronaut, Pedro Duque, in 1998 – the new space inspired pizza range combines chorizo's stratospherically delicious flavours with Papa Johns' signature pizzas, Papadia and rolls.

Dr Chris Welch, a world-leading 'spaceologist' and former Vice-President of the International Aeronautical Federation, analysed the composition of Papa Johns' new pizza range and uncovered the striking similarities between the tastes, textures and...

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Sep 15 1:00 PM, General News


Detroit - Style Returns to Pizza Hut® Nationwide

Starting today, Detroit-Style Pizza returns to Pizza Hut menus at participating locations nationwide following the success of the initial launch in early 2021 and its reintroduction last summer. Pizza Hut listened to pizza lovers and brought the deep-dish delight back to menus for a third run as a limited-time offer; but this time is different. The beloved pizza arrives with a Detroit-Style-inspired anthem to celebrate its return to menus.

To provide fans with a fitting soundtrack for the return of an icon, Pizza Hut partnered with TikToker...

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Sep 6 12:48 PM, General News


Everybody Wins This Season With Papa Johns Football Pizza

Papa Johns wants to be the one-stop shop for your sport entertaining needs this season with its new Football Pizza. This new innovation leveraging fan-favorite ingredients such as Papa Johns signature pepperoni is a festive way to celebrate kickoffs, share at tailgate parties and win big with others during one of the most exciting seasons of the year.

The Football Pizza is a Large pizza that starts with a crispy thin crust base and is then topped with cheese and Papa Johns signature pepperoni, which a recent...

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Aug 29 1:00 PM, General News


Give Your Wallet a Break with Domino's® 50% Off Pizza Deal

Domino's Pizza Inc., the largest pizza company in the world, knows that Americans are feeling the pinch from higher prices everywhere. One great way to stretch your budget this week is with Domino's 50% off deal, with half off all menu-priced pizzas ordered online, today through Aug. 21.

"Domino's has always been focused on value that can feed a family at a reasonable price," said Frank Garrido, Domino's executive vice president of U.S. operations and support. "Domino's stores nationwide are ready to bring pizzas and smiles to..."

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Aug 15 8:48 AM, General News


PizzaForno Kicks off "Pizza with a Purpose" Initiative

PizzaForno, one of North America's only automated pizzerias that bakes artisanal pizzas in less than three minutes, has announced the kick-off of its 'Pizza with a Purpose' program in the United States. Its first stop: Houston, Texas.

'Pizza with a Purpose,' is the foundation for how PizzaForno selects licensees to join in on the development of their "Pizzaruption." In addition to staying focused on purpose driven initiatives, they work with each of their local owners to identify opportunities to help support non-profit organizations within their community.

The local entrepreneurs developing...

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Jul 26 1:10 PM, General News


AI Tech Company Nala Robotics Signs Expansion Deal with Slice Factory Pizza Chain

Nala Robotics, an AI technology company revolutionizing the culinary industry, today announced it will supply Chicago-based Slice Factory with its autonomous chef, Pizzaiolaä, a multi-cuisine, voice-controlled pizza maker that also cooks pasta, burgers, wings, as well as prepares salads.

Under the terms of the agreement, Nala Robotics will custom design and install Pizzaiola at Slice Factory's newest locations to help fuel national expansion efforts. The pizza chain, which operates 12 locations in Chicago and surrounding the suburbs, has laid out an aggressive expansion plan...

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Jun 29 1:00 PM, General News


Domino's® 50% Off Pizza Deal Is Back!

Domino's Pizza, Inc., the largest pizza company in the world, knows that pizza lovers always want the best deal, and starting today, they can take advantage of one so special, it hasn't been offered in more than two years! Hungry pizza fans can take advantage of 50% off menu-priced Domino's pizza when they order online between June 6-12.

"With wallets being squeezed and summer gatherings starting up, we thought this was a good time to bring back this tremendous deal," said Joe Jordan...

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Jun 6 8:04 AM, General News


Former VP of Franchise Sales & Development for Marco's Pizza, Joins PizzaForno

PizzaForno, one of North America's only automated pizzerias, appoints Travis Edmonson, former Vice President of Franchise Development at Mr. Gatti's Pizza and former Vice President of Franchise Sales & Development at Marco's Pizza, as Chief Development Officer.

Edmonson joins as the second former Marco's Pizza business leader this year to get behind this 24/7 digital pizzeria designed to combat labor shortages, food costs and rent rising. A strategic executive, Edmonson brings over 19 years of experience with an enthusiastic, resourceful, and creative approach to drive growth.

Passionate for the...

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Jun 1 9:29 AM, General News


Marco's Pizza® Appoints MikeWorldWide Agency of Record for Consumer Public Relations

MikeWorldWide (MWW), one of the world's leading independent public relations agencies, is proud to announce a new client relationship with Marco's Pizza.

The communications assignment includes earned media relations and creative integrated consumer marketing campaign development to increase awareness and relevance across the United States.

"Aside from our team's shared love of pizza and creative storytelling, there was immediate strategic chemistry with the Marco's communications and marketing team," said Tara Naughton, MikeWorldWide Chief Marketing & Business Development Officer. "The pizza category often uses creativity and risk-taking to..."

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May 31 1:14 PM, General News


Casey’s Loyalty Program – Casey’s Rewards – Grows to Over 5 Million Members

In early May, Casey’s, the third largest convenience retailer, surpassed 5 million members enrolled in its loyalty program, Casey’s Rewards. In just over two years since launching, the program provides millions of Casey’s guests across 16 states the ability to earn points on everyday purchases and redeem them for Casey’s Cash, fuel discounts, or a donation to a local school of their choice.

“Casey’s Rewards is driving meaningful value for our guests and is a key piece to the strategic plan our company has been executing on the past..."

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May 31 9:26 AM, General News


Marco's Pizza® Promotes Ideal Pizza Pairings for Your Zodiac Sign While Mercury is in Retrograde

Marco's Pizza is here to fulfil everyone's obsession with the stars – and pizza! To embrace the inevitable occurrence of Mercury in Retrograde and combat any uninvited energy, Marco's Pizza and professional astrologer Lisa Stardust teamed up to get pizza lovers' lives back in delicious order.

As Mercury slows down from May 10 to June 3 and potentially causes miscommunications or disagreements across people's lives – there's one thing we can all agree on: that pizza can bring positive vibes to every situation...

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May 18 1:00 PM, General News


Now You Can Order Domino's® Pizza … With Your Mind

What if you could order pizza with your mind? Now you can, thanks to Domino's new mind ordering app. Domino's Pizza Inc., the largest pizza company in the world, is teaming up with Netflix to introduce the latest strange thing to come out of Hawkins National Lab.

Domino's mind ordering app is a new immersive experience which places "test subjects" inside Hawkins National Lab in Hawkins, Indiana – transporting them to the center of "Stranger Things" in 1986. Users can explore the lab, uncover Easter eggs, use their...

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May 16 9:26 AM, General News


Domino's® Awards 'World's Fastest Pizza Maker'

Domino's Pizza Inc., the largest pizza company in the world, awarded the 2022 World's Fastest Pizza Maker title to Zagros Jaff among nearly 8,000 cheering spectators at The Venetian Resort in Las Vegas on May 10. Jaff, a regional manager in Hampshire, England, made three large pizzas in an impressive 70 seconds – that's equal to making each pizza in roughly 23 seconds! Jaff won $3,000 in prize money, a trophy, a championship belt and the coveted title of World's Fastest Pizza Maker, presented by Domino's Chief Executive Officer Russell Weiner...

 

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May 13 9:45 AM, General News


Marco's Pizza® Shifts to a 100% Cloud-Based Order Management Technology Platform

Marco's Pizza, one of the nation's fastest-growing pizza brands, unveils a major project to accelerate its digital capabilities and drive growth. The brand's strategic investments in technology and innovation center around migrating to a 100% cloud-based proprietary technology platform - Marco's Order Management System (MOMS).

This platform is designed to improve the customer experience as well as simplify operations for the franchisees and store team members. Testing is currently underway with plans to roll out first into all company-operated stores by year-end, with franchise...

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May 11 1:00 PM, General News


Papa John’s International Announces First Quarter 2022 Financial Results

Papa John’s International, Inc. today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 27, 2022.

First quarter 2022 highlights compared to first quarter of 2021

- Total company revenues increased 6.0% to $542.7 million; global system-wide restaurant sales of $1.3 billion, up 5.3% (excluding the impact of foreign currency)
- Comparable sales up 1.9% in North America and 0.8% Internationally, lapping prior year gains of 26.2% and 23.2%, respectively
- 62 net unit openings driven by accelerating development activity and growing pipeline, especially Internationally...

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May 5 9:25 AM, General News


Papa Johns Appoints Joe Sieve as Chief Restaurant Officer

Papa John’s International, Inc. today announced the appointment of Joe Sieve as the Company’s new Chief Restaurant Officer. Mr. Sieve, who will begin his new position on May 2nd, will oversee the operations of Papa Johns corporate and franchise restaurants in North America, reporting to Max Wetzel, EVP, Chief Commercial Officer.

Mr. Sieve brings broad-based experienced as a strategic operator and development leader for major industry players, including Domino’s and Inspire Brands. He began his career out of college as a franchisee and later built a portfolio of 58 Domino's...

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Apr 20 8:27 AM, General News


Marco's Pizza® Tests Automated Voice-to-Text Ordering Using Conversational AI

Marco's Pizza, one of the nation's fastest-growing pizza brands, announced a 50-store pilot of its proprietary voice-to-text ordering system with the goal of a systemwide rollout by the end of 2022. The speech-enabled application uses conversational artificial intelligence (AI) which yielded 100% order accuracy in initial beta testing as well as increased employee and customer satisfaction.

The initial voice-to-order beta test started in Summer 2021 before moving into the pilot. Designed to provide a seamless interaction with customers, the system... 

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Mar 31 8:00 AM, General News


Domino's® and National FFA Organization Partner to Give Ag Education to Agriculture Students

Domino's Pizza, Inc., the largest pizza company in the world, understands there wouldn't be any pizza to deliver without farmers – and young people pursuing careers in agriculture. In recognition of its support of the agriculture industry, Domino's is announcing the beginning of a new five-year, $1.5 million commitment to the National FFA Organization.

The commitment, which begins this year and will continue through 2026, will fund agriculture experience grants, collegiate scholarships, educational resources on sustainable agriculture and other sustainable agriculture initiatives. The sustainability-related...

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Mar 23 8:44 AM, General News


Marco's Pizza® Inks 46-Store Phoenix Agreement

Marco's Pizza, one of the nation's fastest-growing pizza brands, announces a 46-store development agreement that will bring new stores to the Phoenix metro market over the next six years. This development news contributes to the brand's overall growth goal of 1,500 units by 2023, as Marco's sets sights on becoming the No. 4 brand in pizza.

Behind this development agreement is 11-year Marco's area representative and franchisee Robert Pina, who joined the brand in 2011 in Houston, Texas. He currently oversees development in Houston and San Antonio with his...

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Mar 16 1:00 PM, General News


Blaze Pizza Signs New Franchise Agreement to Propel Expansion Across Tennessee

Blaze Pizza, the nation's leading fast-casual franchise pizza concept, announced today the signing of a new franchise agreement to expand the brand's presence across Chattanooga, bringing three new units to southern Tennessee. The news comes at an exciting period of development fueled by an impressive year for the fast-growing pizza franchise. Throughout 2021, Blaze Pizza achieved significant nationwide growth with the opening of 14 new restaurants in key target markets including Texas, Florida, Nevada, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Georgia and California. The company's investments in operational efficiencies coupled...

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Mar 16 9:35 AM, General News


PizzaForno Continues to Expand Across North America, Next Stop San Diego

PizzaForno, one of North America's only automated pizzerias that bakes artisanal pizzas in less than three minutes, has announced their expansion into Southern California. Accessible 24/7 at the tap of a digital screen, this revolutionary brand with exclusive distribution rights offers a selection of innovative menu options, each made with top quality ingredients, with an authentic approach.

Serial entrepreneur Jaco Duayhe will be launching five licensee units in Q1 to start, and is currently touring prime real estate locations ready for this fresh baked on-the-go meal...

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Mar 10 8:00 AM, General News


Jet's Pizza® Continues Expansion Plans into 2022

Jet's Pizza, known for its famous Detroit-style pizza, is growing its brand more than ever coming into 2022.

This year, Jet's has plans to open 30 new locations. They will be expanding out west and introduce Jet's in new states including Utah, Kansas, New Mexico, Washington, and Las Vegas, Nevada.

Expansion continues in markets with existing Jet's including Denver, Colorado, Phoenix, Arizona, Austin, Texas, New York City, Chicago, Illinois, and Naples & Pensacola Florida.

"It's truly incredible to see the love for our brand grow. People appreciate quality and that's..."

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Mar 9 1:37 PM, General News


Domino's® Announces Executive Promotions

Domino's Pizza, Inc., the largest pizza company in the world, today announced the promotions of Joe Jordan to the role of President, U.S. & Global Services and Art D'Elia to the role of Executive Vice President – International, effective May 1, 2022. Jordan and D'Elia will both report to Russell Weiner, current Chief Operating Officer and President – Domino's U.S. and incoming Domino's CEO (effective May 1, 2022.)

"Joe and Art are extremely talented executives who have 15 years of Domino's experience between the two of them," said Mr. Weiner. "They are well known..."

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Mar 4 8:47 AM, General News


Marco's Pizza® Stephanie Moseley Named 2022 Franchisee of the Year by IFA

Marco's Pizza, one of the nation's fastest-growing pizza brands, announces that one of its standout multi-unit franchisees, Stephanie Moseley, is the recipient of the International Franchise Association's (IFA) prestigious Franchisee of the Year Award. The annual recognition honors a select group of franchisees who have demonstrated excellence within the franchise community. Moseley proudly represents Marco's as the only pizza brand franchisee to be recognized among this year's winners.

The Franchisee of the Year Award, sponsored by IFA's partner Paychex, recognizes leading franchisees who exemplify at...

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Mar 2 1:00 PM, General News


Domino's® Announces Leadership Succession Plan

Domino's Pizza, Inc. today announced that Ritch Allison has informed the Board of Directors of his intention to retire from the Company. Mr. Allison will continue to serve as Chief Executive Officer through April 30, 2022 and will remain on the Domino's Board of Directors until the Company's 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on April 26, 2022. The Board has appointed Russell Weiner, Domino's Chief Operating Officer and President – Domino's U.S., to succeed Mr. Allison as the Company's next CEO, effective May 1, 2022. Mr. Weiner will stand for election to the Board at...

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Mar 1 9:32 AM, General News


Domino's Pizza® Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2021 Financial Results

Domino's Pizza, Inc., the largest pizza company in the world, announced results for the fourth quarter and fiscal 2021. Global retail sales were benefited in the fourth quarter and fiscal 2020 by the inclusion of an extra, or 53rd week. Global retail sales increased 9.0% in the fourth quarter of 2021, excluding the negative impact of foreign currency and the 53rd week impact. Global retail sales increased 11.7% in fiscal 2021, excluding the positive impact of foreign currency and the 53rd week impact. Global retail sales increased...

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Mar 1 8:31 AM, General News


Introducing Domino's® Carryout Tips: Because You Earned It

Domino's Pizza Inc. believes every great delivery driver deserves a tip. Thousands of carryout customers serve as their own delivery drivers each day, and now, Domino's is tipping them. Carryout customers who order online can claim a $3 tip to use on their next online carryout order, thanks to the largest pizza company in the world.

"It takes skill to get pizza from a Domino's store to your door," said Art D'Elia, Domino's executive president – chief marketing officer. "As a reward, Domino's is giving a $3..."

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Jan 31 9:44 AM, General News


Little Caesars® Debuts New Pizza Creation Inspired by Gotham City's Caped Crusader

Little Caesars, home of the HOT-N-READY® and the Crazy Calzony™, is partnering with the all-new film The Batman to bring fans of the legendary comic book character for a global promotion featuring a one-of-a-kind new product, The Batman Calzony. The Batman is coming to theaters in North America March 4 and internationally beginning March 2, 2022.

The Batman Calzony is created by combining a pizza lover's own dynamic duo: calzone and pizza. This bat-shaped product features a tantalizing...

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Jan 24 9:48 AM, General News


Domino’s UK Just Launched It’s First Vegan Pepperoni Pizza At 1,200 Stores

Domino’s is celebrating Veganuary with Vegan PepperoNAY, its first plant-based pepperoni pizza in the UK made in partnership with The Vegetarian Butcher.

While US consumers might have to wait a while for vegan pepperoni to hit Domino’s, other chains are already delivering the plant-based goods. Last January, vegan brand Field Roast unveiled its vegan pepperoni which is also made with pea protein, features fat marbling to mimic its pork-derived counterpart, and is spiced with pieces of fennel, cracked black pepper, garlic, and paprika. Canadian chain...

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Jan 10 8:25 AM, General News


Donatos Expands Menu with NEW Plant-Based Pepperoni in Partnership with Field Roast™

Donatos, the #1 premium brand of delivered pizzas in the country, is ready to help customers with a very achievable New Year's resolution: eat more vegetables. The family-owned pizza brand announced it will be introducing plant-based pepperoni in partnership with Field Roast™ in nearly 170 Donatos locations starting January 1, just in time for the new year.

Field Roast™ Plant-Based Pepperoni is authentically crafted using pea protein and traditional Italian seasonings—like garlic, black pepper, fennel, anise, cayenne, and...

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Jan 6 8:01 AM, General News


Give Back and Throwback in the New Year with the BOOK IT!® Bundle from Pizza Hut

Beginning today, Pizza Hut is offering the BOOK IT! Bundle, the perfect way to feed the whole family while accomplishing New Year's resolutions to give back.

Available through December 31, 2022 at participating Pizza Hut locations nationwide, for every BOOK IT! Bundle sold, Pizza Hut will donate $1.00 to our literacy partner First Book, a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring educational equity. The BOOK IT! Bundle includes 2 large, 1-topping pizzas and breadsticks making it the ideal feast for past...

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Jan 5 1:14 PM, General News


Little Caesars® Hot-N-Ready® Classic Now Has 33% More Pepperoni

Little Caesars, the brand known for value, quality, and convenience, revealed a new and improved HOT-N-READY Classic Pepperoni pizza today. The new version of the brand's most popular pizza adds 33% more pepperoni and has the same high-quality ingredients. Beginning today, consumers nationwide can get the new and improved HOT-N-READY Classic Pepperoni pizza for the price of $5.55* for a limited time, at participating locations, plus tax.

"Change is good when it comes to giving our customers more of what they..."

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Jan 3 1:09 PM, General News







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