Pizza chain Papa John’s is encouraging food sales via mobile banner ads that take consumers to the company’s optimized site where they can order delivery or carryout. The company is running a mobile banner ad within Pandora’s iPhone app. The…

Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers will open in Lexington, South Carolina, on Monday, July 18, 2011, at 5364 Sunset Boulevard, across from the Golden Hills Country Club. Mellow Mushroom features a creative menu with an assortment of pizzas, hoagies, salads, calzones,…

Pizza Inn, Inc., an international pizza chain recognized for serving a variety of fresh, popular traditional and specialty pizzas, is now available in Springdale, Ark.    A new Pizza Inn delivery/carryout location opened at 1395 E. Henri De Tonti Blvd., and…

Zeppe’s Pizzeria, the leader in high-quality ingredient menu items, has partnered with Still Riding Pizza—makers of a gluten free pizza crust—to enable those that are on a gluten or wheat free diet to indulge in one of life’s most popular…

Straw Hat Pizza, the original California Pizza since 1959, announced it has opened its newest restaurant in Dallas at 6959 Arapaho Rd. at Hillcrest Village Shopping Center. The new Straw Hat Pizza is owned by local franchisee Gurdeep Singh. “We…

WorldWide Papa’s, Plc, the exclusive area developer of Papa John’s International, Inc. restaurants in St. Petersburg, Russia and the Leningrad region, announces the opening of its fifth restaurant location on Vasilievsky Island, with a sixth location already secured and slated…

Straw Hat Pizza, the original California Pizza since 1959, announced it has opened its newest restaurant in Billings, Montana at 1005 Shiloh Crossing Blvd. Co-sponsored by Family Service, Inc., the Grand Opening celebration for the whole community will take place…

Straw Hat Pizza, the original California Pizza since 1959, announced it has opened its newest restaurant in Lake Tahoe, on the casino floor where the slots and the gaming tables meet, inside Harvey’s Hotel & Casino at 18 Highway 50,…

According to CNN, regional European menu items including Italian cuisine are one of the Top 10 Food and Drink Trends for 2011. Recognizing the consumer’s desire for a concept that offers a variety of fresh and delicious Italian fare, Big…

Domino’s Pizza expects its international business to surpass its domestic stores in fall 2012. “We are about 15 to 18 months from having more stores and retail sales outside the U.S. than inside,” Chief Executive Patrick Doyle said. “We move…

Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers will be opening in Rogers, Arkansas on Monday, June 13, 2011, at 5204 Village Parkway. This Mellow is located off of the New Hope exit on I-540 in front of Village on the Creeks. Mellow Mushroom…

California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. has announced an agreement to expand into Taiwan with new franchise partner, Quanta Foods. As part of the agreement, a minimum of 6 new California Pizza Kitchen restaurants are expected to open in Taiwan over the…

Pizza Inn, Inc. is redefining the pizza dining experience with the launch of Pie Five Pizza Co., a new fast-casual concept that will offer more than five million combinations of custom made, fresh to order individual pizzas baked in less…

Papa Murphy’s International, America’s take ‘n’ bake pizza leader and fifth largest pizza chain in the U.S., today announced the hiring of Ken Calwell to the position of President, effective June 6th. He will report to John Barr, Papa Murphy’s…

Tuesday, May 17, marked the opening of Pizza Patrón’s newest Quick Service Pizza restaurant, a freestanding concept designed to bring the convenience and value of fast food to the pizza segment. With the addition of this new QSP unit, Pizza…

California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. and Golden Gate Capital today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which an affiliate of Golden Gate Capital will acquire the Company for $18.50 per share in cash, or approximately $470 million.…

Aurelio’s Pizza has announced the opening of new franchise locations in Marietta, GA and North Las Vegas, NV. scheduled for June 2011. The Marietta, GA location will be the first in Georgia and the North Las Vegas, NV location will…

Noble Roman’s, Inc., the Indianapolis based franchisor of Noble Roman’s Pizza and Tuscano’s Italian Style Subs, today announced results for the quarterly period ended March 31, 2011. Net income was $368,012 or $.02 per share basic and diluted, on weighted…

There’s something about a family-friendly, budget-friendly, gooey pizza that is appealing to diners and would-be restaurateurs alike. With a shaky economy and a surge in bargain-hungry consumers, more entrepreneurs are jumping into the pizza fray, and many are targeting the…