Shakey’s, the legendary 55-year old restaurant chain, brings pizza back together with the parlor as it celebrates its return to Utah, after more than a decade’s absence. The American Fork location, scheduled to open April 27, 2011 at The Meadows…

California Pizza Kitchen, home of the Original BBQ Chicken Pizza and other innovative hearth-baked pizzas, made-to-order pastas, creative salads, appetizers, soups, sandwiches and desserts, today announced the opening of its first airport location in Mexico. Opened by CPK franchise partner…

It’s almost as if America was losing its taste for pizza. Sbarro, the seemingly omnipresent pizza joint at mall food courts, filed for bankruptcy protection this week. That follows Round Table Pizza, a West Coast chain that filed in February.…

 Pizza Inn, Inc., an international pizza chain recognized for serving a variety of fresh, popular traditional and specialty pizzas, is now available in Saraland, Alabama.   A new Pizza Inn delivery/carryout location opened at 617 Celeste Road, and marks the fourth…

Sbarro, Inc., and its domestic subsidiaries, today announced that it has reached agreement with all of its second-lien secured lenders and approximately 70 percent of its senior noteholders on the terms of a reorganization plan that will eliminate approximately $200…

Straw Hat Pizza, the original ‘California Pizza’ since 1959, announced it has earned the 185th spot on the “2011 Franchises in Social Media Ranking: Franchises on Facebook” by franchisehelp.com.  According to the ranking, Straw Hat Pizza is named as one…

Pizza Inn’s popular traditional and signature pizzas are now available in Pikeville, N.C.! Franchise owner Tom Vail has opened the first Pikeville location at 110 South Goldsboro St., and soon he will serve Pizza Inn’s specialty breakfast pizzas as well…

Noble Roman’s, Inc., the Indianapolis based franchisor of Noble Roman’s Pizza and Tuscano’s Italian Style Subs, today announced results for the year 2010. Net income from continuing operations was $1.5 million, or $.08 per share basic and $.08 per share…

Papa John’s International today announced its 2010 Franchise Operators of the Year: Super Quik, Inc. (Flatwoods, Ky.), Hinkle Award (National Small Group Franchisee of the Year, 1-3 restaurants) – G Lynn Rice PJ Sound Pizza, LLC (Redmond, Wash.), National Medium…

A new national report from leading market research firm Mintel reveals 24 percent of restaurant-goers plan to spend less at restaurants in 2011 than they did in 2010, confirming Technomic projections of everyday value as a top 2011 restaurant trend.…

Zpizza recently awarded its highest honor, “franchisee of the year” to Cesar and Karen Llarenas of Kailua, Hawaii. “Every year we select a franchisee based on quantitative and qualitative factors, that has gone above and beyond to embody our brand,” said…

California Pizza Kitchen, Inc., home to the Original BBQ Chicken Pizza and other innovative hearth-baked pizzas, made-to-order pastas, creative salads, appetizers, soups, sandwiches and desserts, today announced the opening of its second restaurant in India. Opened by CPK franchise partner…

Domino’s Pizza is now the “Official Pizza of the NCAA” and several of its 23 national championships. Domino’s is joining forces with NCAA Corporate Champion Coca-Cola, the Official Fan Refreshment of the NCAA, Turner Sports and CBS Sports in a…