Cauliflower Crust Now Available at Straw Hat Pizza

San Ramon, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  When Straw Hat Pizza was founded by Charlie Olsen and Bill Henderlong in 1959, there was only one crust option, the original California Style crust. Over the years Straw Hat Pizza has added additional crusts such as…
Straw Hat Pizza Announces New Director of Franchise Sales

San Ramon, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Shelly Young has been hired as Director of Franchise Sales by Straw Hat Restaurants, Inc. which oversees the Straw Hat Pizza, Straw Hat Grille, and Straw Hat Pizza Express concepts in the United States.  She will…
Celebrate 60 Years with Straw Hat Pizza!

Straw Hat Pizza Celebrates their 60th anniversary on July 10th 2019!  San Ramon, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  In 1959 Straw Hat Pizza was founded by Charlie Olsen and Bill Henderlong. They created a brand that has stood the test of time by…
Straw Hat Pizza Offers Vegan Options

Straw Hat Pizza rolls out new Garlic Artichoke Vegan Pizza  San Ramon, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Straw Hat Pizza, the original California Pizza since 1959, announced it will introduce a Vegan Pizza in mid-June.  The Garlic Artichoke Vegan Master Pizza is covered…
Straw Hat Pizza Has Another Positive Sales Year in 2017

Straw Hat Pizza stores had significant sales growth in 2017 San Ramon, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Straw Hat Pizza, the original California Pizza since 1959, announced it had positive same store sales in 2017.  Stores open for a full year in 2017…
Straw Hat Pizza Ramping Up Growth Plans For 2018

Straw Hat Pizza opened stores in Visalia and Williams in 2017 with five new locations planned for 2018  San Ramon, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Straw Hat Pizza, the original California Pizza since 1959, announced it opened two locations in 2017.  The first…
Straw Hat Pizza Celebrates 12 Years of School Valentine Program

Straw Hat Pizza’s School Valentine Program will give away 50,000 Heart Shaped Pizzas San Ramon, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Straw Hat Pizza, the original California Pizza since 1959, announced it will give away around 50,000 individual heart shaped pizzas starting on February…

Real Mex Restaurants is currently filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy as part of the restructuring of their capital system. This filing and process won’t have any effect on the restaurants owned by the company or their operation. The chain has…

Chili’s has been working on spicing up their brand with restaurant renovations, new menu items and the return of the $20 Dinner for Two deal. A new ad campaign made by Hill Holliday features humorous voice-overs mixed with footage of…

Straw Hat Pizza has created an updated mission with a social responsibility pledge which accepts the responsibility of turning, promoting and empowering its restaurants to be as “Green” as possible and to encourage others to pursue a reusable and renewable…

In advance of the full release of the MICHELIN Guide New York City 2012, Michelin has announced that over 100 restaurants in New York City were listed in the Bib Gourmand category. This includes restaurants that offer at least two…

Straw Hat Pizza, the original California Pizza since 1959, announced today it has licensed the famous Garfield cartoon character from cartoonist creator Jim Davis and Paws, Inc., which will debut in Straw Hat Pizza restaurants and marketing materials in the…

Straw Hat Pizza has added chicken wings to the menu for the kick-off of football season.  The bold and flavorful wings in five flavors are Oven Roasted, Hot, BBQ, Teriyaki and Sweet Chili, for guests to create and customize flavors…

Straw Hat Pizza, the original California Pizza since 1959, announced it will raise funds, “dough-nations,” for Share Our Strength and their No Kid Hungry campaign.  Every Straw Hat Pizza guest who donates at least a dollar to No Kid Hungry…

 Restaurant marketing success relies on the owner’s ability to highlight the location’s best features in way that guests can find them. The Internet is a great opportunity for this, but simply putting up a website with no information does nothing.…