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Are You Ready for the New FDA Calorie Counting Regulation?
With Americans consuming about one-third of their calories away from home, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) hopes their new menu labeling requirements will help combat the nation’s obesity epidemic. The law, which will be enforced starting May 5, 2017, aims to help Americans make more ...
Are You Ready for the New FDA Calorie Counting Regulation?
4 Ways to Compete with Papa John's Expanded Rewards Program
Members of Papa John’s Rewards Program got a surprise in their inbox today. The loyalty program is expanding, allowing for more instant gratification. Customers can now start spend their rewards at just 10 points, claiming an order of breadsticks or a dessert rather than having to save up for a ...
4 Ways to Compete with Papa John's Expanded Rewards Program
Thr!ve POS Debuts New Mobile App at Pizza Expo
Grapevine, Texas - Your local pizza restaurant’s menu is about to make its way onto your smartphone screen. At the 2017 International Pizza Expo, pizza and delivery restaurant point of sale system Thr!ve debuted their new mobile app that will help bring leading edge pizza technology to clients. The ...
Thr!ve POS Debuts New Mobile App at Pizza Expo
Recap: 2017 Pizza Expo
The 2017 International Pizza Expo has come and gone and, along with the resonating excitement from the World Pizza Games and full bellies from all the delicious samples, attendees are thinking over all the advice and information given at the booths and seminars. Between conversations heard on the ...
Recap: 2017 Pizza Expo
5 Ways a Pizza POS System can Improve Your Pizzeria Sales
A pizza POS system is a great asset for a busy pizzeria. This technology cuts down on the wait time, speeds up ordering and allows operations to run more smoothly. Still doubting a POS system is better than a pen and paper? Consider the ways a pizza POS system can enhance your restaurant: 1. Faster ...
5 Ways a Pizza POS System can Improve Your Pizzeria Sales
4 Items to Consider when Choosing a Pizza POS Provider
If you’re shopping for a new pizza POS system, you know there are options for all price ranges, capabilities and services. How do you know if a pizza POS provider is the right fit for you? Ask these four questions: 1. Do they talk Pizza? Pizza restaurants have specialized operations. If the company ...
4 Items to Consider when Choosing a Pizza POS Provider
Pi Day: A Mathematical Holiday That's All About the Food
Pi Day has been a bit of a math nerd’s ongoing joke. Taking place on March 14 every year (aka 3/14), the holiday is all about the mathematical constant that every kid in geometry class loves to hate. It’s used most often when calculating the circumference of a circle, which means celebrating all ...
Pi Day: A Mathematical Holiday That's All About the Food
The Best Beers to Maximize Your Pizza-Eating Pleasure
Finding a drink that complements your favorite slice of pizza is serious business. Nothing ruins the mood more than taking a bite of cheesy, saucy goodness, only to have the experience washed away by a swig of the wrong beer. But trying to find the perfect match can be daunting. There’s dozens of ...
The Best Beers to Maximize Your Pizza-Eating Pleasure
How to Maximize your Pizza Expo ROI
Whether you're a Pizza Expo veteran, or you're heading to Vegas for your first ever show, Pizza Expo is the premier resource for anyone and everyone in the pizza industry. From pizza dough to pizza technology, ovens to cannolis, the International Pizza Expo brings together over 1,100 vendors and ...
How to Maximize your Pizza Expo ROI
How to Still Enjoy Food During Lent
With Ash Wednesday now upon us, you may have decided to give up some savory, melty deliciousness until Easter. Lent is a time of sacrifice, part of which means giving up meat...but that doesn't mean that you have to give up on good eating. And no, you can put the fish sticks away.  Pizza During ...
How to Still Enjoy Food During Lent
8 Restaurant KPIs That Help Evaluate Your Pizzeria’s Delivery Service
The restaurant business is risky. About 60% of eateries close within the first year, while 80% don’t see their five-year anniversary. A successful restaurant — especially a pizzeria — requires smart planning and constant reevaluation. There are more than 60,000 pizzerias in the United States and ...
8 Restaurant KPIs That Help Evaluate Your Pizzeria’s Delivery Service
The Pros and Cons of Pineapple Pizza
This week, Iceland's President made headlines. Not because of any sort of political scandal, but because he casually joked during a visit to a high school that pizzas made with pineapple should be outlawed. The subsequent media frenzy has taught us that there are two kinds of people in this ...
The Pros and Cons of Pineapple Pizza
5 Tips to Make your Restaurant Delivery System Efficient
According to a survey by the National Restaurant Association, 61% of people said they consider delivery and takeout options important for table service restaurants. Delivery options are especially crucial for the millennial category (18-34), who responded overwhelmingly (74%) that they would order ...
5 Tips to Make your Restaurant Delivery System Efficient
John's Pizza Cafe: A Pizza POS Win
 John’s Pizza Cafe in Saint Paul, Minnesota opened in 1987 as a take and bake business - which didn’t work so well in the summers with warmer weather. So what did John Weatherston do? Added an oven, of course! From there they started delivering, and the rest is pizza history. An innovator in “fast ...
John's Pizza Cafe: A Pizza POS Win
With the Overtime Rule on Hold, What Does It Mean for Your Restaurant?
Last year, President Barack Obama signed a new overtime rule that would mean raises for more than four million Americans. The new rule raised the overtime threshold from $23,660 or $455 weekly to $47,476 or $913 per week. Under the previous rule, salaried employees earning more than $23,660 were ...
With the Overtime Rule on Hold, What Does It Mean for Your Restaurant?
2 Tell-Tale Signs It’s Time to Upgrade from Free POS
Free restaurant point of sale (POS) systems are an enticing option for business owners who are looking for a solution for their business. After all, what’s not to like — it’s free! Well, "free". However, free POS systems may provide you with basic functions, but as your needs change and your ...
2 Tell-Tale Signs It’s Time to Upgrade from Free POS
8 Pizzeria Online Ordering Mistakes Hurting Your Business
Travel doesn't stop us from indulging ourselves with a slice or two from the local joint, and a recent trip reminded us that no restaurant technology can be left behind.  This weekend I ordered a pizza online. I was traveling, and unfortunately none of our clients had shops nearby, but I found a ...
8 Pizzeria Online Ordering Mistakes Hurting Your Business
5 Secrets that Equal Faster Delivery Times with Pizza Delivery Software
About three billion pizzas are sold in the U.S. every year, but the top sales day — Super Bowl Sunday — is coming up on February 5. Pizza delivery drivers will log more than 4 million miles during the big game, according to pizza.com, and close games will drive this number even higher. Is your ...
5 Secrets that Equal Faster Delivery Times with Pizza Delivery Software
7 Restaurant Delivery Mistakes Experts Avoid (And now you can, too!)
When you add delivery to your restaurant business, you’re adding a potentially lucrative new way to serve more customers more often - but also a way to serve up more headaches. The "big guys" have figured out how to use technology to make this piece of restaurant operation profitable and ...
7 Restaurant Delivery Mistakes Experts Avoid (And now you can, too!)
Don’t Get Spooked by One of Pizza’s Busiest Days!
Halloween is nearly here, and this holiday can be one of the busiest days for the nation’s pizzerias! If you are prepping for the big day, here’s some tips to help make it go smoothly. Plan Ahead with Deferred Orders and Thr!ve POS Encourage customers to plan ahead and place a deferred order - ...
Don’t Get Spooked by One of Pizza’s Busiest Days!