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Pizza among ‘Big Four’ in Canadian food service: NPD Group

Coffee, pizza, chicken and burgers are big categories in Canadian food service, but do they represent big opportunity? Watch this short video by research firm NPD Group highlighting why these categories have done well in 2020 and may be good bets for the future.

N.S. gives restaurants and bars more options for alcohol with delivery or takeout

The Nova Scotia government is amending the Liquor Licensing Regulations to help restaurants and bars have greater access to alcoholic beverages with delivery and take-out orders.

Program gives Ontario small businesses marketing team to promote their brand

Small businesses in Ontario can receive free support from a team of marketers, web designers and creators for up to six weeks to help with digital marketing efforts.

Alberta extends relief for businesses to June 30

Application intake for the spring 2021 payment from Alberta’s small business grant has been extended to June 30.

What's new in new products

A book featuring hacks, tips and secret techniques from a pro who has opened pizzerias around the world, a temperature-controlled delivery box, a Canadian-made honey substitute. You’ll find these gems and more pizza-specific products, equipment and services in our New Products section. Check it out! And tell us what you as an operator are in the market for.
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Five Ways to Win New Customers and Keep Them Coming Back

Proven Results from Pizzeria Chain Operators Using Smooth Commerce

There are many approaches a pizzeria can take to engage customers, but which one should be part of your marketing strategy? Should you offer a promotion? To which customers? What is the best timing? What will drive greater loyalty and win-backs? Pizzeria chain operators share their successes in this article.
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Past and future unite! A tale of 2 young pizzeria owners

Meet two young owner-operators with different approaches to taking over classic pizzerias: Dylan Taylor, owner of Chef Bondi Pizza in St. Thomas, Ont., and Matt Chung bought Papa Ceo in Toronto. » Watch video...

The pickle pizza phenomenon: The Pizza Chef

Our Pizza Chef columnist, Diana Cline of Diana's Cucina & Lounge, shares creative ideas for incorporating dill pickles into crust, sauce and toppings! What are YOU doing with this popular, versatile ingredient? Let us know! » Read more...
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Pizza Czar: Recipes and Know-How from a World-Traveling Pizza Chef

In his comprehensive first book, legendary pizza czar Anthony Falco teaches you everything you need to know to make pizza wherever you are, drawing from his singular experience opening pizzerias around the globe.

If there’s one thing the entire world can agree on, it’s pizza. It just might be the world’s favorite food. In every climate, in every region, in every kind of kitchen, there’s pizza to be had, infused with local flavor. In this definitive book, filled with hacks, tips, and secret techniques never before shared, International Pizza Consultant Anthony Falco brings the world of pizza to your kitchen, wherever you are. » Shop now