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Donatos Pizza

Operations

Red Robin puts 3-year timetable on addition of Donatos pizza

The co-branding effort figures large in the casual chain’s updated turnaround plan.

Food

Health competes with indulgence and whimsy in recent LTOs

New menu launches tap into diet-friendly fare, Super Bowl promotions and more.

The casual chain is testing the Midwestern chain’s pies as a draw for more delivery sales.

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This family-owned chain is known for its pizzas and stromboli

Two to three months after employees join Columbus, Ohio-based Donatos pizza—after they have gone through a phone screening and two rounds of in-person interviews prior to being hired—they are interviewed again, in what the company calls an “entrance interview.”

DIY pizza is again a growth story, but still a relatively small piece of the pie (only Blaze Pizza has hit the top 200).

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