Pieology Pizzeria

Leadership

Pieology names former RBI executive Shawn Thompson CEO

Thompson spent eight years with Restaurant Brands International, serving as president of Tim Hortons USA and head of global operations for the parent of Burger King and Popeyes.

Food

Menu rollouts pick up the pace in October

Global flavors trend at Firehouse, Ledo Pizza and Cava; Newk’s, Sweetgreen and Dog Haus play up plants; Toasted Yolk and Eggs Up Grill go big on breakfast; and Krispy Kreme and Eureka get spooky.

Taste Tracker: Pizza for voters at Pieology; kits and family meals make a comeback at Tijuana Flats and Cotton Patch Cafe; and Red Lobster goes for Asian flavors.

Adrienne Berkes, who was at Yum for 17 years, will oversee the fast-casual pizza concept’s brand expansion in the U.S. and internationally, the company said.

Menu news of the week: Feb. 3, 2020

The investment into Urbane Cafe is the couple's latest effort to diversify beyond Asian restaurants.

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

The chain has added two new pizzas and appetizers to its menu this month.

A fast-casual pizza chain serving custom pizzas cooked in less than five minutes

The fast-casual pizza chain has closed six locations as it opts to focus on franchising.