CiCi's Pizza

Pizza Gets Tough

NRA launches Pizzeria Industry Council to give pizzeria operators a boost.

When the menu-labeling mandate, which requires calorie counts be posted on menuboards at chains with more than 20 units, passed with health-care reform in 2010, it was praised as a big step toward educating consumers on nutrition. The pizza industry, however, is still fighting back against what it sees as an unfair mandate that will be overly burdensome for pizzeria operators who have highly customizable menu options.

CiCi's Crowns Third-Annual Pizza Throwdown Winner

CiCi’s Pizza announced the winner of its third-annual CiCi’s Pizza Throwdown, held in Murphy, Texas.

With artisan precision and lightning speed, Angel Roldan of the Garland, Texas, CiCi’s Pizza restaurant on North Jupiter Road, stretched, sauced, and baked a full buffet of CiCi’s pizzas, desserts, and garlic parmesan knots in just 24 minutes and 9 seconds, earning him the national title.

Little Caesers Scores High on Value, Low on Taste

According to arecent survey of restaurant customers in the United States, when it comes to identifying what drives loyalty for restaurants, the most commonly cited factors in determining which pizza-takeout restaurant is patronized most often are good value (53 percent), convenient locations (44 percent), low prices (44 percent), good discounts/promotions (42 percent), and fast service (41 percent).

CiCi's Wins Outstanding Website Award

Texas-based CiCi's Pizza has won “Outstanding Website” in this year’s WebAwards for the restaurant’s fully redesigned website that offers visitors a virtual taste of the family-oriented, endless pizza, pasta, salad, soup, and dessert buffet experience.

The revamped site offers a visually stimulating experience that captures the variety of the CiCi’s Pizza buffet concept, extends its refreshed branding, and features social platform integration for the popular pizza restaurant.

Cici's Hosts Guest Appreciation Day on September 6

To thank its loyal guests during the busy back-to-school season, Cici’s Pizza will host its first National Guest Appreciation Day on September 6.

Participating restaurants will offer Cici’s Pizza’s endless buffet for just $2.99 all day from 11 a.m. until closing time. (Closing times vary.) 

CiCi’s Promotes Bill Spae to Chief Operating Officer

CiCi's Pizza today announced Bill Spae has been promoted from chief development officer to chief operating officer. In his new role, Spae will lead the brand’s full-service distribution company, JMC Restaurant Distribution, LP, which exclusively serves CiCi’s Pizza restaurants.

Vampires Beware: Cici’s Introduces Italiano Garlic Pizza

CiCi’s Pizza introduces the Italiano Garlic pizza to its custom buffet. Made on a crisp Italiano crust, the pizza is topped with a flavorful new garlic sauce, pizza cheese, fresh red onions, black olives, diced tomatoes, and a sprinkling of CiCi’s special Italiano herb seasoning.

The Italiano Garlic joins other popular pizzas in CiCi’s Italiano line, including The Meltdown (introduced in April), the Pepperoni & Sausage Italiano, and the Veggie Italiano.

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