By Eric Boulet As the first franchisee for Pannizza, I’ve had the chance to follow through on my dream of owning and running a restaurant, featuring an entirely new concept developed right here at home in Montreal, accompanied by the leadership and support of experienced franchisors behind me.
Quick-service pizza and baked panini franchise system Pannizza has opened its fifth restaurant in the town of Mount Royal, Que. Located in the recently renovated TMR shopping centre, soon to be renamed Carré Lucerne, the new restaurant is owned by co-franchisees Jessy Kalsi, Jon Jay Gumbly and Vineet Puri.
Canadian food-service franchise system Pizza Nova has begun to offer a vegan cheese alternative with all of its menu items. Vancouver-based Daiya Foods is providing the dairy-free, gluten-free and soy-free cheese.
By Jacquie De Almeida At 900 F, the wood-fired ovens at any of PIE’s three locations can cook up a 12-in. pizza in 90 seconds flat. The imported ovens are likely the only taste of Italy you’ll come across at PIE Wood Fired Pizza Joint. In fact, you’ll be hard-pressed to find anything on the menu in Italian.
Food-service franchisor Domino’s Pizza of Canada recently announced a new partnership with the Dairy Farmers of Canada, under which Domino’s has committed to using only cheese made from 100 per cent Canadian milk for all of its pizzas and other menu items.
Ontario pizzeria franchisor Pizza Nova has just released a free mobile app for the Apple iPhone and iPad and Google Android systems to allow customers to quickly and easily place an order right from their device.