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Pizza Express’ disposal of Firezza delivery arm cost £11.3m

Pizza Express’ disposal of Firezza delivery arm cost £11.3m

Pizza Express’ short-lived ownership of Firezza, the company expected to super-charge its entry into the pizza delivery market when it bought the business two years ago, cost it more than £11m. Financial accounts lodged with Companies House by Pizza Express Limited, a non-trading holding company of the main Pizza Express Group, reveals that the losses


ALL FIRED UP: How Firezza has seen its market turned completely on its head

Upmarket pizza delivery chain Firezza has been forced to question its entire growth strategy following the rapid emergence of third party delivery firms that are bringing restaurant food to the masses. FEJ met founder Edin Basic for a candid chat on how Firezza is dealing with the changing status quo and why the specification of

Pizza chain credits innovative rotating oven with transforming kitchen

Pizza delivery chain Firezza has credited the specification of a rotating pizza oven with transforming the kitchen production process across its estate.   The company uses more than one type of pizza oven across its 22-strong takeaway and delivery portfolio, but the purchase of the Marana Forni Genius rotating oven has delivered the most significant benefits

‘Dual kitchens the answer for restaurants struggling to handle delivery’

Dual kitchens that allow operators to run dine-in and delivery operations without intruding on each other could hold the key to managing the challenges of the fast-growing delivery market, a leading industry figure has suggested. Many operators have already reacted to the trend by retro-fitting delivery workstations in their kitchens to cope with the increase

Marana Forni designs oven for fast casual pizza operations

Marana Forni, the inventor of the rotating deck pizza oven, has designed and built an oven specifically for fast casual pizza operations. The ‘Genius’ oven allows operators to programme their desired cook time and temperature, which can then be locked in and is automatically maintained. The oven cooks the pizza in precisely one turn of

Pizza and Pasta Show opens its doors to equipment buyers from the top chains

Operators serious about uncovering the latest pizza and pasta-making equipment were heading over to London’s Olympia this morning for the European Pizza & Pasta Show. The two-day exhibition, which is organised by IPR Events London, is Europe’s largest B2B trade event for the sector, featuring more than 100 specialist exhibitors. The likes of Jestic, Ceky