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    Posts written by Luke Siedow

    Luke Siedow
    Culinary Specialist, Alive & Kickin' Pizza Crust
    Not only is Luke a trained culinologist, but he has managed a successful pizzeria – and currently owns one! Luke brings value to a number of areas throughout Alive & Kickin’, including sales, culinary, and product showings – experience that makes him able to solve even the trickiest challenges operators face. Luke is also the face of Alive & Kickin’ in many of our demo videos!
    Par-Baked Crusts and Dough Balls

    Key Differences Between Par Baked Pizza Crusts and Frozen Dough Balls

    January 20 2021
    By Luke Siedow



    Operators looking to infuse their menus with creative, profitable pies often choose par baked pizza crusts and frozen dough balls. Each product offers versatility, texture, and customization options ...



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    December 9 2020

    When it comes to your pizzeria and the upcoming winter months of 2021, you’ll likely focus on two things: safety and profits. This article tackles ...



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    November 4 2020

    With more than one-third of pizza lovers in America are convinced that the crust makes the pizza1, it's critical that you dial in no-fail flavor, ...



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    October 14 2020

    Multi-million dollar monthly frozen pizza retail sales. Double digit spikes in year-over-year pizza delivery sales percentages for the three major ...



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    September 2 2020

    Flour, water, yeast, salt, sugar, and oil. The ingredients list of traditional pizza dough is mainstream, maybe even a little boring. Yet, customers ...



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    August 19 2020

    As every pizzeria operator can agree, making pizza is part skill, part art and definitely dependent on the proven tools of the trade. You put a lot ...



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    July 22 2020

    It’s an age-old debate: scratch-made or pre-made pizza dough? Understandably, sentimental attachment to tradition or loyalty to family heritage may ...



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    June 24 2020

    When making a recipe, it’s no secret that ingredient quality impacts results. However, staples like flour are often viewed as functional and not ...



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    May 20 2020

    Hand stretching pizza dough is part science and part art. It's also part of what makes customers loyal to your hand-tossed pizza — nearly 60% of ...



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    March 25 2020

    A convenience store pizza program is a gateway to profitability, since foodservice offerings — particularly pizza — have margins of 57%.1 That’s a ...



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