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Commentary

Three's a Crowd?

H

ow do you personally feel about

also give you insight as to why so many con-

operators I speak to on the issue

might be able to better partner with them

third-party delivery? Pizzeria

seem quite divided. It's very much a "love it

or hate it" scenario. I know shop owners who
JEREMY WHITE

JWHITE@PIZZATODAY.COM

sumers are using these services and how you
moving forward.

To those of you who despise third-party

do not offer delivery and say the ancillary

delivery, I can't say that I do not see your

is a blessing. I know others who believe they

it is not going anywhere. Just like pineapple

income they receive from third-party delivery
end up having their pizza served to new customers in less than optimal conditions. "My
product doesn't travel well, which is why we

don't deliver in the first place," they say. "Our
pizza needs to be consumed right away."
Regardless of how you feel about it,

though, one thing seems pretty certain: it's

here to stay. So the question really becomes,
how do you work with it? On page 74, vet-

frustrations. Believe me, I understand. But

(also culled from Bausch ... this time on page
31).

On another note, I'd like to offer a HUGE

THANKS to everyone who put business and
life on hold to spend a couple of days with us

in Atlantic City for Pizza & Pasta Northeast.
I hope you enjoyed the show as much as I
did!

We definitely want to hear about your

eran pizzeria owner Mike Bausch has a very

PPNE experience, as well as your insights

ing his business from a customer's perspective

thoughts in an e-mail to me at the address

intriguing perspective. In talking about viewin order to better evaluate it, he brings up

having a third-party service deliver your own
restaurant's food to you from time to time.

You know, so that it's a blind ticket and the

into third-party delivery. Please put your
below my photo to the left of this page.

Best,

kitchen has no idea it's preparing food for the
VOLUME 37 * NUMBER 10
OCTOBER 2019

business owner.

It's amazing what you might discover about

your food products if you give that a go. It'll

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Pizza Today - October 2019

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pizza Today - October 2019

Pizza Today - October 2019
Commentary
Contributors
Expo Spotlight
Meet The Makers
Conversation
Man On The Street
Tony’s Trending Recipe
Knead To Know
Destinations
Background Music
Topping Trends
Dollops
Waste Management
Promoting Gift Cards
Holding Events
Independent Pizzeria Of The Year: Dante, Omaha, Ne
Product Showcase
Pizza Today Yellow Pages
The Marketplace
Reader’s Resource
Mike’s Monthly Tip
Pizza Today - October 2019 - CT1
Pizza Today - October 2019 - CT2
Pizza Today - October 2019 - Pizza Today - October 2019
Pizza Today - October 2019 - Cover2
Pizza Today - October 2019 - Commentary
Pizza Today - October 2019 - 4
Pizza Today - October 2019 - 5
Pizza Today - October 2019 - 6
Pizza Today - October 2019 - 7
Pizza Today - October 2019 - Contributors
Pizza Today - October 2019 - 9
Pizza Today - October 2019 - Expo Spotlight
Pizza Today - October 2019 - 11
Pizza Today - October 2019 - Meet The Makers
Pizza Today - October 2019 - 13
Pizza Today - October 2019 - Conversation
Pizza Today - October 2019 - 15
Pizza Today - October 2019 - Man On The Street
Pizza Today - October 2019 - 17
Pizza Today - October 2019 - Tony’s Trending Recipe
Pizza Today - October 2019 - 19
Pizza Today - October 2019 - Knead To Know
Pizza Today - October 2019 - 21
Pizza Today - October 2019 - 22
Pizza Today - October 2019 - 23
Pizza Today - October 2019 - Destinations
Pizza Today - October 2019 - 25
Pizza Today - October 2019 - Background Music
Pizza Today - October 2019 - 27
Pizza Today - October 2019 - 28
Pizza Today - October 2019 - 29
Pizza Today - October 2019 - Topping Trends
Pizza Today - October 2019 - 31
Pizza Today - October 2019 - 32
Pizza Today - October 2019 - 33
Pizza Today - October 2019 - Dollops
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Pizza Today - October 2019 - Waste Management
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Pizza Today - October 2019 - Promoting Gift Cards
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Pizza Today - October 2019 - Holding Events
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Pizza Today - October 2019 - Independent Pizzeria Of The Year: Dante, Omaha, Ne
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Pizza Today - October 2019 - Pizza Today Yellow Pages
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Pizza Today - October 2019 - The Marketplace
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