At Toppers Pizza, the topic of company culture, which includes Having Fun, Building Something Special, Bringing it with Passion, and giving Customers what they want, comes up early in the approval process.
Click here to learn more in the April edition of Nation’s Restaurant News.
Toppers unveiled a new store prototype, the Toppers Show Kitchen, in Milwaukee (Eastside) in 2016. The open design allows Customers to interact with Toppers Team Members and get an up-close look at the toppings.
Read the full article in NRN here.
Last August, Whitewater, Wisconsin-based Toppers Pizza launched a “Straight-Up Pricing” model in all 76 of its stores. According to vice president of marketing Scott Iversen, any pizza with more than two toppings now costs the same, regardless of how many toppings a customer piles onto his pie—and Toppers offers 30-plus toppings to choose from.
When PMQ heard this news, we wanted to know how the unlimited-topping change affected Toppers’ food costs, what the brand’s franchisees thought, and if sales increased or decreased. Iversen answers all of our questions and more in this exclusive—and insightful—interview. Could your pizzeria be a candidate for fixed pricing, too?
Read the full Q&A here.