Pizza Hut

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'Hut Swag' Is Pizza Hut's Cheesy Venture Into 'Fashion'

Clothing and accessory line is 'answer to the pizza apparel you never asked for'

(Newser) - Two things you wouldn't expect to see in the same sentence: Pizza Hut and fashion. Introducing Hut Swag , the restaurant chain's new clothing and accessories line that's custom-made for anyone who thinks "pizza is bae" (and doesn't mind advertising it on a hoodie) or feels... More »

You Can Now Get a College Degree in Pizza

Pizza Hut to offer 1.5K apprenticeships over 5 years

(Newser) - Consider yourself to be a pizza expert? You can now make it official thanks to Pizza Hut. The restaurant chain is teaming up with Manchester Metropolitan University in the UK to offer 1,500 apprenticeships to students who will learn everything from food production to financial analysis in academic and... More »

Pizza or Hot Dogs? The Hut Gives You Both

Hot Dog Bites Pizza soon available in US until July 11

(Newser) - How do you top pizza wrapped in bacon ? You whip up a pizza wrapped in pigs in a blanket, that's how. The totally serious creation comes to you from Pizza Hut, which has been testing what the Consumerist calls its "hot dog stuffed in a pizza crust"... More »

Hostage Uses App to Order Pizza, 911 Help

'Get 911 to me,' she wrote in Pizza Hut order

(Newser) - A Florida woman helped save herself and her three children from a hostage situation on Monday with help from a pizza app. Cheryl Treadway told police she'd been arguing with her boyfriend, Ethan Nickerson, at their home in Highlands County when he took her cellphone and grabbed a knife.... More »

Pizza Is Tearing Our Country and Politics Apart

And GOP is the pizza party, lobbying against a nutritional 'nanny state': Paul Krugman

(Newser) - "Pepperoni Turns Partisan" is the name of Paul Krugman's opinion piece in today's New York Times , and that headline leads straight into the point of his article: that the nutrition wars are heating up, and the GOP is the party of "Big Food." To frame... More »

After Pizza Hut Driver's Crash, Police Complete Delivery

They bring pizza to surprised couple

(Newser) - After a pizza delivery driver was injured in a crash in Portland, Ore., two police officers completed the delivery for him. Steve Huckins tells KOIN that he and his wife were concerned Sept. 1 when the officers showed up at their home, but they started laughing when they received the... More »

Pizza Hut Testing 'Skinny Slice' Pies

Sorry, health nuts, they're only in Ohio and Florida so far

(Newser) - Pizza Hut is testing out a lighter pizza in two US markets as it seeks to freshen up its menu and regain its footing against competitors. The tests of "Skinny Slice" pies began this week at several dozen restaurants in Toledo, Ohio, and West Palm Beach, Fla. The pies... More »

Where Fast-Food Chains Began

'Mental Floss' recounts original locations of McDonald's, Pizza Hut, and more

(Newser) - Can you imagine a time when Pizza Hut was actually a single hut? Neither could we, but the folks over at Mental Floss compiled a great list of the original locations of a variety of fast-food chains that have since swept across the globe, assimilating all before them in Borg-like... More »

Pizza Hut Closed After Manager Uses Sink as Urinal

TV station in West Virginia gets the not-so-pleasant video

(Newser) - The latest tale of fast-food workers behaving badly comes from West Virginia, where health officials have shut down a Pizza Hut after video surfaced of a worker urinating in a kitchen sink, reports the Consumerist . Maybe the scariest part of the video, obtained by WOWK-TV , is that it all looks... More »

Pizza Hut to Thanksgiving Rebel: Have Your Job Back

Firing a 'serious error,' head office says

(Newser) - Score one for the spend-Thanksgiving-at-home team: A Pizza Hut general manager in Indiana who says he was fired for refusing to open the store today has been told he can have his job back if he wants it. The head office apparently stepped in amid a deluge of bad publicity... More »

Pizza Hut GM: I Tried to Close on Thanksgiving, Got Fired

Tony Rohr said employees should get Thanksgiving off

(Newser) - A Pizza Hut general manager didn't think his workers should have to come in on Thanksgiving, and his bosses disagreed. Now, Tony Rohr, whose Elkhart, Indiana, location is owned by Franchise Management Investors US, says he has been fired. After being told that he had to stay open tomorrow,... More »

Kind Gesture by Fellow Diner Surprises Single Mom

He pays her family's bill, leaves 3-page letter

(Newser) - It's not uncommon to hear about someone picking up the check for a total stranger in a restaurant, but this one's a little unusual because it also involves a three-page letter that moved the recipient to tears. It happened in North Carolina, when a Raleigh single mom took... More »

Taco Bell Ditching Kids' Meals

It's a national fast-food first

(Newser) - Taco Bell is making a run from the kids' meals side of the fast-food business, and by next year will be the first national chain to ditch the food-and-toy offerings. The impact on sales will be "insignificant," says CEO Greg Creed, and USA Today puts the figure at... More »

Pizza Hut Holding 140-Second Job Interviews

Would-be social media managers can apply at SXSW

(Newser) - Want to be Pizza Hut's social media manager? Then you better be able to market yourself well—in 140 seconds. That's precisely how long interviews for the position will last during SXSW in Austin this week, Mashable reports. The way the pizza chain figures it, anyone who can... More »

This Exists: Pizza Hut Perfume

It started out as a joke, but now it's real ... sort of

(Newser) - What started out as a big, cheesy joke has come to pass: Pizza Hut has actually released its very own perfume. The Christian Science Monitor explains that the company's Canadian marketing group playfully suggested the idea in a Facebook post, asking fans what they would name such a scent.... More »

Pizza Hut Tosses Sausage Vs. Pepperoni Stunt

Chain faced media ire over proposed toppings question

(Newser) - Under fire from bloggers and the press for its sausage-or-pepperoni debate contest , Pizza Hut has decided to bag the whole thing. The chain had initially promised free pizza for life to any audience member at tomorrow night's presidential debate who asked the burning question, "Sausage or pepperoni?" Observers... More »

Hot Debate Question: Sausage or Pepperoni?

But you'll need a debate ticket first

(Newser) - Want a lifetime of free pizza? It's within reach, if you're in the audience at the next presidential debate at Hofstra University on Oct. 16. Any audience member who asks President Obama or Mitt Romney about their favorite pizza toppings will get the prize, Pizza Hut says. One... More »

Pizza Hut Riles Pakistan, Scraps All-You-Can-Eat Ramadan Deal

It wants to curb 'gluttony'

(Newser) - A weird case of colliding cultures: Pizza Hut has apparently angered Pakistanis by the thousands after pulling an all-you-can-eat deal during Ramadan, reports the Telegraph . In previous years, families would flock to the chain's restaurants for their evening meal after a day of fasting, often scarfing down multiple pizzas... More »

Pizza Hut Launches P'Zolo, With Eye on Subway

Meat-stuffed sandwich unveiled this week

(Newser) - Pizza Hut is entering the sandwich arena and going after fast-food powerhouse Subway with the launch of a new offering this week, the P'Zolo. The $3 P'Zolo premieres in three flavors—Italian Steak, Buffalo Chicken, and Meat Trio—and "looks like a cross between a sub, a... More »

Fast Food Far Saltier in the US

Same products contain less salt in Europe, Australia

(Newser) - If you're craving some Chicken McNuggets, you're better off getting them in Europe than on this side of the pond. With 1.6 grams of salt per 100 grams of nugget, the American version is packed with more than twice the salt of British McNuggets, which contain 0.... More »

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