Toppers in the Whitewater Register in an article titled, "For the Love of Pizza." The article begins with some background on Toppers and how Scott Gittrich moved the company to Whitewater after getting it officially started in Champagne, Illinois. The article goes on to talk about how Toppers has differentiated itself by offering innovative ingredients and keeping a fresh and youthful attitude. The article then touches on the new pizzas, the popularity of Topperstix, and then begins going into more detail on Toppers’ beginnings. A tease to the complete story in this week’s edition of the Whitewater Register ends the article. Click here for the entire article or begin below.
Scott Gittrich has been thinking outside of the box – pizza box, that is – for more than 20 years. And while many things have changed as Toppers Pizza has grown, one thing hasn’t – his passion.
“We have great team members everywhere – youthful energy, great people and a great culture. The key is having that magic and passion while focusing on the customer,” Gittrich, founder and president of Toppers Pizza, said.
Toppers featured in QSR in an article titled, "For Toppers, Creativity is Key in New Pizza Development." The article begins with some info on the new house pizzas and a quote from Iversen about how the brand stays ahead of the pack through creativity and listening to customers. The article then gives more details on the unique flavor combinations, as well as the new line of Dippin’ Sauces, and then touches on the new menu design. The article ends with a nod to the possibility of chocolate and bacon flavored Topperstix in the spring, and how Toppers strives to constantly surprise and engage their customers. Click here for the entire article or begin below.
Toppers Pizza is demonstrating its “irrational love of pizza” with three new house pizzas, which it launched November 4: Three Little Pigs, the Loaded Tot-zza, and El Cubano.
Scott Iversen, vice president of marketing for Toppers, says the brand's creativity and willingness to think outside the box will help drive the new pizzas.
“Customers are telling us how much they love the new flavor combinations,” he says. “Something that we are known for are these unique, old flavor profiles. We're willing to put some unusual things together on a pizza that maybe customers hadn't thought of that turn out to be pretty darn good.”
Toppers featured in Pizza Marketplace in an article titled, "Toppers adds three pizzas to new menu." The article summarizes the press release and pulls some quotes and information from it about the new menu at Toppers. Click here for the entire story or see below.
Wisconsin-based Toppers Pizza will officially unveil ts new menu on Nov. 4.
According to a news release, new options include pizzas with tater tots, pulled pork, diced dill pickles or French fried onions, in addition to the brand's signature Mac 'N Cheese Topper and Taco Topper.
In 1991, Toppers Pizza began its quest to become the best pizza company in the world by killing it on every detail of the customer experience. Headquartered in Whitewater, Wis., Toppers takes a unique approach to the crowded pizza segment by cooking up mouthwatering specialty pizzas that start with their fresh, made from scratch dough, smothered in real Wisconsin cheese and finished with outrageous toppings like French fried onions, oven-roasted tomatoes, mac ‘n cheese and tater tots. Toppers’ claim to fame comes in the form of Topperstix™, arguably the planet’s most addictively delicious cheesy breadstix. The Toppers empire encompasses 50 restaurants across 10 states and, with its rapid expansion, is in the midst of Midwest and national domination. In 2013, Entrepreneur Magazine ranked Toppers as one of the top 500 franchises in the U.S., Nation’s Restaurant News declared the brand as one of the 50 breakout chains of the year, and Toppers received a No. 58 spot in Pizza Today’s top 100 pizza companies. For more information on Toppers, visit www.toppers.com, www.facebook.com/ToppersRocks or www.twitter.com/ToppersPizza.
Specialties: The big pizza chains serve their purpose: Mediocre food, mediocre promises, mediocre connections. While Papa John’s, Domino’s, and Pizza Hut are stuck in a stiff battle for the family demographic, Toppers remained hooked on being a hip, cool brand, connected to the nationally untapped 18-34 demographic. This strategy has helped Toppers sustain its growth, through its relationship with young, energetic consumers craving a real brand connection. For more information on Toppers, visit www.toppers.com.