Scott Ableman

Activist Investors Call On KFC To Phase Out Antibiotics In Chickens

With Wendy’s, McDonald’s, Papa John’s, and Subway all making an effort to curb antibiotics overuse in chicken and other animals, some investors of Yum Brands say it’s time for KFC to do its part. [More]

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Pizza Hut To Cut Back On Preservatives, Antibiotics, Additives

Pizza may not have a reputation as a health food, but that’s no reason to use ingredients that may make the pizza even less good for you. In an effort to reach consumers clamoring for less-questionable fast food, Pizza Hut has announced some upcoming upgrades to its ingredients. [More]

Pizza Robots Continue To Proliferate As Pizza Hut Tests Order-Taking Humanoid

Pizza Robots Continue To Proliferate As Pizza Hut Tests Order-Taking Humanoid

It seems our future overlords are trying to butter us up before they dominate the human race, and by butter I really mean hot cheese, tomato sauce, and crust: Pizza Hut is the most recent pizza chain to have fallen under the sway of robots, with the test of a humanoid AI machine known in the robotics industry as Pepper. [More]

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Woman Says She Was Asked To Stop Breastfeeding At Ohio Pizza Hut

Under Ohio state law, public establishments – including restaurants and retail stores – must allow mothers to breastfeed their children. But one woman says a Pizza Hut restaurant she visited didn’t follow that rule and asked her to leave when she started nursing her child.   [More]

Pizza Hut Offering Stuffed Garlic Knots Pizzas Sprinkled With $100 Worth Of Gold For Super Bowl Sunday

Pizza Hut Offering Stuffed Garlic Knots Pizzas Sprinkled With $100 Worth Of Gold For Super Bowl Sunday

For all those times when you’re in the mood to eat Pizza Hut, but just feel like you should be eating more precious metals with your cheese and sauce, the chain is putting an expensive twist on its new Stuffed Garlic Knots Pizza, by sprinkling a “nearly $100 worth” of edible gold on top. [More]

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Pizza Hut Now Selling A Pizza With Built-In Garlic Knots

Did you like the idea of Pizza Hut’s Hot Dog Bites and Cheesy Bites pizzas, but didn’t want all of that meat or cheese? Good news: Pizza Hut is back to its usual tricks as a crust innovator, and has announced a new pull-apart crust, this time with garlic knots. [More]

Burger King Introduces 5-Item Value Meal For $4

Burger King Introduces 5-Item Value Meal For $4

In an effort to attract new customers and bring old ones back, fast-food restaurants are bringing back value menus. Don’t call them dollar menus, though, even when the items do cost a dollar each. Or, in the case of a new value meal deal from Burger King, 80¢ each. [More]

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Pizza Hut Launches $5 Value Menu That Only Applies When You Order Two Or More Items From It

We’re only a few days into the new year and already, companies are showing off what they’ve been planning for 2016 in an effort to hook customers early on. Pizza Hut has a new “value-driven” category it’s calling the “$5 Flavor Menu” that offers a lower price for a variety of familiar items — but only if you order two or more of them. [More]

Pizza Hut Latest Company Offering To Help Send Employees To College

Pizza Hut Latest Company Offering To Help Send Employees To College

What do a car manufacturer, a coffee chain, a health insurance giant, and a pizza joint have in common? They all offer to foot the bill — or at least some of it — so their employees can further their education by obtaining a college degree.  [More]

Yum CEO Would Rather Pizza Hut Be More Convenient Than Have A Better Product

Yum CEO Would Rather Pizza Hut Be More Convenient Than Have A Better Product

Pizza Hut has been fighting for a slice of the marketplace pie with a weapon that’s turning out to be rather ineffective namely, a complete menu revamp that added a bunch of new crusts, drizzles, toppings and doodads to their regular slate of pizzas. That whole idea of trying to compete with a better product is not the way to go, Yum Brands CEO Greg Creed says. Instead, Pizza Hut should focus on being more convenient than its rivals.

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Pizza Hut Delivery Guy Comforts Customer After She Takes A Spill

Pizza Hut Delivery Guy Comforts Customer After She Takes A Spill

When you’re home alone, perhaps the thought has crossed your mind: “What happens if I hurt myself and no one is here to help me?” In the case of one Pizza Hut customer in Arizona who fell while waiting for her order, help came in the form of a pizza delivery man.

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Pizza Hut Will Now Sell You A Dresser Of Pizza

Pizza Hut has a history of trying strange and occasionally wonderful new product ideas overseas, and importing the ones that work to the United States. The Hot Dog Bites pizza made the cut for the U.S. menu; unfortunately, a seafood pizza with a crust stuffed with cream cheese and flying fish roe didn’t make it across the Pacific from Hong Kong. The latest import from international Huts is the Triple Treat Box, a three-level cardboard dresser full of food. [More]

Lawsuit Filed By Former Pizza Hut Delivery Drivers Claim Company’s Fees Cut Into Workers’ Tips

Lawsuit Filed By Former Pizza Hut Delivery Drivers Claim Company’s Fees Cut Into Workers’ Tips

It’s not easy being a delivery person — you’re entrusted with getting hot food to its proper destination quickly, and then have face-to-face interactions with customers. The better you perform at your job, the more likely you are to get a nice tip for all that hard work and driving around. Two former pizza delivery drivers who worked for Pizza Hut are suing the company, claiming that their work wasn’t always rewarded as it should’ve been.

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A Google Maps image shows the store front of the longest-running Pizza Hut restaurant in the U.S., which is set to close on Sunday.

Longest-Running Pizza Hut Restaurant Set To Close After 55 Years

A slice of Pizza Hut’s cheesy pie-filled history is set to devoured this weekend, as the company prepares to close its longest-operating restaurant in the U.S. [More]

Pizza Hut’s Hot Dog Crust Has A Vegetarian Cousin, And It’s Back

Pizza Hut’s Hot Dog Crust Has A Vegetarian Cousin, And It’s Back

Did you find news coverage of Pizza Hut’s Hot Dog Bites Pizza kind of intriguing, but you don’t like meat or don’t care for hot dog slices? Good news: Pizza Hut has brought back their limited-time “Cheesy Bites” pizza, which is possibly for people who like stuffed-crust pizza but wish it were easier to pull apart. [More]

Chick-fil-A, Chipotle Lead In Customer Satisfaction Survey, McDonald’s Brings Up The Rear… Again

Chick-fil-A, Chipotle Lead In Customer Satisfaction Survey, McDonald’s Brings Up The Rear… Again

By now we’re well aware that McDonald’s has struggled to attract and keep new customers in recent years, leading to an all-out overhaul of the fast-food powerhouse. The Golden Arches’ trouble is perhaps most evident this week, as the company clocked in dead last among competition in the American Customer Satisfaction Index, yet again. [More]

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Taco Bell, Pizza Hut Ditching Artificial Flavors By End Of 2015

The menus for Taco Bell and Pizza Hut will soon include fewer ingredients listed under your favorite meal, as the two fast food restaurants announced Monday that they plan to ditch artificial colors and flavors by the end of the year. [More]

Pizza Hut Employees Fired For Writing “KKK” & Drawing Swastika Inside Pizza Box

Pizza Hut Employees Fired For Writing “KKK” & Drawing Swastika Inside Pizza Box

If your racism runs so deep that you feel compelled to spell it out for people on the inside of fast food containers, maybe you shouldn’t be in a job that involves serving food to other human beings. Perhaps the three Arkansas Pizza Hut employees who were fired for this sort of behavior will remember that when they look for their next jobs. [More]