NYPD PIZZA NEWS

NYPD Pizza Apopka, FL Opens

After months of anticipation, NYPD Pizza is now open at 1960 E Semoran Blvd in Apopka, FL. This is the first NYPD Pizza location for new franchisee Atal Patel. After years of being a customer of the Lake Cay location, Mr. Patel decided to join the NYPD Pizza squad. This location holds the distinction of […]

NYPD Metro West Honored With OCPS West Learning Community Award

NYPD Pizza Metro West and Paul Russo were honored with an OCPS West Learning Community Award for their outstanding fundraising work with Thornebrooke Elementary.

NYPD Pizza Turns 25

NYPD Pizza is celebrating it’s 25th Anniversary. NYPD Pizza first opened it’s doors in Downtown Orlando, FL on April 4th 1996.

NYPD Pizza in the “Superb 16”

NYPD Pizza was featured in the November 2020 issue of Orlando Magazine as one of the “Superb 16” in the Orlando Magazine Pizza Battle.

NYPD Pizza’s Carnegie Hall Chicken Club Pie Featured In Orlando Family Magazine

NYPD Pizza’s Carnegie Hall Chicken Club Pie was featured in Orlando Family Magazine.

NYPD Pizza Metro West ranked #2 out of over 3100!

NYPD Pizza’s Metro West location is ranked #2 out of over 3,100 restaurants in Orlando, FL on Tripadvisor.com.

On Point Talks With NYPD Pizza

The On Point restaurant technology blog recently interviewed multi-store franchisee Jeff Longo about the use of the SpeedDine online ordering system at his new Hunter’s Creek location. Read the interview here.

NYPD Pizza Featured In PMQ Magazine

NYPD Pizza was featured in PMQ Magazine’s article “How To Make The Most Of Your Mozz” for the creative use of mozzarella on the Oneonta slice.

08.19.2018

NYPD Pizza Named One Of The Five Best Places To Get Pizza In Orlando

NYPD Pizza named one of the five best places to get pizza in Orlando by MoneyInc.com in their article “The Five Best Places to Get Pizza in Orlando, FL“.

07.01.2018

NYPD Pizza Metro West ranked #5

NYPD Pizza’s Metro West location is ranked #5 restaurant in Orlando, FL on Tripadvisor.com.

04.16.2018

NYPD Pizza Supports Thornebrooke Elementary School And Odyssey Of The Mind

NYPD Pizza Metro West will be lending support to Thornebrooke Elementary School’s Odyssey Of The Mind team by donating 10% of participating receipt totals until May 15th. This donation will help their team travel to the World Finals in May.

03.19.2018

NYPD Pizza Says Thanks To Orange County Teachers

To show appreciation to Orange County Florida teachers NYPD Pizza corporate headquarters has distributed 400 Free pizza certificates.

08.05.2017

NYPD Pizza Metro West, FL Has Record-Setting Garlic Knot Order

The NYPD Pizza in Metro West fulfilled a record setting order of 2000 garlic knots for St. Luke’s church.

05.01.2016

NYPD Pizza Listed In Orlando Family Magazine

NYPD Pizza’s A.P.B. Alfredo Pie was listed in Orlando Family Magazine‘s article “Pie Perfection: 30 Blockbuster Pizzas You Have To Try In Greater Orlando“.

04.15.2016

NYPD Pizza Turns 20

NYPD Pizza is celebrating it’s 20th Anniversary. NYPD Pizza first opened it’s doors in Downtown Orlando, FL on April 4th 1996.

05.21.2015

NYPD Pizza Presented With Award For Work With Elementary Schools

NYPD Pizza was Was presented with an award in recognition for their continuing work with, and support of local Elementary schools.

05.08.2015

NYPD Pizza Named As One Of “17 Best Things to Do in Orlando”

NYPD Pizza was named as one of the “17 Best Things to Do in Orlando” by Vacationidea.com.

05.06.2015

NYPD Pizza Metro West ranked #3 out of 3000!

NYPD Pizza’s Metro West location is ranked #3 out of 3,000 restaurants in Orlando, FL on Tripadvisor.com.

05.06.2015

NYPD Pizza Metro West ranked #3 out of 3000!

NYPD Pizza’s Metro West location is ranked #3 out of 3,000 restaurants in Orlando, FL on Tripadvisor.com.

03.09.2015

NYPD Pizza Metro West ranked #30 out of 3200!

NYPD Pizza’s Metro West location is currently ranked #30 out of 3,217 restaurants in Orlando, FL on Tripadvisor.com.

03.01.2015

Paul Russo Honored With Alumni Of Distinction Award From SUNY At Oneonta

Paul Russo was honored with an Alumni of Distinction Award from his Alma Mater the State University of New York at Oneonta. The Alumni of Distinction Award honor recognizes just a few of alumni who have made significant contributions to society, and whose accomplishments, affiliations, and careers have honored the legacy of excellence at the college. This honor illustrates the great value of the academic experience and increases the pride alumni, students, staff, and faculty have for the college.

02.05.2015

NYPD Pizza Wins It’s 30th “Best Pizza” Award!

The Southwest Orlando Bulletin was proud to announce that NYPD Pizza won “Best Pizza”, as voted by their readers, for their “Best of Southwest 2015” issue.

01.01.2015

New York Pizza Development Group Awarded “Partners in Success” by Sysco Foods.

NYPD Pizza’s franchisor, New York Pizza Development Group, is Awarded the “Partners in Success” award by Sysco Foods.

01.10.2014

QSR Magazine: “NYPD Pizzeria Snags Top 10 Breakout Spot”

QSR Magazine interview’s NYPD Pizza founder/CEO Paul Russo about being named a top trend of 2014 in Entrepreneur Magazine.

01.10.2014

PMQ Magazine Covers NYPD Pizza Being Named A Top 10 Franchise Trend for 2014

NYPD Pizza’s naming as a Top 10 Trend of 2014 in Entrepreneur Magazine was covered on PMQ Magazine‘s website.

12.01.2013

NYPD Pizza listed for Pizza in Entrepreneur Magazine

NYPD Pizza was listed for pizza in  Entrepreneur Magazine in an article about the top 10 franchise trends of 2014.

09.04.2013

NYPD Pizza Lake Cay Now Ranked #19 for Restaurants in Orlando

NYPD Pizza in Lake Cay is now ranked #19 out of 2,881 restaurants in Orlando on tripadvisor.com. It has moved up 5 spots from #24 just days ago.

09.03.2013

NYPD Pizzeria ranked No. 1 in Orlando on Trip Advisor

Pizza Today Magazine’s website is running a feature on NYPD Pizza’s #1 ranking for pizza on the world’s largest travel website, tripadvisor.com.

08.30.2013

NYPD Pizzeria Voted No. 1 Pizza Restaurant in Orlando

QSR Magazine’s website is currently featuring an article on NYPD Pizza’s #1 ranking for pizza on the website tripadvisor.com in the Industry News section.

08.30.2013

NYPD Pizzeria lands atop Orlando pizza list

The website pizzamarketplace.com reported about NYPD Pizza’s #1 ranking for pizza on the website tripadvisor.com.

08.01.2013

NYPD Pizza Gets Ranked #1

NYPD Pizza was ranked #1 for pizza and #25 for restaurants in Orlando, FL on tripadvisor.com, the worlds largest travel website. Ranking was based on customer reviews of the 2,878 restaurants in Orlando, FL.

01.01.2013

PMQ Magazine Features NYPD Pizza

PMQ Magazine featured NYPD Pizza and Founder/CEO Paul Russo in the articles “The Fearless Franchisor” and “Eyes on the Prize”.

11.12.2012

NYPD Pizza Receives Zagat Rating

Zagat included NYPD Pizza in their 2012 edition of the “Zagat Survey” for Orlando, FL.

11.07.2012

Paul Russo Appears on GOOD DAY ORLANDO

NYPD Pizza CEO & Founder Paul Russo appeared on FOX 35’s GOOD DAY ORLANDO to talk about NYPD Pizza’s plans for expansion.

09.24.2012

NYPD Pizza Hosts American Pizza Championship

NYPD Pizza Metro West hosted the 2012 American Pizza Championship. The competition pits some of the country’s top pizza chefs against each other for the title of “Best Pizza in America”.

04.12.2012

NYPD Pizza Get’s Runner-Up for BEST Pizza

NYPD Pizza wins a runner up mention for “Best Pizza Pie” in the Orlando Sentinel’s “Best Bets 2012” poll.

12.05.2011

NYPD Pizza Champions Education

NYPD Pizza expands efforts to raise money for education with it’s “Partner’s in Education” program.

07.21.2011

NYPD Pizza places 3rd for “Best Pizza”

NYPD Pizza was voted 3rd for “Best Pizza” in Orlando Magazine’s 2011 Dining Awards.

02.01.2011

NYPD Pizza’s menu is featured in PMQ Magazine

NYPD Pizza’s menu was featured in PMQ Magazine’s “Winning Menus” article for creative excellence.

01.01.2011

NYPD Pizza Metro West Featured on MTV True Life

NYPD Pizza Metro West Featured on an episode of MTV True Life season 14.

12.01.2010

NYPD Pizza as One of the “Top 5 Pizza Franchise Ideas”

NYPD Pizza as One of the “Top 5 Pizza Franchise Ideas” on EzineArticles.com

12.01.2010

NYPD Pizza Listed in The Pizza Pages 2011

NYPD Pizza Listed in PMQ Magazine’s The Pizza Pages 2011 Edition.

01.01.2010

NYPD Pizza Metro West Listed as “Best Pizza Restaurant”

NYPD Pizza was listed as “Best Pizza Restaurant” in Dining Guide Orlando’s “Best of Dining Guide Orlando”.

12.01.2009

NYPD Pizza’s Calzones Featured in PMQ Magazine

NYPD Pizza’s calzones were featured in PMQ Magazine’s article “Crazy For Calzones”.

08.17.2009

Parents Pick NYPD Pizza for “Best Pizza”

NYPD Pizza won for “Best Pizza” in the 2009 Nickelodeon parentsconnect.com poll for Orlando.

06.01.2009

Top 10 Central Florida Businesses on Twitter

NYPD Pizza was featured in an article for “Top 10 Central Florida Businesses on Twitter” in the Orlando Sentinel.

03.01.2009

NYPD Pizza Listed in Franchise Times Fast 55

NYPD Pizza was ranked 27 in the 2009 edition of Franchise Times Fast 55, for fastest growing franchises in the United States.

01.01.2009

NYPD Pizza Nominated for “Foodie Award”

NYPD Pizza was nominated for a “Foodie Award” for Best Pizza by the Orlando Sentinel as part of their 2009 “Foodie Awards”.

09.01.2008

NYPD Pizza Ranked in PMQ’s 200 Top Pizza Chains

NYPD Pizza was ranked 143 in the 2008 edition of PMQ’s Pizza Magazine’s “PMQ 200” Top Pizza Chains in America.

07.19.2007

NYPD Pizza Sweeps “Best of Orlando” Awards

NYPD Pizza won for “Best Pizza” and was ranked 3rd for Wings in Orlando Weekly’s 2007 “Best of Orlando” poll.

01.29.2007

AOL Users Once Again Choose NYPD Pizza for “Best Pizza”

NYPD Pizza, once again, won for “Best Pizza” in the 2007 AOL City’s Best poll for Orlando.

01.29.2005

AOL Users Choose NYPD Pizza for “Best Pizza”

NYPD Pizza won for “Best Pizza” in the 2005 AOL City’s Best poll for Orlando.

07.15.2005

NYPD Pizza Wins “Best Pizza” in Orlando

NYPD Pizza won for “Best Pizza” in Orlando Weekly’s 2005 “Best of Orlando” poll.

08.01.2004

Orlando Magazine Readers Vote NYPD Pizza for “Best Pizza”

NYPD Pizza was voted “Best Pizza” in Orlando Magazine’s 2004 “Best of Orlando” poll.

07.18.2004

NYPD Pizza Wins “Best Pizza”

NYPD Pizza was voted “Best Pizza” in Orlando Weekly’s 2004 “Best of Orlando” poll.

01.29.2004

AOL Users Choose NYPD Pizza for “Best Pizza”

NYPD Pizza won for “Best Pizza” in the 2004 AOL City’s Best poll for Orlando.

07.20.2003

NYPD Pizza Wins “Best Pizza” in Orlando

NYPD Pizza won for “Best Pizza” in Orlando Weekly’s 2003 “Best of Orlando” poll.

06.01.2003

Orlando Magazine Readers Vote NYPD Pizza for “Best Pizza”

NYPD Pizza was voted “Best Pizza” in Orlando Magazine’s 2003 “Best of Orlando” poll.

12.01.2002

NYPD Pizza Honored with “Foodie Award” for a 2nd Year in a Row

NYPD Pizza won for “Best Pizza” in Orlando Weekly’s 2002 “Best of Orlando” poll.

07.18.2002

NYPD Pizza Wins “Best Pizza” in Orlando

NYPD Pizza won for “Best Pizza” in Orlando Weekly’s 2002 “Best of Orlando” poll.

01.01.2002

NYPD Pizza Receives Zagat Rating

NYPD Pizza was given it’s 2nd consecutive “Foodie Award” for Best Pizza by the Orlando Sentinel as part of their 2002 “Foodie Awards”.

12.02.2001

NYPD Pizza Honored With “Foodie Award”

NYPD Pizza was given a “Foodie Award” for Best Pizza by the Orlando Sentinel as part of their 2001 “Foodie Awards”.

07.20.2000

NYPD Pizza Wins For “Best Pizza” in Orlando

NYPD Pizza was voted “Best Pizza” in Orlando Weekly’s 2000 “Best of Orlando” poll.

07.18.1999

NYPD Pizza Wins For “Best Pizza”

NYPD Pizza was voted “Best Pizza” in Orlando Weekly’s 1999 “Best of Orlando” poll.

09.25.1997

Orlando Weekly Readers Vote NYPD Pizza for “Best Pizza” in Orlando

NYPD Pizza won for “Best Pizza” in  Orlando Weekly’s 1997 “Best of Orlando” poll.

09.26.1996

NYPD Pizza Wins “Best Pizza” in Orlando

NYPD Pizza won for “Best Pizza” in Orlando Weekly’s 1996 “Best of Orlando” poll.

04.15.1996

The First NYPD Pizza Location Opens

Paul Russo opens the first NYPD Pizza location in downtown Orlando, FL.