Media

9-25-12 My pizzeria is featured in an Election theme food article in the Columbus Dispatch http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/business/2012/09/25/edible-elections.html

3-21-12  WE WON! Best Non-traditional pizza in the Midwest region, then on to the finals to win 3rd Place in the World at the International Pizza Expo, Las Vegas

http://www.pizzaexpo.com/international/2012/International_Pizza_Challenge.cfm

1-23-2012 My pizzeria Avalanche Pizza wins “Best Pizza in Athens” for the 12th year in a row. The people of Athens voted for us and I thank them!

http://www.athensnews.com/ohio/article-33066-dining.html

5-7-2009 Ohio Eat With ths Season gives the Goon a nod!

 http://ohioeatwiththeseason.blogspot.com/2009/07/pizza-goon.html

10-4-11 Slice of Hope reaches the News Media

http://www.athensnews.com/ohio/article-34968-pizzeria-jumps-into-battle-against-cancer.html

9-7-2011

Story in the Athens Messenger about Avalanche using local grains from Shagbark Milling Company to feed the hungry.

http://www.athensmessenger.com/news/local/article_6c7bf224-2212-11df-ad47-001cc4c03286.html?mode=image&photo=0

8-15-2011

My own Big Fat Greek Pide is featured on the blog cooking with kait.

http://cookingwithkait.com/about-greek-pide-recipe

8-1-2011

Athens News reporting on our efforts at using local foods. Included are more restaurants than ever using local ingredients.

http://www.athensnews.com/ohio/article-34549-area-restaurants-all-in-on-local-foods-initiative.html

7-15-2011

A short motivational non fiction story I wrote for Pizza Today entitled “It’s only pizza”

http://www.pizzatoday.com/Magazines/Year/2011/July2011/82myturnjuly052811.html

5-13-2011

30 mile meal features my foccocia at the Chesterhill Produce Auctions first day in business…Viva local food!

http://30milemeal.wordpress.com/2011/05/13/opening-day-at-the-chesterhill-produce-auction/

5-12-2011 Chesapeake Journal likes the goon.

http://chesapeakejournal.wordpress.com/2011/05/07/pizza-goon/

4-20-2011 My company was Ohio’s finalist for the National Restaurant Associations Restuarant Neighbor Award http://www.pizzatoday.com/NewsViews/TheHotSlice/tabid/223/Default.aspx#1

Anna Moore’s Speakeasy article about Athens Farmers Market Baking, March 11th (Thanks Anna for helping us.)

http://speakeasymag.com/uncategorized/the-pizza-goon-the-man-behind-athens-favorite-pizza-and-bread/

Article about cheese price manipulation in Pizza Marketplace

http://www.pizzamarketplace.com/article/180058/Analyst-March-cheese-market-crash-long-overdue

My feature about pizza acrobatics is featured on Food News Journal

http://www.foodnewsjournal.com/2011_03_18_archive.html

My goonish exploits are exposed in the latest edition of Country Living Magazine.
http://digital.spiweb.com/emags/orec/2011/FEB/pageflip.html

My Pizzeria won for the eleventh year running! Readers to the Athens News voted Avalanche “Best Pizza in Athens.”

http://www.athensnews.com/ohio/article-33066-dining.html

Bakesgiving 2010, we raise over 2500.00 to United Appeal

http://www.athensnews.com/ohio/article-32664-superbread-tradition-continues.html

30 Mile meal does a story on our local spelt pizza

http://30milemeal.wordpress.com/2010/10/26/one-recipe-for-a-healthy-local-foods-economy/

Our new spelt crust offering is printed in Pizza Today’s Hot Slice, October 2010

http://www.pizzatoday.com/NewsViews/TheHotSlice/tabid/223/Default.aspx#2

 Late February 2010, WOUB television does a story on Avalanche Pizza at the North American Pizza Competition

http://woub.org/mediaplayer/index.php?page=89&media=58

Using local corn to make bread for food pantries. We are in the poorest county in Ohio. Thanks to Community Food Initiatives.

http://www.athensmessenger.com/news/local/article_6c7bf224-2212-11df-ad47-001cc4c03286.html

My pizzeria is voted “Best Pizza in Athens” for the 10th year in a row

 http://www.athensnews.com/specials/best-of-athens/best-of-athens/30194-best-of-athens-vol-1-2010#comments

 “Small business blogs that actually work” from Niftymarketing.com 01-14-10

http://niftymarketing.com/small-business-blogs-that-actually-work

This Week Lunch Ladies from Central Ohio and thier great review of Avalanche.

  http://ow.ly/15YYo7

Still the best pizza blog “Slice” did an article on us when we opened in Lancaster, Ohio (Thanks Adam)

http://slice.seriouseats.com/archives/2005/04/award-winning_o.html

Notions Capital names Pizza Goon a blog with bite.

  http://notionscapital.wordpress.com/2009/10/19/blogs-with-bite-14/

 Pizza Marketing Quarterly April and May Issue “Avalanche Rocks!”

http://www.pmq.com/mag/2006april-may/avalanchepizza.php

 Nations Restaurant News report of our support to the troops.

http://www.nrn.com/offthewire.aspx?id=371732

 Sgt. Cliff Evener writes a thank you letter about our pizza mission to soldiers at Fort Riley.

http://www.athensnews.com/editorial/letters/28822-two-athens-businesses-go-out-of-their-way-to-help-soldiers

  All Business December 2007.

 http://www.allbusiness.com/society-social/social-welfare-food-food-charities/12093588-1.html

Toyota Farm to Table Tour, September 2009.

 http://cmhgourmand.com/2009/09/09/athens-farm-to-table-tour-september-12th/

 Ohio University Post, November 2009 on names of our pizzas.

 http://thepost.ohiou.edu/main.asp?SectionID=3&SubSectionID=5&ArticleID=28353&TM=2810.61

Me, Myself and Pie. Pizza Commander Brooks Jones’ Blog (Thanks Brooks!)

http://pizzacommander.blogspot.com/2009/09/avalanche-pizza.html

Personnel Plus, February 2008. Alexis Rhinehart.

 http://www.personnelplus.org/news/index.php?item=124

 

Columbus Dispatch, March, 2009, On Restaurants, Italy Look out!

http://www.dispatch.com/live/content/business/stories/2009/03/31/rest_0331.ART_ART_03-31-09_C10_MFDDC2I.html

Ohio University Alumi Newsletter, May 2009, Silver medal for dough sculpture.

http://ohioalumni.org/Websites/ouaa/Images/Publications/OHIO-Alumni-2009/OA0509.html

America takes gold in Italy May 2008

http://www.travelmole.com/stories/1128489.php?mpnlog=1