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By Michael Dresser and Michael Dresser,Staff Writer | October 6, 1992
Owings Mills-based mamma ilardo's has reached a tentative deal on a licensing agreement with Fair Lanes Inc. that would put its pizza stands in 28 bowling centers by the end of the year.Any way you slice it, the deal with Hunt Valley-based Fair Lanes will be a big deal for the growth-minded pizza chain. If the experiment is successful, officials for the two companies said, mamma ilardo's pizza could become available in all of Fair Lanes' 112 bowling centers around the country."We obviously have pretty high expectations," Bill Quigley, Fair Lanes' vice president for marketing, said yesterday.
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Richard Gorelick and The Baltimore Sun | May 23, 2014
Heavy Seas will have its name in lights at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, the casino under construction on Russell Street. On Friday, Horseshoe announced that a Heavy Seas tavern will be among five Maryland-based vendors in its first-floor casual-dining area, which it's calling the Baltimore Marketplace. The casino said the other Baltimore Marketplace vendors would include Lenny's Deli, which has locations in Harborplace, on Lombard Street and in Owings Mills; the Greenspring Station restaurant Tark's Grill , which will be represented at the casino by a casual bistro named Tark's at the 'Shoe; the Towson-based pizza-by-the-slice chain Mamma Ilardo's , which will introduce a new personal-size pizza concept named Pie-Zetta; and the Mallow Bar , a "crispy treat dessert cafe" specializing in homemade marshmallow treats.
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By Michael Dresser and Michael Dresser,Staff Writer | February 21, 1992
In the shark tank that is today's pizza business, Harry Ilardo is not content to be an anchovy.Mr. Ilardo, president of mamma ilardo's Corp., is used to being big. Weighing in at close to 300 mostly muscular pounds, he's a 6-foot-5 former offensive guard for Colorado State University and the University of Maryland. At 36, he still looks as if he could flatten a linebacker or two.Now he wants to be a big cheese in the pizza game. He has a five-year plan that calls for the number of outlets to grow to 180 from 10 and for sales to grow from $8.3 million in 1991 to $160 million.
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By Eduardo A. Encina and The Baltimore Sun | January 27, 2014
As I stood in The Mall in Columbia parking lot throughout the day and night Saturday, I received a few questions on Twitter about why I, a sports reporter who covers the Orioles for The Baltimore Sun, was there reporting on the shooting. So, before you continue to read, know that this blog isn't about the Orioles or what they've done or haven't done this offseason. But it is to answer that first question in much more than 140 characters. To me, it was a little personal. When violence occurs locally, we are often cliché in saying that it happens too close to home.
BUSINESS
By Michael Dresser and Michael Dresser,Staff Writer | May 4, 1993
Metro Food Markets, the grocery chain that bills itself as a "theater of food," is writing mamma ilardo's pizza into the act.Forging a deal that joins two expansionist Baltimore-area companies, Metro President John Ryder and mamma ilardo corp.'s President Joseph Simone signed an agreement yesterday that will put pizza stands into the grocery chain's three existing stores and in several more that are expected to open in the fall.Owings Mills-based mamma ilardo's will sell pizza by the slice and for carry-out in kiosks in the oversized Metro stores.
BUSINESS
By Michael Dresser | October 24, 1992
Mamma ilardo's pizza signs up ContinentalThe mamma ilardo's pizza chain, a small outfit with dreams of going big time, has taken a vital step toward expansion by lining up national and regional distributors to provide ingredients to its pizzerias.The Owings Mills-based chain announced last week that it had chosen Continental Foods, a 60-year-old food service company based in Baltimore, as its chief provider of such items as sausage, pepperoni, cheese, flour and tomato sauce in the mid-Atlantic region.
BUSINESS
By Michael Dresser | January 23, 1993
Consumers: Beware of spurious contestsConsumer protection authorities warn that the mails are flooded at this time of year with spurious contests, sweepstakes and other awards offerings that piggyback on the popularity of legitimate sweepstakes such as Publishers Clearing House.One ruse that popped up recently is a "contest" offering a cash prize for answering questions correctly. The catch: Contestants are required to send a "judging fee" along with their mailing.In December, the Maryland attorney general's office moved to issue a cease-and-desist order against Honeywell & Roberts Inc., a Las Vegas firm that operates a contest it calls "Millionaire's Treasure."
BUSINESS
April 2, 1993
U.S. won't oppose Martin-GE dealThe Justice Department announced yesterday that it will not oppose on antitrust grounds Martin Marietta Corp.'s planned $3.05 billion purchase of General Electric's aerospace business. The acquisition will create the world's largest aerospace electronics company, with more than $10 billion in annual sales. Under terms approved last week by shareholders of Bethesda-based Martin Marietta, Fairfield, Conn.-based GE will receive cash and $1 billion in convertible preferred stock in Martin Marietta.
BUSINESS
February 12, 1996
New positionsUrner, Richards promoted at Kiddie AcademyKiddie Academy International, headquartered in Bel Air, has chosen Dennis M. Urner as chief operating officer. Prior to joining the operator and franchiser of educational child care centers as vice president of franchise development, he was senior vice president of Clean Net USA. The company also named Linda L. Richards national director for advertising and public affairs. The Bel Air resident holds a degree in mass communications from Towson State University and formerly was the public relations director for Landmark Homes.
BUSINESS
By Mike Dresser | December 19, 1992
mamma ilardo races to open new standmamma ilardo's expansion program is right on track.The Owings Mills-based pizza company announced that it will be opening a stand at Laurel Race Course next Saturday. If a 60-day test is successful, the rapidly growing 45-unit chain will win a place at Pimlico Race Course in plenty of time to be peddling pizza at the Preakness, said Michelle DeLucia, mamma ilardo's vice president for marketing.The family-owned company, which brought in a new management team headed by Joseph Simone early this year, has been focusing its expansion drive on nontraditional sites such as bowling centers, theme parks and other recreational facilities.
BUSINESS
February 12, 1996
New positionsUrner, Richards promoted at Kiddie AcademyKiddie Academy International, headquartered in Bel Air, has chosen Dennis M. Urner as chief operating officer. Prior to joining the operator and franchiser of educational child care centers as vice president of franchise development, he was senior vice president of Clean Net USA. The company also named Linda L. Richards national director for advertising and public affairs. The Bel Air resident holds a degree in mass communications from Towson State University and formerly was the public relations director for Landmark Homes.
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By Michael Dresser and Michael Dresser,Staff Writer | May 4, 1993
Metro Food Markets, the grocery chain that bills itself as a "theater of food," is writing mamma ilardo's pizza into the act.Forging a deal that joins two expansionist Baltimore-area companies, Metro President John Ryder and mamma ilardo corp.'s President Joseph Simone signed an agreement yesterday that will put pizza stands into the grocery chain's three existing stores and in several more that are expected to open in the fall.Owings Mills-based mamma ilardo's will sell pizza by the slice and for carry-out in kiosks in the oversized Metro stores.
BUSINESS
April 2, 1993
U.S. won't oppose Martin-GE dealThe Justice Department announced yesterday that it will not oppose on antitrust grounds Martin Marietta Corp.'s planned $3.05 billion purchase of General Electric's aerospace business. The acquisition will create the world's largest aerospace electronics company, with more than $10 billion in annual sales. Under terms approved last week by shareholders of Bethesda-based Martin Marietta, Fairfield, Conn.-based GE will receive cash and $1 billion in convertible preferred stock in Martin Marietta.
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By Michael Dresser and Michael Dresser,Staff Writer | March 6, 1993
Mamma plans offspring in Lone Star StateMamma's on a roll.Just weeks after securing locations in Hersheypark in Pennsylvania and the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Owings Mills-based Mamma Ilardo's Corp. has signed a deal with a San Antonio businessman to open 10 franchised pizza restaurants in Texas. The first is expected to open by July 1.The deal with Emilio Nicolas, president of The Heart of Texas Pizza Limited, further extends the Maryland chain's penetration of the Southern states. Last year, the company signed a 60-store deal with Southeastern Franchise Developers of Atlanta.
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By Michael Dresser | January 23, 1993
Consumers: Beware of spurious contestsConsumer protection authorities warn that the mails are flooded at this time of year with spurious contests, sweepstakes and other awards offerings that piggyback on the popularity of legitimate sweepstakes such as Publishers Clearing House.One ruse that popped up recently is a "contest" offering a cash prize for answering questions correctly. The catch: Contestants are required to send a "judging fee" along with their mailing.In December, the Maryland attorney general's office moved to issue a cease-and-desist order against Honeywell & Roberts Inc., a Las Vegas firm that operates a contest it calls "Millionaire's Treasure."
BUSINESS
By Mike Dresser | December 19, 1992
mamma ilardo races to open new standmamma ilardo's expansion program is right on track.The Owings Mills-based pizza company announced that it will be opening a stand at Laurel Race Course next Saturday. If a 60-day test is successful, the rapidly growing 45-unit chain will win a place at Pimlico Race Course in plenty of time to be peddling pizza at the Preakness, said Michelle DeLucia, mamma ilardo's vice president for marketing.The family-owned company, which brought in a new management team headed by Joseph Simone early this year, has been focusing its expansion drive on nontraditional sites such as bowling centers, theme parks and other recreational facilities.
BUSINESS
By Michael Dresser and Michael Dresser,Staff Writer | March 6, 1993
Mamma plans offspring in Lone Star StateMamma's on a roll.Just weeks after securing locations in Hersheypark in Pennsylvania and the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Owings Mills-based Mamma Ilardo's Corp. has signed a deal with a San Antonio businessman to open 10 franchised pizza restaurants in Texas. The first is expected to open by July 1.The deal with Emilio Nicolas, president of The Heart of Texas Pizza Limited, further extends the Maryland chain's penetration of the Southern states. Last year, the company signed a 60-store deal with Southeastern Franchise Developers of Atlanta.
BUSINESS
By Michael Dresser | October 24, 1992
Mamma ilardo's pizza signs up ContinentalThe mamma ilardo's pizza chain, a small outfit with dreams of going big time, has taken a vital step toward expansion by lining up national and regional distributors to provide ingredients to its pizzerias.The Owings Mills-based chain announced last week that it had chosen Continental Foods, a 60-year-old food service company based in Baltimore, as its chief provider of such items as sausage, pepperoni, cheese, flour and tomato sauce in the mid-Atlantic region.
BUSINESS
By Michael Dresser and Michael Dresser,Staff Writer | October 6, 1992
Owings Mills-based mamma ilardo's has reached a tentative deal on a licensing agreement with Fair Lanes Inc. that would put its pizza stands in 28 bowling centers by the end of the year.Any way you slice it, the deal with Hunt Valley-based Fair Lanes will be a big deal for the growth-minded pizza chain. If the experiment is successful, officials for the two companies said, mamma ilardo's pizza could become available in all of Fair Lanes' 112 bowling centers around the country."We obviously have pretty high expectations," Bill Quigley, Fair Lanes' vice president for marketing, said yesterday.
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