Chocolate Pizza Company in the news!

National and regional media find news about Chocolate Pizza Company’s story and products a frequent topic of discussion. The diversity of coverage, including iconic media sources like Forbes, People, Food Network, NBC, Entrepreneur and more, reflects the broad appeal we have nationwide. Here is a sampling of news stories, product reviews and media mentions that show why when it comes to Chocolate Pizza and Peanut Butter Wings America loves Chocolate Pizza Company and owner, Ryan Novak.

People Now News

PEOPLE Magazine interviews, Ryan Novak, about the story behind his journey with Chocolate Pizza Company

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Chocolate Pizza Company owner, Ryan Novak, featured in Forbes Magazine

Chocolate Pizza Company wins “Business of the Year”

Hallmark Channel News

Chocolate Pizza Company featured on Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family

Chief Executive Magazine

Chief Executive Magazine, “Big Dreams Should Never Come Easy”

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Fox News “Father’s Day 2022: Top Gifts for Dad”
Forbes “Serve These Instagram-Worthy Meals and Snacks at your Super Bowl party”
Syracuse University “Syracuse Alumni Turn College Town into Hometown”
Dating News “Chocolate Pizza Creates Gourmet Desserts to Sweeten Relationship Anniversaries”
Star Central Magazine “Meet the CEO of Central New York’s Largest Chocolate Maker”
Forbes Magazine “Holiday Gift Guide 2020: Most Indulgent Cookie Gift Baskets”
Forbes Magazine “Holiday Gift Guide 2020: Most Decadent Chocolate Gift Baskets”
Forbes Magazine “Holiday Gift Guide 2019: Over-the-Top Chocolate Dessert Gift Baskets”
Forbes Magazine “How the Young Founder of Chocolate Pizza Factory Shares Success Secrets and Supports Youth”
Forbes Magazine “Valentine’s Day Gift Guide”
People Magazine “Meet Chocolate Pizza Company Owner Ryan Novak”
CNN “Best Food Gifts: 21 Delicious Ideas” “7 Purveyors of Charming and Tasty Edible Gift Items”

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Sweety High “Unique Snacks to Order During Social Distancing”
American Express “6 Ways to Increase Sales this Holiday Season”
Slate Magazine “Licorice Pizza movie”
Entrepreneur “Because Life Isn’t Easy: 4 Secrets of Success Amid Adversity” (part of USA Today network) “Coronavirus NJ: Easter basket chocolate for delivery”
Thrive Global “Ryan Novak of Chocolate Pizza Company: Succeed First Expand Later”
Money for Lunch “5 Tips on How Small Business can Survive this Disruption and the Next” “17 Valentines dinner ideas for a romantic night at home”
Bride’s “The 50 Best Gifts for Groomsmen in 2023”
American Express “How Small Businesses are Preparing for 2022 Holiday Season”
News Channel 9 Bridge Street “St. Patrick’s Day Gift Ideas”
Go Solo “Unique Gourmet Chocolate Specialty – Chocolate Pizza Company”
UF Warrington Newsroom “The Business of Valentine’s Day Gifts”
Chief Executive Magazine “Big Dreams Should Never Come Easy”
Inc. Magazine “20 Best Office Christmas Gifts for Co-Workers”
Spectrum News 1 “Syracuse’s Schine Student Center Has a New Look
Syracuse University Whitman Voices “Valentine’s Day Story”
DigitilizeTrends “Halloween Marketing Guide”
Divine Lifestyle “6 Gifts for Your Foodie Friend”
Gift Bee “Birthday Gift Ideas for Office Colleagues”
Sante Magazine “Life is Far More than just a Box of Chocolates”
Sante Magazine “Menu Maker – Ryan Novak”
Chief Executive Magazine “How a Diversified Business Model Can Lead to Big Results”
Hollywood Digest “Gift Guide for Foodies”
Carol Roth “2023 Small Business Holiday Guide”
Carol Roth “Creative Ways to Grow Your Small Business Customer Base”
Carol Roth “Best Quotes for a Positive Mindset”
Carol Roth “Ultimate Small Business Gift Guide”
Carol Roth “The Best Small Business Books”
Carol Roth “Positive Mindset Tips for Small Business”
Carol Roth “Biggest Lessons Learned for Small Businesses”
Carol Roth “Marketing Tips for Small Businesses”
Carol Roth “Ultimate Small Business Gift Guide”
Corol Roth “Tips for Finding Small Business Employees”
Carol Roth “How Small Business Can Attract and Retain Talent in a Tight Labor Market”
INSIDER “37 Best Gifts for Nurses & Healthcare Professionals” “Top Super Bowl Snacks for 2022”
Daily Mom “Valentine’s Day Food, Kitchen and Drink Gifts Your Love Will Love”
Biz Dig “Digital CEO’s Tell How To Pivot Your Business Through Any Crisis” “Chocolate Pizza rapidly becomes the candy powerhouse of Central New York”
Addicted to Savings “Valentine’s Gift Guide”
Wired for Youth “Growing a Chocolate Company Through PR and Social Media”
Bronze Magazine “3 Unique & Personalized Holiday Gifts”
Medium “9 Holiday Sweets, Treats & Eats that will Dazzle Confections Enthusiasts”
The Doctors (daytime TV) “Holiday Giveaway”
CNY Central “Marcellus’ Chocolate Pizza Company recognized as ‘Business of the Year”
West Onondaga County Journal “Marcellus-based Chocolate Pizza Co. earns CenterState CEO Business of the Year honors”
Glitter Magazine “Make Any Chocolate Lover’s Holiday with the Chocolate Pizza Company”
Only In Your State “There’s a New York Shop Soley Dedicated to Chocolate Pizza and You Have to Visit”
LALAScoop “20 new food and drink brands to add to your kitchen”
Reader’s Digest “21 All-American Holiday Gifts” “Celebrate National Chocolate Day”

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Fundera “How to Start a Business in College”
Huffington Post “22 Father’s Day Gifts Your Dad Wants More Than What You Are Planning on Giving Him”
The Boston Foodie “Father’s Day Treats: Peanut Butter Wings”
Newsweek “National Chocolate Day Deals”
Stacy Tilton Reviews “Holiday Gift Guide 2021”
Business News Daily “How to Attract Good Minimum Wage Employees” 
San Diego Woman Magazine “Fabulous Finds”
UpJourney “Best Thank You Gifts”
Living Out Loud – LA “Grab a Delicious Slice from The Chocolate Pizza Company”
Parent Guide News “Mother’s Day Gifts She’ll Love”
LATF USA “Easter Sweets & Treats: From Godiva to Chocolate Pizza Company”
Elite Daily “7 Unique Galentine’s Day Gifts”
Richard Magazine “Serve Up a Sweet Chocolate Pizza Delivery this Valentine’s Day”
Richard Magazine “Valentine’s Day Treats”
Parade “No Valentine? No Problem! Gifts to Give Yourself”
Parenting Healthy “We are having pizza and wings for dessert”
Parade “Treats for the Foodie in Your Life”
Famadillo “Spookylicious Chocolate Pizza”
Military Daily Mom “12 Things for the Most Romantic Valentine’s Date Ever”
Cookistry “Chocolate Pizza & Peanut Butter Wings”
Orethapedia “Father’s Day Finds”
Dragonfly Sweetnest “Chocolate Pizza Company Offers Unique Gifts for Dad”
Heck of a Bunch “Mansket: Unique Gift for Dad”
Fashion Edits “Galentine Day Essentials”
Splash Magazine “2018 Valentine’s Day Food & Sweets Guide”
Splash Magazine “2018 Father’s Day Food, Sweets & Drinks Gift Guide”
Boston Herald “Gifts that will make your Valentine smile”
Home Business “Chocolate Pizza Company Owner Ryan Novak Finds Sweet Success as an Entrepreneur”
Home Business “Chocolate Pizza: A Perfect Addition to Office Parties”
The Food Channel “Chocolate Pizza: Food Channel Finds”
Upcity “Common Web Design Mistakes”
Newsday “New Valentine’s Treats and Sweets”

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HeyDoYou Blog “Tasty Holidays – Chocolate Pizza & Peanut Butter Wings”
Powered by Mom “Holiday Treats – The Chocolate Pizza Company”
East End Taste “Valentine’s Day Gift Guide”
East End Taste “Holiday Stocking Stuffers – 2017 Gift Guide”
Fancy Food Blog “Peanut Butter Wings”
Whitman Syracuse University “Featured Alumni Entrepreneur: Ryan Novak ’11”
The Daily Orange “Holiday Gift Guide: Where to Shop Locally this Season”
The Native Society “Ryan Novak: Founder, Chocolate Pizza Company”
Auburn Pub “CNY Opens New Welcome Center at Destiny USA”
Fupping “Master Leadership with these 27 Expert Books”
Austin Food Magazine “The Essentials of Hosting a Successful Friendsmas Party”
Business Journal “Business of the Year recipients”
New Theory Magazine “Unique Gift Ideas for this Holiday Season”
Latin Times “Thanksgiving Dinner Table: Wow Your Guests”
CNY Central “Making It In CNY: Local chocolate shop recognized nation-wide”
Training Magazine “Thinking Outside the Pizza Box”
Billion Success “Leadership Author Christopher Novak on Leaders and Lions” “Ryan Novak on leading successfully: Be persistent and make it fun to do the impossible”
Yahoo News “We demand that this chocolate pizza become an international trend”
Auburn Pub “Chocolate Pizza Co. expands to new location in Marcellus with record sales during holidays”
Syracuse Woman Mag “July 13 Edition Issue”
Syracuse New Times “Sweet Success”
Spectrum News “Chocolate Pizza Company Joins in on Super Bowl Hype”
Auburn Pub “‘Made that work’: Marcellus’ Chocolate Pizza Co. growing under young leader’s vision”
The New York Observer “Steve Israel Touts New York’s Chocolate-Covered Pizza”
The Daily Orange “The candy man can: SU senior turns lifelong hobby into sweet profession”
Spectrum News “How Much Are You Willing to Spend on Your Valentine This Year?” “Chocolate Pizza Co. expands with more retail stores and new wholesale business”
Kelly’s Thoughts “Grab Some Gourmet Chocolate Specialties for Holidays”


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FOX News Digital “New York Chocolatier Delivers to Food Banks”
People Magazine “Meet Chocolate Pizza Company Owner Ryan Novak”
Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family “Chocolate Easter Eggs and Easter Treats”

Spectrum News “Former SU Kicker Sees Success as Chocolate Maker”
NewsChannel 9 WSYR “Chocolate Pizza Company Expansion Helps It Keep Up With Tremendous Growth”
NewsChannel 9 WSYR “Chocolate Pizza Company Continues Growing”
Spectrum News (Austin, TX) “Teens Deliver Chocolate to Help Ease Corona Fears”

Owner Ryan Novak in Chocolate Pizza Company store
Sweet Success“, Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management

Syracuse University “Sweet Success”
Podcast – Bitbean “CEO’s Speak: Ryan Novak of Chocolate Pizza Company”
Family Entourage: Man Behind the Brand Series “Interview with Ryan Novak, owner, Chocolate Pizza Company”
BiggerPockets “A Sweet Deal – Podcast with Guest Ryan Novak”
FOX21 “Living Local” “Be sweet, give someone chocolate treats this holiday season”
NBC 3 Syracuse “Live at Chocolate Pizza Company”
WSLS Daytime Blue Ridge “Give Thanks then Eat Chocolate & Peanut Butter Wings”
Fox 31 Denver TV, Colorado’s Best “Drumstick Chocolate Pizza & Peanut Butter Wings”

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News 4 San Antonio TV, Producer’s Pick “Holiday Gift Ideas: Chocolate Pizza & Peanut Butter Wings”
NBC Today Show “Chocolate pizza, ice cream cone spinner and other fun summer items”
Break the Ice Media (podcast) “Standing Out in a Crowded Marketplace”
ABC 27 WHTM “Valentine’s Day Gift Guide: Teachers and Caregivers”
Fox 11, Good Day LA! “Valentine’s Roundup of Sweet Treats”
Fox 4 News “Steve Noviello’s 2017 Holiday Gift Guide”
North Dakota Today “Chocolate Pizza Co”
ABC News “From Student to CEO”

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