LITTLE CAESAR ENTERPRISES, INC.
|LITTLE CAESAR ENTERPRISES, INC. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20120219684||Bakeable Parchment Tray for Baking Pizza - An apparatus is provided that may include a tray formed from parchment paper. The tray may include a bottom portion and at least one side portion extending upwardly from the bottom portion. The bottom portion may support a pizza while the pizza is baking. The pizza may be packaged and/or served to a consumer in the tray.||08-30-2012|
|20110209661||Automated Pizza Assembly System - An apparatus is provided for assembling a pizza, including a pizza sauce spreading station, a cheese spreading station and a pepperoni applying station. A robot including a stationary base and an articulating arm having a gripper attached to the end is operable to grip a pizza pan having pizza dough therein to allow said robot to move the pan throughout the pizza sauce spreading station, and to a rotary dial system including the cheese spreading station and the pepperoni applying station. The robot arm manipulates the pizza pan in the sauce spreading station and the rotary dial system manipulates the pizza pan in the cheese station and the pepperoni applying station to properly distribute the cheese and pepperoni on the pizza.||09-01-2011|
|20100274633||Digital Menu Board System With Cash Register And Kitchen Interface - A product management and sales system for managing product preparation and sales. The system includes a kitchen display and input device displaying a plurality of perishable food items to be produced and receiving a production indication signal indicating production of at least one of the plurality of perishable food items. The system further includes a digital menu board displaying the plurality of perishable food items available for sale, a sales counter terminal for completing a sale of at least one of the plurality of perishable food items and outputting a sold indication signal; and a controller receiving the sold indication signal. The controller compares the sold indication signal to a predetermined inventory level for the at least one perishable food item and outputs an item-to-be-produced signal to the kitchen display and input.||10-28-2010|
|20100175568||Method And Apparatus For Cutting Food Product - A cutter apparatus for cutting a block of food product into smaller blocks. The cutter apparatus includes a support assembly and a plurality of cutting assemblies. The cutting assemblies are pivotally coupled to the support assembly. At least one of the cutting assemblies includes a handle and a cutting member being assembled to the handle. Each of the other cutting assemblies includes a handle and a plurality of cutting members being assembled to the handle.||07-15-2010|
|20090200408||Automated Cheese Shredder For Applying Cheese To Pizza - An automatic cheese shredding and blending device, particularly for applying shredded cheese to pizza. The device can simultaneously shred blocks of multiple types of cheeses, and evenly apply a substantially homogenous blend of a chosen ratio of cheeses to a pizza or other food item. The device requires minimal operator interface. A motor creates relative rotational motion between the cheese blocks and one or more of grating elements to shred the cheese. A controller with a user-friendly operator interface is programmable to operate the device according to a desired use. The device includes an integrated refrigeration unit to keep the cheese fresh. Components are easily removable for cleaning and maintenance.||08-13-2009|
|20090071850||Packaging For Pizza - A package for a hot food item may include an enclosure adapted to receive the hot food item, and a barrier disposed within the enclosure. The barrier may include a moisture impermeable portion covering at least a first portion of the hot food item such that moisture from the first portion is at least partially retained therein. The package is adapted to retain moisture in the first portion of the hot food item, while reducing moisture accumulation in a second portion of the hot food item.||03-19-2009|
Patent applications by LITTLE CAESAR ENTERPRISES, INC.