S1 E3 Synopsis:
On today’s episode we visit No Anchovies in Taneytown, Maryland and talk with it’s owner and manager, Tim & Donnie Chiaruttini. Tim has been a staple of the community for over 30 years and he shares his wisdom on how to make it in a small town and why the community is the life blood of your business. Be sure to check out No Anchovies online at http://www.noanchoviesusa.com and please remember, It’s Not Just Pizza… It’s No Anchovies.
01:45 – Guest Bragging Rights
02:10 – What is No Anchovies
03:30 – Key to succeeding in a small town
04:50 – How Taneytown has changed
06:00 – How No Anchovies markets to the community (mostly word of mouth)
07:00 – Customer loyalty monopolizing the No Anchovies pizza market
07:50 – Competition is not a bad thing, it’s an opportunity to stand out
08:05 – Have you considered franchising?
09:30 – Stay small, stay happy
10:10 – What are other Taneytown businesses doing right?
11:40 – What Tim did before No Anchovies and how did the pizza shop come along?
13:15 – How No Anchovies was funded
14:00 – Having faith in yourself and your idea
15:10 – Passing the business on to the next generation
16:25 – Adam was let go from No Anchovies
16:55 – The group derails to talk about their favorite pizzas and toppings
17:35 – What would you tell someone looking to start their own pizza shop?
18:55 – If you own your own business, you have to show up
19:25 – Managing a young team, kids just entering the workforce
22:00 – Specialty pizzas and appetizers (prepare to drool)
26:30 – Experimenting with flavors and new delicious concoctions
30:00 – How Tim answers the phone
30:15 – How many orders / pizzas has No Anchovies sold? (OVER 1-MILLION!!!)
31:15 – The ROI impact of Adam Stultz’s promo video created for No Anchovies
32:50 – Overcoming the tough times
34:50 – Money smarts, avoiding debt, and low overhead
35:35 – A business model unscathed by COVID
37:20 – You don’t need money or connections, you just need desire and a will to succeed
- No Anchovies: http://www.noanchoviesusa.com/
- Antrim 1844: https://www.antrim1844.com/
- Taneytown Dance Center (Miss Kim): https://taneytowndancecenter.com/
Thank You to our Season 1 Sponsor:
We would like to extend our thanks to Tim Chiaruttini of No Anchovies for his belief in us and what we are trying to accomplish with Around Town Carroll County. No Anchovies, home of Taneytown’s best pizza, wings, and salads… teachers of the lost art of pizza-foo… and creators of the all new poppin’ jalapeño sticks. Give No Anchovies a call today at 410-756-6625, or check out their website at www.noanchoviesusa.com. And remember, it’s not just pizza, it’s No Anchovies!