Fat Slice Pizza is closing, parent company of Berkeley Farms files Chapter 11

UC Berkeley-adjacent institution Fat Slice Pizza announced via its website that “after 34 years in business, we are closing our doors permanently.” The news comes after two liquor license suspensions for serving booze to minors and eight months without a profit. Manager Chris Pisarra tells Berkeleyside, “we’re done,” meaning that he and Gail Giffen, Fat Slice’s founder, will be leaving the food industry for good.

Dean Foods, which the Associated Press reports is the country’s largest milk processor, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday. “Despite our best efforts to make our business more agile and cost-efficient, we continue to be impacted by a challenging operating environment marked by continuing declines in consumer milk consumption,” its CEO said