International Pizza Challenge 2015 — Non-traditional, Pan Winners

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Non-Traditional   Mid-America Region 1st: Brad Rocco 2nd: Jason Samosky 3rd: Daulton Cornell   International Region 1st: Sposato Domenico 2nd: Meghan O’Dea 3rd: Tim Antresen   Northwest Region 1st: Cameron Tittle 2nd: Ed Barbeau 3 rd: Randy Hueffmeier   Northeast Region 1st: Jeffrey Gontapski (Advanced to Finals) 2nd: Attilio Guarino 3rd: Drew Sassi   SouthwestMore »

Pizza Expo 2015 — Wednesday Highlights

World’s biggest pizza party in full swing Marc Malnati, co-owner of Lou Malnati’s in Chicago, launched Wednesday at Pizza Expo with his Keynote Address. The exposition hall, seminar rooms, demonstration areas and competition areas were a buzz of activity today. Here a few highlights of the day’s happenings: Highlights from the Pizza Expo Block PartyMore »

Sunday — Go Behind the Scenes Hours Prior to Pizza Expo 2015

Industry readies for the World’s Largest Pizza Trade Show The School of Pizzeria Management is already in session. Today, we kick off International Pizza Expo 2014 with New Operator Monday. While attendees hit the classroom, exhibitors ready their booths for the Exhibit Hall to open on Tuesday, at 10 a.m. Setting up a show floorMore »

Pizza Expo 2015 — 5 Can’t-miss Moments

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International Pizza Expo is finally here. Pizza Today is your guide to the largest pizza industry trade show. The exhibit hall is the size of six-and-a-half football fields and the educational program is packed with 95 business-boosting seminars, workshops and demonstrations. Pizza makers from across the world compete for top honors in the International PizzaMore »

Get business tips NOW from Pizza Expo’s top speakers

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Leading up to International Pizza Expo 2015, we asked Pizza Expo speakers to give us a taste of the information they will present during their seminars. This year’s speakers provided us with a clearinghouse of pizzeria-related topics facing operators today. The following bonus articles, written by Pizza Expo speakers, take you inside their educational sessionMore »

Pizza Today’s Guide to the International Pizza Challenge Divisions

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The competitor field is locked for the 2015 International Pizza Challenge, a culinary competition designed to pit pizzaiolos against their fellow pizza makers to determine the world’s best pizza maker, at Pizza Expo in Las Vegas this week. While you await the announcement of who will be crowned Pizza Maker of the Year later thisMore »

Motion Technology, Inc. Celebrates 25th Year Anniversary as a Global Leader in Ventless Kitchen Technology Solutions

Today, Motion Technology, Inc., leader in high-performance ventless kitchen solutions, announced spring of 2015 marks the company’s 25th year of meeting and exceeding customer requirements in an increasingly diverse and technologically challenging industry. Twenty-five years ago, the AutoFry model FFG-10 was developed and sold as the first of its kind, fully enclosed, fully automated, ventlessMore »

Quick Tips March 18, 2015

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Hot Recipes for March 18, 2015   Polenta Nera Pizza   Chipotle-Onion Jam   Franken Sausage   Ranalli’s Bruschetta   Clam-stuffed Mushroom Caps   Hot on PizzaToday.com Don’t miss our Pizza Expo Takeover coverage at PizzaToday.com — starting Sunday.   Dining Room Red Flags     //   Managing Part-timers