Pizza Expo News

15 Weeks: School of Pizzeria Management

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Eight advance-track workshops on Sunday and Monday March 23-24, before the Exhibit Hall opens on Tuesday. Three-hour sessions designed to go in depth on topics including food-cost management, essential business skills, hiring and training, staff management, opening new pizzerias, operations manuals, financing and sales-building. Taught by experienced pizzeria owner-operators and restaurant-industry pros. Diplomas for successfulMore »

International Pizza Expo® is Just Around the Corner!

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March 24-27, 2014 – Las Vegas Convention Center — We are pulling out all the stops to make sure next year’s Pizza Expo, our 30th, is the biggest and best show we’ve ever produced!  Attendees will be able to choose from nearly 90 pizzeria-boosting seminars, Power Panels, demonstrations, workshops and networking events.  We’ve also expandedMore »

16 Weeks: International Pizza Challenge

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Watch the pizza making and judging on the Pizza Challenge stage. Taste the entries and see 168 competitors in five divisions. Attend the Pizza Maker of the Year finals. Get recipe ideas from the new Gluten-Free Division. Enter your own best pie in the bake-offs.

17 Weeks: Pizzeria Concept Showcase

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 Monday, March 24 / 1:30 – 5:30 p.m. See presentations by super-successful pizzeria owners, who will describe the evolution of their concepts and take your questions. Includes Adam Goldberg of Fresh Brothers, Darryl Reginelli of Reginelli’s, Joe Fugere of Tutta Bella, Tony Gemignani of Tony’s Pizza Napoletana, George Hadjis of Oggi’s Pizza & Brewery and AnneMore »

I Make a 20 Percent Profit Margin, and So Can You

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This Pizza Expo Exclusive is part of a continuing series leading up to the International Pizza Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center on March 24-27, 2014. Seminar speakers and demonstrators will provide professional advice on their area of expertise. I recently learned that a profit margin of 7 percent is the average for the pizzeria industry.More »

International Pizza Expo 2014: Open for Business

Bill Oakley

Can you imagine a show floor larger than five-and-a-half football fields with nothing but pizza-related supplies, equipment and services? At Pizza Expo® you’ll be able to one-stop shop, sample and network with your pizza peers from around the world. International Pizza Expo® – the “Show of Shows” for the Pizzeria Industry – is THE placeMore »

Your Success Depends on How You Manage Average Employees

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This Pizza Expo Exclusive is part of a continuing series leading up to the International Pizza Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center on March 24-27, 2014. Seminar speakers and demonstrators will provide professional advice on their area of expertise. It made for a dreadful commute.< The crater-like potholes dotting the main thoroughfare near my office wereMore »

International Pizza Expo like you’ve never seen it before (VIDEO)

International Pizza Expo like you’ve never seen it before (VIDEO)

Pizza Today partnered with Yellowberri creative studio to capture all of the excitement of the 2013 International Pizza Expo. Check out the first video in the series, “International Pizza Expo: The Experience”: Are you in the video? International Pizza Expo is the largest pizza show in the world, with more than 1,000 booths, 80 business-boostingMore »