International Pizza Challenge 2015 Winners are…

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Champions of 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, were crowned at the International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas. 2015 International Pizza Challenge Winners are… 2015 Traditional Division Regional Winners: • Northeast: Marco Flores, Williamsburg Pizza, Brooklyn, NYMore »

Pizza Expo 2015 — World Pizza Games Full Results

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World Pizza Games 2015 Winners   Master Acrobatics — Min-Chul Shin, Mr. Pizza, South Korea (272 points) Individual Acrobatics — Min-Chul Shin, South Korea (261.5 points) Fastest Dough Stretch — Brittany Saxton, Six Hundred Downtown, Bellefontaine, OH (28:65 seconds, new record) Largest Dough Stretch — Spencer Glenn, Pizza My Heart, Monterey, CA (45.00) Fastest BoxMore »

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 »

International Pizza Challenge: Traditional/ Napoletana Winners

Traditional Mid-America Region 1st: Robert Sipes — Marco’s Pizza, Toledo, Ohio (advances to final: fourth highest overall score) 2nd: Paul Cataldo 3rd: Joe Abdul   International Region 1st: Aaron Gehrman — Emilio Finatti Pizzeria, White Rock, BC, Canada (advances to final: third highest overall score) 2nd: Francesco Vitiello 3rd: Vincenzo Capuano   Southeast Region 1st:More »

Pizza Expo 2015 — The Competitions Highlights

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International Pizza Expo 2015 at the Las Vegas Convention Center is home to the International Pizza Challenge and the World Pizza Games. Check out the high-flying, pizza-spinning action of the World Pizza Games, while pizza makers from around the battle for top honors in their divisions in the International Pizza Challenge (Winners will be announcedMore »

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 »

Visa, Pizza Hut and Accenture Develop Connected Car Commerce Experience

Leading global brands combine innovative payment and mobile technologies to create in-car purchase experiences that are secure, convenient and easy   BARCELONA, Spain–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), Pizza Hut and Accenture (NYSE:ACN) today announced they are working together to develop a proof-of-concept connected car to test mobile and online purchases on the go. The connected carMore »