Pizza Expo News

December 1, 2016

Nino Coniglio: 1st place Traditional Division and Pizza Maker of the Year

Nino Coniglio on His New Pizza: “I Don’t Know What It Is!”

“If I called it Detroit style the Detroit guys would say, ‘That’s not Detroit style.’ If I called it Sicilian, they’d say, ‘That’s not Sicilian.’” So says our Pizza Maker of the Year winner from the 2016 International Pizza Challenge. For now the pizza being experimented on by Nino Coniglio shall remain nameless. The creative… Read More

December 1, 2016

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Road to Expo: Touring Las Vegas One Pie at a Time

Come to Pizza Expo in March and take a real busman’s holiday — aboard a tour bus of like-minded pizzeria owners visiting three of the best places in Las Vegas. The tour is being led by Scott Wiener, famous for his pizza tours of New York City and a recognized authority on pizza history. Those… Read More

November 1, 2016

Expo Spotlight: Pizza Expo is Now Open for Business!

Can you imagine a show floor nearly as large as six football fields with nothing but pizza-related supplies, equipment and services? At Pizza Expo 2017 you’ll be able to shop, sample, learn and network with your peers from around the world. Designed specifically for pizzeria owners and operators, there’s something for everyone at Pizza Expo,… Read More

November 1, 2016

John gutekanst emcee at International Pizza Challenge 2016

Expo’s Cutting-Edge Pizza Competition

Notes From Emcee John Gutekanst I’m big into innovative crusts and was bowled over during the Non-Traditional Division bake-offs by Tony Vacchio’s crust from Zolas in Ottawa, Canada. He used Indonesian coconut husk ash dough, which he added to his regular crust for a beautiful pie. Louie Bossi from Fort Lauderdale really brought it on… Read More

November 1, 2016

Keith Coffman Lost River Pizza Co Bowling Green Kentucky

The Road to Expo: School of Pizzeria Management

Instructor Keith Coffman Questions Your Concept One of the new course offerings in 2017 at the School of Pizzeria Management covers the topic of concept development, either for a first pizzeria or for expansion units. The instructors — Mike Bausch (Andolini’s, Tulsa, Oklahoma) and Keith Coffman (Lost River Pizza, Bowling Green, Kentucky) — have successful… Read More

October 1, 2016

School of International Pizza Management

Expo Spotlight: Expanded Workshop Offerings

International Pizza Expo 2017: The World’s Largest Pizza Show! Can you imagine a show floor nearly as large as six football fields with nothing but pizza-related supplies, equipment and services? Don’t miss out on this once-a-year opportunity to come together with pizzeria operators from across the U.S. and the world to see, shop, network and… Read More

September 1, 2016

Pizza & Pasta Northeast Tradeshow

Expo Spotlight: New Northeast Pizza & Pasta Event to be Launched

I’m excited to announce that we’re going to launch a new two-day trade show that focuses on both pizzerias and Italian restaurants. The 2017 Pizza & Pasta Northeast show will incorporate a blend of food demonstrations, contests and educational sessions to augment an exhibit hall showcasing top suppliers for both of these strong foodservice segments…. Read More

August 1, 2016

Gabriel Stulman
Pizza Expo 2017 Keynote Speaker and founder of NYC's Happy Cooking Hospitality

Expo Spotlight: Opening Keynote Speaker Announced!

This year’s opening keynote speaker will be Gabriel Stulman, who is one of New York’s most successful and influential restaurateurs. Gabriel was named a “40 Under 40” in 2011 by Crain’s New York Business and “Restaurateur of the Year” by Esquire magazine in 2012. The 34-year-old Virginia native is the CEO and founder of Happy… Read More

July 1, 2016

Bill Oakley
Group Show Director

Expo Spotlight: It’s never too early to make plans to attend Pizza Expo!

Developed for pizzeria owners and operators, there’s something for everyone at International Pizza Expo. Whether you’re an industry veteran or just thinking about opening your first unit, Pizza Expo is a must-attend event! Registration isn’t open yet, but you should start making your plans now. Pizza Expo, “The Show of Shows,” is now in its… Read More