Pizza Expo News

October 13, 2017

young entrepreneur of the year

2018 Pizza Today Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

In recognition of the tremendous talent and drive a new generation of entrepreneurs is bringing to the industry, Pizza Today and Pizza Expo are conducting a nationwide search for the best and brightest pizzeria owner-operators who are under 40 years of age. We’re seeking nominations of pizza entrepreneurs who have been in business at least… Read More

October 1, 2017

Expo Spotlight: It’s Show Time!

See, Shop, Network and Learn If you haven’t already registered for Pizza & Pasta Northeast, now is the time to go online at and do so. This is your last chance this year to join more than 3,000 pizza professionals from the eastern U.S. and around the globe to SEE, SHOP, NETWORK and LEARN… Read More

March 31, 2017

Pizza Expo Thursday Wrap Up: IPC Finals

International Pizza Challenge Finals See who has been crowned 2017 Pizza Maker of the Year at the International Pizza Challenge during Pizza Expo.   2017 Pizza Maker of the Year Luciano Carciotto, Pizzeria 7+   Competing in Pizza Maker of the Year 1st – Luciano Carciotto, Pizzeria 7+ 2nd -Giuseppe Manco, Prova Pizza Bar 3rd –… Read More

March 28, 2017

Pizza Expo Tuesday Wrap Up — IPC, WPG prelims

Tuesday Results: International Pizza Challenge and World Pizza Games See who advanced in the International Pizza Challenge and who won fastest box fold and fastest dough in the World Pizza Games. International Pizza Challenge NAPOLETANA FINALS WINNERS: 1. Giovanni Landi of Pizzeria Vanin. Giovanni competes Thursday in the Pizzamaker of the Year competition. 2. Vito… Read More

March 20, 2017

Hobart to Give Away Custom-Painted Mixer and Food Processor

TROY, Ohio (March 20, 2017) — Hobart, the premium commercial food equipment manufacturer known for designing and building some of the most reliable, must-have equipment, will give away a custom-painted Legacy® HL662 Pizza Mixer at the 2017 International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas. The event will be held March 27 to 30. This year is… Read More

March 7, 2017

pizza expo app 2017

Download the Official Pizza Expo 2017 Mobile App

It’s the best way to learn about all of the exhibitors, education sessions and networking opportunities March 27 – 30 at Pizza Expo. And it’s free. The Pizza Expo app contains nearly all of the information found on the website, plus tools to help you organize your time and set up appointments with exhibitors… Read More

March 1, 2017

pizza expo, dan collier, school of pizzeria management

New From School of Pizzeria Management

There are 14 workshops this year at Pizza Expo. Many are repeat appearances of topics and speakers with huge appeal in past years. But we’ve also continued to refine our offerings. Here are some of the new courses for you to consider for in-depth training from in-the-know instructors: • Franchising for Independents and Small Chains,… Read More

March 1, 2017

Pizza Expo 2016

Expo Spotlight: It’s Show Time

If you haven’t already registered for Pizza Expo, now is the time to go online at and do so. This is your only chance this year to join more than 12,000 pizza professionals from around the globe to SEE, SHOP, NETWORK and LEARN at the World’s largest all-pizza conference and tradeshow. With an exhibit… Read More

March 1, 2017

doug ferriman, crazy dough, boston

Road to Expo: Ferriman Eyes the Entrepreneurial Mountaintop

Boston pizzeria owner and developer Doug Ferriman is a two-time Pizza Expo pizza-making champion, a 2014 World Master and the founder of two innovative pizza concepts. He’s still climbing his own personal career ladder, seeking opportunity in niches of his own creation. Ferriman made his first mark at Crazy Dough’s, a slice business founded in… Read More

March 1, 2017

Road to Expo: Should You Franchise?

If you’re like most independent and small chain pizzerias, you’ve seen John Schnatter tossing footballs with Peyton Manning or the regional company opening pizza stores by the dozens and you’ve wondered: Can I do that too? Should I at least look into it? The answer could well be, “Yes. At least look into it.” We… Read More