Pizza Expo News

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

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

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

June 1, 2016

Expo Spotlight: Save the Date — Pizza Expo 2017

March 27 – 30 – Las Vegas Convention Center It’s never too early to start making plans to attend Pizza Expo 2017. At Pizza Expo you’ll discover what’s new, what’s working and what’s trending in the pizzeria industry. In today’s competitive environment you must do more than just create a great-tasting pizza to be successful…. Read More

April 1, 2016

Expo Spotlight: Pizza Expo Rocks Las Vegas!

I want to personally thank all of the pizza professionals who attended International Pizza Expo 2016. This year’s show was undoubtedly the biggest and best Pizza Expo ever held, with a show floor the size of nearly six football fields, 470 exhibiting companies and 1,100 booths all devoted to America’s favorite food — pizza! Pizza… Read More

March 17, 2016

Good Morning America goes inside Pizza Expo 2016

Good Morning America showcased the excitement of International Pizza Expo 2016, calling it the “Super Bowl of Pizza”. GMA toured the show floor and the competition areas. World Pizza Champion, restaurateur and Pizza Today columnist Tony Gemignani was live via satellite for an exclusive. Acrobatic dough-tossing prodigies Michael and Nicolas Testa demonstrated their skills live at Time… Read More