2013 April: Pizza Expo 2013 Seminars Now Available for Downloads

2013 April: Pizza Expo 2013 Seminars Now Available for Downloads

If you missed Pizza Expo or attended but could get to every seminar you wanted to hear, you can now access audiotapes and PowerPoints of this year’s education programming. Just go to the following website for an index of available downloads. You can also order the sessions on CDs, if you prefer. http://www.intelliquestmedia.com/store/search.php?a=E&c=201304 There areMore »

2013 March: International Pizza Challenge

2013 March: International Pizza Challenge

Traditional Division Northeast: Bruno DiFabio Northwest: Thiago Vasconcelos Southeast: Jane Mines Southwest: Michael Stevens Mid-America: Javier Valdez International: Danilo Lupo Wild Card: Leah Scutto Canada: Rick Nixon   Category Winner: Thiago Vasconcelos   Non-Traditional Division Northeast: Doug Ferriman Northwest: Tim Hoffman Southwest: Joleen Piser Southeast: Michael LaMarca Mid-America: Melissa Rickman International: Floriana Pastore Wild Card:More »

2013 March: World Pizza Games

2013 March: World Pizza Games

  One of the participants from the pizza tattoo contest. Freestyle Champion Eric Ross 8-year-old Michael Testa during his tossing exhibition. He was named to the World Pizza Champions following the performance. 2013 Master Champion Kazuya Akaogi. World Pizza Games Winners: Garrett Marlin – Largest Dough David Whisker – Triathlon Barry White – Fastest BoxMore »

Expo News

2013 April: Expo News

I want to personally thank all of the pizza professionals who attended this year’s Pizza Expo®. This year’s show was undoubtedly one of the biggest and best industry events ever held, with a show floor the size of nearly 5½ football fields with 455 exhibiting companies and 1,000-plus booths all devoted to America’s favorite foodMore »

2013 March: Day 2 Pizza Expo Experience

2013 March: Day 2 Pizza Expo Experience

Day Two Keynote with Bill Jacobs, founder and owner of Piece Brewery & Pizza. I Heart Pizza. Pizza Triathlon at the World Pizza Games. A 64 inch pizza at the XLT Ovens booth. Michele D’Amelio, winner of the Italian Style Division at the International Pizza Challenge. Mark Evans and Jeff Palenske representing Pizzas4Patriots. www.Pizzas4Patriots.com ChrisMore »

2013 March: Day one experience at the International Pizza Expo

2013 March: Day one experience at the International Pizza Expo

9:55 AM attendees awaiting the show floor to open Making Pizzas with Tony Gemignani Dan Collier, moderator for Delivery and Carryout Power Panel Jacque Farrell signing up students in the School of Pizzeria Management Booth Japan being represented at the World Pizza Games The Slice of Hope team The Expo Show Floor is a packedMore »

2013 March: Highlights from The American Pan Division at the International Pizza Challenge

2013 March: Highlights from The American Pan Division at the International Pizza Challenge

Sixteen contestants squared off in the Pizza Challenge competition area?on show day one for the American-Pan Division American Pan Division Winner Jeff Smokevitch (on right) and second place Matthew Heard (on left). In third place not shown Matt Tierney. Jeff Smokevitch’s winning pizza. Back To 2013 International Expo Coverage

2013 March: Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine kicks off the International Pizza Expo

2013 March: Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine kicks off the International Pizza Expo

Host of Food Network’s “Restaurant: Impossible” pulled double duty on day one as keynote speaker and chef in the demonstration area. A packed house ready for Robert Irvine’s keynote. Energetic opening with a couple of attendees. Robert instructing a gentleman how to slice tuna. Climbing into the crowd to take questions. Back To 2013 InternationalMore »

2013 March: Theo Kalogeracos takes “Best of the Best” title

2013 March: Theo Kalogeracos takes "Best of the Best" title

The blind box battle of past champions had to include the secret ingredients arugula, sun-dried tomatoes, pears and prosciutto. Sponsored by Red Gold, Neil Jones and CMAB Second place Shawn Randazzo. Third place Carmelo Oliveri. First place Theo Kalogeracos. Theo speaking to the crowd after his victory. Theo’s Best of the Best winning pizza CarmeloMore »