Commentary: What did you learn at Expo?

Jeremy White
Pizza Today

With all the educational opportunities available at International Pizza Expo, it’s easy to get overwhelmed (particularly for first-time attendees). I’ll never forget my first trip to the show. I wasn’t prepared for how big and busy it was. Everywhere I turned there was a smorgasbord of food, demos, seminars, competition … you name it. IMore »

Conversation with Mark Campagnolo, Ciao! Wood-fired Pizza, Ithaca, NY

Mark Campagnolo, owner
Ciao! Wood-fired Pizza & Pasta
Ithaca, New York

Ciao! Wood-fired Pizza & Pasta Ithaca, New York No. 85 on Pizza Today’s Hot 100 Independent Pizzerias list, Ciao! features rustic wood-fired pies and Tuscan pasta. The pizza oven and make line take center stage in its dining room. Strong word-of-mouth traffic is driven by a successful youth outreach program and theme nights. Ciao! isMore »

Conversation with Jeff Smokevitch, Brown Dog Pizza, Blue Pan Pizza

Jeff Smokevitch

Jeff Smokevitch Brown Dog Pizza – Telluride, Colorado Blue Pan Pizza – Denver, Colorado World Pizza Champion Jeff Smokevitch opened Brown Dog Pizza in Telluride with Dan Lynch in 2001. Last year, he expanded his concept of multiple pizza styles to Denver with the opening of Blue Pan Pizza with co-owner Giles Flanagin. “Smoke” speaksMore »