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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 30, 2017 |

Pizza Expo Wednesday Wrap Up: WPG Finals, IPC prelims

More results from the International Pizza Challenge and World Pizza Games See who made the Non-traditional finals at the International Pizza Challenge and who was crowned Acrobatics Champion in the World Pizza Games. International Pizza Challenge Non-Traditional Division Competing in the NON-TRADITIONAL finals are: 1) Constantino Anezinos with Zorba’s Pizza 2) Jane Mines of Nima’s… 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 16, 2017 |

Mike Bausch: Concept Development Workshop

From Market Research to a Long-Term Brand Strategy With Mike Bausch and Keith Coffman No one intends to fail, but very few intend to succeed. By building a plan to succeed you can eliminate failure from the equation. Whether you’re working on you first pizzeria, considering expansion or giving your current business a revamping, creating a… Read More

March 16, 2017 |

Villa Restaurant Group announces Andrew Steinberg as Chief Operating Officer

Steinberg’s New Role Is Key Part of Villa Restaurant Group’s Growth Strategy MORRISTOWN, NJ, March 15, 2017:  As the company continues to evolve and expand its presence in the restaurant and hospitality industry, Villa Restaurant Group, global multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor, is proud to announce that Andrew Steinberg has been promoted to Chief Operating… Read More

March 7, 2017 |

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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 PizzaExpo.com website, plus tools to help you organize your time and set up appointments with exhibitors… Read More

March 1, 2017 |

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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 PizzaExpo.com 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

Staying Ahead of Restaurant Trends Keep Pizzerias On Top

The restaurant industry is ever changing. With new restaurants popping up on a daily basis, a pizzeria’s competition can change quickly. Pizza Today offers real-time news covering pizzeria concepts, new pizzeria openings, information about the pizza industry’s top chains and franchising information. We also cover pizza industry competitions from around the world, and follow along as pizzaioli make their journeys to International Pizza Expo, held annually in Las Vegas.
Pizzeria concepts take advantage of the restaurant trends from fast-casual to new menu items. Staying updated with news in the industry can help give your long-standing pizzeria a competitive edge or provide you with new information for opening a pizzeria of your own.

 

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