By Pizza Today and International Pizza Expo staff
The countdown to International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas is in full swing. While the exhibit hall opens on Tuesday, March 20, the “New Operator Monday” educational program is exactly one week from today.
The Monday program of seminars and the early-evening reception on March 19 are designed for anyone starting a new pizza company or seeking to improve their pizza menu.
Three unique sessions aimed at helping new operators prosper, along with another series of sessions designed to help pizza companies of all types upgrade their pizza flour and cheeses and manage the business they do with distributors, are on tap for March 19.
And it all kicks off with a topic that should appeal to both new and experienced operators alike with an opening special seminar on “finding your niche.” John Gutekanst, an accomplished pizzaiolo, baker and owner of Avalanche Pizza in Athens, Ohio, will lead the session. He says he plans to teach attendees how to “use creativity, absurdity and street smarts” to inspire their menus.
Take a peek at Monday’s full lineup of events.
March 20, 2018 | Pizza Expo News
Tuesday at International Pizza Expo is in the books with record attendance in the exhibit hall and seminar rooms. Before we share the daily results from the International Pizza Challenge, let’s take a look at the show in pictures: International Pizza Challenge Prelims and Pizza Napoletana Finals Traditional Division Peter Agourias, Vi Pizza… Read More ›
March 19, 2018 | Pizza Expo News
Monday afternoon at Pizza Expo is all about launching a pizzeria and growing an existing one. The seminar rooms were standing room only as pizzeria operators and industry experts sounded off on essential pizzeria business topics from menu creativity, pizza dough and ingredients to operational systems and employee hiring. We’ve collected few quotes from the… Read More ›
March 18, 2018 | Pizza Expo News
Be in Room S220-221 on Wednesday, March 21 at 3:30 p.m. at the Las Vegas Convention Center during Pizza Expo. You will be inspired, moved, entertained and proud. Three young pizzeria owner/operators will take the stage to share their stories of success, vision and innovation. Afterward, you, the pizzeria professional, will select one to be our… Read More ›