Pizza Expo News

December 1, 2017

Expo Spotlight: Opening Keynote Speaker Announced

This year’s opening keynote speakers will be Bobby Stuckey and Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson of Pizzeria Locale. In 2011, the duo opened their first store as a full-service restaurant in Boulder, Colorado. Steve Ells of Chipotle Mexican Grill was one of their customers. The three became friends and decided to work together to restructure Pizzeria Locale as… Read More

November 29, 2017

Lessons From the Pizza Masters

New on the Demonstration Stage at Pizza Expo 2018 One of the big bonuses at Expo is the chance to see market-tested menu items prepared by the talented pizza makers who developed them. Watch these chefs put a pizza or appetizer together, hear them talk about the techniques that make their creations stand out and… Read More

November 8, 2017

young entrepreneur of the year

2018 Pizza Today Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

In recognition of the tremendous talent and drive a new generation of entrepreneurs is bringing to the industry, Pizza Today and Pizza Expo are conducting a nationwide search for the best and brightest pizzeria owner-operators who are under 40 years of age. We’re seeking nominations of pizza entrepreneurs who have been in business at least… Read More

November 8, 2017

Expo Spotlight: Pizza Expo 2018 is Now Open for Business

March 19-22, 2018  — Las Vegas Convention Center Can you imagine a show floor larger than six football fields with nothing but pizza-related supplies, equipment and services? At the world’s largest all-pizza conference and tradeshow, you’ll see over 1,400 booths of products and services for your pizzeria all under one roof. Designed specifically for pizzeria owners… Read More

November 1, 2017

Road to Pizza Expo: Keynotes

Keynotes for the 34th annual International Pizza Expo are poised to enlighten and entertain you with stories about pizza and Italian restaurant successes in Boulder, Colorado and Minneapolis, Minnesota.   Keynote 1 Bobby Stuckey and Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson Tuesday, March 20 | 8:30 a.m. Their first joint venture, Frasca Food and Wine in Boulder, Colo., brought fine-dining fame… Read More

October 24, 2017

2017 USA Caputo Cup Champions Announced

Pizza makers from throughout the U.S. competed in four divisions (Traditional, Non-Traditional, Pizza Napoletana/STG and Gluten-Free) during the Caputo Cup, an annual pizza-making competition sponsored by Antimo Caputo Flour.  The two-day competition took place during Pizza & Pasta Northeast in Atlantic City on October 17 and 18. See who took home top honors.   2017… Read More

October 1, 2017

Expo Spotlight: It’s Show Time!

See, Shop, Network and Learn If you haven’t already registered for Pizza & Pasta Northeast, now is the time to go online at and do so. This is your last chance this year to join more than 3,000 pizza professionals from the eastern U.S. and around the globe to SEE, SHOP, NETWORK and LEARN… Read More

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