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International Pizza Expo lit up Las Vegas March
7-10, 2016, with the world's biggest pizzeria convention. More than 460 exhibitors showcased services
and wares in more than 1,000 exhibiting spaces to
11,500 operators and industry professionals.
The show's educational program kicked off Monday, March 7, with seminars geared toward fledgling
operators. The School of Pizzeria Management also
held two-day intensive classes ranging from marketing to growth and expansion and creating a successful culture.
Keynote speakers, celebrity chef Fabio Viviani,
Co-founder and Owner of Fresh Brothers PizzaSalad-Wings and World Pizza Champion founder
and pizzaiolo Tony Gemignani, packed in early
morning crowds, offering advice and wisdom.
The impressively massive show floor allowed
vendors and companies to showcase everything an
operator needs and more -- from screens and peels
to POS systems and ovens.
"In my nearly two decades with the company, I
haven't seen a show like this," says Pete Lachapelle,
publisher of Pizza Today and a vice president with
Emerald Expositions, parent company to both Pizza
Expo and the magazine. "The excitement and camaraderie was almost tangible. Aside from being able to
see, touch, feel and taste thousands of items on the
show floor, the educational components, demonstrations and competitions make Pizza Expo a one-stop
shop for the new or experienced pizzaiolo."
Eric Boggs, co-founder of Goodfellas Pizzeria in
Lexington, Kentucky, attends International Pizza
Expo annually and brought 14 team members this
year. "Besides the obvious -- it's in Las Vegas! -- we
enjoy the Pizza Expo because we always find new
and interesting products and equipment," he says. "
Just like Pizza Today magazine, it's a learning experience. Every year we get to talk to like-minded people
in the industry. That alone, allows us to learn how
they've expanded and grown over the years. It's
always good learning for others mistakes and success."
The International Pizza Challenge brought
together some of the world's best pizza makers in five separate competitions: American Pan,

Pizza Napoletana, Non-Traditional, Traditional
and Gluten-Free. Contestants competed live before
an audience using their own ingredients and were
judged based on creativity, taste, appearance and
adherence to style and rules. Winners were:

6 0 / P I Z Z AT O D AY. C O M / M AY 2 0 1 6

Nino Coniglio: 1st place Traditional Division and Pizza Maker of the Year

Eric Von Hansen: 1st place Pan Division

Brian Hall: 1st place Non-Traditional Division

Cuono Panella: 1st place Napoletana Division


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Pizza Today - May 2016
Commentary
Contents
Contributors
Expo Spotlight
Interact
Conversation
Man on the Street
Respecting the Craft
Trending Recipes
Destinations
Dough Doctor
Liability Issues?
The Grandma Pie
Lowering the Sodium
Trending at International Pizza Challenge
First Steps to Selling a Pizzeria
The Fast-Casual Pizza Players
Indies in Fast Casual
2016 Pizza Expo Wrap-up
Pizza Today on the Road: Slyce Pizza Bar, Tampa, FL
Product Showcase
Pizza Today Yellow Pages
The Marketplace
Reader’s Resource
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Pizza Today - May 2016 - Cover2
Pizza Today - May 2016 - Commentary
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Pizza Today - May 2016 - 5
Pizza Today - May 2016 - Contents
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Pizza Today - May 2016 - 9
Pizza Today - May 2016 - Contributors
Pizza Today - May 2016 - 11
Pizza Today - May 2016 - Expo Spotlight
Pizza Today - May 2016 - 13
Pizza Today - May 2016 - Interact
Pizza Today - May 2016 - 15
Pizza Today - May 2016 - Conversation
Pizza Today - May 2016 - 17
Pizza Today - May 2016 - Man on the Street
Pizza Today - May 2016 - 19
Pizza Today - May 2016 - Respecting the Craft
Pizza Today - May 2016 - 21
Pizza Today - May 2016 - Trending Recipes
Pizza Today - May 2016 - 23
Pizza Today - May 2016 - Destinations
Pizza Today - May 2016 - 25
Pizza Today - May 2016 - Dough Doctor
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Pizza Today - May 2016 - 28
Pizza Today - May 2016 - 29
Pizza Today - May 2016 - Liability Issues?
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Pizza Today - May 2016 - 33
Pizza Today - May 2016 - The Grandma Pie
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Pizza Today - May 2016 - 37
Pizza Today - May 2016 - Lowering the Sodium
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Pizza Today - May 2016 - Trending at International Pizza Challenge
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Pizza Today - May 2016 - First Steps to Selling a Pizzeria
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Pizza Today - May 2016 - The Fast-Casual Pizza Players
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Pizza Today - May 2016 - Indies in Fast Casual
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Pizza Today - May 2016 - 2016 Pizza Expo Wrap-up
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Pizza Today - May 2016 - 60
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Pizza Today - May 2016 - Pizza Today on the Road: Slyce Pizza Bar, Tampa, FL
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Pizza Today - May 2016 - Product Showcase
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Pizza Today - May 2016 - Pizza Today Yellow Pages
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Pizza Today - May 2016 - The Marketplace
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