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Contributors
VOLUME 36 * NUMBER 8 * AUGUST 2018
Editor-in-Chief, Director of Seminars & Conferences
Jeremy White - jwhite@pizzatoday.com
Managing Editor
Mandy Wolf Detwiler - mdetwiler@pizzatoday.com
Associate Editor / Web Editor
Denise Greer - dgreer@pizzatoday.com
Contributing Editors
Tony Gemignani, Mike Bausch, Scott Wiener,
John Arena, John Gutekanst, Dan Collier
Creative Director / Photographer
Rick Daugherty - rdaugherty@pizzatoday.com
Art Director / Photographer / Social Media Director
Josh Keown - jkeown@pizzatoday.com
Production Director
Nan McDowell - nan.mcdowell@emeraldexpo.com
Production Manager
Vicki Peck - vicki.peck@emeraldexpo.com

Left: Associate Editor Denise Greer sits down with Rachel Cope of Empire Slice House, our 2018
Independent Pizzeria of the Year, to get the inside story on its creation and growth.

Associate Publisher
Brent Auman - bauman@pizzatoday.com
(502)-736-9504
Associate Publisher
Jerry Moschella - jmoschella@pizzatoday.com
(407) 737-7707
Marketplace & Yellow Pages Sales Director
Stacie Dennison - sdennison@pizzatoday.com
(502) 736-9508
Tradeshow Sales Manager (Companies A-M)
Bobbie MacIntosh - bmacintosh@pizzatoday.com
(502) 736-9515

DENISE GREER

NORA CALEY

MANDY WOLF DETWILER

MIKE BAUSCH

Associate Editor
(Indy of the Year,
pp. 44-51)

Denver-based
freelancer
(Onboarding,
pp. 40-41)

Managing Editor
(ADA,
pp. 32-33)

Owner, Andolini's
Tulsa, OK
(Makeline,
pp. 38-39)

This year's Independent Pizzeria of the
Year, Empire Slice
House, crushes sales.
The pizzeria has a fun
vibe, killer pizza, a
dedicated crew ... and
it's led by a woman
who has reimagined
what a slice concept
is and how to grow
it. Rachel Cope also
happens to be changing the food culture in
Oklahoma City.

Onboarding new
employees means
filling out the right
paperwork, and also
making sure the new
person feels welcome
and engaged. For the
new worker, starting a
new job can be exciting. For the operator,
filling an open position
can be satisfying. The
key is make sure the
onboarding process is
a positive one.

I've seen many a
restaurant that isn't
accessible by those
with disabilities. Not
only is this illegal, but
it also cuts out a demographic that could be
loyal customers. Some
easy changes could
protect your business
and its clientele.

asae

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of Association
Executives

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The main thing is
the step rule: if an
employee in any zone
that's fully prepped
still has to take more
than four physical
steps in any direction
to make an item, then
their zone isn't set up
for success.

Tradeshow Sales Manager (Companies N-Z)
Stacie Dennison - sdennison@pizzatoday.com
(502) 736-9508
Group Show Director
Bill Oakley - boakley@pizzatoday.com
Applications Billing Coordinator, Tradeshow and Advertising
Patty Crone - pcrone@pizzatoday.com
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Joe Randall
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Vice President, Food Group
Pete Lachapelle - plachapelle@pizzatoday.com

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Pizza Today - August 2018

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pizza Today - August 2018

Pizza Today - August 2018
Commentary
Contents
Contributors
Expo Spotlight
Interact
Conversation
Man on the Street
Tony’s Trending Recipe
At Your Service
Destinations
Knead to Know
Road to Ppne ‘18
2018 Independent Pizzeria of the Year: Empire Slice House, Oklahoma City, Ok
Product Showcase
Pizza Today Yellow Pages
The Marketplace
Reader’s Resource
Mike’s Monthly Tip
Pizza Today - August 2018 - CT1
Pizza Today - August 2018 - CT2
Pizza Today - August 2018 - Pizza Today - August 2018
Pizza Today - August 2018 - Cover2
Pizza Today - August 2018 - Commentary
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Pizza Today - August 2018 - Contents
Pizza Today - August 2018 - 9
Pizza Today - August 2018 - Contributors
Pizza Today - August 2018 - 11
Pizza Today - August 2018 - Expo Spotlight
Pizza Today - August 2018 - 13
Pizza Today - August 2018 - Interact
Pizza Today - August 2018 - 15
Pizza Today - August 2018 - Conversation
Pizza Today - August 2018 - 17
Pizza Today - August 2018 - Man on the Street
Pizza Today - August 2018 - 19
Pizza Today - August 2018 - Tony’s Trending Recipe
Pizza Today - August 2018 - 21
Pizza Today - August 2018 - At Your Service
Pizza Today - August 2018 - 23
Pizza Today - August 2018 - Destinations
Pizza Today - August 2018 - 25
Pizza Today - August 2018 - Knead to Know
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Pizza Today - August 2018 - Road to Ppne ‘18
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Pizza Today - August 2018 - 2018 Independent Pizzeria of the Year: Empire Slice House, Oklahoma City, Ok
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Pizza Today - August 2018 - Product Showcase
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Pizza Today - August 2018 - Pizza Today Yellow Pages
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Pizza Today - August 2018 - The Marketplace
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Pizza Today - August 2018 - Reader’s Resource
Pizza Today - August 2018 - Mike’s Monthly Tip
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