2020 Schedule coming soon

Check out the 2019 schedule below!

All
  • Wednesday, September 25
  • Thursday, September 26
All
  • Keynote
  • Pasta Demo
  • Pizza Demo
  • Seminar
  • Workshop

Wednesday, September 25

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Becoming a Destination Restaurant

Melissa Rickman | Co-Owner and Operator Wholly Stromboli

Type: Seminar|Room: 314

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Building a Better Beer List

Nick Bogacz | Owner-Operator Caliente Pizza & Draft House

Type: Seminar|Room: 315

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Modern Era Staff Retention

Mike Bausch | Owner-Operator Andolini’s Pizzeria

Type: Seminar|Room: 311

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Marketing, Do You Play Well with Others

Scott Anthony | Owner-Operator Punxsutawney Pizza

Type: Seminar|Room: 309

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Restaurant Math

Scott Sandler | Owner-Operator Pizza Head

Type: Seminar|Room: 313

09:00 AM - 11:30 AM

W01 Third-Party Delivery ($150)

Michael Shepherd | PerfectingPizza.com

Type: Workshop|Room: 306

09:00 AM - 11:30 AM

W02 Slice House 101 with 2017 Caputo Cup Champ Will Grant ($150)

Will Grant | Owner That's A Some Pizza

Type: Workshop|Room: 318

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Keynote 1

Peter Reinhart | Chef and Baking Instructor Johnson & Wales University

Type: Keynote|Room: 202

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Pasta Demo: Fresh Pasta in Your Restaurant

John Vitale | Café Anello

Type: Pasta Demo|Room: Pasta Demo Area, Show Floor

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Pizza Demo: Gluten-Free Pizza

Giovanni Cesarano | Owner King Umberto Restaurant

Type: Pizza Demo|Room: Pizza Demo Area, Show Floor

12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Pasta Demo: Modern Spins on Pasta Classics

Mike Bausch | Owner-Operator Andolini’s Pizzeria

Type: Pasta Demo|Room: Pasta Demo Area, Show Floor

12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Pizza Demo: Cheese Blends for Explosive Flavor

Nick Bogacz | Owner-Operator Caliente Pizza & Draft House

Type: Pizza Demo|Room: Pizza Demo Area, Show Floor

01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

Pasta Demo: Fall Pasta

Giuseppe Marrone | Executive Chef/Restaurant Consultant

Type: Pasta Demo|Room: Pasta Demo Area, Show Floor

01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

Pizza Demo: Detroit-Style Pizza

Jeff Smokevitch | Owner-Operator Brown Dog and Blue Pan Pizzerias

Tony Gemignani | Tony's Pizza Napoletana, San Francisco Tony Gemignani's Restaurant Group & International School of Pizza

Type: Pizza Demo|Room: Pizza Demo Area, Show Floor

02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Pasta Demo: Vegan Pastas

Scott Sandler | Owner-Operator Pizza Head

Type: Pasta Demo|Room: Pasta Demo Area, Show Floor

02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Pizza Demo: Stromboli

Melissa Rickman | Co-Owner and Operator Wholly Stromboli

Type: Pizza Demo|Room: Pizza Demo Area, Show Floor

03:30 PM - 04:30 PM

Pasta Demo: Rediscover Ricotta

Chef Gregorio Ferro |

Type: Pasta Demo|Room: Pasta Demo Area, Show Floor

04:00 PM - 05:30 PM

W03 Making Dough & Pizzas with Tony G. ($100)

Tony Gemignani | Tony's Pizza Napoletana, San Francisco Tony Gemignani's Restaurant Group & International School of Pizza

Type: Workshop|Room: Pizza Demo Area, Show Floor

05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Special Presentation/Keynote: The Future of the Pizza Industry as seen Through the Eyes of Anthony Mangieri, Owner of Una Pizza Napoletana

Anthony Mangieri | Chef/Partner Una Pizza Napoletana

Peter Reinhart | Chef and Baking Instructor Johnson & Wales University

Type: Keynote|Room: 202

06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Panel Discussion: Scott Wiener and Guests Discuss “The Next Wave of American Pizza"

Frank Tuttolomondo | Owner Mama's Too

Nicole Russell | Founder and Head Pizza Maker Last Dragon Pizza

Dan Richer | Owner Razza Pizza Artigianale

Scott Wiener | Scott Wiener Scott’s Pizza Tours

Tony Gemignani | Tony's Pizza Napoletana, San Francisco Tony Gemignani's Restaurant Group & International School of Pizza

Type: Seminar|Room: 202

Thursday, September 26

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Panel Discussion: Achieving Longevity

Fifi Sunseri | The Original Giovanni's Pizza on 5th Ave

Joe Conigliaro | Sergio's Pizza and Italian Restaurant

Giovanni Cesarano | Owner King Umberto Restaurant

Scott Anthony | Owner-Operator Punxsutawney Pizza

Type: Seminar|Room: 311

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Attaining White-Collar Sales in a Blue-Collar Town

Mike Bausch | Owner-Operator Andolini’s Pizzeria

Type: Seminar|Room: 315

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Panel Discussion: Tinkering with Your Dough

Brian Spangler | Baker and Pizza Maker Apizza Scholls

John Arena | Co-owner and Chef Metro Pizza

Peter Reinhart | Chef and Baking Instructor Johnson & Wales University

Type: Seminar|Room: 313

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Exhibitor Seminar: Overpromised & Underdelivered? How to Assess the Value of Your POS Provider

Larry Fiel | Director of Marketing PDQ Signature Systems

Type: Seminar|Room: 309

09:00 AM - 11:30 AM

W04 Proven Restaurant Systems ($150)

Michael Shepherd | PerfectingPizza.com

Type: Workshop|Room: 306

09:00 AM - 11:30 AM

W05 Employee Scheduling ($150)

Hassi Sadri | Founder Napoli Culinary Academy

Type: Workshop|Room: 318

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Where Pizzerias Fail

Scott Wiener | Scott Wiener Scott’s Pizza Tours

Type: Seminar|Room: 314

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Keynote 2

Nick Bogacz | Owner-Operator Caliente Pizza & Draft House

Type: Keynote|Room: 202

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Pizza Demo: American Artisan Dough

John Arena | Co-owner and Chef Metro Pizza

Type: Pizza Demo|Room: Pizza Demo Area, Show Floor

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Pasta Demo: Gnocchi

Antimo DiMeo | Chef Bardea Food & Drink

Type: Pasta Demo|Room: Pasta Demo Area, Show Floor

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Pizza Demo: Vegan Pizzas

Scott Sandler | Owner-Operator Pizza Head

Type: Pizza Demo|Room: Pizza Demo Area, Show Floor

12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Pasta Demo: Gluten-Free Pasta

Brian Nacht | Antimo Caputo SRL / Orlando Food Sales

Michele D'Amelio | A Mano Pizzzeria

Type: Pasta Demo|Room: Pasta Demo Area, Show Floor

12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Pizza Demo: Mastering the Art of Roman Pizza with Maestri Graziano Bertuzzo and Leo Spizzirri

Leo Spizzirri | Maestro Istruttore North American Pizza & Culinary Academy

Graziano Bertuzzo | Master Instructor Scuola Italiana Pizzaioli

Type: Pizza Demo|Room: Pizza Demo Area, Show Floor

01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

Pizza Demo: Flatbread Pizzas

John Gutekanst | Owner-Operator Avalanche Pizza

Type: Pizza Demo|Room: Pizza Demo Area, Show Floor

02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Pizza Demo: Pizza Topping Flow

Mike Bausch | Owner-Operator Andolini’s Pizzeria

Type: Pizza Demo|Room: Pizza Demo Area, Show Floor

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