Top Things to Do at Pizza Expo

The 39th Annual Pizza Expo will be held March 28-30, 2023 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.   This event brings together thousands of pizza industry professionals to see what is new in the industry and how they can improve their business. As you plan your trip to Pizza Expo, here are our recommendations of the top things not to miss at the show:

Visit the Grande Booth. You just know there is always something great at the Grande booth and you don’t want to miss out!  There are hundreds of suppliers exhibiting at Pizza Expo, but you are going to want to see what we’re up to and experience the finest Italian cheeses money can buy.  Try our new FumellaTM Mozzarella and ask for a slice of our Grandma Pie featuring Grande Avorio®. You can also learn about new business building programs available to help you be successful.

Attend a Keynote.  Attend Tony Gemignani’s Tuesday keynote, “Respect the Journey”, to learn about his pizza journey. Be one of the first 888 attendees at his keynote for a chance to win great prizes, including 500 lbs. of cheese from Grande. On Wednesday, learn how Benson Tsai from Stellar Pizza went from a SpaceX engineer to building a fully automated mobile pizza maker.

Attend a Demonstration.  Leading pizza professionals will share information to help you perfect your dough and share information on new styles of pizza and sandwiches. Whether you are new to the industry or an industry veteran, you will want to make sure you check out the Demo line-up.

Attend Seminars. Pizza Expo offers a packed schedule of industry topics, including panels where leading industry professionals share what has made them successful.  Learn about many topics including hospitality, labor, managing increasing food costs, opening a new restaurant and much more.

Watch Operators Compete for Top Prizes.  Over 200 operators will compete in the International Pizza Challenge in Traditional, Non-Traditional, Neapolitan and Pan Pizza divisions.  Come to see who will win the coveted title of Pizza Maker of the Year.  If you’re looking to see who makes the best sandwich, make sure to stop by the Italian Sandwich contest on Thursday to see who will win those bragging rights.

World Pizza Games & Block Party. Watch operators compete in the World Pizza Games presented by Grande. The competition includes Fastest Dough Stretch, Largest Dough Stretch, Fastest Box Folding and Pizza Triathlon competitions.  On Wednesday night, be sure to join pizza industry attendees at the Pizza Expo Block Party to see who walks away as the Freestyle Acrobatic Dough-Tossing Champion while enjoying drinks and appetizers featuring Grande cheeses.

With so much to see and learn, you do not want to miss Pizza Expo 2023.  Grande invites you to join the fun as our guest with $100 admission pricing. Use promo code GRANDE100 at checkout to take advantage of this great offer. Be sure to follow Grande Cheese Foodservice and Pizza Expo on social media to get the latest show information.  We can’t wait to see you there to make sure You Just Know what greatness looks like.



Date: February 28, 2023
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