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.