2020 Education Schedule

All
  • Wednesday, June 24
  • Thursday, June 25
  • Friday, June 26
  • Saturday, June 27
  • Sunday, June 28
All
  • Demo
  • Exhibitor Presentation
  • Keynote
  • Seminar
  • Workshop

Wednesday, June 24

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM

Keynote 1

Anthony Falco, International Pizza Consultant ,

Type: Keynote | Room:

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

W02 Delivery Logistics ($250)

Dan Collier, Co-Owner and President , PizzaMan Dan's

Type: Workshop | Room:

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

W03 Pizzeria Operations Part I: How to Hire and Train Managers ($250)

Nick Bogacz, President/Founder , Caliente Pizza & Draft House

Will Grant, Owner , That's A Some Pizza

Type: Workshop | Room:

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

W04 So, You Want to Open a Pizzeria? ($250)

Michael Shepherd, President , PerfectingPizza.com

Type: Workshop | Room:

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

W05 Proven Ways to Increase Sales & Profits ($250)

Mike Bausch, Owner-Operator , Owner-Operator

Type: Workshop | Room:

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

W01 Restaurant Business Essentials, Part I: Critical Systems for Success ($250)

David Scott Peters, Restaurant Business Expert , DavidScottPeters.com

Type: Workshop | Room:

Thursday, June 25

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

W06 Restaurant Business Essentials, Part II: Quick-Start Guide to Controlling Your Food & Labor Costs ($250)

Sandy Korem, CEO and Founder , TheCateringCoach.com

Type: Workshop | Room:

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

W07 How to Open a Mobile Pizzeria ($250)

Michael Shepherd, President , PerfectingPizza.com

Type: Workshop | Room:

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

W08 The Million Dollar Pizzeria ($250)

Glenn Cybulski, Executive Chef| Consultant| Speaker , Glenn Cybulski Restaurant Consulting

Dan Collier, Co-Owner and President , PizzaMan Dan's

Type: Workshop | Room:

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

W09 Managing Employees ($250)

Mike Bausch, Owner-Operator , Owner-Operator

Type: Workshop | Room:

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

W10 Pizzeria Operations Part II: How to Train and Lead a Winning Team ($250)

Nick Bogacz, President/Founder , Caliente Pizza & Draft House

Will Grant, Owner , That's A Some Pizza

Type: Workshop | Room:

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

My Never-Ending Search for the Perfect Pizza

Peter Reinhart, Chef and Baking Instructor , Chef and Baking Instructor

Type: Seminar | Room:

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Managing an Owner's Workflow

Christal Spata, Co-Owner and Operator , Valeo’s Pizza

Type: Seminar | Room:

1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Proven Restaurant Systems

T.J. Schier, Restaurant Owner and Consultant , Smart Restaurant Group

Type: Seminar | Room:

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Old-School Marketing That Still Works

Scott Anthony, Owner-Operator , Owner-Operator

Type: Seminar | Room:

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Community Marketing

Mike Bausch, Owner-Operator , Owner-Operator

Type: Seminar | Room:

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Today's Top Pizza Trends

Christian Petroni, ,

Nate Appleman, ,

Anthony Falco, International Pizza Consultant ,

Ann Kim, Owner and Executive Chef , Pizzeria Lola, Hello Pizza and Young Joni

Darren Ezzo, , Ezzo Sausage Company

Type: Seminar | Room:

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Panel Discussion: Working with Family

Giovanna Di Diana, ,

Eric Rickman, Co-Founder and CFO , Wholly Stromboli

Melissa Rickman, Founder , Wholly Stromboli

Pasquale Di Diana, Owner-Operator , Bacci Pizzerias

Type: Seminar | Room:

Friday, June 26

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

W11 Making Pizzas with Tony Gemignani, Part I ($185)

Tony Gemignani, Founder/Owner , Tony's Pizza Napoletana, San Francisco

Type: Workshop | Room: Show Floor - Tony G. Demo Area

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Think and Grow Rich in the Pizza Business

Pasquale Di Diana, Owner-Operator , Bacci Pizzerias

Type: Seminar | Room:

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Delivery & Carryout to the Max

Scott Anthony, Owner-Operator , Owner-Operator

Tony Troiano, Owner-Operator , J.B.ALBERTO'S PIZZA

Type: Seminar | Room:

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Menu Development

Mike Bausch, Owner-Operator , Owner-Operator

Type: Seminar | Room:

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

New Store Planning

Nick Bogacz, President/Founder , Caliente Pizza & Draft House

Type: Seminar | Room:

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Pizza Crust Boot Camp Part I

Tom Santos, Account Executive , General Mills

Bill Weekley, Corporate Baker , General Mills

Type: Seminar | Room:

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Using Employee Incentives to Build Sales & Profits

T.J. Schier, Restaurant Owner and Consultant , Smart Restaurant Group

Type: Seminar | Room:

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

What Customers Want

Scott Wiener, Founder , Scott’s Pizza Tours

Type: Seminar | Room:

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Demo: Dough Starters

Laura Meyer, Administrator and Instructor , The International School of Pizza

Type: Demo | Room: Show Floor - Tony G. Demo Area

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Demo: Vegan Pasta Dishes

Scott Sandler, Owner-Operator , Pizza Head

Type: Demo | Room: Show Floor - Tony G. Demo Area

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Demo: Thin & Crispy Pizzas

Anthony Falco, International Pizza Consultant ,

Type: Demo | Room: Show Floor - Tony G. Demo Area

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Demo: Sicilian Pan

Tony Gemignani, Founder/Owner , Tony's Pizza Napoletana, San Francisco

Type: Demo | Room: Show Floor - Tony G. Demo Area

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

PDQ Demo: What Your POS Isn’t Doing & What Your POS Provider Isn’t Saying

Larry Fiel, Director of Marketing , PDQ Signature Systems

Type: Exhibitor Presentation | Room: International Pizza Challenge #2

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Demo: Pizzas Outside the Box

Ann Kim, Owner and Executive Chef , Pizzeria Lola, Hello Pizza and Young Joni

Type: Demo | Room: Show Floor - Tony G. Demo Area

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Managing Millenials

Ashira Prossack, Millennial & Gen Z Engagement Expert ,

Type: Seminar | Room:

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Restaurant Math

Scott Sandler, Owner-Operator , Pizza Head

Type: Seminar | Room:

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Maximizing Reviews

Mike Bausch, Owner-Operator , Owner-Operator

Type: Seminar | Room:

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Crowdsourcing Funding: Positive and Pitfalls

Adam Sweet, Pizzaiolo and Founder , King Dough Pizza

Type: Seminar | Room:

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

The Logistics of Offering Multiple Pizza Styles

Nicole Bean, President/Owner , Pizaro’s Pizza Napoletana

Type: Seminar | Room:

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Upping Your Culinary Game

Leo Spizzirri, Maestro Istruttore , North American Pizza & Culinary Academy

Type: Seminar | Room:

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

CMAB Demo

Thomas Garnick, ,

Type: Exhibitor Presentation | Room: International Pizza Challenge #2

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Demo: Detroit-Style Pizza

Jeff Smokevitch, Owner-Operator , Owner-Operator

Type: Demo | Room: Show Floor - Tony G. Demo Area

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Pizza Crust Boot Camp Part II

Tom Santos, Account Executive , General Mills

Bill Weekley, Corporate Baker , General Mills

Type: Seminar | Room:

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Flour Blends

John Arena, Co-owner and Chef , Metro Pizza

Type: Seminar | Room:

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Panel Discussion: Fighting Complacency in Business

Denise Greer, Pizza Today , Associate Editor

Jon Bortles, Owner/President , Woody’s Woody-Fired Pizza

Scott Anthony, Owner-Operator , Owner-Operator

Tony Troiano, Owner-Operator , J.B.ALBERTO'S PIZZA

Type: Seminar | Room:

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Using Video to Grow

Sammy Mandell, , Greenville Avenue Pizza Company

Phil Bossart, Creative Director , Greenville Avenue Pizza Company (GAPCO)

Type: Seminar | Room:

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Taking Care of Your Employees

Scottie Rivera, Owner/Operator , Scottie’s Pizza Parlor

Type: Seminar | Room:

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Understanding Cheese Prices

Dan Collier, Co-Owner and President , PizzaMan Dan's

Type: Seminar | Room:

5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

W12 Scotts Pizza Tour ($250)

Scott Wiener, Founder , Scott’s Pizza Tours

Type: Workshop | Room: Shuttle Loading Area - Slot #13

Saturday, June 27

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM

Keynote 2

Ken Forkish, Owner , Ken’s Artisan Bakery, Ken’s Artisan Pizza, Trifecta Tavern & Bakery, and Checkerboard Pizza

Type: Keynote | Room:

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

W13 Making Pizzas with Tony Gemignani, Part II ($185)

Tony Gemignani, Founder/Owner , Tony's Pizza Napoletana, San Francisco

Type: Workshop | Room: Show Floor - Tony G. Demo Area

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Q&A with the Dough Doctor

Tom Lehmann, Pizza Dough Specialist , The Dough Doctor Consulting

Type: Seminar | Room:

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Building a Beverage Program

Nick Bogacz, President/Founder , Caliente Pizza & Draft House

Type: Seminar | Room:

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

The Science of Employee- Scheduling For The Maintenance of Proper Labor Costs

Hassi Sadri, Founder , Napoli Culinary Academy

Type: Seminar | Room:

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Pizza Crust Boot Camp Part I (Repeated)

Tom Santos, Account Executive , General Mills

Bill Weekley, Corporate Baker , General Mills

Type: Seminar | Room:

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Third-Party Delivery

Mike Bausch, Owner-Operator , Owner-Operator

Type: Seminar | Room:

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Tinkering with Your Crust

Brian Spangler, Owner/Operator , Apizza Scholls

John Arena, Co-owner and Chef , Metro Pizza

Peter Reinhart, Chef and Baking Instructor , Chef and Baking Instructor

Type: Seminar | Room:

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Working with Gen Z

Ashira Prossack, Millennial & Gen Z Engagement Expert ,

Type: Seminar | Room:

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Demo: Multi-Purpose Dough

Laura Meyer, Administrator and Instructor , The International School of Pizza

Type: Demo | Room: Show Floor - Tony G. Demo Area

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Demo: Roman-Style Pizza

Tony Gemignani, Founder/Owner , Tony's Pizza Napoletana, San Francisco

Type: Demo | Room: Show Floor - Tony G. Demo Area

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Demo: Pizza Fritta

Antonia Starita, , LE 5 STAGIONI USA

Leo Spizzirri, Maestro Istruttore , North American Pizza & Culinary Academy

Type: Demo | Room: Show Floor - Tony G. Demo Area

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Demo: Appetizers that Sell

Mike Bausch, Owner-Operator , Owner-Operator

Type: Demo | Room: Show Floor - Tony G. Demo Area

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

PizzaCloud Demo: Using New Technology to Increase Revenue and Eliminate Outages

John Scully, President , PizzaCloud

Type: Exhibitor Presentation | Room: International Pizza Challenge #2

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Demo: Vegan Pizzas

Scott Sandler, Owner-Operator , Pizza Head

Type: Demo | Room: Show Floor - Tony G. Demo Area

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Management Incentives

Dan Collier, Co-Owner and President , PizzaMan Dan's

Type: Seminar | Room:

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Menu Pricing

Michael Shepherd, President , PerfectingPizza.com

Type: Seminar | Room:

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

How to Sculpt a Creative Message

Sammy Mandell, , Greenville Avenue Pizza Company

Phil Bossart, Creative Director , Greenville Avenue Pizza Company (GAPCO)

Type: Seminar | Room:

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

What Your Pizza Box Says About Your Business

Scott Wiener, Founder , Scott’s Pizza Tours

Type: Seminar | Room:

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Panel Discussion: From Mobile to Brick & Mortar

Adam Sweet, Pizzaiolo and Founder , King Dough Pizza

Derek Sanchez, Owner , MiaMarco’s Pizza

Jeremy White, , Pizza Today

Type: Seminar | Room:

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Pizza e Pasta Demo: R-Evolutionary Pizza

Leo Spizzirri, Maestro Istruttore , North American Pizza & Culinary Academy

Graziano Bertuzzo, Master Instructor , Scuola Italiana Pizzaioli

Type: Exhibitor Presentation | Room: International Pizza Challenge #2

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Demo: Culinary Foundation: How to Elevate Your Food with Exceptionally Fresh Olive Oil hosted by Corto Olive Co.

John Gutekanst, Owner-Operator , Owner-Operator

Type: Demo | Room: Show Floor - Tony G. Demo Area

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Pizza Crust Boot Camp Part II (Repeated)

Tom Santos, Account Executive , General Mills

Bill Weekley, Corporate Baker , General Mills

Type: Seminar | Room:

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Pizza History

Anthony Falco, International Pizza Consultant ,

Type: Seminar | Room:

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Celebrating Milestones

Scott Anthony, Owner-Operator , Owner-Operator

Type: Seminar | Room:

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Panel Discussion: Acting Like a Brand Manager

Zane Hunt, , VIA 313 Pizza

Christal Spata, Co-Owner and Operator , Valeo’s Pizza

Brandon Hunt, Co-Founder/Co-Owner , VIA 313 Pizza

Lars Smith, Owner , State of Mind

Type: Seminar | Room:

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Panel Discussion: Women in Pizza

Denise Greer, Pizza Today , Associate Editor

Nicole Bean, President/Owner , Pizaro’s Pizza Napoletana

Rachel Cope, CEO/Founder , Empire Slice House

Gwen Page, President/Co-Founder , Fong's Pizza

Type: Seminar | Room:

Sunday, June 28

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Demo: Salt is Your Friend

Adam Sweet, Pizzaiolo and Founder , King Dough Pizza

Type: Demo | Room: Show Floor - Tony G. Demo Area

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Demo: NY Style Pizza

Derek Sanchez, Owner , MiaMarco’s Pizza

Type: Demo | Room: Show Floor - Tony G. Demo Area

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Demo: Desserts With Wow Factor

Theo Kalogeracos, Owner-Operator , Theo & Co Pizzerias

Type: Demo | Room: Show Floor - Tony G. Demo Area