2021 Education Schedule

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  • Sunday, August 15
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  • Tuesday, August 17
  • Wednesday, August 18
  • Thursday, August 19
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Sunday, August 15

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

W01 Restaurant Business Essentials, Part I: The Proven Formula for Pizzeria Success ($250)

David Scott Peters, Restaurant Business Expert , DavidScottPeters.com

Type: Workshop | Room:

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

W02 Launching a Mobile Pizza Business ($250)

Siler Chapman, Vice President , PerfectingPizza.com

Type: Workshop | Room:

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

W03 Delivery Logistics ($250)

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

Type: Workshop | Room:

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

W04 Pizzeria Operations Part I: How to Hire & Train Managers ($250)

Nick Bogacz, Owner-Operator , Caliente Pizza & Draft House

Will Grant, Owner , That's A Some Pizza

Type: Workshop | Room:

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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

Mike Bausch, Owner-Operator , Andolini’s Pizzeria

Type: Workshop | Room:

Monday, August 16

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

W06 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

W07 Managing Employees ($250)

Mike Bausch, Owner-Operator , Andolini’s Pizzeria

Type: Workshop | Room:

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

W08 Pizzeria Operations, Part II: How to Train & Lead a Winning Team ($250)

Nick Bogacz, Owner-Operator , Caliente Pizza & Draft House

Will Grant, Owner , That's A Some Pizza

Type: Workshop | Room:

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

W09 Restaurant Business Essentials, Part II: Systems and Formulas for Controlling Your Food & Labor Costs ($250)

David Scott Peters, Restaurant Business Expert , DavidScottPeters.com

Type: Workshop | Room:

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Community Marketing

Mike Bausch, Owner-Operator , Andolini’s Pizzeria

Type: Seminar | Room:

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Working with Sourdough

Will Grant, Owner , That's A Some Pizza

Type: Seminar | Room:

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Old-School Marketing that Still Works

Scott Anthony, Owner-Operator , Punxsutawney Pizza

Type: Seminar | Room:

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

My Neverending Quest for the Perfect Pizza

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

Type: Seminar | Room:

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Today's Top Pizza Trends

Anthony Falco, International Pizza Consultant ,

Type: Seminar | Room:

Tuesday, August 17

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM

Keynote: Anthony Falco

Anthony Falco, International Pizza Consultant ,

Type: Keynote | Room:

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

W10 Making Pizzas with Tony Gemignani, Part I ($185)

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

Type: Workshop | Room:

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

Menu Development Amidst COVID

Mike Bausch, Owner-Operator , Andolini’s Pizzeria

Type: Seminar | Room:

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

New Store Planning

Nick Bogacz, Owner-Operator , Caliente Pizza & Draft House

Type: Seminar | Room:

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Pizza Crust Boot Camp Part 1

Curt Wagner, Corporate Chef , General Mills Convenience & Foodservice

Tom Santos, National Flour Sales , General Mills Convenience & Foodservice

Type: Seminar | Room:

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Restaurant Math

Scott Sandler, Owner-Operator , Pizza Head

Type: Seminar | Room:

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

What Customers Want in the Pandemic

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:

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Demo: Roman-Style Pizza

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

Type: Demo | Room:

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Demo: Appetizers that Sell

Mike Bausch, Owner-Operator , Andolini’s Pizzeria

Type: Demo | Room:

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Demo: Detroit Style Pizza

Jeff Smokevitch, Owner-Operator , Owner-Operator

Type: Demo | Room:

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Crowdsource Funding: Positives & Pitfalls

Adam Sweet, Pizzaiolo and Founder , King Dough Pizza

Type: Seminar | Room:

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Demo: Thin & Crispy Pizzas

Anthony Falco, International Pizza Consultant ,

Type: Demo | Room:

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Fighting Complacency

Scott Anthony, Owner-Operator , Punxsutawney Pizza

Type: Seminar | Room:

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Maximizing Reviews

Mike Bausch, Owner-Operator , Andolini’s Pizzeria

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

Understanding Cheese Prices

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

Type: Seminar | Room:

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Demo: Culinary Foundation

John Gutekanst, Owner-Operator , Avalanche Pizza

Type: Demo | Room:

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Pizza Crust Boot Camp, Part II

Curt Wagner, Corporate Chef , General Mills Convenience & Foodservice

Tom Santos, National Flour Sales , General Mills Convenience & Foodservice

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: Cleaning Procedures You Can't Ignore

Paul Cataldo , Owner , Antonios Italian Ristorant

Scott Anthony, Owner-Operator , Punxsutawney Pizza

Brittany Saxton, Owner , Six Hundred Downtown

Type: Seminar | Room:

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Using Video to Grow

Sammy Mandell, , Greenville Avenue Pizza Company

Type: Seminar | Room:

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Working with Family

Eric Rickman, Co-Founder and CFO , Wholly Stromboli

Melissa Rickman, Founder , Wholly Stromboli

Type: Seminar | Room:

5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

W11 Scotts Pizza Tour ($250)

Scott Wiener, Founder , Scott’s Pizza Tours

Type: Workshop | Room:

Wednesday, August 18

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM

Keynote: Mike Bausch

Mike Bausch, Owner-Operator , Andolini’s Pizzeria

Type: Keynote | Room:

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

W12 Making Pizzas with Tony Gemignani, Part II ($185)

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

Type: Workshop | Room:

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Delivery & Carryout to the Max

Scott Anthony, Owner-Operator , Punxsutawney Pizza

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

Type: Seminar | Room:

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Building a Beverage Program

Nick Bogacz, Owner-Operator , Caliente Pizza & Draft House

Type: Seminar | Room:

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Panel Discussion: Women in Pizza

Nicole Russell, Founder and Head Pizza Maker , Last Dragon Pizza

Denise Greer, Associate Editor , Pizza Today

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

Rachel Cope, CEO/Founder , Empire Slice House

Type: Seminar | Room:

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Pizza Crust Boot Camp, Part 1 (Repeated)

Curt Wagner, Corporate Chef , General Mills Convenience & Foodservice

Tom Santos, National Flour Sales , General Mills Convenience & Foodservice

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

The Science of Employee Scheduling

Hassi Sadri, Founder , Napoli Culinary Academy

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:

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Demo: NY Style Pizza

Derek Sanchez, Owner , MiaMarco’s Pizza

Type: Demo | Room:

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Demo Details to Come!

Type: Demo | Room:

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Demo: Sicilian Pan

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

Type: Demo | Room:

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Session Details to Come!

Type: Seminar | Room:

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Demo: Vegan Pizzas

Scott Sandler, Owner-Operator , Pizza Head

Type: Demo | Room:

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

Sculpting 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

Third-Party Delivery

Mike Bausch, Owner-Operator , Andolini’s Pizzeria

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:

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Pizza Crust Boot Camp, Part II (Repeated)

Curt Wagner, Corporate Chef , General Mills Convenience & Foodservice

Tom Santos, National Flour Sales , General Mills Convenience & Foodservice

Type: Seminar | Room:

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Panel Discussion: Acting Like a Brand Manager

Leah Scurto, ,

Marc Schechter, , Square Pie Guys

MARCUS MEDINA, , HELLA PIE PIZZA COMPANY

Lars Smith, Owner , State of Mind

Type: Seminar | Room:

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Celebrating Milestones

Scott Anthony, Owner-Operator , Punxsutawney Pizza

Type: Seminar | Room:

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Growing Online Ordering

Melissa Rickman, Founder , Wholly Stromboli

Type: Seminar | Room:

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Panel Discussion: Not Letting Covid Win

Pasquale Di Diana, Owner-Operator , Bacci Pizzerias

Type: Seminar | Room:

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Pizza History

Anthony Falco, International Pizza Consultant ,

Type: Seminar | Room:

Thursday, August 19

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Exhibitor Presentation: Pizza Cloud

Type: Exhibitor Presentation | Room: WPG Area on Show Floor

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Exhibitor Presentation: Slice

Type: Exhibitor Presentation | Room: WPG Area on Show Floor

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