Education Schedule

All
  • Sunday, March 3
  • Monday, March 4
  • Tuesday, March 5
  • Wednesday, March 6
  • Thursday, March 7
All
  • Demo
  • Keynote
  • Seminar
  • Workshop

Sunday, March 3

01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

W02 Restaurant Business Essentials, Part I: Critical Systems for Success ($250)

Fred Langley, Partner, Expert Coach and Director of Operations

Type: Workshop

01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

W03 Pizzeria Marketing Essentials for 2019 & Beyond ($250)

Clayton Krueger, Director of Marketing & Communications

Type: Workshop

01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

W04 Proven Ways to Increase Sales and Profits ($250)

Mike Bausch, Owner-Operator

Type: Workshop

01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

W05 Employee Management Crash Course, Part I: Setting Up for Success – Hiring the Best ($250)

Ann Farrell, Organizational Consultant & Leadership Coach

Mike Rutledge, Director of Kitchen Systems

Type: Workshop

Monday, March 4

08:00 AM - 12:00 PM

W07 Restaurant Business Essentials, Part II: Quick-Start Guide to Controlling Your Food & Labor Costs ($250)

Fred Langley, Partner, Expert Coach and Director of Operations

Type: Workshop

08:00 AM - 12:00 PM

W08 Employee Management Crash Course, Part II: Keeping the Best – Building A High-Performance Team ($250)

Ann Farrell, Organizational Consultant & Leadership Coach

Mike Rutledge, Director of Kitchen Systems

Type: Workshop

08:00 AM - 12:00 PM

W09 The Million-Dollar Pizzeria ($250)

Glenn Cybulski, Executive Chef| Consultant| Speaker

Dan Collier, Owner-Operator

Type: Workshop

08:00 AM - 12:00 PM

W10 All Things Dough: Learn from the Dough Doctor ($250)

Tom Lehmann, Pizza Dough Specialist

Type: Workshop

12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

My Never-Ending Search for the Perfect Pizza

Peter Reinhart, Chef and Baking Instructor

Type: Seminar

01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

Menu Creativity

Mike Bausch, Owner-Operator

Type: Seminar

01:45 PM - 03:00 PM

Proven Restaurant Systems

T.J. Schier, Restaurant Owner and Consultant

Type: Seminar

02:45 PM - 03:45 PM

Where I See Pizzerias Fail

Scott Wiener, Scott Wiener

Type: Seminar

03:30 PM - 04:45 PM

Staying Current in Technology

Clayton Krueger, Director of Marketing & Communications

Mike Rutledge, Director of Kitchen Systems

Jacque Farrell, Co-Founder

Type: Seminar

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Panel Discussion: Achieving Longevity

Giovanni Cesarano, Owner

John Arena, Co-owner and Chef

Scott Anthony, Owner-Operator

Tony Troiano, Owner-Operator

Type: Seminar

05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Taking on Investment Money

Doug Ferriman, Co-Founder

Type: Seminar

Tuesday, March 5

08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

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

Tony Gemignani, Tony's Pizza Napoletana, San Francisco

Type: Workshop

08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

Keynote 1 - Chris Bianco

Chris Bianco,

Type: Keynote

09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Boot Camp Part I

Tom Santos, Account Executive

Bill Weekley, Corporate Baker

Type: Seminar

09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Breaking Up is Hard to Do — When it’s time to part ways with a manager or team member

Madison Soelling, HR Generalist

Ann Farrell, Organizational Consultant & Leadership Coach

Type: Seminar

09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Ignore Your Customers (And They’ll Go Away)

Micah Solomon, Service Expert and Author

Type: Seminar

09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Building a Team of Top Performers

T.J. Schier, Restaurant Owner and Consultant

Type: Seminar

09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Building Lifetime Loyalty with the Gluten Free Consumer

Vincent Rotolo, Owner and Operator

Type: Seminar

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Demo: Vegan Recipes

Scott Sandler, Owner-Operator

Type: Demo

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Demo: Menu Favorites

Chris Bianco,

Type: Demo

12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Demo: Roman Pizza

Tony Gemignani, Tony's Pizza Napoletana, San Francisco

Type: Demo

01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

Demo: Creating Menu Winners

Mike Rutledge, Director of Kitchen Systems

Type: Demo

02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Video Marketing

Clayton Krueger, Director of Marketing & Communications

Type: Seminar

02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Q&A with the Dough Doctor

Tom Lehmann, Pizza Dough Specialist

Type: Seminar

02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Restaurant Math

Scott Sandler, Owner-Operator

Type: Seminar

02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Connecting with Employees: Inspiring High-Performance Team Members

Ann Farrell, Organizational Consultant & Leadership Coach

Type: Seminar

02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Building a Better Beer List

Nick Bogacz, Owner-Operator

Type: Seminar

02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Demo: Appetizers

Mike Bausch, Owner-Operator

Type: Demo

02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Third Party Delivery

Rachel Cope, CEO/Founder

Type: Seminar

03:30 PM - 05:00 PM

Boot Camp Part II

Tom Santos, Account Executive

Bill Weekley, Corporate Baker

Type: Seminar

03:30 PM - 04:30 PM

Demo: The Science of Yeast

Leo Spizzirri, Maestro Istruttore

Michele Croccia,

Type: Demo

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Community Roots

Scott Anthony, Owner-Operator

Type: Seminar

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Menu Pricing

Michael Shepherd,

Type: Seminar

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Panel DIscussion: Couples

Giovanna Di Diana,

Eric Rickman, Co-Founder

Melissa Rickman, Co-Owner and Operator

Pasquale Di Diana, Owner-Operator

Type: Seminar

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Flour Blends

John Arena, Co-owner and Chef

Type: Seminar

05:30 PM - 09:30 PM

W12 Scotts Las Vegas Pizza Tour ($250)

Scott Wiener, Scott Wiener

Type: Workshop

Wednesday, March 6

08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

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

Tony Gemignani, Tony's Pizza Napoletana, San Francisco

Type: Workshop

08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

Keynote 2 - Sammy Mandell

Sammy Mandell,

Type: Keynote

09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Catering Success

Michael Attias,

Type: Seminar

09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Boot Camp Part I (Repeated)

Tom Santos, Account Executive

Bill Weekley, Corporate Baker

Type: Seminar

09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Systems for Growth

Mike Bausch, Owner-Operator

Type: Seminar

09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Panel Discussion: Young Guns

Denise Greer, Associate Editor

Rachel Cope, CEO/Founder

Bob Wagner, Co-Owner

Ali Haider, Pizzaiolo

Type: Seminar

09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

10 Customer Service Touchpoints

Micah Solomon, Service Expert and Author

Type: Seminar

09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Panel Discussion: Tinkering with Your Crust

Peter Reinhart, Chef and Baking Instructor

Brian Spangler, Baker and Pizza Maker

John Arena, Co-owner and Chef

Type: Seminar

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Demo: Creative Ravioli Fillings

John Gutekanst, Owner-Operator

Type: Demo

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Demo: Detroit-Style Pizza

Jeff Smokevitch, Owner-Operator

Type: Demo

12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Demo: Working with Cheeses

Laura Meyer, Regional Corporate Chef

Type: Demo

01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

Demo: Working with Sourdough

Scottie Rivera, Owner/Operator

Type: Demo

02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Managing Millenials

Ashira Prossack, Millennial & Gen Z Engagement Expert

Type: Seminar

02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Lunch Sales

Siler Chapman, Vice President

Michael Shepherd,

Type: Seminar

02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Panel Discussion: Women in Pizza

Ann Farrell, Organizational Consultant & Leadership Coach

Rachel Cope, CEO/Founder

Melissa Rickman, Co-Owner and Operator

Jacque Farrell, Co-Founder

Type: Seminar

02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Management Incentives

Dan Collier, Owner-Operator

Type: Seminar

02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Demo: Desserts

Theo Kalogeracos, Owner-Operator

Type: Demo

03:30 PM - 05:00 PM

Boot Camp Part II (Repeated)

Tom Santos, Account Executive

Bill Weekley, Corporate Baker

Type: Seminar

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Marketing Mix

Scott Anthony, Owner-Operator

Type: Seminar

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Creating a Destination

Melissa Rickman, Co-Owner and Operator

Type: Seminar

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Restaurant Design Trends

Darren Tristano, CEO

Type: Seminar

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Millennials as Customers

Micah Solomon, Service Expert and Author

Type: Seminar

Thursday, March 7

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Demo: Thin & Crispy Pizzas

Anthony Falco, International Pizza Consultant

Type: Demo

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Demo: New York Slice Dough

John Arena, Co-owner and Chef

Type: Demo

12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Demo: Stromboli Done Right

Melissa Rickman, Co-Owner and Operator

Type: Demo