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Canadian Pizza roundtable: Pandemic challenges


May 7, 2020
By Canadian Pizza

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How has the pandemic affected your pizzeria? Are you wondering what other operators are going through?

In our first video roundtable, brought to you by our sponsor, iFoodEquipment, three veteran pizza operators open up to share some of the challenges they face and what they are doing to save or improve sales.

Canadian Pizza editor Colleen Cross is joined by Cory Medd of Two Guys And A Pizza Place in Lethbridge, Alta., Diana Cline of Diana’s Cucina & Lounge in Winnipeg and Giorgio Taverniti of Frank’s Pizza House in Toronto.

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About our panellists

Cory Medd is owner of Two Guys And A Pizza Place in Lethbridge, Alta., and the Two Guys pizza trailer, which operates during the warmer months. Cory is also a two-time Canadian Pizza magazine Chef of the Year.

Diana Cline is a partner with Diana’s Cucina & Lounge in Winnipeg, a two-time Canadian Pizza Chef of the Year, a three-time winner of “Canada’s Best Pizza Chef” at international pizza competitions and a consultant to other pizzeria owner/operators.

Giorgio Taverniti owns Frank’s Pizza House in Toronto, which has been in his family since 1990. Giorgio helped found a popular pizza-making workshop at George Brown College’s culinary management and Italian culinary programs and ran it for three years.

Thank you for watching. Please reach out to us with questions or to share your own experiences running your business during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

And thank you to our sponsor, iFoodEquipment, supplier of new and reconditioned pizza equipment. iFoodEquipment. We’re here to serve you!