Pizzeria owners and staff, as well as entrepreneurs looking to get into the business, are invited to network, take in business seminars, enjoy delicious pizza and compete for a free trip to Las Vegas at the Canadian Pizza Summit and Chef of the Year Competitions on Monday, Oct. 15.
- Highly engaged suppliers available to share their industry know-how in a relaxed setting and demonstrate how their latest products and services can help you make more money.
- Two Chefs of the Year! We’re giving top honours to two winners in their respective Traditional and Open divisions and taking both champs to Vegas to compete at Expo!
- Canadian pizza market information to help you make informed decisions for your business. Attendees of the Summit get a preview of and exclusive access to Canadian consumer and industry survey results gathered by Canadian Pizza and millennial experts Abacus Data. Find out how you compare with other pizza businesses, what you can do to increase sales and what Canadian customers want from their favourite pizzeria!
- Powerful education sessions aimed at solving your biggest pizza pain points. Our keynote speaker is Abacus Data CEO David Coletto, who will turn the key to unlock the millennial mindset. Other topics include The Do's and Don'ts of Lease Renewal by Dale Willerton of The Lease Coach and Finding Great Workers for Your Pizzeria.
- The Great Pizza Box Fold-Off!
- A fun charity auction! Win prizes while supporting Food Banks Canada!
- State-of-the-art ovens State-of-the-art ovens
- Faema Canada former Ford plant Faema Canada former Ford plant
- Faema showroom Faema showroom
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The Canadian Pizza Summit and Chef of the Year Competitions is presented by Canadian Pizza magazine and supported by Platinum sponsor Moretti Forni distributed by Faema Canada, Gold sponsors Ardent Mills and Parmalat/Galbani, and Silver sponsor Escalon Premier Brands/Heinz.