Agenda

8:30 am
Registration Opens
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Trade show exhibitors available
Location: Trade Show Floor
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Talk Renewing Your Commercial Lease – Location: Seminar Space
Dale Willerton of The Lease Coach will arm you with knowledge and questions to ask your landlord when it's time to renew your lease agreement.
10:00 am - 11:45 am
Chef of the Year (Traditional) – Location: Kitchen
Pizza makers present their best pizzas for the title of Canadian Pizza Chef of the Year (Traditional) and to win a trip to compete at the International Pizza Challenge in Las Vegas.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
What Millennials Want
David Coletto, CEO of Abacus Research, will share his insights into the millennial age group to help your shop draw and retain millennial customers as well as motivated young workers.
Location: Seminar Space
12:00 pm - 1:00 PM
Complimentary Buffet Lunch
Location: Trade Show Floor
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Galbani Professionale product demonstration – Location: Kitchen
Company chef Julia Wycliffe will bake pizzas using Galbani cheeses and discuss the products.
1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Chef of the Year (Open) – Location: Kitchen
Pizza makers present their best pizzas for the title of Canadian Pizza Chef of the Year (Open) and to win a trip to compete at the International Pizza Challenge in Las Vegas.
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Applying for a Labour Market Impact Assessment – Location: Seminar Space
Service Canada representatives will provide a program overview to review eligibility requirements and the application process.
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Focus on Delivery – Location: Seminar Space
This year the Canadian Pizza Summit and Chef of the Year Competitions will look at delivery challenges and opportunities. Find out from experienced operators which delivery models – delivery-only, direct delivery, third-party services, take ’n’ bake – are working for them. Learn about delivery best practices, including how to maintain quality with direct delivery and stand out in a sea of outside delivery services.
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm
Hiring a college student – Location: Seminar Space
A college community liaison will show you how to work with your local school to find the go-getters who will reflect well on your pizzeria.
3:30 pm
The Great Pizza Box Fold-Off – Location: Trade Show Floor
Fast folders will compete by folding 10 large boxes (BYOB). The folder with the best time for 10 boxes will be deemed the winner. Competitors should be on the trade show floor near the café counter 10 minutes prior to the competition start time.
4:00 pm
Chef of the Year winners announced – Location: Trade Show Floor
Traditional Division:
  • Third place
  • Second place
  • Chef of the Year (Traditional)
Open Division:
  • Third place
  • Second place
  • Chef of the Year (Open)
4:00pm
Canadian Pizza Summit closes
Exhibitors:
Ardent Mills: Burke: DuraBox: Escalon: Faema: Galbani: Hellmans: Jtree: KraftHeinz Food service: Lallemand: Measly: Moretti Forni: OnGreeGo: Parmalat: Reiser: Salamina: Sugardale: Uber Eats: Ueat:

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