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October 10, 2019
Pizza Summit

Alberta firefighters send 18 pizzas to Texas

A mix-up in a pizza order from a northern Alberta firehall resulted in a tasty treat this week for some firefighters in Texas – and has inspired a Slave Lake restaurant to pay it forward with more pies. CBC News reports.

Pizza industry great Roberto Vergalito, ‘The Pizza Dude,’ dies

The Canadian pizza industry has lost a champion of independent pizzerias. Roberto Vergalito, owner of Roberto’s Pizza Passion in St. Catharines, Ont., recently passed away.

New service explores eating habits of Canadian cannabis users

A new service from the NPD Group provides restaurant operators with an in-depth understanding of the eating habits of Canadian cannabis users.

Operators must showcase value and innovation in pasta: Technomic report

To sell more pasta and noodle dishes, operators should offer a unique draw that customers won’t be able to find elsewhere, suggests a new report from research firm Technomic.

New flash briefings help restaurant operators stand out

Restaurant and Retail Marketing is a daily flash briefing available on Amazon Echo devices. The flash briefings are one-minute podcasts that provide marketing tips to owners and operators of restaurants or retail stores.
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Sharing The Load

Sharing the load: How to delegate effectively

When you’re the only one on the ship, you have little choice but to take the helm in your own hands. But even with just one employee on board at your pizzeria, there will be times when you’ll need to rely on that person. In our latest edition of Canadian Pizza, Claire Sykes shows you how to delegate effectively. » Read more
Box Folders

Enter the Great Pizza Box Fold-Off!

At last year’s Canadian Pizza Summit, James Timothy of Zen'Za Pizzeria in London, Ont., triumphed in the Great Pizza Box Fold-Off. On Oct. 21, our champ returns to defend his title! We invite attendees to challenge Timothy for bragging rights as Canada’s top folder. » Read more

Canadian Pizza Summit

Oct. 21, 2019
Location: Montreal, Que.
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CentItalia and Pentola D'Oro

Nov. 11-15, 2019
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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Global Summit Plant-Powered Menu

Nov. 12-13, 2019
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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