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Video: Join us at Canadian Pizza Summit West 2023!

The Canadian Pizza Summit West and Chef of the Year Competitions will take place at the Baking Association of Canada’s Bakery Showcase May 14-15, 2023, in Vancouver! We have a video preview to give you a taste of what's on offer as we present two shows in one!

Cape Breton pizzerias working with homeless shelter and food bank to help people in need

Four Alexandra's Pizza stores in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality are designated locations to drop off items for people in need as part of Huts for the Homeless in collaboration with local homeless shelter and food bank. CBC News reports.

B.C. palliative patient gifted beloved pizza for meaningful meal

The team at Bilston Creek lavender farm in Metchosin, B.C., spent two days preparing their wood-fired oven and personally delivered pizzas to grant the wish of a palliative care patient wanting to re-create a memorable meal. Adam Sawatsky, CTV News, reports.

Mexico group shares tips on cooking with avocados

The Avocados From Mexico organization has published an "Avoguide" to teach Canadians about the nutritional value and creative uses for the superfruit that originated in Mexico. Read on for useful tips on preparation and on-trend uses.


Real Pizza

Featuring the recipes and techniques of eleven legendary Neapolitan pizza makers, this book reveals how to make authentic Neapolitan pizza at home. Wood-fired oven baking and fresh ingredients, such as San Marzano tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella, and extra virgin olive oil distinguish Neapolitan pizza from other pies.

Complete with a practical dough tutorial for the home cook, this book is a must-have for Neapolitan pizza aficionados and novices everywhere.
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Pizza Expo experts deliver

Attendees got tips on New York style pizza and competing with the big guys on quality. Enjoy highlights and tips to elevate your pizzeria. » Read More...

Baker and business coach Mark Dyck to headline Bakery Showcase and Canadian Pizza Summit in May

Find out what's new at the Canadian Pizza Summit West and Chef of the Year Competitions at Bakery Showcase in Vancouver – engaging keynote, Women in Pizza: Canadian Edition, History of Pizza Making, Great Pizza Box Fold-Off, pizza demos and more! » Register now!

Tweaking your pizza or bakery operation

Peter Jacobs is on a mission. The energetic Certified Master Baker wants to help bakeries of all sizes bolster their bottom line. Bakeries can find cost savings in unexpected places, says Jacobs, who has worked in the Canadian baking industry for more than 30 years, and since September 2021 has been an independent consultant through his business. » Read More...

Chef of the Year West Competition opens as part of Bakery Showcase!

The Baking Association of Canada's Bakery Showcase will take place May 14-15, 2023, in Vancouver, and for the first time, will play host to the Canadian Pizza Summit and Chef of the Year Competition! » Read More...

Restaurants add savoury berries to menus to stand out from competitors

To distinguish themselves from competitors, more and more restaurant chains worldwide are experimenting with berry sauces, toppings and marinades incorporating strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and especially blueberries into savoury menu items throughout the year. Research firm Technomic looks into this trend. » Read More...

Belgian hospital food earns restaurant guide accolade

Hospital food would normally rank alongside school lunches on the culinary charts but a hospital in western Belgium has broken the stereotype after winning approval from a prestigious French restaurant guide. Reuters reports. » Read More...

Canadian Pizza magazine Chef of the Year judges announced

We are honoured to have Diana Cline emcee our Chef of the Year Competition and three expert judges on board for Chef of the Year: Francisco Migoya, renowned chef and co-author of Modernist Pizza, Seattle, Wash., and Peter Jacobs, Certified Master Baker and consultant/owner of The Baker’s Workshop in Newmarket, Ont.! Champion pizza chef and owner-operator Diana Cline will emcee the competition – which she has judged multiple times and won herself twice back in 2005-06! » Read more

Tuttofood in Milan offers ‘Top Buyer’ program

International trade show Tuttofood is offering an exclusive invitation program for qualified Top Buyers in partnership with Baking Association of Canada. » Read More...


RC Show

April 10, 2023 | 100 Princes' Blvd #1, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3 » Read More...

Great Pizza Box Fold-Off at Canadian Pizza Summit West 2023

May 15, 2023 | 1055 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3 » Read More...

Host Milano 2023

October 13, 2023 | Strada Statale Sempione, 28, 20017 Rho MI, Italy » Read More...