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July 13, 2017
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B.C. business makes 100% Canadian EVOO

A farm on Salt Spring Island in British Columbia has begun selling 200-millilitre bottles of organic, extra-virgin olive oil it says is the first produced entirely in Canada. The National Post reports.


U.S. breaks record for world's longest pizza with help from a Canadian

On June 10, a U.S. team of chefs, equipment specialists and volunteers has broken Italy's record for world's longest pizza and Canadian oven expert Philippe Levasseur played a key role in the event.


The high cost of staff turnover

More than half of U.S. workers would rather find another job than be promoted by their company. Are companies putting as much importance behind these statistics as they do guest satisfaction? Aaron Allen and Associates explores foodservice employee engagement in a restaurant blog.


Alberta relaxes patio regulations

Alberta's minister of finance Joe Ceci announced relaxed regulations for patio spaces on Sunday, allowing businesses to define their patios by using planters or other decorative items like furniture. CBC News reports.


17 summer pizza recipes

These 17 bright and beautiful pizza recipes from food blog Brit + Co are al fresco-approved, seasonal and ready to be plopped onto your plate.
 
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Talk and Taste Pizza ALL DAY!

Competing, watching the action, sampling tasty pizzas and talking with vendors are all part of the Canadian Pizza Show experience! Here are 3 other excellent reasons to spend the day with us:

MORNING! Boost Your Average Cheque Through Your Menu: Jeff Dover of respected food-service consulting firm fsSTRATEGY will show you how to work your menu, flyers and promotional materials to make yourself more money.

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AFTERNOON! How to Capture the Vegan Pizza Market in Your Area: Award-winning chef and pizzeria owner Diana Cline will discuss common myths of vegan and vegetarian diets, show you how to choose ingredients and share gourmet recipes to help you wow this under-served crowd.

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Featured News 
 
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Three pizzerias give back to their communities

Forbes magazine says businesspeople who succeed long term are often motivated not by profit but by being able to work where they live. If you want to be more involved in your neighbourhood, city or region, take a look at what these three inspiring and creative pizzerias have rolled up their sleeves and done for theirs. » Read more
 
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Four elements to running a successful pizzeria

There is no one single secret to running a successful pizza operation. Opening and maintaining a pizzeria requires a great deal of hard work, discipline and dedication, and demands a lot of organizational skills. Diane Chiasson describes the makings of a successful pizzeria in her latest column for Canadian Pizza, “Making Dough with Diane.” » Read more
 
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Vaughan Pizzafest

July 14-16, 2017
Location: Vaughan, Ont
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Canadian Pizza Show

Oct. 16, 2017
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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Host Milano

Oct. 20-24, 2017
Location: Milan, Italy
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