After a two-year hiatus, the 4th Annual Pizza & Pasta Northeast Expo returns to the Atlantic City Convention Center on Sunday and Monday, October 16-17, 2022.

The expectations for this iconic event are high:

The event is showcasing the top suppliers for Northeastern pizzerias and Italian restaurants.

The two-day show features a schedule of pizza and pasta demonstrations by top chefs, along with seminars and workshops presented by industry leaders.

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There are also special presentations from featured
keynote speakers.

The lofty expectation is that this two-day event will attract 5,000 attendees and generate more than 1,300 room nights, while resulting in almost $ 3 million in overall economic impact.

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You can see in-depth workshops and live demonstrations in the expo hall. There are educational opportunities hosted by respected industry professionals Tony
G, Mike Bausch, and many more.

Many foods get one special day. Pizza has its own recognized month. October is national pizza month, which was first established in 1989.

Pizza & Pasta Northeast
Pizza & Pasta Northeast

Bill Oakley is the food group show manager, who said:

"The Northeast has the highest concentration of pizzerias and Italian restaurants in the U.S., so we're pulling out all the stops to make this biggest and best show ever," said Oakley.

"Based on the numbers to date, we're expecting a record attendance of more than 2,000 restaurateurs
who will converge on the Atlantic City Convention Center to learn, network, shop and eat,” said Oakley.

Oakley has also been making it a point of emphasis to remind all pizza restaurant tours about the major impact at the COVID-19 pandemic has had on pizzerias and Italian restaurants.

"For this year's event we wanted to add a little more excitement, so we're introducing a new Calzone and Young Pizza Maker of the Year competitions, as well
as a Happy Hour to close the show that we think will be a big hit,” said Oakley.

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from renowned chefs, successful pizzeria owners. The goal of this expo is to provide direct contact with industry experts, to help position restauranteurs for success in the   future.

New Jersey Senator Michael Testa
New Jersey Senator Michael Testa

I’d be remiss, if I didn’t include New Jersey Senator Michael Testa (see above), who is most likely the Southern New Jersey region’s most prolific pizza connoisseur.

Bill Oakley will be appearing live, on-air with us this morning, Monday, October 17, 2022 from 8:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., ET.

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