NAPICS '14 Show Highlights
February 11, 2014 | Thank You For Making NAPICS ‘14 A Success!
Thanks to you, our valued attendees, NAPICS 2014 was a memorable success. You, along with thousands of your foodservice peers, walked our show floor aisles seeing, tasting and touching the latest wares, foods and beverages from over 175 exhibiting companies.
With the insights you provided us through last year’s attendee survey, we were able to pack even more dynamic programming designed into this year’s program. Workshops and seminars Sunday and Monday attracted nearly 800 attendees to learn more about marketing and managing their businesses and maximizing revenue.
Another powerhouse Pizza Pizzazz competition
Garnering first place in the gourmet competition was Jordan Henson, Gatti's Pizza, located in Portsmouth, Ohio, who delighted judges with her submission of the Italian Sub pizza. Cindy Hamlin, of Capone's Pizzeria in Parma, Ohio, secured second place with her submission of Chicken Bacon Ranch pizza. Third place honors went to Valley City, Ohio’s Jason Samosky of Samosky's Homestyle Pizzeria, who submitted the Spinachi pizza.
In the traditional competition, this year’s winner was Shawn Dugan, Shorty's Pizzeria, located in Parkersburg, West Virginia, with his submission of the Manzo pizza. Jason Hague of Bada Bing! Pizzeria in Springfield, Ohio, captured second place for his Goombah pizza. Taking home third place honors was Cindy Hamlin of Capone's Pizzeria in Parma, Ohio, who won over judges with her submission of the Classic pizza.
On to next year …