Live Video Chats with Pizza Experts

Bruce Irving chats with Billy Manzo and Matt McClellan about the business of pizza.

Bruce Irving live chats with Billy Manzo

Every Tuesday evening at 8 p.m. Eastern, you can participate in a live Facebook chat with a pizza industry expert.

Bruce Irving with Smart Pizza Marketing hosts pizza experts each Tuesday night via his Facebook page.

The last two weeks, his interviewees have included Chef Billy Manzo from Federal Hill Pizza in Providence, RI, and Pizza Diet spokesman Matt McClellan.

For those who missed the live chats, you can view the recordings in their entirety through the links below.

Billy Manzo (view chat by clicking here) discusses some restaurant trends he predicts for 2018. Billy is always experimenting and trying to stay on the cutting edge of the pizza/culinary world. He shares some of his insights on this episode.

Look for the following highlights:

- Manzo's new gluten-free pizza crust
- How to attract and retain employees
- His non-profit Chef's Feeding Kids
- A new culinary project, FoodBuzz

Matt McLellan (view chat by clicking here) has been an advocate for the Pizza Diet for many years and has even graced the cover of PMQ Pizza Magazine. On this episode, Matt discusses how to teach your customers to look at pizza in a different light.

Look for highlights such as the following:

- What is the pizza diet
- How the pizza diet works
- How to educate customers
- Retain sales and customers
- Teach people how to establish a healthy relationship with their favorite foods--especially pizza!

Next Tuesday night at 8 p.m. Eastern, Bruce will host a live chat on location at Bambolina Pizza in Salem, MA. Tune in here.


Edit Module

Tell us what you think at or email.

Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Related Articles

New World Record Set for Cheesiest Pizza

Berlin pizza chefs create a standard-size pizza with 111 types of cheese to set a new world record.

Beer for Life and German Pizza

New Brewtorium in Austin, Texas, sells German pizza and a beer-for-life program.

Have You Heard of Beach Pizza?

This square pizza started near the shore in the 1940s.

New York Water From Your Tap?

NJ company promises new filtration system will deliver New York-quality water to any city's tap.

Get 25 Free Skewdats from Sacramento Tomato Juice

Extravagant appetizer cocktails can boost sales and your social media presence.

How 786 Degrees Has Almost 800 Positive Yelp Reviews

Ali Haider, owner of 786 Degrees in Los Angeles, talks with Bruce Irving about his passion for pizza and igniting that passion in others.

Chocolate Pizza Dough is Now a Thing

This pizzeria puts chocolate inside its pizza dough, and it's incredible!

New Study Says Pizza Stimulates Productivity

Promises of pizza are a bigger motivator than cash, according to study.

Reese and Mindy Make Everyone Want Pizza

Pizza orders surely went up after Reese Witherspoon posted this photo of her and Mindy Kaling eating pizza on the set of A Wrinkle in Time.

Uproar in Milan Over Healthy Pizza

Michelin-starred chef is making enemies with his whole-grain pizza.
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module
Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags