Greenville Avenue Pizza Company (GAPCo) is proud and excited to announce that its owner, Sammy Mandell, was named the Young Entrepreneur of the Year by Pizza Today magazine. The Award was presented to Mandell at the International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas, the industry’s biggest trade show.
Pizza Today narrowed down the field from 60 qualified entries to just three. Candidates were judged based on their overall business concepts, employee programs, community involvement and marketing programs, as well as innovation, business growth, year-to-year sales growth and passion. On March 21, the three finalists gave a 15-minute speech to share their stories of success, vision and innovation before a room full of pizza professionals made the final determination, selecting Mandell as the Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Continue reading