Unsliced: How to Stay Whole in the Pizzeria Industry, With Mike Bausch

Filed in Podcasts, Previous Episodes on December 29, 2020

Sixty percent of restaurants don’t make it past their first year and 80 percent go out of business within five years.

And the pizza business is more cutthroat, stressful, and multi-faceted than working on Wall Street.

World Pizza Champion, Mike Bausch, joins Adam to help navigate the cutthroat world of pizza and restauranteuring.

  • The biggest misconception about the restaurant industry;
  • What makes a restaurant successful enough to grow;
  • How Mike became a World Pizza Champion and Guinness Book of World Records holder;
  • And so much more!

If the restaurant world is calling you, grab a slice, have a seat, and tune in!

About This Guest: ()

Mike Bausch is an industry leader whose restaurant, Andolini's Pizzeria, is a top ten pizzeria in the US, as named by TripAdvisor, BuzzFeed, CNN, and ​USA Today​. Andolini's began in 2005 and has grown to five pizzerias, two gelaterias, two food hall concepts, a food truck, and a fine dining restaurant by 2019. Mike is a World Pizza Champion, a Guinness Book world record holder, and a writer for ​Pizza Today​. Mike is part of a Marine Corps family who has lived across America from New York to California. Mike calls Tulsa home and lives with his wife, Michelle, and son, Henry.