Mike Bausch created Andolini Pizza in Tulsa, Oklahoma on a shoestring. A quite common story in this business. It’s what he did with that shoestring
that make his story something special. While he was building his mini empire of five stores and a food truck and winning awards at an international pizza competition, he wrote a book that’s part memoir and part operating manual. In, Unsliced: How to Stay Whole in the Pizza Industry, Mike freely reveals the secrets he’s discovered on his journey creating a tightly run organization. Our conversation not only the covers the pizza industry, but the restaurant business, et large, as we make our way through the restrictions and lost income related to the Covid-19 pandemic.