Mike Bausch – World Pizza Champion, Successful Entrepreneur
After working in restaurants through high school and college and co-owning
his first one just five months after graduating college, Mike has experienced
the ups and downs and challenges that come with working in the restaurant
industry. Mike speaks regularly at industry events such as the International
Pizza Expo & Pizza Pasta Northeast. He’s also spoken at numerous food trade
shows, at the Bar & Nightlife Expo and at local entrepreneurship events.
Mike is the vice president of the World Pizza Champions team and competes
in international food competitions in the US and abroad every year. He is a
part of the team holding Guinness Book of World Records recognition for
making, baking, and serving the World’s Longest Pizza, completed in 2017 in
Andolini’s Pizzeria has been named as one of the top 10 pizzerias in the US
by Trip Advisor, BuzzFeed, CNN, and USA Today, and is consistently named
the best pizzeria in Tulsa and/or Oklahoma; professional and public reviewers
alike name it a must-do for out of town guests.
Mike personally and the Andolini’s family of businesses professionally
actively support local and international charitable organizations such as
NightLight Tulsa, John 3:16 Mission, Community Food Bank of Eastern
Oklahoma, and Water for Life. Mike believes strongly that the only path to
success is to continually work to do the right thing. As the Andolini’s family of
businesses grows, more people have good jobs and more good can flow back
to the communities who support those businesses.
Mike is married to Michelle Bausch and is the father of one son.