Jeff Leidy, the San Diego Convention Center’s assistant general manager of food and beverage, center, prepares pizzas in the center’s kitchen with lead chef Rey Alcaraz. Comic-Con is notable for the ‘sheer volume’ of food prepared and sold, Leidy says.

Jeff Leidy, the San Diego Convention Center’s assistant general manager of food and beverage, center, prepares pizzas in the center’s kitchen with lead chef Rey Alcaraz. Comic-Con is notable for the ‘sheer volume’ of food prepared and sold, Leidy says. Photo by Stephen Whalen.

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