June 29, 2017 |

Road to Pizza & Pasta Northeast: Competitions — It’s Not Too Late to Enter

By Bruce Allar


Pizza Makers & Pasta Chefs Will Vie for Top Honors

The Caputo Cup

Sponsored by Antimo Caputo Flour

caputo cup, pizza competition, pizzaiolo championship, pizza makingThe annual Caputo Cup pizza-making competition is being expanded this year from two to four divisions as it partners with Pizza & Pasta Northeast. Nearly 200 competitors are expected, baking their best pies and presenting them to the judges in the Traditional, Non-Traditional, Pizza Napoletana/STG and Gluten-Free divisions.

Watch the action in the Caputo Cup area on the Exhibit Hall floor, with trophies and up to $3,000 in prize money going to each of the division winners.

 

Northeast Pasta Showdown

Sponsored by Barilla

pasta showdown, pasta makers, pasta competitionWe’ll be crowning the chef with the best pasta dishes in the Northeast during this two-day competition. On Day 1, each of the 20 competitors will prepare their top recipe for a panel of judges, who will give them marks based on technique, presentation, and of course, taste. On Day 2, the same chefs will be asked to prepare a pasta dish from a table of common ingredients, including one primary ingredient that must be used in all entries.

The two-day combined score will determine the winner of first-place cash and a trophy, which will be presented Wednesday afternoon in the Pasta Competition Area of the Exhibit Hall.

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