October 24, 2017 |

2017 USA Caputo Cup Champions Announced

By Pizza Today


Pizza makers from throughout the U.S. competed in four divisions (Traditional, Non-Traditional, Pizza Napoletana/STG and Gluten-Free) during the Caputo Cup, an annual pizza-making competition sponsored by Antimo Caputo Flour.  The two-day competition took place during Pizza & Pasta Northeast in Atlantic City on October 17 and 18. See who took home top honors.

 

2017 USA Caputo Cup Champions

Traditional Winners
1st – Derek Sanchez of Mia Marco’s Pizza (Selma, TX)
2nd (tie) – Allen Raymond of That’s Some Pizza (Bainbridge Island, WA)
2nd (tie) – Michael Ricca of Ricca Brothers Brick Oven Pizzeria & Bar (Hammonton, NJ)
3rd – Mario Mazzuca of Marcella’s (Mullica Hill, NJ)

Non-Traditional Winners
1st – Will Grant of That’s A Some Pizza (Bainbridge Island, WA)
2nd – Shawn Scoyni of Downtown Cafe, (Glen Cove, NY)
3rd – Jason LaFerrera of Pizzeria LaFerrera (Brooklyn, NY)

STG/ Napoletana Winners
1st – Gianni Gallucci of Zero Ottantuno (Chicago)
2nd – Mirko D’Agata of Pizzeria No 900 (Montreal)
3rd – Salvatore Carollo of Spuntino Pizza (Philadelphia)

Gluten-Free Winners
1st – Ryan Banda of Flour & Barley (Las Vegas, NV)
2nd – Chris Affrunti of King Umberto (Elmont, NY)
3rd (tie) – R.C. Gallegos of RC’s NYC Pizza and Pasta (Kingwood, TX)
3rd (tie) – Vincent Rotolo (Las Vegas, NV)

Caputo Cup Rising Star: Scott Volpe of Fiamma Pizza (Tucson, AZ)

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