New York – October 15, 2014 – Fifty of NYC’s top pizzerias assembled under one roof on October 9th to raise money for Food Bank For New York City. More than 1,200 pizzas were sold, along with other food and drink provided by local companies. Funds raised at the event were matched by micro-blogging Web site Tumblr, Brooklyn-based restaurant distributor Joseph Campagna and Sons, Scott’s Pizza Tours and Ferrarelle Italian water. The grand total raised by the event was over $30,000, 100 percent of which benefits Food Bank For New York City.
This year marked the sixth annual Slice Out Hunger event. The money raised will help deliver 150,000 meals to New Yorkers in need.
“We’re experiencing a major trend of treating food as entertainment, we do that with pizza tours, but we’re also deeply aware that 2.6 million New Yorkers have difficulty affording food. Slice Out Hunger is our way of using the momentum of food obsession to do some good for people in our community,” says SOH founder and organizer Scott Wiener, an award-winning columnist for Pizza Today.
Participating pizzerias included Difara, Lombardi’s, Keste Pizza & Vino, John’s Pizzeria, Arturo’s, Lucali, NY Pizza Suprema, Patrizia’s, Table 87, Sottocasa, Goodfellas, Rubirosa, Gnocco, Pizza Moto, Two Boots and dozens more.
February 22, 2018 | Pizza Expo News
Our first episode of the Pizza Expo Update Show will get ready for International Pizza Expo next month. Managing Editor Mandy Detwiler sits down with show director Bill Oakley to give you the skinny on what to expect on the show floor. Bill outlines this year’s show floor changes. Pizza Expo will take place in… Read More ›
Find out what to expect on the show floor at International Pizza Expo, March 20-22. Managing Editor Mandy Detwiler interviews show director Bill Oakley on show floor changes and its new location in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. Read More ›
February 21, 2018 | Pizza Headlines
By Jeremy White Want a first-hand glimpse of what’s going to be happening at International Pizza Expo 2018 in Las Vegas? Well, you’re in luck — Pizza Today is launching the Pizza Expo Update Show tomorrow! From an interview with show director Bill Oakley to a look at the competitions and everything in between, the… Read More ›