March 30, 2017 |

Pizza Expo Wednesday Wrap Up: WPG Finals, IPC prelims

By Pizza Today


More results from the International Pizza Challenge and World Pizza Games

See who made the Non-traditional finals at the International Pizza Challenge and who was crowned Acrobatics Champion in the World Pizza Games.

International Pizza Challenge

Non-Traditional Division

Competing in the NON-TRADITIONAL finals are:

1) Constantino Anezinos with Zorba’s Pizza
2) Jane Mines of Nima’s Pizza
3) Giulio Scappaticci of La Cortiglia
3) Lars Smith of State of Mind

The NON- TRADITIONAL finalists compete at 11 am in IPC 1 on THURSDAY. Low and high scores will be tossed out. The winner receives a trophy and $7,500 and will advance to the PIZZA MAKER of the YEAR bake-off. Second place receives $2,000 and third place receives $1,000.


World Pizza Games

Acrobatics Finals

Acrobatics Champion:

Scott Volpe, Fiamme Pizza Napoletana

2017 WPG Acrobatic Finals
Order First Last Company
3 SCOTT VOLPE FIAMME PIZZA NAPOLETANA
2 JUNTAE JIN MR.PIZZA
1 NICHOLAS DIESSLIN RANDYS GLUTEN FREE

Acrobatics Master Champion:

Justin Wadstein, Pizza My Heart

2017 WPG Masters
Order First Last Company
3 JUSTIN WADSTEIN PIZZA MY HEART
1
SCOTT VOLPE FIAMME PIZZA NAPOLETANA
5 MOON KY LEE MR.PIZZA
6 MIN CHUL SHIN MR.PIZZA
4 JAMIE CULLITON GRIMALDI’S PIZZERIA
2 TAKUMI TACHIKAWA PIZZERIA DA TAKUMI

 

 

2017 WPG Fastest Box Finals
Order First Last Company Time Rank
2 BONN RASSAVONG CITIZEN PIE 00:20.035 1
5 DAVID WHISKER B.C. PIZZA 00:21.019 2
1 MITCHELL ROTOLO ROTOLOS 00:22.028 3
4 JAMES RILEY SEXY PIZZA 00:22.068 4
3 JUSTIN WADSTEIN PIZZA MY HEART 00:31.028 5

 

2017 WPG Triathlon Finals
Order First Last Company Time Rank
5 JUSTIN WADSTEIN PIZZA MY HEART 00:37.035 1
4 MITCHELL ROTOLO ROTOLOS 00:37.036 2
2 DAVID WHISKER B.C. PIZZA 00:37.097 3
1 PATRICK TAYLOR FIST OF FLOUR PIZZA COMPANY 00:40.009 4
3 KATJA KÖRKKÖ KOTIPIZZA OYJ 00:40.099 5

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