Tis the season to dare pizza people to a Holiday Pizza Challenge. Carmine Testa, owner of Carmine’s Pizza Factory in Jersey City, New Jersey, threw out the first Facebook challenge: (Note: You need to be logged in to Facebook to view each challenge.)
World-champion Pizzaiolo and Pizzeria Entrepreneur Tony Gemignani accepted the challenge.
Chris Decker, chef/partner at Metro Pizza in Las Vegas, also accepted.
Derek Sanchez, owner of Mia Marco’s Pizza in Selma, Texas, went big with a layered pizza.
Will Lawrence-Grant, owner of That’s a Some Pizza in Bainbridge Island, Washington, replicated his shop.
Scott Wiener, Owner of Scott’s Pizza Tours in NYC, got creative.
The Pizza Today crew got into the spirit.
John Gutekanst, owner of Avalanche Pizza in Athens, Ohio, responded with a lump of coal.
Andrew Scudera, Jr., owner of The Original Goodfella’s Brick Oven Pizza in Staten Island, New York, created an entire village.
We’ll add more as challengers post their creations for the Holiday Pizza Challenge.
March 20, 2018 | Pizza Expo News
Tuesday at International Pizza Expo is in the books with record attendance in the exhibit hall and seminar rooms. Before we share the daily results from the International Pizza Challenge, let’s take a look at the show in pictures: International Pizza Challenge Prelims and Pizza Napoletana Finals Traditional Division Peter Agourias, Vi Pizza… Read More ›
March 19, 2018 | Pizza Expo News
Monday afternoon at Pizza Expo is all about launching a pizzeria and growing an existing one. The seminar rooms were standing room only as pizzeria operators and industry experts sounded off on essential pizzeria business topics from menu creativity, pizza dough and ingredients to operational systems and employee hiring. We’ve collected few quotes from the… Read More ›
March 18, 2018 | Pizza Expo News
Be in Room S220-221 on Wednesday, March 21 at 3:30 p.m. at the Las Vegas Convention Center during Pizza Expo. You will be inspired, moved, entertained and proud. Three young pizzeria owner/operators will take the stage to share their stories of success, vision and innovation. Afterward, you, the pizzeria professional, will select one to be our… Read More ›