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The U.S. Pizza Team Sweeps Spanish Pizza Championship

U.S. Pizza Team (USPT) members competed in the “5° Pizza por Pasión” Spanish Pizza Championship in Granada, Spain, on Monday, October 8, and took home numerous awards in several categories of competition. Bruno Brunetti presents his pie to a panel of judges. Team members representing the U.S. in the culinary … More

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Alfonso Monaco Takes First at the 4th Pizza d’Autores

Eighteen pizza makers from around Spain came to compete in Málaga at the 4th Pizza d’Autores competition. The event was organized by Antonia Ricciardi, President of the University of Italian Pizza in the World.  Competitors vyed for best Pizza Classica at the H&T (Hospitality and Tourism) show in Andalucía’s capital city. … More

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Pizza Star and il Magnifico Trophy Crown Winners in Florence

Florence, Italy – Naples-born Ciro Sasso took 1st place in Classica at the Pizza Star competition November 27th at pizzeria Buoneria in Florence. Competitors came from all over Italy – and some from Switzerland – to compete in two different competitions with 11 categories in total. Both the Pizza Star Competition and il Magnifico Trophy … More

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PMQ and the U.S. Pizza Team hit London

In an exploratory mission, PMQ staff and 2 members of the U.S. Pizza Team, Dave Sommers and Michael LaMarca visited The European Pizza & Pasta Show in London to exhibit and compete November 13-15. In only its 3rd year, the trade show had a number of key vendors in attendance. The European Pizza … More


Northeast Pizza Cup – U.S. Pizza Team

  The Northeast edition of the U.S. Pizza Cup was held at Samosky's Homestyle Pizzeria in Valley City, Ohio. Nineteen pizza masters battled it out to see who would win the Grand Prize trip to Italy to compete at the World Pizza Championship in 2019. … More