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France’s Top Ten Most Beautiful Pizzas

The top ten finalists of France’s most beautiful pizza contest are now online and ready for voting by the public. The top ten were selected out of some 40 submissions by a panel of pizza professionals from the APF, French Pizzeria Association.  Participants sent in pictures of the top and bottom of … More

PMQ International

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

PMQ International

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

PMQ International

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

US Pizza Team

9th Tuscan Championship Pizza Classica

June 18 & 19, more than 30 pizza makers and acrobats gathered in the rustic Borgo Colleoli Resort in Tuscany to celebrate pizza classica and other art forms at the 9th annual Tuscan Pizza Classica Championship.   The event was organized by Master Pizza Maker Angelo Petrone aka Lucullus with the PizzArte … More

US Pizza Team

Amir Bozaghian is Sweden’s new triple crowned champion

At the Pizza Champion Cup in Gothenburg, Sweden, Amir Bozaghian took home first place again for a whopping 3rd time this month. At his pizzeria Vezzo located in Umeå, North of Sweden, Bozaghian says, "we have won so many times, people are getting used to it now." Previous victories just earlier this month include Best Margherita Pizza at the Pizza … More