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2024 Galbani Professionale Pizza Cup & Acrobatic Trials

 

U.S. Pizza TEam

The US Pizza Team and Galbani Professionale US will be hosting the ’24 Galbani Professionale Pizza Cup here at the November 2024 Pizza Tomorrow Summit!

This event will be a head to head battle between talented pizzaioli and pizza acrobats from across the nation, all vying for the Grand Prizes in both Culinary and Acrobatics of a trip to compete in the World Pizza Championships in Parma, Italy in April of 2025.

 

US Pizza Team Winner

Sponsored by Galbani, Italy's #1 cheese brand

U.S. Pizza Team Acrobatics

Galbani is a proud to support the United States Pizza Team as platinum sponsor.  

The U.S. Pizza Team was founded in 2000 with the goal of bringing competition and excitement to the pizza industry.  Since its formation, the U.S. Pizza Team has participated in an international event every year, most frequently at the World Pizza Championship in Parma, Italy.  Ranging from culinary masters to dough tossing phenoms, the Pizza Team renews the passion of those in the industry year after year.

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2023 Competition Winners

Freestyle Acribatics

1st prize went to McKenna Carney, The NONA slice house, Safety Harbor, Fla.; 2nd place to Wilhelm Rodriguez, Papa's Pizza, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico; and 3rd place to Matt Hickey, Caliente Pizza & Drafthouse Pittsburgh, PA.

Largest Dough Stretch

1st place to Matt Hickey, 34.125”; 2nd place to Wilhelm Rodriguez, 32”; and 3rd place to Kevin Knott, The Nona Slice House, 28.75”

Fastest Pie Maker

1st place went to David Whisker, B.C. Pizza of Boyne, Boyne City, Mich., 33.28 sec.; 2nd place to Joey Streeter, The Nona Slice House, 40.88 sec.; and 3rd place to Wilhelm Rodriguez, 43.31 sec.

Fastest Box Folder

1st place went to David Whisker, 20.72 sec.; 2nd place to Justin Adams, Sicily Pizza & Restaurant, Nazareth, Penn., 24.44 sec.; and 3rd place to Matt Hickey, 31.85 sec.
Education Program 

Education Program 

The Education Program provides the gold standard in industry-leading educational content that is practical and relevant for today's foodservice professionals. Industry leaders provide effective business lessons, the latest information on trends, best practices in the current market, and their own perspective of what manifests success within this three-day seminar.

THE 2024 PROGRAM WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN THE SUMMER OF 2024

VIEW 2023 SESSIONS HERE 

Restaurant Management 201 Workshop

Restaurant Management 201 Workshop: 2024 Update

Join this next level hospitality management training!  This workshop will guide you and your entire management team through the process of becoming a cohesive team with strong leadership.   This program is perfect for owners, managers, key employees, and potential management employees wanting to learn the fundamental skills that are required to consistently operate at a high level. 

VIEW THE COURSE OUTLINE HERE

2024 Galbani Professionale Pizza Cup & Acrobatic Trials

2024 Galbani Professionale Pizza Cup & Acrobatic Trials

The US Pizza Team and Galbani Professionale US will be hosting the ’24 Galbani Professionale Pizza Cup here at the November 2024 Pizza Tomorrow Summit!

This event will be a head to head battle between talented pizzaioli and pizza acrobats from across the nation, all vying for the Grand Prizes in both Culinary and Acrobatics of a trip to compete in the World Pizza Championships in Parma, Italy in April of 2025. 

REGISTRATION WILL BE OPEN SOON

Want to Speak in 2024?

We are seeking talented speakers who are objective, dynamic and have boundless enthusiasm for sharing their expertise and knowledge. Please submit your proposal today to take part in the 2024 Pizza Tomorrow Summit, or the 2024 Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show, by completing the form below or by contacting Amy Riemer at amy@riemercommunications.com.

 

SPEAKER REQUEST

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