Pizza Competitions

#21 Kira Zabrowski – Much Ado About Pizza, Pleasanton, CA.

Kira Zabrowski is the owner and operator of Much Ado About Pizza, Pleasanton, California.  Much Ado was recently placed on Yelp’s 2024 Top US restaurants list. In 2023, Diablo magazine dubbed Much Ado as 1 of the top 5 pizzerias in the Bay Area. Prior to opening the business in 2022, she was a Theatre and English teacher for 25 years.  Hence, inspiring the … [Read more...] about #21 Kira Zabrowski – Much Ado About Pizza, Pleasanton, CA.

#62 Mark Zabrowski, Much Ado About Pizza, Pleasanton, CA.

Mark Zabrowski is the owner and operator of Much Ado About Pizza, Pleasanton, California. Much Much Ado was recently placed on Yelp’s 2024 Top US restaurants list. In 2023, Diablo magazine dubbed Much Ado as 1 of the top 5 pizzerias in the Bay Area. Prior to opening the business in 2022, Mark worked in sales management for 10 years and was a Business and Economics high school … [Read more...] about #62 Mark Zabrowski, Much Ado About Pizza, Pleasanton, CA.

#15 Rico Lunardi, Slice on Broadway – Beechview, Pittsburgh, PA.

  Awards: 1st Place - 2021 Virtual US Pizza Cup Our job, as we see it, is to make the best darn pizza, sandwiches and salads money can buy. We make everything we possibly can from scratch, and we go out of our way to use the best stuff out there. We wouldn't be able to sleep at night if we didn't. We have an abnormal obsession with pizza. We're perfectionists. We're … [Read more...] about #15 Rico Lunardi, Slice on Broadway – Beechview, Pittsburgh, PA.

#28 David Jacobson – Acre Kitchen Bar, Oakland, CA.

USPT Premiere member David Jacobson, head pizzaioli of Acre Kitchen & Bar in Oakland, Calif. took first place in the cheese division of the Real California Pizza Contest: Tournament of Champions, Oct 17th, 2023. Teaming up with Spencer Glenn of Pizza My Heart in Pacific Grove, Calif., another former champion. In a dramatic twist, Jacobson and Glenn tied for first place with … [Read more...] about #28 David Jacobson – Acre Kitchen Bar, Oakland, CA.