Published on June 6th, 2017 | by Brian Hernandez0
Dan Uccello, Flo’s Pizzeria, Grand Rapids, MI.
Premiere Member, Culinary
Dan Uccello has been a member of the USPT since 2017. Dan owns Flo’s Collection in grand rapids Michigan. Flo’s Collection is a restaurant group that owns Flo’s Pizzeria in Grand Rapids MI, Flo’s Pizzeria Ristorante & Sports Bar in Belmont MI & Greenville MI, and Catering Concepts in Holland MI. Dan has been in the pizza business since the age of 12. Dan’s Company Has Competed in multiple pizza competitions, they currently hold the award for the “Best Pizza in Michigan”, “Best Pizza in Grand Rapids” and “Best Pizza in the Midwest”, and "Best Pizza in America"
In Dan's first ever personal competition, he competed in the 2017 World Pizza Championships in Parma, Italy against 800 of the best pizzaiolos int he world. Dan competed with a Wood fired pizza with Fig preserves, Asiago cheese, Gorgonzola, Fresh mozzarella, Prosciutto, Arugula, flaked Parmesan, and balsamic reduction drizzle.
This pie won the Best in the U.S. at the World competition, but also placing 52nd out of 450+ competitors globally in his category of Classica Pizza. This achievement earned him a spot as a USPT Premiere Member.