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Published on August 26th, 2015 | by Aaron Harris


USPT Italy Pre Trip PR Final


US Pizza Team heads to Italy

Competitors up for Best in the World


(Enter City) –The US Pizza Team will head to Parma, Italy this May to take part in the World Pizza Championships for the ( ) time.


(Insert Name) of (Pizzeria) will be competing in the ( ) category.


The World Pizza Championships attracts hundreds of pizzaiolos from over 30 countries every year. They compete in a range of events from classic pizza, pizza in the pan, pizza on the peel, Neapolitan, gluten-free, pizza for two (made by two people), individual freestyle acrobatics, largest dough stretch and fastest pie maker. This years U.S. Pizza Team consists of four acrobatic competitors and 16 culinary competitors.


For more information contact Brian Hernandez at 662-234-5481 x129 or by email @ For images, contact Melanie Addington at

The U.S. Pizza Team consists of expert pizza makers and dough-spinning acrobatic performers from pizza restaurants across the United States. The team regularly competes in events across the U.S. and internationally every year. The squad won second place in Individual Free Style in 2014 and first place in the Team Acrobatics in 2011 at the World Pizza Championships in Italy. PMQ Pizza Magazine, the business trade publication for the pizza restaurant industry, created the U.S. Pizza Team in 2000. The US Pizza Team is sponsored by Grain Craft, California Milk Advisory Board, Gordon Food Service, SoFo Foods, LaNova, Paradise Tomato Kitchens, Bag Solutions, Fontanini Meats, Lillsun, Marsal and Sons, Univex,, Rock Tenn and Presto Foods. ##


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