Parma, Italy, April 12, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Jamie Culliton of Grimaldi's from Florida placed second in the freestyle acrobatics category at the 23rd Annual World Pizza Championships in Parma, Italy.
The World Pizza Championships bring hundreds of competitors from over 30 Parma countries every year to the food valley of Italy to compete for the title of best in the world in 10 categories of competition.
The U.S. Pizza Team consists of expert pizza makers and dough-spinning acrobatic performers from pizza restaurants across the United States. The squad won the Team Acrobatics World Championship in Salsomaggiore, Italy, in 2011.
The U.S. Pizza Team consists of expert pizza makers and dough-spinning acrobatic performers from pizza restaurants across the United States. The squad won the Team Acrobatics World Championship in Salsomaggiore, Italy, in 2011. On the team this year are: Leah Scurto and Tim Silva of Pizza My Heart, Rick and Jane Mines of Nima's Pizza, Jason Samosky of Samosky's Homestyle Pizzeria, Leonardo Giordano of Mona Lisa Pizza, Shawn and Emily Dugan of Shorty's Pizzeria, Dave Sommers of Mad Mushroom Pizza, Michael Stevens of Palo Mesa Pizza, Bradley Johnson of Mellow Mushroom, Michael LaMarca of Master's Pizza, Jamie Culliton of Grimaldi's Pizzeria, Gino Rago of Panino's Pizzeria, Vic DiOrio of DiOrio's, Greg Spaulding of Puccini's Smiling Teeth and Heather Zook of Sinfully Gluten Free.
The US Pizza Team is sponsored by California Milk Advisory Board, Gordon Food Services, LaNova, Paradise Tomato Kitchens, Bag Solutions, Fonntannini Meats, Lillsun, Marsal and Sons, Pendelton Flour, Univex, PizzaInsurance and Presto Foods.
The World Pizza Championships were streamed live at uspizzateam.com and pmq.com/live. Media footage is available at pmq.com/Media-Room including photos and videos.
PMQ Pizza Magazine, the leading national trade publication for the pizza restaurant industry, created the U.S. Pizza Team in 2000.
For more details about the USPT or the World Pizza Championships, visit http://www.USPizzaTeam.com, worldpizzachampionship.com or contact Brian Hernandez at firstname.lastname@example.org or 662-234-5481, ext. 129.