Salsomaggiore, Italy, May 01, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- America’s # 1 Pizza Team The World Pizza Champions earned several medals at the World Pizza Championships in Salsomaggiore, Italy April 22, 23, 24.
Bruno Di Fabio of Amore Pizza in Scarsdale, New York won the Gold medal in the Fastest Pizza category with a top speed of 5 pizzas in 48 seconds. Bruno is also the Gold Medal winner for Biggest Pizza at the World Pizza Games in Las Vegas, NV.
John Gutekanst of Avalanche Pizza in Athens, OH won the Highest Total Points Award from the US. John secured this award by scoring high in all baking categories Classic, Teglia, STG, and Gluten Free.
Justin Wadstein of Kianti’s Pizza and Pasta in Santa Cruz, CA brought home the Bronze Medal in the Single Acrobatic Category.
Tony Gemignani of World Famous Pyzano’s Pizza in Castro Valley, CA received top honor for Best Classic Pizza from the US scoring 714 points out of 800.
Team members who competed in Italy are: Tony Gemignani, Joe Carlucci, Sean Brauser, Bruno Di Fabio, Justin Wadstein, Jay Schuurman, Joey Post, John D Ambrosio, Paul Cataldo, John Gutekanst, and Randy Hueffmeier.
About the World Pizza Champions: The World Pizza Champions America’s # 1 Pizza Team have won more gold medals and world titles than any other pizza team in the world. Members have been featured on shows such as The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Rachel Ray, Emeril Live, Tony Danza Show, CNN, Good Morning America, The Early Show, and The Today Show. They are the only team to compete on the Food Network Challenge series and members have been inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records. Members have been the first to ever medal in Italy’s World Championships in Acrobatics and Baking making them the best pizza team in history.
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