S h owd ow n i n I t a l y
By Missy Green
Smoked sausage and piney
rosemary evoke the wilderness on Greg Spaulding’s
World Pizza Championship pits the U.S. Pizza
Team against top international competitors.
Members of the U.S. Pizza Team (USPT)
recently squared off against some of the
best pizza makers on the planet in the
21st annual World Pizza Championship
in Salsomaggiore, Italy. After landing
the gold as a team in 2011, members
competed individually this year in both
culinary and skill contests. Several U.S.
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members took home prizes for pulling
off the best American pizzas abroad,
while Massimo Bruni, longtime member of the U.S. Pizza Team International
(USPTI), reigned victorious with the
best pan pizza in the world.
Meanwhile, USPT member Tom Carfrae, owner of Tomaso’s Pizza (tomasos