Wednesday 3rd October saw the final of the Casual dining magazines national pizza awards 2018. Finalists congregated at the Islington Metalworks, London where 15 of the country’s best pizzaiolos from Liverpool to London battled it out for the crown of National Pizza Chef of the year and National pizza of the year.MASSIVE CONGRATULATIONS....
Chefs cooked live where they were judged by an esteemed panel of judges on their signature pizza, technical pizza and a mystery box of ingredients.
Tre Ciccio Altrincham’s very own resident pizza chef Luigi Marino entered his first competitive competition mentored by Chef director Francesco Scafuri with his signature pizza ‘Sud’ showcasing the best ingredients southern Italy has to offer to include Calabrian Nduja, Burrata & San Marzano tomatoes.
After a long hard-fought day, Tre Ciccio’s Luigi was crowned ‘National Pizza Chef of the Year 2018.’
Tre Ciccio only opened in February this year and with-it being Luigi’s first competitive competition the team are delighted with this accolade and are excited for the future especially considering the imminent new openings of Tre Ciccio Bramhall late October this year and Tre Ciccio Ramsbottom early 2019.