Canadian pizza chefs win gold in Romania
Canadian pizza chefs Giovanni Campisi won two gold medals and one bronze, and Maurizio Mascioli won the Gold Cup Master Chef, a gold medal and a silver. Photo by Canadian Culinary Federation Toronto Branch
Toronto – Canadian pizza chefs Giovanni Campisi and Maurizio Mascioli brought home several medals between them at the International Pizza Championship recently held in Bucharest, Romania.
Campisi won two gold medals and one bronze, and Mascioli won the Gold Cup Master Chef, a gold medal and a silver, the Canadian Culinary Federation Toronto Branch said in a news release.
“CCFCC Toronto branch is extremely proud of our members Giovanni Campisi and Maurizio Mascioli, for representing us so well in Romania at the International Pizza Championship 2018. Enjoy the taste of Gold Chefs!” said Toronto Branch president Shonah Chalmers CCC, BASc, WCCE.
In the Creative category, Campisi won a gold medal for his La Selvaggia Pizza,and Mascioli won the Gold Cup Master Chef for preparing a Hockey Night in Canada Pizza.
In the Alternative category, both competitors earned gold medeals, Campisi for his Mille Foglie Pizza and Mascioli for his Shipwreck Pizza.
In the Classic Pizza category, Campisi won a bronze medal for his Calabrese Pizzaand Mascioli took home a silver for his Smoked Romanian Pepperoni Pizza.
Campisi earned the opportunity to represent Canada and the Canadian Culinary Federation Toronto Branch at the International Pizza Championship hosted by Asociata Culturala Euro Est Alternativ by winning the Toronto Pizza Championship. Mascioli placed second and was the previous competition winner.
The federation was supported by corporate partners Sysco Canada, Italiana FoodTech, The School of Italian Pizza, Gravitas, F. Dick Knives and Canada Produce.
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