Chattanooga To Host Inaugural U.S. Pizza Team Trials

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Mellow Mushroom Chattanooga (downtown) will join the U.S. Pizza Team to host their inaugural National Pizza Trials on Thursday, De.c 11, at 6 p.m. The winner of the competition will earn a spot on the United States Pizza Team and will travel with the team to compete in the World Pizza Championships in Parma, Italy in May.

The National Pizza Trials will include a Culinary Competition and a Traditional Pizza Competition, which includes: fastest dough stretch, largest dough stretch and box folding. The winner of culinary round will win the grand prize trip to Italy and a spot on the U.S Pizza Team. First place in the three Traditional Pizza Competition categories will also receive a spot on the U.S. Pizza Team. First through third place in all categories with receive a plaque and medal.  

Onlookers will get to enjoy the experience at no cost. In addition to viewing the competition, they will get to see an acrobatic show by Mellow Mushroom Chattanooga’s own Bradley Johnson, who is  #1 in the U.S. for acrobatics and a four-year member of the U.S. Pizza Team.  There will be $2 wine specials and $1 Bud Lights and a chance to sample the competition pies.  

For more information about the National Pizza Trials held at Mellow Mushroom Chattanooga, visit the Facebook event at https://www.facebook.com/events/1510721215862156/  To enter the competition, visit  http://www.pmq.com/mellow-register/.  

Mellow Mushroom Chattanooga is at 205 Broad St.


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