Register to attend Pizza and Pasta Northeast in Atlantic City on October 1-2
Sign up to compete at Pizza and Pasta Northeast before spots fill up
Registration for the 5th annual Pizza & Pasta Northeast is now open! Don’t miss out on one of the biggest pizza trade shows taking place on October 1-2, 2023 at the Atlantic City Convention Center. Register online now before prices increase!
Pizza & Pasta Northeast showcases top suppliers for pizzerias and Italian restaurants. The two-day show features a schedule of pizza and pasta demonstrations by top chefs, seminars and workshops given by industry leaders, and special presentations from featured keynote speakers.
Presented by International Pizza Expo, the annual trade show in Las Vegas for the pizzeria industry, this event gives the region of the U.S. the highest concentration of independent and small chain Italian-concept restaurants its very own focused gathering of buyers and sellers.
Calling all Competitors!
Register for PPNE and sign up to compete before spots fill up. Pizza & Pasta Northeast competitions will crown the best pizza and pasta chefs in the region. They’ll be preparing their entries for each of our 4 competitions, which all can see in the contest areas on the exhibit hall floor, adding to the excitement of the trade show. The competitions include:
International Pizza Challenge Northeast
Divisions in this year’s International Pizza Challenge Northeast are Roman, Gluten-Free, Neapolitan/The Fiero Cup divisions, and the new America’s Best Cheese Slice. Sign up now. Spots are limited to 80 competitors in the America’s Best Cheese Slice, 30 for the Roman division, 20 for Gluten-Free, and 50 for the Neapolitan division. Learn more about competition and its rules and regulations.
Northeast Pasta Showdown
Chefs/participants in this one-day Northeast Pasta Showdown will submit a recipe for their signature pasta dish, which will be presented to the judge, along with your pasta entry. Learn more about competition and its rules and regulations.
World Calzone Championship
This one-of-kind World Calzone Championship features contestants preparing their signature calzones and presenting them to the judges. Learn more about competition and its rules and regulations.
Young Pizza Maker of the Year
Young pizza makers between the ages of 16-18 years old will compete in a Non-Traditional pizza competition to be crowned Young Pizza Maker of the Year.
Learn more about competition and its rules and regulations.
Here is a snapshot of the Competition Schedule
Saturday, Sept. 30
4 pm – Competitors meeting by registration to hand out wristbands and go back to the comp area and give access to coolers & ovens.
Sunday, Oct. 1
8 – 9 am – Competitors and Judges Meeting
9 am – 4 pm – Best Cheese Slice Division and Gluten-Free Division
4 – 5 pm – Young Pizza maker of the Year competition and Award Presentations
Monday, Oct. 2
8 – 8:30 am – Competitors Meeting
8:30 am – 3:15 pm – Roman Division and Neapolitan Division
3:30 – 4 pm – Award Presentations
Don’t get waitlisted. Sign up to compete today.
In order to compete in any of the four competitions, you must be a registered attendee of Pizza and Pasta Northeast. Competition sign-up is in the registration process. Register to attend Pizza & Pasta Northeast now.