Born in Naples, Italy, pizza made its way around the globe, but it is NEW YORK, the home of many Neapolitan immigrants that rooted itself in this historic product and became the most important Pizza City in the United States, if not the world.
This first ever event will take place on October 6 and 7, 2018 of Columbus Day weekend on Crescent Avenue located parallel to the famous Arthur Avenue in the “Little Italy of the Bronx".
Hosted by the Bronx Business District and the Pizza Academy Foundation, the New York Pizza Festival will bring the most renowned PIZZAIOLI, from around the United States, including some of the best from New York and some of the best from Naples, Italy, onto one block, to celebrate their craft for the people who live in and around New York.
Never until now was it possible to eat pizza made by the best of the best, all in one place, all at one time! From famed Tony Gemignani of San Francisco, Jonathan Goldsmith of Spacca Napoli in Chicago, to Roberto Caporuscio of Keste and Don Antonio and Gino Sorbillo of Sorbillo Napoli among many, many more super talented and sought out pizzaioli!
The street will be lined with 30+ Pizzeria Stations. NO TICKETS NECESSARY TO ENTER. You will only need tickets if you want to EAT! There will be beverage stations for water, beer and coffee, as well as an over 21 area for Beer and Wine. The best food companies in the business are helping to sponsor this wonderful event. From CAPUTO Flour and CIAO tomatoes to Belgioioso Cheese and Ferrarelle water. Come and ENJOY!