Wed. Jun 19th, 2024
Caliente wins multiple awards at the World Pizza Games

Caliente Pizza, located in Sewickley, Pennsylvania, is a renowned pizzeria known for its mouth-watering pies and world champion pizza tossing. Matt Hickey, an employee at Caliente Pizza, has a talent for stretching pizza dough without any thin spots.

Hickey discovered the World Pizza Games at the International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas. This event brings together pizza professionals from around the world to compete in various pizza-related activities. Hickey has been competing in the World Pizza Games for years and has won multiple awards, including three titles and three world championships.

At this year’s World Pizza Games, Hickey won silver for freestyle acrobatic dough tossing and gold for largest dough stretch. He continues to excel in these competitions and shows no signs of slowing down. The next time you visit Caliente Pizza, remember that your pizza might have been tossed by the best of the best.

Christopher DeRose is a reporter for KDKA-TV with over 15 years of experience in the industry. You can find all the results of the World Pizza Games online.

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