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EVENT NAME: ARLA MOZZARELLA MALTA PIZZA CHALLENGE 2015

LOCATION: MELITA GARDENS, BALZAN

AUDIENCE: ASPIRING AND PROFESSIONAL CHEFS IN MALTA

DATE: 29-31 MAY 2015

The first edition of the Arla Mozzarella Malta Pizza Challenge has been an all-round success. The challenge brought together over 25 local chefs to compete for the title of the Top Pizzaioli along with the chance to take home the grand prize; a professional pizza course at the Accademia Pizzaioli in Italy.

The juniors group consisted entirely of aspiring chefs from ITS, whereas the professionals group was an eventful showdown between chefs from prestige restaurants in Malta.

Each contestant showcased their skills by preparing 4 pizzas for the international judges who critically evaluated the preparation, cooking and presentation of their pizzas as well as the overall hygiene at their workstations.

The winners are as follows:

Award 1st 2nd 3rd
Top Pizzaioli Giuseppe De Luca Isaac Cocker Dennis Buttigieg
Most Promising Pizzaioli Matthew Faenza Chloe Crossly Luke Ellul
Classica Isaac Cocker Giuseppe De Luca Charles Joseph Agius
Calzone Malcolm Monreal Charles Joseph Agius Dennis Buttigieg
Focaccia Charles Joseph Agius Giuseppe De Luca Dennis Buttigieg
Mystery Dennis Buttigieg Giuseppe De Luca Salvu Sacco

The second edition of this challenge will take place between the 27 and 29 May 2016.

View the action photos of the event below.