The Pizza Chef of the Year competition attracts chefs from across the UK. The Grand Final, held at the European Pizza and Pasta Show at Olympia, London brought together the UK's top pizza chefs competing to win the Pizza Chef of the Year 2019 title.

The overall Pizza Chef of the Year 2019:

  • Mark Baber, Wood Fire Dine - The Millenial Special

The judges tasted 24 pizzas during the Grand Final which took place in front of a live audience. From Mark Baber's Rule Britalia, a delicious combination of Italian and British flavours to Jonah Pole's Mozzarella e Pesco, the judges were wowed with the ingredients used and the recipes created. The 'Free from' category also showcased incredible innovation in this growing area with creations like Brigi Stanber's Art/Beets and Davide Medda's Laughing Pig.When it came down to choosing winners the judges had a tough task deciding.

The category winners of the Pizza Chef of the Year 2019:

Whitworth Bros Ltd Pizza Chef of the Year

  • Michelle Petrucci, Tony Macaroni - Pizza Margherita

Arla Pizza Chef of the Year

  • Denis Vetesse, Amore Restaurant - Pizza Arla

Tulip SuperTops Pizza Chef of the Year

  • Denis Vetesse, Amore Restaurant - Pizza Mezza Luna

PAPA Free From Pizza Chef of the Year

  • Mark Baber, Wood Fire Dine - The Millenial Special