“Tropical Pie” dubbed as The World’s Best Pizza

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Las Vegas – On Thursday, a three-day International Pizza Expo showcases top pizza-makers from around the world competing for the title of “World’s Best Pizza”. It’s the biggest pizza party features incredible pizza exhibitors.

Pizza makers were competing for $10,000 and consider as the highest honor in the industry. And this year’s winner was a traditional “Tropical Pie” which is a blend of melted asiago and mozzarella cheese, topped with shrimps, thinly sliced and twisted limes, a fresh mango salsa, all resting on a rich pineapple cream sauce infused with Patron.

The competition was focus mainly in the “gourmet” category, where the Tropical Pie was entered.

The World’s Best Pizza

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Andrew Scudera, mad pizza scientist of Goodfella’s Brick Oven Pizza in Staten Island, works out the recipe for almost a month. “I came up with idea to use tequila, but it was collaboration,” says Scudera. “Everyone here at the restaurant dived in and gave their input, helping to perfect the recipe by the time we brought it to the show.”

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