SAVE THE DATE: April 7-9, 2025

Enercare Centre, Toronto

Restaurants Canada Pizza Competition

Are you Canada's next pizza maker?

Restaurants Canada, Ardent Mills, and Lactalis Canada Foodservice are Leveling Up and are on the search for Canada’s top emerging pizza maker with two competitions this year! Applicants may apply for 1 of the 2 competitions: Traditional Pizza Competition (April 8) or the Creative Pizza Competition (April 9).

Compete for over $10,000 in cash and prizes, making your best pizza for an esteemed panel of judges, live at RC Show 2024.

Thank you for your interest. Applications for 2024 are now closed.




Congrats to our 2024 Competition Winners

Traditional Pizza Competition

  • 1st Place: Paulo Guerra – Rossopomodo
  • 2nd Place: Alon Fuks – Born & Raised
  • 3rd Place: Justin Tanada – Cowabunga Pizzeria
  • 4th Place: Fabio O’Neill – famiglia ristorante

Creative Pizza Competition

  • 1st Place: Sotirios Tzakis – Descendant Detroit Style Pizza
  • 2nd Place: Michael Broccolo – Fratelli Broccolo
  • 3rd Place: Matthew Sullivan – Aegis Brands
  • 4th Place: Isabelle Emtage – Eastenders Food Co

2024 Host & Judges

John Gutekanst

Owner & CEO, Avalanche Pizza

Domenic Primucci

President, Pizza Nova

Joe Gonzalez

Owner, Right Choice Happenings Realty

Leah Scurto

Owner & Head Pizzaiola, PizzaLeah

Rocco Agostino

Executive Chef & Partner, Pizzeria Libretto Restaurant Group

Alida Solomon

Chef/Owner, Tutti Matti