BY D.C. CRENSHAW
FOOD NEWS: Celebrity Chef Leo Spizzirri answers your pizza questions in real time via the new www.AskLeoPizza.com.
World Pizza Champion Leo Spizzirri is answering fans questions in real time with the new chat feature, just one of the interactive additions to the new rich content available at www.askleopizza.com
United States -- Official press release www.askleopizza.com -- Aug 24, 2016 -- What is the correct way to make a great pizza dough? What kind of sauce are you using? How much cheese is too much cheese? Ask Leo Pizza offers 100% Real Pizza Talk. Celebrity Chef Leo Spizzirri answers your pizza questions in real time via the new www.AskLeoPizza.com. Leo Spizzirri is answering fans questions in real time with the new chat feature, just one of the interactive additions to the new full content available at www.askleopizza.com. The website, which has been revamped, allows people to interact with Chef Leo directly and shares recipes and videos answering questions and helping quide all skill levels, both professional and non-professional, of interested people in making a great pie.
Initially when you enter the website, you will be greated with a questionaire of what your favorite pizza toppings are. A blog filled with recipes, family secrets, and great industry tips, is just the begining of the all new pizza fan website. The amount of web traffic that has been coming in this last month has really staggered the Food industry community. The website has gone down twice already since it's release from a surge of bandwith and the pure amount of traffic from all over the world.
According to the website spokesman, askleopizza.com is looking for more sponsorships with the new site release, and any interested organizations can contact Chef Leo via the website. Current sponsors include Perfect Peel, the Bakers Board, le Stagioni, and, the World Pizza Champions. Chef Leo Spizzirri was not available for contact at this time, but earlier web postings suggested that 2 new sponsors would be announced within the next few weeks.
If you are interested in pizza, this is the website you need to be on. Chef Leo has also recently obtained a group of websites to allow fans to choose how they would like to access the content of Ask Leo Pizza. Starting this week, you can view the site via any of the following web domains; www.askleopizza.com, www.askleopizza.net, www.askleopizza.org, and the ever so popular www.leofrigginpizza.com. So get out your best flour and rolling pin because the pizza revolution is about to be televised.
Chicago Pizza Makers Continue to Bring Home the Gold
CHICAGO STYLE STUFFED PIZZA HAS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS BUZZING
FOOD NEWS: A new reality tv show about pizza is heating up the in the Chicagoland area.
In the new television series Chef Leo Spizzirri will interview amazing guests, some who will be celebrities and awesome Chefs from around the world.
Chicago, United States, September 12,2016 /Official Press Release www.askleopizza.com/ -- In the new television series Chef Leo Spizzirri who is Chicago's own celebrity pizza chef and a team member from the World Pizza Champion's US team, will interview amazing guests, some who will be celebrities and awesome Chefs from around the world.
Dashboard Media Chicago Video Studios a dba of Luer Lock Studios L.P , who released their first full length documentary titled "Be Astonished" available on Amazon video in 2014, reportedly will be teaming up with Chef Leo to present the series. The series is expected to be ready for film but no information on an exact release date can be located at this time.
No final answers have been provided yet that say if Spizzirri will be interviewing other world pizza champion team members yet. A press release is expected to be released later this month at www.askleopizza.com. A spokesman for www.dashboardmediachicago.com declined to comment at this time. Pictures and ads found on the web indicate the show may be titled "Ask Leo Pizza" the television series.
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The Italians created pizza, but can you believe that they had never heard of stuffed pizza? That's until Leo Spizzirri made some noise among the best pizza makers in the world. Leo, the Executive Chef for Giordano's 46 locations, is now a member of the World Pizza Champions. He is considered one of the best pizza makers in the world, and his specialty is stuffed pizza.
Leo has been trained by nine-time pizza champion, Tony Gemignani, and is also certified in Classic Italian Pizza, Pizza in Pala, and Pizza in Taglia from the Scuola Italiana Pizzaioli in Carole, Italy.
Gemigiani tagged Leo to be a part of the U.S. team after many conversations about stuffed pizza and tasting the Chicago style pizza. Chicago style stuffed pizza wasn't recognized in any of the World Championship competitions, but Gemigiani wanted to change that.
When the Italians refused to acknowledge stuffed pizza, the USA threatened to boycott the games. After much controversy, Chicago style pizza was added. Now the pizza is the biggest story at the games.
The World Pizza Championships are held each year in Salsomaggiore, Italy, which is about an hour south of Milan. Approximately 4,000 pizza makers converge on one city to compete for the coveted title.
The competition has five different categories: Pizza Acrobatics, Fastest Pizza, Fastest Pizza Box Folder, World's Best Pizza, and Largest Dough Stretch.
Leo competes in the "World's Best Pizza" category. The USA has more medals than any other country in the world, and the team has been featured guests on many national TV shows, including the Today Show and Oprah.
Leo is the only team member from Illinois. He is a first generation Italian-American that has a passion for making pizza.
As general manager at Giordano's flagship store on Rush Street, means that he feeds thousands of hungry guests a week, and it's not uncommon for Leo to personally make a stuffed pizza for celebrities that stop in when visiting Chicago.
Check out a Giordano's stuffed pizza and you will concur that it is one of the best pizzas in town. It only makes sense, because it's made by one of the best pizza makers in the world.
Source: Chicago Style Stuffed Pizza Has World Championships Buzzing | NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.com/the-scene/food-drink/Chicagos_Deep_Dish_Has_World_Pizza_Championships_Buzzing.html#ixzz4BV8mpdiJ
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