The 2nd Annual Boston Pizza Festival Announces Complete Vendor List
The Boston Pizza Festival reveals 30 pizzerias to participate on July 7th & 8th
BOSTON, MA (June 13, 2018) – The highly anticipated Boston Pizza Festival will make its return to City Hall Plaza once again for a dough-filled weekend on Saturday, July 7th and Sunday, July 8th. Organizers, Raffaele Scalzi and Giancarlo Natale have announced the full lineup for the second annual event, which includes 30 of the top vendors from all over the Greater Boston area and even as far as Naples, Italy.
The 2018 Boston Pizza Festival is excited to announce the following participants for this year’s festival:
· 1000 Degrees
· Antico Forno
· Anzio’s Brick Oven Pizza
· Babbo Pizzeria e Enoteca
· Blaze Pizza
· Cafe Quattro
· Pizza Bitez
· Easy Pie
· Florina Pizzeria & Paninoteca
· Flying Saucer Pizza Company
· Freeda’s Pizza & Calzone
· Kono Italian Delights
· Bricco Panetteria
· MAST’ Restaurant and Drinkery
· Oath Pizza
· Papa Gino’s
· Parziale’s Bakery
· Pizza e Fantasia (Naples, Italy)
· Pizza Taxi (Naples, Italy)
· Reach For The Pie
· Real Italian Gusto
· Rina’s Pizzeria and Cafe
· Starita a Materdei - Le 5 Stagioni (Naples, Italy)
· Sweet Pizza
· The Local Pizzaiolo (Atlanta, GA)
· The Upper Crust Pizzeria
· Wicked Cheesy
“We have a very strong roster of vendors this year and each of them will contribute to making this event a huge success,” said co-director of Boston Pizza Festival, Giancarlo Natale. “We wouldn’t be able to do it without the support and participation of these businesses, and we’re excited to once again bring together all of the best pizzerias for a weekend to remember.”
This year’s Boston Pizza Festival will be an “All-You-Can-Eat Pizza” experience offering an unlimited amount of pizza samples to festival goers from12pm-8pm each day. The event will take over the entirety of City Hall Plaza to allow attendees to enjoy pizza, beer, wine, entertainment and more throughout the weekend. Performances will take place on the main stage for attendees to experience world renowned pizza acrobatics, cooking demos and additional special guest appearances.
Festival goers can purchase tickets for $35.00 in advance or $45.00 on the day of the event; for children 10-years-old or younger, the ticket cost will be $20.00; children 3-years-old and younger are free. Portion of proceeds will benefit Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD), a nonprofit human services organization that provides economically disadvantaged residents in the Greater Boston area with the tools and resources they need to transition from poverty to stability and from stability to success.
Boston Pizza Festival directors Raffaele Scalzi and Giancarlo Natale both have worked in the food and beverage industry for a number of years. Raffaele Scalzi is the owner of Casa Mia Cucina Italiana in Marblehead, Mass., and Giancarlo has an extensive background in event coordination. With family ties in Italy they created this unique event to showcase Boston’s best pizza and to show their Italian roots. To learn more visit www.bostonpizzafestival.com. Follow @BostonPizzaFestival on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
A Massachusetts-based nonprofit human services organization, ABCD provides low-income residents in the Boston and Mystic Valley areas with the tools, support, and resources they need to transition from poverty to stability and from stability to success. Each year, we’ve served more than 100,000 individuals, elders and families through a broad range of innovative initiatives as well as long-established, proven programs and services. For more than 50 years, ABCD has been deeply rooted in each neighborhood we serve, empowering individuals and families and supporting them in their quest to live with dignity and achieve their highest potential. For more, please visit www.bostonabcd.org.