Did you know that the 2018 World Pizza Champion is a Baton Rouge native?

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Baton Rouge’s very own Mitch Rotolo Jr. is the 2018 World Pizza Champion!

Mitch Rotolo Jr., of Rotolo’s Pizza & Pasta based in Baton Rouge just won his third consecutive World Pizza Games championship in the dough stretch competition and his first title in the “Pizza Triathlon”. 

The World Pizza Games are an Olympics-style competition. It’s a two day battle at the International Pizza Expo, the largest pizza show in the world. Rotolo finished kneading, stretching and spinning five pizzas in 23:04 seconds.

Rotolo grew up in a pizza shop learning the ways of the business and over the years developed a passion for making pizza and the restaurant business. 

To learn more about Rotolo and the World Pizza Games follow the link: https://www.dropbox.com/s/dg7wjlx32vktn2z/draft%203%20grunge%20MITCH.mp4?dl=0.

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