From its humble beginnings in 2009, the Global Pizza Challenge has developed into the planet’s biggest pizza competition as national winners are selected to compete on an international level. Now in its 14th successful year, organisers are keen to see passionate, independent pizza makers demonstrate their gastronomic masterpieces first-hand at culinary exhibitions and other venues spread across the globe.
Attention all gastronomes! Flex your culinary muscles at the much anticipated Global Pizza Challenge 2023 to be hosted at “The Hotel & Hospitality Show 2023 in Johannesburg – Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg and live streamed on Facebook and YouTube on the 18th – 20th of May 2023.
With the competition now firmly entrenched on SA’s shores, organisers are keen to see passionate, independent pizza makers demonstrate their gastronomic masterpieces first-hand during the competition’s national cook-off.

The next official Global Pizza Challenge event

Live on 18 – 20 MAY 2023
SANDTON CONVENTION CENTRE, JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA
HOTEL & HOSPITALITY SHOW

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Global Pizza Challenge South Africa 2023 Partner Presentation.

Want to be a contestant?

Since 2009, aspiring pizza makers from across the globe have tantalised the taste buds of our international panel of judges, and delighted thousands with their delectable pizza creations. Do you think you have what it takes? Any member of the public can enter! To find out more about our next event, click below.

Want to be a partner?

We have worked alongside numerous partners since the Global Pizza Challenge’s inception. There are a number sponsorship packages available for brands who want to get involved and partner with us. If your organisation wants to support innovation within the independent pizza sector, please let us know.

Want to be a judge?

Pizza is undoubtedly a firm favourite around the world and the Global Pizza Challenge was founded to promote and encourage culinary innovation within the world’s most popular food sector – pizza. Do you want to be a judge in your country and join us on this culinary journey?