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2017 Le 5 Stagioni World Pizza Championship - Australia

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Fine Food Australia 2017

International Convention Centre Sydney

14 Darling Drive

Darling Harbour, Sydney 2009

Australia

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If you are a professional, junior or a passionate “Pizzaiolo”, we would like to invite you to compete in Pizza Revolution's 6th “Le 5 Stagioni” World Pizza Championship which will be held at Fine Food Australia 2017, International Convention Centre Sydney from Monday, 11 September to Thursday, 14 September 2017.

Pizza Revoultion is now recruiting the best team of “Pizzaioli” to join the Australian Pizza Team. Don’t miss out on this fantastic and unique opportunity.

Participants will have the opportunity to compete in five different categories:

  • CLASSICA

  • NAPOLI

  • DESSERT

  • GLUTEN FREE

  • ACROBATICA

This competition will be judged on:

  • PREPARATION

  • TASTE, BAKING

  • TALENT

  • INNOVATION

The participant in the Acrobatica challenge will be judged on SPEED and TALENT.

Gold and Silver medal winners will join the Australian National Pizza Team. The winners of the competition will form part of the team that will represent Australia in the World Pizza Championships in France, Italy and USA (Please note that all of these representations are subject to sponsorship availability).

International and local pizza experts will judge the competition.

Every establishment participating in the preselection championship will automatically become a member of Pizza Revoultion.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity. Challenge yourself and give your “Pizza” battery a charge by registering now.

Registrations close Friday, 18 August 2017 at 5.00pm (unless tickets are sold out prior). You will receive via email your scheduled time and date of participation by Friday, 25 August 2017. If you are arriving from interstate or have any ad-hoc requirements and can only attend on certain days of the competition, please email us your request to info@pizzarevolution.com.au.

The winners / Australian National Pizza Team will be announced at the Award presentation on Thursday, 14 September 2017 at 3.00pm.

In addition to entering the competition, all applicants will receive a one (1) complimentary 12 month membership to the Pizza Revolution club.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Don't forget to also register to the Fine Food Expo in Sydney (Free online registrations close Friday 8 September 2017 5pm AEST. There is a $30 at-show charge for those who do not register online) via https://register.finefoodaustralia.com.au/FINEFOOD17S/index.php/

Happy Pizza Making!

Pizza Revolution Team.


HOW IT WORKS

GENERAL PIZZA MAKING STANDARDS:

  • Competitors will prepare and cook the pizza when the director of the competition gives the start

  • Each competitor will be required to produce and present the pizza within a maximum time of 30 minutes before directly presenting to the judges on the presentation table

  • The pizza will be cut into pieces and given to the judges to taste

  • The pizza may be accompanied by an appropriate drink

  • It is vital that hygiene standards are adhered to during transportation and preparation of all foods

  • Competitors must bring their own ball of dough, already packed

  • Competitors must provide the judges with a list of all ingredients

GENERAL SERVING REQUIREMENTS

  • Competitors must use their own plates, board or presentation tool

  • Competitors are to use their own tools and small specialist equipment such as stick blenders, wooden spoons, kitchen and tasting spoons, peelers, etc.

  • Competitors are required to provide judges with a written pizza recipe upon serving


CLASSICA/DESSERT/GLUTEN FREE:

  • Gluten Free: All the ingredients of the pizza must be strictly gluten-free

EACH SESSION OF 30 MINUTES

00:00 - 00:05 min Competitors enter pizza area, judges to inspect ingredients

00:05 - 00:25 min Cooking and serving

00:25 - 00:30 min Clean up and leave competition area

**No preparation or cooking allowed during the first 5 minutes


NAPOLI STG

Pizza STG “Specialita’ Tradizionale Garantita, Pizza Napoletana” only recently received the official criteria from the UE in Brussels. The criteria states clearly that a STG Pizza must have:

  • A diameter equal and not above 35 cm

  • A crust to be lifted between 1 to 2 cm maximum

  • Condiments must include whole peeled tomatoes, Buffalo mozzarella DOC or STG, garlic, olive oil, salt and fresh basil

  • The pizza must soft and spongy once cooked

  • Cooking time allowed 90 second maximum

  • 2 points every 5 seconds will be lost if you are late

NOTE: The contestants of Neapolitan Pizza STG must be aware of the rules. For more inforamtion, please visit: http://www.pizzanapoletana.org/public/pdf/disciplinare%202008%20UK.pdf

EACH SESSION OF 30 MINUTES

00:00 - 00:05 min Competitor enters pizza area, judges to inspect ingredients

00:05 - 00:25 min Cooking and serving

00:25 - 00:30 min Clean up and leave competition area

**No preparation or cooking allowed during the first 5 minutes


ACROBATICA:

  • Competitors are allowed to participate individually or in teams made up by a minimum of three (3) and a maximum of ten (10) members

  • Each team may use their own dough 12 dough balls of 200 g

  • The team must provide its own music before the competition starts

  • The presentation time is a maximum of 7 (seven) minutes. The preparation end the exhibition together will have duration of 15 minutes in total

EACH SESSION OF 10 MINUTES

00:00 - 00:05min Competitors enter pizza area

00:05 - 00:10 Acrobatic Challenge

**No preparation or cooking allowed during the first 5 minutes


JUDING CRITERIA

BAKING

Judges will give a score ranging from 1 to 100 for baking technique, temperature and OHS.

PIZZA

  • Judges will give a score ranging from 1 to 100 respectively for each of the qualities required

  • Overall point score is out of 200

  • The ratings data from each judge will be totalled and the total math will determine the ranking

  • All scores will be collated. The scorer with the highest points will be the winner and receive the Gold Medal. The scores of the second highest points will be the runner up and receive the Silver medal. All other challengers will be presented with the bronze medal providing the bronze medal standard of 70 points is achieved

Notes

Only Gold and Silver medal are entitled to be part of the Australia National Pizza Team.

The judge’s decision is final and definitive.


COMPETITION RULES

1. A submitted entry form shall constitute acceptance by the competitor to agree to abide by the competition rules.
2. Competition Management shall not under any circumstances be responsible for any injuries, nor any loss or damage to any goods, equipment or personal effects.
3. Competitors are advised to consider appropriate insurances.
4. All registrations must be submitted and paid online via Eventbrite. No other bookings (online and offline will be accepted).
5. All competition work, food and dishes, must comply with current health regulations.
6. The judges have the right to inspect, cut, open and taste all entries.
7. Please note no deep-frying allowed.
8. All judges’ decisions will be final and no correspondence entered into.
9. Organising Committee, reserve the right to rescind, modify or add to any of the rules and conditions and their interpretation shall be final.
10. Competitors will be notified via email including additional information.
11. Each competitor will use his or her own ingredients. The organisation will provide utensils and also mixers for those wishing to prepare dough on the spot. The competition staff will supervise each competitor to ensure that the work area, equipment, ingredients etc. are removed, and that diligent cleaning has taken place. If this is not carried out it
will result in disqualification without the right to appeal.
12. The Organizers reserve all publicity and image rights regarding the contestants of each category for one year and the unlimited use of photographic and other material without any obligation to the contestants.

RISK LIABILITY
All risk and liability will be removed from the management committee jointly or individually and the committee will not take responsibility for loss or damage of any nature associated. A waiver for photography and liability will be distributed accordingly.


FAQs

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

Yes. You must be 18 years of age or over to participation in this competition.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Please see: http://finefoodaustralia.com.au/visiting/gettingthere/

What can/can't I bring to the event?

Every entrant must be responsible for their transport, accommodation equipment, ingredients and dough. We will not be able to store dough in the fridge at the event. Please bring all ingredient in esky. Standard pizza tools will be provided.

What is the setup at the event?

Pizza Revolution will provide:

  • 1 x Gas pizza oven (Valoriani Verace -120) STG approved

  • 1 x Moretti electric pizza oven

  • 1 x prep bench

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can contact us at info@pizzarevolution.com.au.

Is my registration/ticket refundable/transferrable?

Once registered, tickets are not refundable and transferrable.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes.

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Fine Food Australia 2017

International Convention Centre Sydney

14 Darling Drive

Darling Harbour, Sydney 2009

Australia

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