2019 Le 5 Stagioni World Pizza Championship - Australia

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ICC Sydney

14 Darling Dr

Sydney, NSW 2000


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If you are a professional, junior or a passionate “Pizzaiolo”, we would like to invite you to compete in 2019 Pizza World Pizza Championship Australia by Le 5 Stagioni which will be held at Fine Food Australia 2019, ICC Sydney Darling Harbour from Monday, 9 September to Thursday, 12 September 2019 at the Pizza Revolution stand - C16.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic and unique opportunity. Participants will have the opportunity to compete in five different categories:





This competition will be judged on:





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, 2 August at 5.00pm (unless tickets are sold out prior). You will receive via email your scheduled time and date of participation by Friday, 9 August. 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, 12 September 2019 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 Melbourne (Free online registrations are recommended: https://register.finefoodaustralia.com.au/FINEFOOD19S/index.php/) There is a $30 at-show charge for those who do not register online).

Happy Pizza Making!

Pizza Revolution Team.



  • 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 20 minutes (15 minutes for Napoli STG) 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


  • 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


  • Gluten Free: All the ingredients of the pizza must be strictly gluten-free and competitors must demonstrate OHS


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: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2010:034:0007:0016:EN:PDF



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


  • 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.


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

The judge’s decision is final and definitive.


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.

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.


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 Neapolis 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?


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