The Finest Chiefs To Compete In Two High Profile Culinary Competitions


The EPPS – European Pizza and Pasta Show debut at Olympia London in November firmly establishes UK’s leading role as the centre for food innovation.

On the 9th of November renowned Pizza chefs as well as National Pizza Teams from all over Europe will compete on stage to be crowned the Best Classic Pizza Makers in Europe. Judged on the finest taste of the product and the exceptional baking skills of the chefs, the competitors will battle to win the prestigious title of European Classic Pizza Champion in an unprecedented Pizza Bake Off.

The search is also on for the UK’s finest Pizza and Pasta Chefs with some 200 entries to the flagship PAPA Competitions. For a mouth-watering live experience, PAPA – The Pizza, Pasta and Italian Food Association, is bringing on the 10th of November all 8 Grand Finals to the second day at EPPS in Olympia, judged by the great Theo Randall. Join us not only for the visual feast but you can also taste the amazing creations.


Following the UK vote to exit the EU, international importers are taking the opportunity to not only access the UK market but to firmly establish their presence in Great Britain, where the Pizza and Pasta trends are positive with constantly growing demand for new produce.

Organised by IPR Events London in association with PAPA – Pizza, Pasta and Italian Food Association, The European Pizza and Pasta Show 9-10 November, is Europe largest B2B trade event to bring together wholesalers and retailers, pizza operators and pizzeria owners, restaurant chains and independent restaurants, hotels and catering companies with equipment manufacturers, specialist ingredients, product suppliers and service providers.

Supported by the British Hospitality and the British Restaurant Associations and sponsored by Kiren Group, Jestic and L’Aquila, the inaugural event will see some 100 exhibitors, showcasing over 500 leading brands, 10+ seminars and the world leading Food and Beverage Law and IP Summit, taking place alongside the show.