ST. LOUIS – Eight pizza makers will square off in September for the title of ‘Best St. Louis-style pizza’ at the third annual festival on the Hill.
The event will be on Sept. 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Berra Park, which is located at 5400 Shaw Avenue. Tickets are limited and required to participate. There will be a ballot to vote for your favorite pizza.
Michael Powers, one of the event organizers and founders, launched the festival in 2017, at the time and described it as ‘one big love letter to St. Louis.’ Having lived in New Orleans for several years and seeing how local traditions, especially the food culture, was celebrated he wanted to bring that civic spirit back to St. Louis.
The highest voted pizza marker will get the 2019 title and trophy pizza peel. There will also be live music and activities for all ages.
Last year, Cusanelli’s of Lemay won.
Tickets can be purchased at www.stlsquareoff.com. Kids 12 and under get in free and pay by the square.
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