Asheville pizzerias are going to throw down for who has the best pie August 12th at The Garage at Biltmore.
From the Press Release from Ask Asheville:
Asheville, NC – Back by popular demand, the Asheville Pizza Showdown, which is the evolution of Asheville Pizza Wars is happening on Sunday August 12, 2012 at the Garage at Biltmore in the Asheville Biltmore Village area, to have a great foodie and brew time, and to raise funds for the Manna Food Bank.
This event is open to the public. Tickets are $30 and include All You Can Eat Pizza, All You Can Drink Beer Samples, and Entertainment from several great local bands.
The Asheville Pizza Showdown is the first of many food and beverage based competitions and events planned from now through the end of 2013. For those of you who love Great Pizza, a Mini Beer Fest, Friends, Music and Fun, this will be a memorable time for All! This event was sold out in 2010 will lines running down the street. This year we have expanded and will be providing additional parking and more local Asheville Breweries.
Local Celebrity Judges including Pam Lewis, Tony Kiss, and a couple of surprise judges will select the Winners. A “People’s Choice” award will also be up for grabs. All participating pizza restaurants will receive a reward for being a part of this great time and benefit.
First Place Winners Fiore’s (now Strada Italiano) and Frank Roman’s Pizza will also be on the scene in an attempt to retain their winning title from 2010.
What: Asheville Pizza Showdown 2012
When: Sunday August 12, 2012, 4pm – 10pm
Where: Garage at Biltmore – 101 Fairview Rd, Asheville NC 28803 (Biltmore Village)
Who: Open to the Community – all ages welcome
Cost: $30 per person. All Inclusive!
Advance tickets purchase will be available online through several outlets soon. There will also be ticket sales at the door.
Chris Hart of Garage at Biltmore sat down with the SoConvo podcast to discuss the details of the event, which can be found below:
Hart explains in the podcast he hopes the Asheville Pizza Showdown will lead to many different showdowns in the future. Hart mentions there is already a barbecue showdown in the works and hopes to include a wing showdown and taco showdown as well.
This event sounds like a lot of fun and the proceeds go to a good cause. What is your favorite pizza in town?
Sauce will be spilt, cheese will be sacrificed, dough will be tossed, Asheville Pizza Showdown 2012