EVENTS
The our events and the promotional activites
Si chiude con successo il primo PizzaFestivalThe successful conclusion of the Pizzafestival first edition
 These numbers represent for the True Neapolitan Pizza Association the successful conclusion of the Pizzafestival first edition. The real proof that is possible to connect  taste, entertainment and culture.  "It was the best way to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the Association - says the president  of Avpn Antonio Peace – we choose to celebrate in the pizzerias that day after day continue the tradition of the true Neapolitan pizza.  A pizza verace  more and more renowned and appreciated abroad as evidenced by the thousands of [+] ...read more

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 These numbers represent for the True Neapolitan Pizza Association the successful conclusion of the Pizzafestival first edition. The real proof that is possible to connect  taste, entertainment and culture.

 "It was the best way to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the Association - says the president  of Avpn Antonio Peace – we choose to celebrate in the pizzerias that day after day continue the tradition of the true Neapolitan pizza.

 A pizza verace  more and more renowned and appreciated abroad as evidenced by the thousands of gueststhat during the Pizzafestival crowded the pizzerias members all over the world, from New York to Seattle, from Sao Paulo to Seoul.

 

"We think - says the General manager of Avpn Stefano Auricchio – that the first Pizzafestival helped the culture of pizza to grow in Naples and throughout the world. That was our purpose. This success encourages us now to carry on the adventure of Pizzafestival which will become a regular annual event in Naples and in hundreds of pizzerias associated abroad.”





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Miglior Pizzaiolo Emergente Straniero - Andrč Nevoso Guidon
Miglior Pizzaiolo Emergente Straniero - Andrč Nevoso Guidon
Birra DAB, laboratorio a Piazza Dante - PizzaFestival 2014
Birra DAB, laboratorio a Piazza Dante - PizzaFestival 2014
Un Percorso di gusto, le bollicine di Franciacorta. A cura di Tommaso Luongo, Ais Napoli
Un Percorso di gusto, le bollicine di Franciacorta. A cura di Tommaso Luongo, Ais Napoli
La Pizza Napoletana senza glutine - PizzaFestival 28/05
La Pizza Napoletana senza glutine - PizzaFestival 28/05
Convegno Ricomincio da 30
Convegno Ricomincio da 30
Anteprima Pizzafestival a Piazza Plebiscito
Anteprima Pizzafestival a Piazza Plebiscito

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Missione in Nevada per la Vera Pizza NapoletanaMission in Nevada for the True Neapolitan Pizza
a boom that continues today. In that same 1984 a group of Neapolitan pizza makers decided to create an association, and notarizing the recipe of the true Neapolitan Pizza which, of course, must be cooked in a wood-fired oven. Two paths that will cross this year, because for the first time the AVPN, the True Neapolitan Pizza Association will bring at the Nevada trade show the wood-fired ovens to prepare the pizza according to tradition. This is one of the most awaited news of the event which will take place from March 25 to 27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, where the most [+] ...read more

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a boom that continues today. In that same 1984 a group of Neapolitan pizza makers decided to create an association, and notarizing the recipe of the true Neapolitan Pizza which, of course, must be cooked in a wood-fired oven. Two paths that will cross this year, because for the first time the AVPN, the True Neapolitan Pizza Association will bring at the Nevada trade show the wood-fired ovens to prepare the pizza according to tradition.

This is one of the most awaited news of the event which will take place from March 25 to 27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, where the most important companies of the American pizza industry will meet and where also AVPN will get together the 80 pizzerias members in the United States, led by the president of the U.S. Delegation Peppe Miele.

"It will be a special occasion – explains Antonio Pace, President of the Avpn - because we will be able to demonstrate practically to all the operators how to prepare the Neapolitan pizza by using the wood-fired oven. This operation is culturally strong, especially in a country as big as the U.S. where the pizza is popular but in most cases it is prepared differently from the traditional recipe. " In previous years, in fact, the AVPN attended the trade show with its own booth, but never prepared pizzas, just because they couldn’t fit up a wood-fired oven. “This year – adds Stefano Auricchio General Director of AVPN – we were able to explain to the organizers that having a wood-fired oven for the trade show is just a cultural necessity, so they gave us the go-ahead”.

The American journey of the AVPN’s directive will be also attended by the Vice-President Vicar Massimo Di Porzio and Vice president of VPN Americas Joe Fugere. During this Journey four American restaurants will receive the official certification. One of them is Mozzeria, a restaurant in San Francisco specializing in welcoming deaf people. There, Russell Stein and his wife Melody, both deaf, equipped each table with tablets to allow their customers to order pizzas that are obviously prepared according to tradition and cooked in a wood-fired oven.

This will be a very special year with the two wood-fired ovens made ??available by Acunto and Ferrara, who will be in the large booth of the Avpn, where will not churn out just pizzas. On 25 and 26 March, in fact, a series of seminars will be held on the theme "Discovering the True Neapolitan Pizza" where the Neapolitan masters will show all processes, from the mixing and rising, to the ingredients, the dough manipulation, and baking.

  But the trade show in Las Vegas will also be a showcase for the production chain. The True Neapolitan Pizza Association will in fact be accompanied by a group of partners and the booth of AVPN will be an extraordinary showcase for them. From the Vesuvius piennolo cherry tomatoes "Casa Barone", to the innovative pizza boxes by "Impact", to the wood-fired ovens of "Gianni Acunto" and "Stefano Ferrara." A showcase made ??possible thanks to the presence of the most famous brands such as the producers of flour Caputo, Le 5 Stagioni, Molino Pasini, Polselli, and Ciao the peeled tomatoes, Ferrarelle, Gi.Metal accessories for pizzerias.



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L'AVPN vola in Giappone  The AVPN flies to Japan
From February 12 to 20 the True Neapolitan Pizza Association flies once again to Japan where the President Antonio Pace, the Vice President Lello Surace, the General Director Stefano Auricchio and the Master Pizzaiolo Domenico Scola will be in a stand at the SlowFood Event a of Himeji and at HoteRes in Tokyo for a series of seminars on the True Neapolitan Pizza and the products of the supply chain. Their journey will be an opportunity to give life to the First Annual Convention with the Japanese members during which will be planned and organized the new year’s activities and [+] ...read more

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From February 12 to 20 the True Neapolitan Pizza Association flies once again to Japan where the President Antonio Pace, the Vice President Lello Surace, the General Director Stefano Auricchio and the Master Pizzaiolo Domenico Scola will be in a stand at the SlowFood Event a of Himeji and at HoteRes in Tokyo for a series of seminars on the True Neapolitan Pizza and the products of the supply chain.


Their journey will be an opportunity to give life to the First Annual Convention with the Japanese members during which will be planned and organized the new year’s activities and eight new pizzerias in the Land of the Rising Sun will become members of the AVPN.



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Un successo la Convention Annuale dell'AVPNThe annual Convention of AVPN was a success
The True Neapolitan Pizza Association Annual Convention, took place on January 28 at the hotel Napolit'amo, a day dedicated to the internal debate among the members followed by a moment during which the activities and initiatives planned for 2014 were presented to the public. This is an important year and the True Neapolitan Pizza Association has decided to celebrate its 30th anniversary with a new edition of Pizzafest. A new and revised Pizzafest that will no longer be the traditional public event, but an event that will involve the whole city and members from around the world as [+] ...read more

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The True Neapolitan Pizza Association Annual Convention, took place on January 28 at the hotel Napolit'amo, a day dedicated to the internal debate among the members followed by a moment during which the activities and initiatives planned for 2014 were presented to the public.

This is an important year and the True Neapolitan Pizza Association has decided to celebrate its 30th anniversary with a new edition of Pizzafest. A new and revised Pizzafest that will no longer be the traditional public event, but an event that will involve the whole city and members from around the world as well. All the associated pizzerias will be able to organize, from May 27 to 30, events, tastings and meetings to enhance and promote the True Neapolitan Pizza. A varied program connected through food and wine tours that will be able to set off the skill of the pizza makers. For more info visit ww.pizzafest.info

During the morning meetings between the directive and the delegates of AVPN it was decided to appoint Roberto Di Massa Trustee for the Veneto Region and to include Giovanni Improta from the pizzeria "Al 22" among the members of the Executive Committee. The new Coordinator of the National Trustees is Corrado Scaglione from the Enosteria Lipen.



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olimpiadi pizza napoletanaThe "Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana" (The True Neapolitan Pizza Association) organises, from the 3rd to the 5th of July 2012, at the "CittĆ  della Scienza" (Bagnoli), an international convention which represents a huge chance of growth and comparison for AVPN members and sector operators. The event will be liven up by workshops, seminars on products and ingredients, and of course by meetings between "insiders". Together with the schedule of the convention, there will be trips to the most interesting places of the city and wine and food testing. During the event there will take place also the "Olympics of Neapolitan Pizza", a contest developed on 5 issues (as Olympic rings): Classic Pizza, Fantasy Pizza (innovation of traditions stated by AVPN rules), Artistic Pizza, Fried Pizza and Mastunicola (a circle of dough, lard, extra-virgin oil, basil and pepper to bring out the paste).

Read more and see photo and video of Olympics

vera pizza napoletana The True Neapolitan Pizza Association (Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana, AVPN) organizes events to spread and to promote the “true Neapolitan pizza“, both in Italy and abroad.

Flagships of the Association are the “Pizzafest“, which has so far held thirteen editions in Naples (1995-2008), eight in Nonantola, a town of Emilia Romagna (2003-2010) and one in Brussels (2004).

"PizzaNapoletana in Tour", realized in collaboration with the Department of Tourism of the Province of Naples and, since 2005, has touched several cities, including Montreal and Cologne.

In addition, the Association has organized training on the “true Neapolitan pizza“ in Rio de Janeiro and San Paolo (2009) and seminars dedicated to the “true Neapolitan pizza“ in Tokyo (2006 to 2010).

Finally, the AVPN participated in major international events, including the "Universal Forum of Cultures in Monterrey (Mexico, 2007), “Veni - Vidi - Vera“ in Seattle (USA, 2007) and the inauguration of the “Ferrari World“ of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates, 2010).

vera pizza napoletana

Pizza Napoletana in Tour

The True Neapolitan Pizza Association (Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana, AVPN) promotes worldwide the “true Neapolitan pizza“ and the production chain connected to it.

In 2011, AVPN organizes an international road show, whose first steps are:

  • Las Vegas (USA), where, from the 1st to 3rd March, the AVPN will be present with a booth at the 27th edition of the International Pizza Expo, the most important event in the world dedicated to pizza, the Italian dish most consumed in the United States.
    During the event, the Association will present for the first time the Register of Official Suppliers and the Register of Pizza Makers of “true Neapolitan pizza“ and will propose an updating seminar for 43 AVPN affiliated pizzerias of the U.S.
  • Sao Paulo (Brazil), where from the 12th to 19th March, the AVPN organize seminars on the “true Neapolitan pizza“, meetings with its members in South America and a professional training course for staff of the Brazilian pizzerias.

vera pizza napoletana The road show will continue, then in Asia. In April, the AVPN will realize in Taiwan – in collaboration with the office of the Institute for Foreign Trade (IFT) - promotional activities and training on the “true Neapolitan pizza“ at the local operators.

In the month of June, will be the turn of Japan, a country which has 35 AVPN affiliated pizzerias. The Association will organize seminars and discussions held on the themes of “true Neapolitan pizza“ and products of the industry.

Finally, the road show will travel to Europe, where it will touch those cities where the presence of the Italian community is particularly significant.