Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tribecca Allie Cafe Wins First SEC Pizza Championship

Tribecca Allie Café of Sardis, MS won the first annual SEC Pizza Championship held in Oxford, Mississippi during the annual Oxford Craft Beer and Food Festival. Six pizzerias competed from SEC towns.

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Front row (L to R): Richard Traylor of Tre Amici and Dutch Vanoostendorp of Tribecca Allie
Back Row (L to R): Satchel Raye, Stayc Givhan and David Tieman of Five Points Pizza

Damian “Dutch” Vanoostendorp, owner of Tribecca Allie Café competed with his specialty wood-fired pizza including ricotta cream, whole milk fresh mozzarella cheese, house-made Italian sausage, wild mushrooms, seasoned crispy kale and spiced vinegar. Tribecca Allie Café represented the University of Mississippi Rebels in the SEC competition.
Also competing was David Tieman and team of Five Points Pizza who came in second and represented Vanderbilt University of Nashville, Tennessee. Satchel Raye of Satchel’s Pizza in Gainesville, Florida representing the University of Florida Gators came in third place. Richard Traylor of Tre Amici in Oxford came in fourth and represented the Ole Miss Rebels. Preston Lott and Brooks Roberts came in fourth representing Lost Pizza Co of Starkville, Mississippi and the Mississippi State Bulldogs. Shaynna Gueo represented Fleur De Lis Pizza of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and the Lousiana State University Tigers.
The U.S. Pizza Team consists of expert pizza makers and dough-spinning acrobatic performers from pizza restaurants across the United States.
The US Pizza Team is sponsored by California Milk Advisory Board, Gordon Food Services, LaNova, Paradise Tomato Kitchens, Bag Solutions, Fonntannini Meats, Lillsun, Marsal and Sons, Pendelton Flour, Univex, PizzaInsurance and Presto Foods.
Richard Traylor of Tre Amici puts the finishing touches on his pizza.
Richard Traylor of Tre Amici puts the finishing touches on his pizza.

Stayc Givhan of Five Points Pizza pulls his pizza out of the oven.
Stayc Givhan of Five Points Pizza pulls his pizza out of the oven.

Fleur De Lis Pizza prepares to cook.
Fleur De Lis Pizza prepares to cook.

People line up to sample the pizza.
People line up to sample the pizza.

Satchel Raye of Satchel's Pizza competes.
Satchel Raye of Satchel’s Pizza competes.

Satchel Raye of Satchel's Pizza competes.
Satchel Raye of Satchel’s Pizza competes.

Preston Lott and Brooks Roberts of Lost Pizza Co. and their pie.
Preston Lott and Brooks Roberts of Lost Pizza Co. and their pie.

David Tieman of Five Points Pizza presents his pizza to the judges.
David Tieman of Five Points Pizza presents his pizza to the judges.

– Photos and copy courtesy of Melanie Addington, Social Media Director, PMQ Magazine.

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