Antico Pizza Napoltana Wins Italian Authority’s “Top in Class” Award
Festa Della Pizza in Salerno, Italy, a worldwide, two-day festival, chose Antico Pizza to receive its Top in Class award for the United States.Â The organizationâ€™s Top in Class honor is bestowed among certified entities the world over that best represent the Italian regionâ€™s flavors, colors and traditions.
Furthermore, Antico has obtained the European Commissionâ€™s Traditional Specialties Guaranteed certification for Neopolitan pizza, given by the Instituto Mediterraneo di Certificazione. IMCERT is the institution for the certification of agricultural and food quality, and it awards the STG certification to restaurants committed to preparing only the best and most quintessential Italian Neopolitan pizza.Â As a certified pizzeria, Antico uses authentic ingredients, including Molino San Felice, one of the designated Italian flours for STG certification.
â€œTo even be considered to receive this award â€“ the highest international pizza certification for the United States â€“ from Italy is a tremendous honor for me and my family. This recognition for pizza in Naples is like winning an Oscar in Hollywood.â€ said owner Giovanni Di Palma.