Tickets on Sale Now for Las Vegas Pizza Festival

Tickets on Sale Now for Inaugural Las Vegas Pizza Festival on Nov. 16

Enjoy unlimited sample slices from more than 20 of Las Vegas’ top pizzaiolos 

Pizza lovers will unite at the inaugural Las Vegas Pizza Festival on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 1-4 p.m. at The Industrial Event Space (2330 Industrial Rd.), featuring unlimited sample slices from 20 of the finest pizzaiolos and innovators shaping Las Vegas as a pizza lovers’ destination today. Tickets are on sale now at vegaspizzafest.com.

Founded in partnership with the Las Vegas Pizza Alliance, participants include Good Pie, Pizza Rock, Metro Pizza, Old School Pizzeria, Pizzeria Monzu, Dom DeMarco’s Pizzeria & Bar, Brooklyn’s Best Pizza & Pasta, Pop Up Pizza, Naked City Pizza Shop, Flour & Barley, Mama Napoli Pizza, Yukon Pizza, Those Guys Pies, Settebello Pizzeria Napoletana, Amore Taste of Chicago, Carmine’s Pizza Kitchen, bBd’s Beers, Burgers, Desserts and Ada’s. Three-time World Pizza Champion and 2019 Caputo Cup Champion Laura Meyer of Pizza Rock will join Nicole Bean of Pizaro’s Pizza in Houston, Tex. and Audrey Kelly of Audrey Jane’s Pizza Garage in Boulder, Colo. to present a special “Women in Pizza” booth. Each chef will showcase their unique signature style of handcrafted pie, from classic Sicilian and Grandma to modern Detroit, New York, Chicago and more, along with gluten-free and vegetarian varieties.

“People don’t realize the talent we have in Las Vegas in regards to pizza, but we have chefs competing – and winning – against the top pizza shops across the world, including Tony Gemignani from Pizza Rock, a 13-time World Pizza Champion; John Arena from Metro Pizza, who has won more ‘best pizza’ awards and accolades than you can count; and Chris Decker, a World Pizza Champion 2017 Bronze Medalist and 2018 Silver Medalist who also competed in Italy at the Pizza World Championship,” said Vince Rotolo, owner of Good Pie. “Pizza is the universal food that truly brings people together in a way no other food can and we want to continue building this community on a local, authentic level through this festival.”

Scott Wiener, star of Thrillist’s original video series “Really Dough” and founder of Scott’s Pizza Tours and hunger relief organization Slice Out Hunger, will serve as emcee, while other guest stars include 10-time World Pizza Champion and winner of Food Network’s “Chopped: Pizza Poetry” Nino Coniglio, three-time World Pizza Champion Derek Sanchez and pizza tossing world champion Scott Volpe.

Tickets are $45 GA per person or $50 for GA adult and one child under eight years old. VIP tickets are $85 and include early entry at 12 p.m., complimentary beer and wine and additional culinary bites in the VIP lounge.

For updates, announcements or additional information, visit vegaspizzafest.com or follow on Facebook at facebook.com/vegaspizzafest, Instagram at @vegaspizzafest and Twitter at @vegaspizzafest.

 

Caked Las Vegas now serving cupcakes, cakes and delightful desserts

HOT & FRESH FROM THE OVEN, CAKED LAS VEGAS OFFERS CUPCAKES, CAKES AND A VARIETY OF DECADENT DESSERTS TO THE LAS VEGAS VALLEY

Former Cupcakery Summerlin location re-opens with new menu and a fresh dollop of frosting!

Baking news! Caked Las Vegas is now open and making sweet dreams a reality. The one-stop bakeshop offers everything from a wide variety of sweet and savory cupcakes, cakes, sweet treats and more.

The cupcake menu at Caked Las Vegas offers such classic selections as Flower Power (vanilla or chocolate cake with vanilla buttercream rosettes); Birthday Cake (confetti cake with vanilla or chocolate buttercream and topped with confetti cake crumbs); Strawberry Bliss (strawberry cake topped with strawberry buttercream); Café Mocha (espresso-infused cake with a chocolate topped with an espresso buttercream swirl); and Red Velvet (traditional red velvet cake topped with cream cheese icing); and more decadent offerings such as the Chocoholic (rich chocolate cake with chocolate buttercream, rolled in chocolate curls and topped with a ganache drizzle); Coconut Cream (sweet coconut cake topped with cream cheese icing and rolled in toasted coconut); Chocolate Peanut Butter (chocolate cake topped with peanut butter buttercream, drizzled with ganache and peanut butter) and the Pink Bubbly (raspberry cake with a champagne buttercream and dipped in a gourmet ruby chocolate ganache), to name a few.

Formerly known as The Cupcakery Summerlin location, Caked Las Vegas is owned and operated by Ricardo Gudino. Gudino was most recently featured on the Food Network’s “Cupcake Championships.”

“Caked Las Vegas is excited to bring its bespoke flavors and elevated desserts to the masses,” said Gudino. “At Caked, we’re taking cupcakes, cakes and more to the next level and offer something for everyone.”

In addition to its vast and varied cupcake menu, the full-service bakeshop offers ready-to-go celebration cakes and cake slices; Rice Krispies treats; seasonal decorated sugar cookies and other assorted cookies; tarts with fruit or cheesecake; cannolis; eclairs, and “ultimate fudge” brownies. Caked Las Vegas can also create custom order cakes for any occasion.

 

Caked Las Vegas will also offer weekly specials and alternating “Flavors of the Month,” in addition to a daily selection of vegan, gluten free and sugar free options. August’s specialty flavors are Pina Colada (coconut cake filled with a coconut cream and topped with a pineapple cream cheese icing); Key Lime Pie (graham cracker cake topped with a key lime cream cheese) and Banana Split (banana cake filled with strawberry preserves and topped with a vanilla and chocolate buttercream swirl).

About Caked Las Vegas

Caked Las Vegas is located at 7175 W. Lake Mead Boulevard, Suite 118, in the Rock Springs Shopping Plaza and open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, visit cakedlv.com or call 702-835-0061. Follow on Instagram @cakedlasvegas.