March 25-27, 2025 |
Las Vegas Convention Center

INTERNATIONAL ITALIAN SANDWICH CHAMPIONSHIP

2025 To Be Announced

The International Italian Sandwich Competition will take place on the show floor in the IPC area. The competition will be limited to the first 30 entrants presenting a sandwich seen on the menu of a pizzeria, Italian restaurant, or bakery.

Sandwiches can be a hot or cold Italian-inspired sandwich consisting of any combination of Italian ingredients, sauces, toppings, and/or décor or garnishes on any type of bread, roll, or bun.

NOTE: You must register as an attendee before you can enter the International Italian Sandwich Competition. Registration for the competition may be completed online while you are registering.

The International Italian Sandwich Competition will take place on the show floor in the IPC area. The competition will be limited to the first 30 entrants presenting a sandwich seen on the menu of a pizzeria, Italian restaurant, or bakery.

Sandwiches can be a hot or cold Italian-inspired sandwich consisting of any combination of Italian ingredients, sauces, toppings, and/or décor or garnishes on any type of bread, roll, or bun.

NOTE: You must register as an attendee before you can enter the International Italian Sandwich Competition. Registration for the competition may be completed online while you are registering.

What is Judging Based On?

Judging will be based on Italian cuisine’s basic tenets:

  • Taste – 50%
  • Execution – 25%
  • Creative use of ingredients – 10%
  • Visual appearance – 10% 
  • Ease of preparation – 5%
2024 Schedule

Thursday, March 21
Location – International Pizza Challenge Area 
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM 

Winner Prizes

Winner Prizes

  • 1st Place will receive a trophy and $2,000.
  • 2nd & 3rd Place will receive $500 and $250 respectively.

Past Winners

  • 1st Place
    Michael Vakeen
  • 2nd Place
    Annamaria Sapere
  • 3rd Place
    Will Grant

World Sandwich Champion

Giancarlo Facciuto – Pizzilo in Miami, FL

World Sandwich Champions

  • 1st Place
    Ismale Romaro
  • 2nd Place
    Ismale Romaro
  • 3rd Place
    Mossimo Mannino

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Past Winners

World Sandwich Champion

Giancarlo Facciuto – Pizzilo in Miami, FL

World Sandwich Champions

  • 1st Place
    Ismale Romaro
  • 2nd Place
    Ismale Romaro
  • 3rd Place
    Mossimo Mannino
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