Best pizza named in Slice of the Valley contest

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Several pizza shops placed in many different categories

LIBERTY, Ohio (WKBN) – Valley residents got the chance to have many of their favorite pizza places under one roof Sunday.

The 6th annual Slice of the Valley happened at the Metroplex in Liberty.

Over a dozen pizza shops competed for the best pizza in the Valley and hundreds of people gathered to try the different slices.

One pizza shop owner said it was no surprise this event is so successful.

“We are the pizza capital of the world in Youngstown. To get all the people to come down to try the amazing pizza in Youngstown, it’s not hard to fill up a place like this,” said the owner of Cocca’s Pizza, Steve Cocca.

The 2020 Slice of the Valley winners are:

Plain pizza:
1. Belleria
2. Primanti Bros.
3. Salvatore’s Restaurant

Specialty pizza:
1. Ianazone’s Homemade Pizza
2. Uptown Pizza
3. Leo’s Ristorante

Best Sauce and crust:
Sunrise Inn

Most unusual:
Crabby Bob’s Crab Co.

Best Looking:
Amen Corner

Gionino’s Pizzeria

People’s Choice:
1. Ianazone’s Homemade Pizza
2. Cocca’s Pizza
3. Crabby Bob’s Crab Co.

Best Beer:

People’s Choice beer:
1. Penguin City
2. Modern Methods
3. Birdfish

All proceeds from the event go to the Warren Rotary and other charities.

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