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Meet Famous Joe  

Originally from The Bronx and Carmel, New York, “Famous Joe” Carlucci is recognized worldwide as one of the elite professionals and pioneers of the pizza industry. Since the age of 15, Joe has had a passion for making pizza. He began performing, consulting and competing in competitions in 2000.

Early in his career, Joe had the opportunity to train under 9-time World Pizza Champion Tony Gemignani, which launched his career into pizza acrobatics, pizza baking, consulting, and recipe development. Joe has since become a 3-time World Pizza Champion and has appeared on the Food Network, ESPN, Fox News, the Travel Channel, the Martha Stewart Show, and the Today Show. Joe is also the Guinness World Record holder of the highest pizza toss.

Currently, Joe resides in Madison, AL where he has opened Famous Joe’s Pizzeria.