Ken has been in the pizza industry since 1993 when he started working at Pyzano’s Pizzeria in Castro Valley, California. He learned the art of pizza making from brothers, Frank Gemignani and Tony Gemignani who would later become one of the world most renowned pizza makers. Ken earned the first of his four world titles in 1998 when he won first place for acrobatic pizza throwing at the World Pizza Games held in Las Vegas, Nevada. In 2005, Ken’s old friend, Tony Gemignani, asked him to join the World Pizza Champions, a new pizza team he was putting together to compete internationally at the Pizza Olympics in Salsomaggiore, Italy. Ken earned three additional world titles for pizza throwing with the World Pizza Champions and now works with the team to run the World Pizza Games in Las Vegas.
In 2011 Ken entered to world of mobile wood fired pizza when he opened Ken’s Wood Fired Pizza catering as a second job. After spending a 2015 season with no days off, Ken decided to close down the mobile pizza business in 2016 in order to spend time with his family. With a combination of 18 years of general pizza experience and 4 years of mobile wood fired pizza experience, Ken is ready to help you gain success in the mobile pizza business.