First Annual Pizzafest

The Companion Group is excited to announce the First Annual Pizzafest will be held Saturday, November 8th from 11am – 3pm. Held on behalf of The Companion Group’s Pizzacraft® brand of pizza-making tools and accessories, Pizzafest is an exciting event celebrating all things pizza! The public will have the opportunity to sample hot, fresh slices from over 15 chefs and vote for a favorite! Each chef will be supplied with a Pizzeria Pronto Outdoor Pizza Oven and 3 hours to impress guests with their pizziaolo skills.

Online presale tickets are $5 through 11/5/14, while tickets at the door are $10 (cash only). Kids under 12 are free and must be accompanied by an adult. The entry fee also includes a coupon for $5 off a purchase at Adult tickets (21 and over) includes wristband for the beer tent with Pyramid ales available for purchase for $3. Attendees will receive tokens to vote for the “People’s Choice” winner of the Cookoff. The Pizzeria Pronto® and other Pizzacraft tools & accessories will also be available for purchase during the event.

All admission fees and beer sales will benefit the Harrison House Berkeley homeless shelter.


The Companion Group has been a leading manufacturer of barbecue tools, accessories, and other products for cooking outdoors for over 30 years. Its family of brands include Charcoal Companion®, Pizzacraft®, Steven Raichlen™, Patio Companion®, and introducing Not In My Backyard™. In 2014 The Companion Group adopted an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) to incorporate an employee-owner method that provides employees with an ownership interest in the company.

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