Rocco’s Annual Pizza Eating Contest
Rocco’s Pizzeria (7818 5th Ave., Brooklyn)

Home of the official annual Brooklyn Pizza Eating Contest, Rocco’s Pizzeria and Restaurant Inc., located in the heart of Bay Ridge, was founded April 15, 1980 by Rocco Loccisano.

When this neighborhood tradition first opened for business, Rocco’s vision for the business was based on a philosophy that became the foundation for our success: to treat each customer as we would like to be treated. With that idea still in mind, his sons, Daniel and Joseph Loccisano today continue that neighborhood tradition where Rocco left off…

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