Detroit Style Pizza Co. was founded in 2012 by World Champion Pizza Maker Shawn Randazzo. Shawn’s mission is to make sure everyone gets a taste of Detroit Style Pizza. He developed the Detroit Style Pizza Maker Training and Approved Detroit Style Pizza Maker Programs to help other pizzerias operate successful businesses by serving authentic Detroit Style Pizza.
Detroit Style Pizza is a collective of pizza makers who regard pizza making as an art form. Members adhere to the strict practices required to make authentic Detroit Style Pizza. When customers see the Approved Detroit Style Pizza Maker seal, they instantly know they’re getting the real deal.
DetroitStylePizza.com is the world portal to everything Detroit Style Pizza. It serves to educate the public about Detroit Style Pizza, provide a searchable directory of Approved Detroit Style Pizza Makers, and provide valuable members-only news, pizzeria business advice, and Detroit Style Pizza-making secrets.
A stickler for authenticity, respectful of tradition, and with an eye toward the future, Shawn’s mission is to educate the world about Detroit Style Pizza and help others launch successful pizzerias by sharing his knowledge and resources.
2012 World Champion Pizza Maker Shawn Randazzo fuses art and science in the pizza industry, drawing on his 17 years experience to craft award-winning pizzas while employing cutting-edge business strategies to maximize profits.
Shawn has earned respect in the pizza industry not only for his award-winning recipes, but also for his business acumen. He incorporates innovative business strategies to promote Detroit Style Pizza Co., including coast-to-coast mail order delivery, an integrated online ordering system that yields higher ticket averages, an efficient pizza delivery system that ensures profitable deliveries, and a rewarding employee-company culture that leads to highly-satisfied customers.
In addition, he regularly engages customers with public events, social media, contests, and marketing and public relations campaigns. These strategies have enabled Detroit Style Pizza Co. to experience rapid popularity and growth throughout Metro Detroit. Shawn also supports other pizzerias via training, consulting and sales.