A young man’s culinary dream kicks off a promising career in London. But it’s in New York City that Chef Andrea Meggiato finally finds the lovely ingredient that would forever change his life, future wife Michelle. And ultimately, how pizza lovers snack.
- Mariah Carey
Who asks their future wife on a (pizza) first date? Chef Andrea totally did.
From our fam to yours
Fired up by Michelle’s vision, Andrea quits his full-time job to pursue his culinary passion. Voilà, The Pizza Cupcake is born!
One for the Gram
Orders from friends and fam keep the new biz running ‘till it lands its first big client: Instagram
Hear the ring
Just a day before tying the knot, the couple get a call from Smorgasburg. BRB, honeymoon.
Hitting a home run
The Executive Chef at Citi Field offers The Pizza Cupcake a stadium concession opportunity, opening a new distribution channel. Go Mets!
World Trade Center
Now at a 2nd outdoor market, 45-minute lines form for The Pizza Cupcake
All I want for pizza
Chef Andrea teaches Mariah Carey how to make pizza on Moments with Mimi and she’s quick to call: “King of The Pizza Cupcake” (Watch the video)
Roll up your sleeves
20,000+ Pizza Cupcakes. 20-hour shifts. Multiple corporate holiday parties. Way to ring in the new year.
With pop-up locations shut down and catering events canceled, The Pizza Cupcake pivots to eCommerce and local delivery with Need it Now Messenger
Baking a difference
The Support NYC Initiative launches, donating thousands of dollars worth of Pizza Cupcakes to disadvantaged communities and health care workers
Making the news delish
FORBES names The Pizza Cupcake one of the “Best Father’s Day Gifts for Pizza Lovers” and NBC News features us as a unique gift for dad
Shipping from Coast to Coast
Now California, Arizona, and the entire East Coast can get a taste of the one and only, The Pizza Cupcake
Swimming with the Sharks
After an unprecedented year, Michelle and Andrea fly to Vegas to pitch to the sharks and make a deal with Lori Greiner. Watch the episode.
LAUNCH INTO RETAIL
The Pizza Cupcake is available in select grocery stores in the Northeast.
CRAVINGS BY CHRISSY V-DAY COLLAB
The Pizza Cupcake teams up with @cravingsbychrissyteigen to bring you “Chrissy’s Margherita” – a limited edition of The Pizza Cupcake inspired by Chrissy’s love for spicy treats. Topped with chili flakes, filled with fresh mozzarella, and guaranteed to spice up your Valentine’s Day.
For the first time ever, The Pizza Cupcake is now available in over 1,600 Walmart stores across America!
Adding new retail locations
Now rocking your snack world at GIANT, Woodmans and Foxtrot.