AN AMERICAN DREAM YEARS IN THE BAKING 

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 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. 

"THE KING OF THE PIZZA CUPCAKE"

- Mariah Carey

How we got here

September 2015

Pizza Date?

Who asks their future wife on a (pizza) first date? Chef Andrea totally did.

January 2018

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!

August 2018

One for the Gram

Orders from friends and fam keep the new biz running ‘till it lands its first big client: Instagram

November 2018

Hear the ring

Just a day before tying the knot, the couple get a call from Smorgasburg. BRB, honeymoon.

April 2019

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!

May 2019

World Trade Center

Now at a 2nd outdoor market, 45-minute lines form for The Pizza Cupcake

July 2019

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)

December 2019

Roll up your sleeves

20,000+ Pizza Cupcakes. 20-hour shifts. Multiple corporate holiday parties. Way to ring in the new year.

March 2020

COVID-19

With pop-up locations shut down and catering events canceled, The Pizza Cupcake pivots to eCommerce and local delivery with Need it Now Messenger

March 2020

Baking a difference

The Support NYC Initiative launches, donating thousands of dollars worth of Pizza Cupcakes to disadvantaged communities and health care workers

June 2020

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

December 2020

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

January 2021

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.

NOVEMBER 2021

LAUNCH INTO RETAIL

The Pizza Cupcake is available in select grocery stores in the Northeast.

FEBRUARY 2022

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.

SEPTEMBER 2022

WALMART NATIONWIDE

For the first time ever, The Pizza Cupcake is now available in over 1,600 Walmart stores across America!