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Meet the planet’s biggest pizza nerds

We're pizza lovers first, tour guides second. Our mission is to welcome you into the fold of NYC's storied pizza culture. We do that by having great relationships with the people who make the best pizza in New York City. We support them as small businesses by purchasing their food and telling their stories. Pizza isn't just their job; pizza is their being. You may think it's only a tasty food, but pizza is science, history, culture, and people...and also cheese.

Scott Wiener

SPT's founder is a leading voice in the pizza community. As a monthly columnist for Pizza Today Magazine, host of Thrillist's Really Dough, and Guinness World Record holder for largest collection of pizza boxes, it's clear that he turned obsession into a lifestyle.

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Alexis Guerreros

Growing up in the remains of an old Italian neighborhood in New Jersey, pizza was what Alexis’s family ordered when his grandmother was too tired to cook. Later, when he started playing school sports, he would wait for the team bus directly in front of Frank’s Pizzeria.

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Amy Rothberger

Amy grew up outside of Detroit but insists there’s New York in her blood, as her father was proudly born and raised in Brooklyn. She spent every winter break as a child piling into the station wagon (and subsequently the minivan) to drive 10+ hours to Brooklyn to visit family.

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C.C. Webster

As the brains behind-the-scenes, C.C. coordinates scheduling for all public and private pizza tours. Always a huge fan of anything with cheese, it was on the Sunday Pizza Bus that she discovered the beauty and bounty of the New York pizza world, seeking out new slices ever since.

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Cedric Sparkman

Cedric Warner Sparkman grew up in a small town in Kentucky enjoying pizza from an early age. In 2009 he visited Di Fara pizza in Brooklyn which began a full-fledged obsession. In 2016 he made the pilgrimage to Naples, Italy to sample pizza from some of the oldest pizzerias in the world.

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David Fried

David Fried is an expert-level pizza consumer. His personal brand of cynical optimism makes him ideal for navigating the NYC pizza scene due to his uncanny ability to endure long waits at pizza hot spots. His claims of athletic prowess have yet to be confirmed, but his wit is know by all pizzaioli.

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Krista Cousins

A New Yorker by birth, Krista spent her early years in the south United States. After her first visit back to NYC, she fell in love with the sights, sounds and especially the pizza! She has called NYC her home since 2003, making it her mission is to educate tourists and New Yorkers alike about its treasures.

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Mike Albanese

Based in NYC but raised in Atlanta, Mike is a true renaissance man. You may have seen his face on national TV commercials or BET’s hit show “The Game,” or perhaps you’ve seen his excellent standup sets. Even if you haven't seen either, it's likely you'll see him eating a slice in your future.

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Miriam Weiskind

Miriam was literally born into this world while her family consumed pizza, so it should be no surprise that her destiny was to become a pizza tour guide. This three-time champion of the NYC Pizza Run lives a life of impeccable balance as both an avid pizza enthusiast and competitive triathlete.

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we’re kinda famous

(so we're told)

Gayle King featured SPT on her page in Oprah Magazine in July 2019. WOW!

Scott takes Ryan Seacrest on a NYC pizza tour!

Scott has forgotten more about pizza than most people have ever known!

“Grimaldi’s vs. John’s”

O: The Oprah Magazine

Gayle King featured SPT on her page in Oprah Magazine in July 2019. WOW!

LIVE with Kelly and Ryan

Scott takes Ryan Seacrest on a NYC pizza tour!

Food Network: United Tastes of America

Scott has forgotten more about pizza than most people have ever known!

Travel Channel: Food Wars

“Grimaldi’s vs. John’s”

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