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At Antioch Pizza Shop, we relish the opportunity to share our handmade pizza with the neighborhoods we serve. Our commitment to fresh ingredients, hearty portions, and community service is the recipe to pizza franchise success! To learn more franchise tips for building a thriving pizza franchise, check out the latest posts and articles on our franchise blog.

Antioch Pizza Shop Voted #1 Pizza in Chicago for 2024!

Antioch Pizza Shop is the Champion of the 2024 Chicago Pizza Madness Tournament. The 68 pizza restaurant entries came from 4 different local regions of the Chicagoland area. The “madness” started on March 14th-and ended on April 4th. Antioch Pizza Shop had tough competition and beat out D’Agostino’s, Aurelio’s, Home Run Inn, Lou Malnati’s and then Bartolini’s in the semifinals. Antioch Pizza Shop squeaked past the biggest names in Chicago Pizza to win the whole shebang.

“We were blown away when we received the call that we had won this whole thing!” said Art Wicklein, co-owner of Antioch Pizza Shop, which is known for its authentic flavors and community-centered approach.

Listen now to the call when the owners Art & Karen Wicklein learned they were the champions.

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