Election Day taste test names Luca Pizza Café number one
November 09, 2011
Newburgh, NY -
Saint Mary College’s annual Election Day pizza contest has declared
Luca Pizza Café on South Street the overall best pizza in
Luca also won for best crust and best sauce.
Student “voters” at the Mount named Eliana Pizzeria and
Restaurant on Lake Street 2nd best and Pizza Heaven on Old Forge
Road in New Windsor 3rd in the 5th annual event conducted by the
campus chapter of Habitat for Humanity.
The one hundred and one students who participated paid a $5
tasting fee with proceeds of $505 benefitting the Habitat
Collegiate Challenge spring break project in Huntsville,
Pies were also sampled from Artie’s Deli, Brother Bruno’s,
Cosimo’s on Union, Eddie’s, Pizza Shop and Pizza Mia.
Right: Jelissa Ortega, a psychology major from New York City,
samples pizza during
Mount Saint Mary College’s “Best Pizza in Newburgh” contest.
Photo credit: Mount Saint Mary College/Lee Ferris