Every town in America has pizzerias, each of them employ some pretty good pizza makers. But the best pizza maker in America - he lives in Southwest Michigan.

His name is Joey Capozio and his family name is synonymous with a small regional chain known as Capozio's with former locations in Benton Harbor, St Joseph and a current location in Harbert, all in Berrien County.

Joseph Capozio, of Capozio's Inc. in Benton Harbor, Mich., also managed to beat out the contestants vying for the $7,500 traditional prize. Capozio baked a "Combination" pizza featuring cheese, sausage, mushrooms, green and red peppers, onions and fresh garlic.

Capozio recently opened a new pizzeria in Benton Harbor known as Joey C's.

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