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Wood Fired Cedar Plank Salmon

Aug 16, 2019

Home chef, Doug Garner, from Kyle, Texas loves cooking in his custom, wood fired brick oven. He mostly makes pizzas, but has added salmon, steaks, cobblers, and roasted veggies as other go to items! He submitted these beautiful photos for our 2019 Summer Photo Contest, and they looked so good, we just had to get his recipe! Following is his recipe for a Wood Fired Cedar Plank Salmon that is both... Read More

Fire It Up! Forno Bravo’s New Modulating Commercial Burner

Jul 23, 2019

While some of our commercial customers prefer the ‘Go Wood or Go Home’ traditional cooking approach in their kitchen, many chefs choose to also install a gas burner in their ovens for maximum flexibility and convenience. Forno Bravo has been offering gas and gas/wood combo options in our commercial ovens for the past 4 years. While our old burner performed well, we felt we could do better. After a lot of research... Read More

Overview of Fully Assembled Ovens for Summer

Jul 23, 2019

Ready to make the leap and start cooking in a wood fired pizza oven this summer? It’s not too late. Forno Bravo has a whole line of easy-to-install, fully assembled, residential ovens that fit that goal exactly.  Let us introduce you to a few of them, so that no matter what your style or available space is, we have an oven for you. Make 2019 the year you stop ‘waiting for... Read More

Wood Fired Grilling with NAPCA and Chef Iannone: Scallops and Lemony Salsa Verde

Jul 23, 2019

Recently, the chefs at the North American Pizza and Culinary Academy (NAPCA) put on a special 1-day class to teach people how to cook in their wood fired Forno Bravo ovens. They covered all of the basics, plus several advanced skills to help the participants gain confidence in their cooking. While Chef Leo Spizzirri covered the pizza topics, Chef Anthony Iannone took the lead as grill master, delivering mouth-watering Wood... Read More

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2019 Photo Contest Extension and Preview– A Sampler of Pictures and Stories

Jul 23, 2019

Our 2019 Photo Contest deadline has been extended, but still ends soon. The new ending date is: Monday, July 29th, 2019. We have been so impressed with the images and stories we have received so far, that we couldn’t wait to share a few with you as a preview. *Please note, these are in no particular order and do not a necessarily represent a winning entry. They are simply a sample for... Read More

Building from the Best – A Sampler of Casa Pizza Oven Projects

Jun 26, 2019

Get inspired by this sampler of home oven builds using our reliable and accessible Casa Modular Pizza Oven Kit. With these durable, all-inclusive oven kits, you don’t have to be Tim ‘the tool man’ Taylor, or Norm Abram from This Old House to build your own wood fired pizza oven at home. First we’ll go through a few elements common to all Casa’s, and then we’ll look at a wide... Read More

Restaurateur Spotlight – Father and Daughter Duo Thrive at Giannina’s Pizza and Catering

May 30, 2019

Born in Sicily, and raised on his grandparents’ farm and vineyard, Salvatore Cicciarella grew up surrounded by hard work, good food, and strong family ties. At 77, with over 50 years in pizzerias and restaurants, he still shares those values with his daughter, Giovanna (Gio), as they work side by side in their business, Giannina’s Pizza and Catering. Salvatore makes the dough daily and Gio is the pizzaiolo and owner.... Read More

Highlights from the 2019 National Restaurant Association Show

May 30, 2019

The 100th Anniversary 2019 National Restaurant Association Show is a wrap! Our booth was a hub of excitement each day as Master Instructor, Chef Leo Spizzirri took the stage to put our custom-tiled Napoli120 through its paces. The food was amazing and the cooking tips he gave out were extremely helpful. Click Here To Jump Straight To Leo’s Upcoming “Mastering Your Oven Course” on June 29! 4-Day Trade Show Extravaganza... Read More

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Helpful Hints for Planning Your New Pizza Oven Build

Apr 29, 2019

For many people, a pizza oven is a big investment of time and resources that will provide their family or company with years of delicious food and happy memories. At Forno Bravo, we want to make the planning and building process as seamless as possible. With 1,000s of customers using our ovens, we have a rich history of helping folks find and build the right oven. The following checklists will... Read More

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