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Tim Cole Explains The History and Science Within Your Forno Bravo

Jul 14, 2017

Did you ever stop to think about what separates a good pizza oven from a great one? There’s some science behind it, and a history lesson as well. Let’s Start with The History Wood fired ovens have been used to bake bread for thousands of years. In Ancient Egypt (circa 4000 to 5000 BC), these ovens would run all day long, first used to bake bread for people of status, and... Read More

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The Bay Area’s Very Own Dragon… Thank You Kylie.

Jun 16, 2017

Everyone once in awhile we meet a Wood-Fired Community member whose imagination and determination are so unstoppable, it’s hard to believe what they can accomplish. Kylie Holland of A Girl and Her Dragon Pizza is one of those people. Just over two years ago, Kylie became the youngest mobile pizza business owner in the country. Since then she has served thousands of pies and earned a reputation for her amazing... Read More

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A Girl and Her Dragon – Taxes and Finance

Apr 10, 2017

I love running A Girl and Her Dragon Pizza, I really do. I love making pizza, eating pizza, seeing how happy other people are to eat my pizza, the works. I love trying new recipes, shopping for ingredients, experimenting with new toppings and combinations. Essentially, I love pizza It was only after starting the business that I realized that pizza was not the be-all end-all (sacrilege, I know). I anticipated... Read More

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A Girl and Her Dragon – Marketing Part 2

Jan 25, 2017

This blog is part of a two-part series on how I’ve approached marketing A Girl and Her Dragon Pizza. Last month’s blog ended with an overview of my first tentative foray into catering marketing. I listed the almost disturbing number of promotional items and random surfaces I’ve put my logo on, from t-shirts and tablecloths to tents and aprons (we recently bought two foot by one-foot car magnets as well).... Read More

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A Girl and Her Dragon – Marketing Part I

Dec 01, 2016

This blog is part of a two-part series on how I’ve approached marketing A Girl and Her Dragon Pizza. I apologize for the delay; I’m in the middle of applying to colleges so things have been a bit hectic! I am not what you would call a “natural marketer.” As you can imagine, this small deficiency presents a bit of a problem in a business that requires near constant promotion... Read More

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A Girl and Her Dragon – Don’t Panic

Oct 04, 2016

No matter how long you’ve been catering, or how many times you’ve run through every part of the pizza making process, every once in a while you’re going to hit a snag and things are going to teeter on the edge of falling apart. I felt this keenly a couple of months ago, standing in front a fire that would not start, stupidly having let myself run out of kindling,... Read More

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Why Did Forno Bravo Start Offering Pre-Cured Ovens?

Sep 28, 2016

All refractory ovens, whether commercial grade refractory pizza ovens like Forno Bravo, or hand crafted brick ovens like those imported from Italy or made by masons require curing. Why? Because these types of ovens are made with “manufacturing water” that needs to be baked out of the dome slowwwly to strengthen the pizza oven and get it ready for cooking. This curing process takes a lot of time, usually between... Read More

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A Girl and Her Dragon – Beyond Pizza

Sep 07, 2016

You can cook more than just pizza in that oven of yours. I know, I know, sacrilege! It’s a pizza oven for a reason! Hear me out though. I’ve catered close to a dozen events this summer, from massive corporate parties to private birthday bashes, and a couple of times clients have asked us for something beyond the basic insert-your-toppings-here package. In response to their requests, I did a bit... Read More

Forno Bravo Custom Tiled Napolino Pizza Ovens Are Gaining Popularity

Custom Tiled Pizza Ovens Are Really Gaining Popularity.

Sep 01, 2016

Forno Bravo’s custom tiled ovens are becoming a very popular feature. Whether you want a different color scheme, family name or a custom logo engraved, Forno Bravo’s team can make it happen. This service is offered at very reasonable prices, simply because we want our restaurant and home owners to know the oven was crafted specifically for them by Forno Bravo. Whether you are buying a Napolino or Vesuvio tiled... Read More

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