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More 2021 Summer Photo Contest Winners – Honorable Mentions

Sep 30, 2021

We loved the diversity of this year’s photo contest entries, so we’ve decided to highlight some of the honorable mentions and their stories. With so many great choices, we know you’ll be as impressed and pleased as we are. From Heather Leiggi’s fancy red tile styling to Michael Peruffo’s smooth DIY vibe; Patrick Mokeris’ Napolino with its modern flair and the back to the middles ages stone structure of Michael... Read More

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How to Light a Fire in Your Pizza Oven with Chef Anthony Iannone

Sep 29, 2021

In this video, Chef Anthony of the North American Pizza and Culinary Academy takes us through his method for starting a fire in a wood fired oven (commercial or residential.) Using a combination of materials like fire starters, dried, cut wood, specialty pressed beech wood, (and a fun, but ferocious propane torch,) he gets the fire burning merrily away quickly and easily. Check out his tips and tricks to make... Read More

Introducing Chef Aaron Brooks

Jun 30, 2021

A native of Australia, Chef Aaron Brooks is the top-rated executive chef at Four Season Miami and EDGE Steak and Bar, among others. He is also the newest member of the Forno Bravo Guest Chef team! He loves bringing together flavors from the many places he has lived, worked, and traveled. He relishes the challenge of combining local ingredients with world influences to create both exciting new dishes and to... Read More

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Hosting a Safe (and Low-Cost) Memorial Day Party

May 27, 2021

If you want to throw a Memorial Day party this year on a budget, you can pull it off safely if you follow some simple guidelines and keep it small. Other ideas include: Host the gathering outside, and think about ways to light up your patio or backyard to keep the party going after dark. Save money by using homemade decorations, and remember to put out some hand sanitizer and... Read More

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Fun Ways to Celebrate National Pizza Day

Jan 21, 2021

Looking for a fun and silly holiday to celebrate to break the winter blahs? Try Tuesday, February 9th. It’s National Pizza Day! (Hey, just because we share the day with National Bagel and Lox Day and National Toothache Day is no reason to knock it!) Let’s celebrate in style with pizza slingers and pie makers around the country. Several chains are offering great specials that day, or you can make... Read More

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Revving in the New Year with Red Truck Pizza

Jan 19, 2021

Meet the Caines Retired teachers, Boni and Mark Caine of Forest Lake, MN combined Mark’s love of old cars and Boni’s love of food science to create Red Truck Pizza. They bought a Forno Bravo Viaggio Mobile Drop-In oven, put it into a 1952 Dodge farm grain truck, and creatively turned the old truck into a food truck. They have been having a blast with it ever since! By starting... Read More

Coastal Connections – The Patton’s Premio Modular Kit Build

Dec 29, 2020

Ever thought of building your own wood fired oven, but it seemed too daunting? Well, kits are a great way to tackle the project in a manageable way! Let us introduce you to Tom Patton, his wife, Jane, and his stepson, Clint. This past summer/fall, they decided that a pizza oven would be a perfect family quarantine project that would also help pull their small-town, coastal community together in the... Read More

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Meet Forno Bravo Dealers George and Tena McNeil

Sep 24, 2020

George and Tena McNeil of MWS Enterprises – Home Pizzeria Ovens have been Forno Bravo dealers since almost the beginning. Their relationship with the company goes back to 2006, and today is stronger than ever! With offices in New Hampshire and Florida, their customers come from across the Northeast and Florida, and now, the Caribbean as well. We took some time to do a phone interview with George and get... Read More

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2020 Wood Fired Thanksgiving Recipe Contest

Sep 24, 2020

Thank you for being a part of our 2020 Wood Fired Thanksgiving Recipe Contest. We can’t wait to try your delicious food and share it with the community. Our goal is to help folks assemble the most delicious, creative, and eclectic Wood Fired Thanksgiving meal ever! To submit your recipe for consideration in the contest, simply click the button below, complete the form, and upload your photo(s).     Contest... Read More

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