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Don't Panic A Girl And her Dragon

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

Forno Bravo Pre-Cured Ovens

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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Uncle KoKo’s Wood Fired Pizzeria Features Custom Tiled Napoli Pizza Oven

Apr 14, 2016

In the fall of 2015, Forno Bravo received an order for a Napoli commercial wood fired oven for a new pizzeria being opened in Belle Vernon, PA by Kodey Suomela.  Kodey requested to customize the tiling on the oven with not only the logo of the pizzeria, but also a tribute to his grandfather.  Here is Kodey’s story: “My grandfather and I have owned a gym now for 3 years.... Read More

Just a Really Nice Pizza Oven Photo

Sep 25, 2012

We have been working hard putting the FB Pizza Map application and database together, and I have been doing a lot of research and looking at lots and lots (and lots) of restaurants, pizza ovens and pizzerias around the world. And today, I saw a pizza oven photo that just made me smile. So I thought I would share it. 🙂 Be sure to click on the image to see... Read More

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