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March 2020 | No. #129; International Pizza Expo Postponed Until June 26-28, 2020; Pizza Ovens Go To School; Maestro Vito Iacopelli Demonstrates Neapolitan Pizza Making in a Vesuvio Oven

Mar 24, 2020

At Forno Bravo, we have always referred to our customers as family for a simple reason, for us, you are! Family shares bonds and a…   Read More

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Maestro Vito Iacopelli Demonstrates Pizza Making in a Vesuvio Oven

Mar 20, 2020

We’re channeling our inner Italian today by sharing this fun and informative video by Maestro Vito Iacopelli. Born in Bari, Italy, he currently hails from Los Angeles. The Maestro has made a great how-to video for preparing a pizza with organic purple potato cream sauce, mozzarella,  sausage, fennel, and mushrooms using a friend’s wood and gas fired Vesuvio Maestro Vito has officially been a pizzaiolo since 1993, and a master chef... Read More

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Pizza Ovens Go To School

Mar 20, 2020

With a renewed focus on the value of the trades, more schools are incorporating the culinary arts into their curriculum. Cooking teaches incredible skills across disciplines in a unique, organic (and delicious) way. Just some of the disciplines and skills involved are math, chemistry, history, sociology, communications, business, fine motor control, creativity, planning, and organization. Forno Bravo is excited to have worked with several schools across the country to place... Read More

February 2020 | No. #129; Who is Forno Bravo? Enjoy Our New Overview Video, Pizza Expo Extravaganza Coming Soon, Recipe Spotlight: Lavender and Fennel Pollen Naan Bread

Feb 28, 2020

High Season at Forno Bravo seems to start earlier each year! The team is busy in preparation mode for our annual visit to the International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas,     Read More

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2020 International Pizza Expo is Right Around the Corner

Feb 25, 2020

March 31 – April 2, 2020 is the 36th edition of the International Pizza Expo held in Las Vegas, NV. Forno Bravo will there with our ovens, chefs, and live cooking demonstrations to add to the fun and excitement! (Booth #2369) Master Instructor and World Pizza Champion, Chef Leo Spizzirri, and Chef Anthony Iannone from the North American Pizza and Culinary Academy will be headlining our demos this year. Their... Read More

Naan Bread

Feb 24, 2020

Naan Bread is a versatile form of flat bread that has its roots in India and the Middle East. It is also super easy to make in a wood fired oven! This recipe for Lavender and Fennel Pollen Naan Bread is a gourmet adaptation of the basic recipe and brought to us by Chef Ryan Kirby of Wisconsin. Chef Kirby has a passion for making dishes with local, fresh ingredients. You can... Read More

January 2020 | No. #128; 2020 International Pizza Expo – Here We Come!, Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with a Tuscan Steak Bonus, Tips for Hosting Great Parties

Feb 19, 2020

Happy 2020! Welcome to the new year and to another season of delicious recipes, fun contests, interesting stories, and…     Read More

50th Edition of Wood Fired University Course Offered in Denver

Jan 17, 2020

This long-running, 3-day class for beginning entrepreneurs and business owners will take place February 21 – 24th, 2020 in Denver, CO. You will strengthen you mobile business savvy, as well your wood fired cooking skills with this course taught by our friends at Fire Within. Learn More Read More

Grilled Chicken and Blackberries

Blackberry BBQ Chicken

Jan 10, 2020

Wendy O’Neal is a mother, blogger, author of multiple cookbooks, and proud owner of a Casa110 wood fired oven. Live Fire BBQ and Beyond is her latest cookbook. It was released in 2019. You can find her Casa oven featured in several of the recipes and photographs in the book. All of Wendy’s dishes are rigorously taste tested by her family and fans, so you know they are good! One... Read More

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