A LIFE IN PIZZA WITH ANTHONY MANGIERI

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SEPTEMBER, 2018

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A Life in Pizza is a Forza Forni-exclusive web series documenting conversations with renowned pizzaioli and host Peter de Jong, the CEO and founder of Forza Forni.

Join host Peter de Jong as he spends the afternoon with the renowned New York City pizzaiolo/restaurateur, Anthony Mangieri. Anthony has been pursuing the development of the perfect pizza since the ’90s, where he made his start in New York City. After 8 years on the West Coast, Anthony returned in early 2018 to open the latest iteration of his iconic pizza restaurant – Una Pizza Napoletana.

Filmed on Location at Una Pizza Napoletana – 175 Orchard St, New York, NY

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In Mangieri’s own words, his foundational view on pizza came from both his childhood in New York as well as his Neapolitan heritage.

Anthony Mangieri:

My family is from Naples, I was very influenced by going to Naples, visiting there with my mom and dad. That pizza just felt like it was for me, like it was mine.

At the same time I was very influenced by New York pizza, I loved Grimaldi’s, Totonno’s, John’s on Bleecker.

“I want a pizza that looks really like it’s a piece of nature, the toppings look very alive, it has a lot of air in the corniccione, very uneven, very kind of wild looking.”

What makes a pie from Anthony Mangieri, an Una Pizza pie? Anthony explained that he wants “a pizza that looks really like it’s a piece of nature, the toppings look very alive, it has a lot of air in the corniccione, very uneven, very kind of wild looking.”

He admits that “this pizza that we make is kind of wacky looking, it has big bubbles – but it’s light, and super digestible.”

If you would like to make a reservation to visit Una Pizza Napoletana in New York City, please go to www.unapizza.com

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