Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Friday, December 16, 2016

Get Ready Pizza Boys-Starbuck's is Coming!

Original Goodfella's S.I.N.Y Hyaln Blvd. with NY Yankee Pie

Starbucks has announced it's gunning for you and looking to dominate the pizza market as easily as they have dominated the coffee market.

It may seem easy to do when you have a billion dollar business with contacts all over the world and the ability to buy supplies low and corner the market on real estate. However it has always been my conviction that a great local mom and pop can always outdo a corporate giant by virtue of not having to follow a cookie cutter outline and corporate dictated policy and recipe. Pizza is a personal experience and open to the incredible interpretation of the many fantastic men and women in the pizza business. There will always be chain pizza places such as Pizza Hut, Poppa John's and Little Cesar's to serve a fast low cost pizza. Then there the more modern chains such as Blaze and Piology serving a fast casual fresh topping pizza from a brick oven, and then you have the top of line, world class gourmet local heroes such as Grimaldi's, Patsy's, Goodfella's ans Tototonno's in New York serving the best, freshest ingredients with traditional Italian gourmet sauces and dough's. There is room for all levels of pizza in the industry and my point is that everyone can have a piece of the pie. The other thing  to observe here is that the American Pizza Industry is huge and of such importance that another giant wants to throw his hat into the ring and see if they can conquer the pizza world.

Monday, December 12, 2016

Kansas City has some Hot Neapolitan Pizza Competition

Seems that the entire country is involved in the current gourmet fast casual pizza war taking place at a location near you. Fantastic how concepts such those mentioned in this Kansas  City Star article: are using revolving brick ovens for fast and consistent pizza.
Spin Neapolitan Pizza featuring a NY Brick Oven Co. revolving Brick Oven

The taste and flavor these hot spots are providing seem to be what the pizza eating public are demanding and this has gotten the interest of some of the big boys in the pizza world who are feverishly retooling and rethinking their concepts to provide a truly "better" pizza than the typical fast-food fare. Thus the rise in fast casual pizza concepts across the land bringing fresh ingredients made in front of the customer and baked in only a couple minutes.
Neapolitan Pizza From NY Brick Oven Co. 
Who would want a premade cardboard pizza when they have the choice to get a wood fired brick oven pie fresh from the oven? The Pizza War is the only war where we all win.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Starting a Pizza Business?

Revolving Brick Oven For Fast Casual Pizza
For the brave entrepreneurs about to undertake their first business venture-WE SALUTE YOU.  Breaking away from the traditional JOB-just over broke requires guts, faith, and dogged determination to overcome the hurdles that lie in the way. Many people spend an awful lot of time dreaming about starting their own business but very few ever pull the trigger and do it. Once you have decided to break away from the rut of a job and take a chance you need to minimize your risk and make your decision work for you. Pizza is by no means a complicated subject and can be quite easy to learn under the right circumstance and training. Brick laying is basic too but requires a proper technique and practice, Where do you find someone willing to show you a simple easy method of doing this? The guys a the Pizza School of New York have been showing entrepreneurs the ropes for years and have turned out hundreds of successful pizza men and women across the country and across the world from New York to San Francisco and from China to NewZealand. They are world famous for helping giant pizza chains, famous chefs and local home-town heroes who are considered top pizza makers and have been rated the top in their city's. Why are they so successful? Because they care and know the business inside and out. One on one training in the world famous original Goodfella's Brick Oven Pizza by World champion pizza men. This is what gives a new pizza man the confidence and understanding to be successful. A genuine working environment brings a deep understanding of not only the process of making pizza from dough to baking but also allows one the rare glimpse into the inside world of a hugely successful groundbreaking pizza icon that has been a New York favorite for decades. The other important  aspect of why so many students are successful is understanding the operation of the industry's top brick oven from the New York Brick Oven Co. This oven has helped revolutionize the brick oven pizza  world by permitting super fast pizza production while maintaining a consistent product. On top of that, you get an oven that is easy to train on and won't suffer from the dreaded "oven fade" (cold spots from heavy use) because of it's world class burner system and patented under floor heating. This one-two punch gives anyone new to pizza a fighting chance at getting a slice of the pie.