John Corsi opened Pizza e Vino Cellar 849 so he could make the kind of pizza he longed for but couldn’t find in Michigan. He started with an Italian-built wood-burning, domed, stone oven able to cook at a temperature of over 900 degrees. He wanted guests to feel like they were being treated to the warmth and comfort of a close friend’s home, so he placed the oven at the heart of Cellar 849’s interior.
Since there isn’t a place in the world where pizza is more ingrained in the culture than Naples, Italy, Pizza e Vino Cellar 849 utilizes the same centuries-old techniques that Neapolitan masters use to create a truly authentic pizza. The world’s finest San Marzano tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, traditional Neapolitan dough, highest quality ingredients and flame-blackened blisters on the crust form the foundation of the pizza, but the true craft is in mastering the wood-fired oven.
Inauguration on April 9th
The stop-over in Bologna of the tour Discovering the True Neapolitan Pizza is very important to us. On that occasion, we will launch the first AVPN Point in Italy and the location will be precisely the pizzeria Tonino. In the restaurant of via Cairoli there will be a corner dedicated to Neapolitan pizza where you can find news and promotional information about the Association, about the many events planned each year and about the courses to learn the art...read more