Brick Oven Cooking For Marinades, Sous Vides, and Searing can be tricky. Marra Forni Corporate Chef Michael Kelly is also the Northeast, Midwest, Eastern Canada Regional Sales Manager at Marra Forni. Although he’s a master at many culinary techniques, it’s hard for us to think of him without images of marinades or sous vide cooking coming to mind. The information that he shared with us in our All You Need to Know About Sous Vide to Brick Oven Cooking blog...

With a lifetime of industry experience, The perfect person to explain all of the mouthwatering possibilities in Italian Wood Fired Brick Oven. Our Corporate Chef and Regional Sales Manager Chef Tito Rodriguez recently joined us in the Marraforni test kitchen to share the savory influences of his Spanish and Cuban roots. Even though we’ve been using our Commercial Brick Ovens for much more than pizza for years now, it’s always inspiring to see our Marra Family chefs create their own culinary masterpieces with...

Marra Forni Mobile Brick Oven Trailer System enables you to easily transform your business into a mobile operation while offering high volume and quality cooking! The Marra Forni Pizza Oven Trailer is perfect for positioning outside of an existing restaurant, transporting between various locations, and featuring at multiple venues and pop-up events. Marra Forni Brick Oven Trailers are ideal for those looking to expand their operation and increase revenue by giving businesses the opportunity to comfortably go where their customers...

Food enthusiasts have been fired up about brick ovens since the beginning of written history. Did you know that sundried bricks are the first known manufactured material? Everything from ancient Egyptian tomb depictions to relics from excavations at Pompei confirm the longstanding popularity of brick oven cooking. Back in those days, brick ovens were used to cook everything, not just pizza.  The American Colonists even used sun-dried bricks to construct the first streets in the United States. Later, it was...

Over the years, One of our resident chefs and sales manager has developed delicious, easy, environmentally friendly ways of combining Sous Vide techniques with brick oven cooking.  This post is dedicated to his efforts in not only honing his craft, but inspiring others to save time, money, and flavor using the same proven methods that he does. One of our resident chefs and sales manager Michael Kelly is a master of Sous Vide cooking. If you’re intimidated by the term sous...

We consistently hear feedback on how Chef Representatives in our test kitchens helped clients’ businesses succeed. In addition to providing valuable tips and strategies to help them choose the best ovens, Rep Chefs possess the knowledge needed to help business owners make solid decisions. They also deliver the kind of service that guarantees solutions to obstacles in many businesses. While their main job functions are to teach the overall features of the equipment they are selling and help to ensure...

The history of brick ovens and pizza-making is often associated with ancient Romans. But they actually existed much earlier than that. Ancient Egyptian tomb scenes dating back to the Old Kingdom (2600BCE)  also showed the usage of brick ovens. The ancient Egyptians knew about the benefits of cooking in wood-burning brick ovens which were made with clay that was collected from the banks of the Nile. Later, the Greeks gave the brick ovens their classic “cupola” or round top that...

Juicy roasted chicken and piping hot pizza are a match made in culinary heaven. Often enjoyed at Roman tavole calde, or take-out shops specializing in popular street foods, Roasted Chicken with Potatoes can be made easily and effectively in a Marra Forni Brick oven.   Here are the 5 steps required to make succulent roasted chicken: Quality ingredients for Roasted Chicken 1 whole chicken (31/2 pound or 1590 g), cleaned and rinsed well ¼ cup (60 ml) extra-virgin olive oil1 teaspoon unrefined sea...

Recreating traditional Christmas cookies can be challenging in modern kitchens which sometimes aren’t conducive to old-world recipes. While teaching her Sweet Italian Traditions baking class in our headquarters’ marraforni test kitchen last year, Chef Amy Riolo noticed that our electric pizza ovens did a perfect job of not only replicating the old-fashioned ones that these cookies were originally baked in but also allowed for many cookies to be cooked evenly and simultaneously! Even though marraforni electric brick oven boasts cooking temperatures...

Although Marra Forni Commercial Brick ovens are designed to make pizza as effortless as possible, we are constantly discovering other great ways to get the most out of them. One of our favorite foods to cook in our ovens is meat! While we normally associate lamb chops with grills, the high temperatures and even heat distribution of our ovens produce stellar lamb chops – minus the smoke! This season, we’ve been inspired by the rave reviews from our restaurant clients who...

Our Due Bocche (Double Mouth / Pass-thru) Brick Oven Oven is one of the highest production brick oven cooking solutions available on the market today. Designed to accommodate two chefs cooking simultaneously from opposite sides of the oven; it is the perfect solution for maximizing food production throughput. With this one-of-a-kind “Pass-Thru” feature, one chef can easily maneuver dishes into the oven from the back of the house, while another removes finished product supporting plating and service to the front...

November is National Roasting Month and there are endless ways to use our Commercial brick ovens for roasting both proteins and vegetables. With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we thought it would be a great time to share a turkey recipe with you. Recently, many of our clients have been taking advantage of the versatility of their Marra Forni Brick ovens to provide carryout meals for their customers. This fast and delicious Herb-Roasted Turkey recipe makes a holiday classic an...

Creativity and ingenuity are two attributes that have been celebrated in Italy (especially in Napoli) for millennia. It is for this reason that Italians have become world-renown for style, design, and craftsmanship. Our Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Enzo Marra, enjoys marrying these typically Italian characteristics with modern American technology and a passion for innovation while overseeing the designing and building of our ovens. “Creativity Takes Courage” ~ Henri Matisse In honor of self-Improvement month, an annual designation observed each September which promotes setting goals...

Marraforni Wood fired brick oven user and Titled "The Ambassador of International Flavors," Ali Haider is the visionary & creator of 786 Degrees Wood Fired Pizza Co and we are proud to call him one of our Ambassadors. Even though Chef Ali is of Indian & Iraqi descent, he embarked on his culinary dream journey back in 2014 during his honeymoon in Naples Italy. When he tried his first Neapolitan Margherita; he had an "ah-ha! moment" that changed his life’s...

“Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things.” — Theodore Levi MS Series Brick Ovens are innovating solutions for our clients to accommodate high volume pizza making, which is one of the most important objectives for some customers. Over the years we have witnessed many restaurateurs give up the dream of a top-quality, high-performance oven due to their tight kitchen configurations. But that doesn’t need to be the case. Wood-fired, Gas-fired, Wood/Gas Combination or Electric Brick Ovens When we...

I’ve been extremely lucky to have spent the majority of my professional career in foodservice working in the service of family-owned businesses. Marra Forni has a great story and has in a very short period of time built an industry-leading brand and a very high-quality product offering. The Marra Brothers are passionate about the business and their future legacy, which only continues to drive their business and future vision. ...

Women In Pizza Recorded evidence of women in the pizza industry goes back centuries. Did you know that in 1889 pizzaiolo Raffaele Esposito actually made three pizzas in honor of King Umberto di Savoia and his wife Queen Margherita? While Raffaele made the Marinara and the earlier Mastunicola recipes, it was his wife who added the mozzarella and basil to make the pizza represent the Italian flag (red, white, and green) colors and it was then that the Pizza Margherita...

Engineered specifically to accommodate the high-volume pizza-making of a true pizzaiolo, The Marra Forni Neapolitan is the most versatile, durable, and easy-to-use brick oven on the market. The Marra Forni Neapolitan Brick Oven is available as either Gas or Wood Burning. Deciding which type of oven to choose is a dilemma that our clients are often faced with. Truth be told, there are advantages to each type of oven, and our sales team can help guide prospective customers through...

We’re proud of our team for many reasons, but it is their level of commitment and dedication that truly sets them apart. Our Mobile Trailer Brick Oven clients often compliment us on the professionalism and expertise of our business development team members because, in addition to the quality of our ovens, it is their guidance and service which makes buying and using a Marra Forni Mobile trailer brick oven so easy. This post is dedicated to three of our amazing...

February 11 was National Inventors Day - a day of the year set aside by our country to recognize the contributions of Marraforni Electric Brick Oven. Ronald Reagan as President of the United States proclaimed February 11, 1983, as the first National Inventors' Day in the USA. Here at Marra Forni, we pride ourselves on our inventions and services which set our customers up for success. We are also honored to have been awarded the Kitchen Innovation Award for several...

At the beginning of each year, we like to give special recognition to newly opened restaurants that incorporate our Neapolitan Brick Ovens into their own beautiful design.   In order to receive a shot out this year, each restaurant chosen had to meet the following criteria: Have a high Yelp or Trip Advisor ratingHave a passion for Neapolitan brick oven cookingHave an awesome atmosphere Pizza Capo - McMinnville At this Oregon hotspot,  Kyle Munroe and Jeremy Whyte,  teamed up with accomplished restaurateur, Scott Cunningham, to bring...

Marra Forni is a one-stop solution for the community which offers Spiral & Forked Mixers, Refrigerated Prep Tables, Oven Ventilation, Flywheel Slicers, etc. to support our brick oven cooking solutions. We are proud to be the fastest-growing manufacturer of handcrafted brick ovens for commercial and residential use but our commitment to value doesn’t stop there. Our team provides a customer service style and product portfolio which gives our clients the best one-stop shopping experience possible. Did you know that Marra Forni...

To kick off 2020 with Our MS Series Brick Oven and National Baking Month, we decided to dedicate a new series of posts – complete with recipes and videos- to our blog.  Called “#CookingVerstality”, these posts highlight ways to use our ovens to do much more than bake pizza. Although Marra Forni ovens are great to produce the best pizzas possible, we are constantly discovering other great ways to use them as well!   All year long, we’ll be sharing iconic...

We are always grateful for media attention which enables us to convey our message to the public and continue to offer solutions for our customers. Check out our latest blog about Marra Forni's ever growing presence in the media...

If you’re looking to expand your operation and increase revenue – think beyond the traditional four-wall model! Mobile catering has become a vibrant and dynamic trend in the foodservice industry today because it’s interactive, fast, and serves up an authentic product in literally seconds...

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