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...

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...

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...

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. ...

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...

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...

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...

Engineered specifically to accommodate high-volume pizza making of a true pizzaiolo, the Marra Forni Rotator is the most versatile, durable and easy-to-use brick oven on the market....

  Neapolitan Express had the special privilege of joining the newly expanded Grandstand Food Village at the U.S. Open. The event took place on August 29th to September 11th in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Queens, New York. Grub Street hailed Neapolitan Express as one of the “17 Outstanding Things to Eat and Drink When You Go to This Year’s U.S. Open. ” Some notable features of their restaurant are that they use locally sourced, organic ingredients, dough straight from Italy and the Marra...

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