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Season 2, Episode 12

#012 - Chico Pizza Legend - Celestino Gencarelli

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Published February 19th, 2020


We speak with Chico pizza legend Celestino Gencarelli In 1997 he opened for business in Chico, and continues making pizza to this day for students, food lovers and locals fans. His pizza has won numerous local awards and is a consistent winner of Chico News and Review’s Best of Chico – Best Pizza category. We learn business tricks and delicious pizza tips in this delicious episode.

opened for Business on April Fool’s Day, April 1, 1997.

They had a simple plan: Offer Authentic New York thin-crust Pizza and they will come!

The Downtown store is still owned and operated by the original owners!



Across from Chico State

101 Salem Street

Downtown-Chico, CA

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