Pizzaiolo

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Pizzaiolo in Toronto

Pizzaiolo is a gourmet pizza chain in Canada. The chain has 37 restaurants in the Greater Toronto Area.

History[edit]

According to its website, Pizzaiolo was founded in Montorio, Italy in the early 1940s by Nonno Giuseppe and Nonna Ida, and was run at a small pizzeria. The company name derives from the Italian word pizzaiolo [pittsaˈjɔːlo] which means "pizza maker". In the 1960s, the company moved to Toronto where the chain was started by "Mama Anna" and "Papa Antonio". They opened their first full-fledged restaurant in 1967.

Pizzaiolo has 37 locations in the GTA.

It was the winner of a Now magazine Best of Toronto: Readers' Poll" for "Best Pizza Slice".

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