Legendary New Haven-Type Pizzeria Launches a Slice Truck

Connecticut-based Zuppardi’s Apizza has a brand new meals truck—and it’s just for slices.

The Zuppardi’s Cell Slice Store is a sibling to the legendary pizzeria’s different truck, the Zupp’s Truck. However whereas the latter is designed for entire New Haven-style pies made on the spot, the brand new one has been outfitted to serve tons and many particular person slices, which shall be premade and reheated in a convection oven, in accordance with the New Haven Register.

Zuppardi’s introduced the brand new automobile’s debut in mid-March on social media. The Cell Slice Store is supposed to usher in enterprise from faculties and universities, leisure venues and different hospitality teams. “Our steady objective is to offer our household’s pizza to as many purchasers as we are able to, whereas upholding the usual of our 90-year legacy,” the put up acknowledged.

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Jim Ormrod, the good grandson of Zuppardi’s founder Dominic Zuppardi, runs Zuppardi’s cellular operations. He advised the Register that he needed to flip down gives as a result of the Zupps Truck couldn’t produce slices at a ample quantity. In any case, school college students at a live performance need to seize a fast slice, not an entire pie.

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“I seen proper now there’s loads of demand for that on the faculties,” Ormrod advised the Register. “I’ve had some curiosity from among the music venues previously in regards to the truck. And since it’s booked with catering and since it’s not designed to do this, I needed to form of flip loads of that stuff away. So [the slice truck] will be capable to deal with that.”

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Based in 1934, Zuppardi’s is among the nation’s oldest pizzerias and a member of PMQ’s Pizza Corridor of Fame. Dominic began the enterprise, initially known as Salerno’s Bakery, then turned the reins over to his son, Anthony Zuppardi, after struggling a stroke. Anthony started increasing the menu and gave the store its new title in 1947.

Zuppardi’s presently has three places in addition to the 2 cellular operations.

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