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Pizza by Bruce Bozzi

Pizza by Bruce Bozzi

This July, relax under shady fronds with your fling and a piping hot pizza by the acclaimed Bruce Bozzi from the Palm Restaurant Group.

Throughout the summer, we've been welcoming some of the best chefs in New York to our pizza kitchens with Star Chef Pizza Collaboration Series by Rossopomodoro, the Napoli-based company behind our award-winning pizza at Eataly USA.

Held exclusively in New York —a city that knows its pizza — this special series spotlights a different esteemed chef from a top local restaurant every month. Each chef crafts an all-new pizza, available for you to taste at La Pizza & La Pasta at Eataly NYC Flatiron and Eataly NYC Downtown.

For the second edition, we tapped Bruce Bozzi. As the fourth generation of the Palm family, Bruce literally grew up in The Palm, the iconic New York City fine-dining restaurant founded by Italian natives in 1926. Today, he is the executive vice president of the Palm Restaurant Group and directs the company's marketing, HR, and — our favorite — culinary teams. We can't think of a person more passionate and steeped in local restaurant culture to join us in our pizza kitchen!


Bruce's creation doesn't disappoint: Pizza Tu Vo' Fa l'Americano (translation from the Italian dialect: pizza that makes you want to be American) features Neapolitan-style dough topped with tomato sauce, mozzarella, breaded chicken, and arugula.

...we know. Get thee to your closest Eataly NYC by July 31.

Next up, keep your eyes peeled and appetite prepped for upcoming guest chefs, including Dale Talde of Talde, Josh Russ Tupper of Russ & Daughters, Einat Admony of Balaboosta, and Jonathan Wu of Fung.

How did we choose these particular stars? It's simple: Rossopomodoro's team looked for chefs who would embody our shared philosophy of serving simple, seasonal, straightforward, healthy, and flavorful fare — spiced with their own signature flair!

“Everybody does (pizza) differently," explained Simone Falco, chef and owner of Rossopomodoro and president and CEO of Rossopomodoro at Eataly USA. "We wanted to explore how others personally prepare and eat their favorite slices, and the Star Chef Pizza Collaboration Series does just that.”

“We’re excited for these talented chefs to unveil new creative recipes each month," agreed Nicola Farinetti, the CEO at Eataly USA, adding, "Can’t wait for diners to pick their favorites!”

After Bruce ends his term on July 31, we'll reveal the next pizza creation. Get ready — buon appetito!


Explore our hours and complete menus for La Pizza & La Pasta at Eataly NYC Flatiron and Eataly NYC Downtown, then plan your trip!