Zeneli Brothers Bring Naples To Wooster

Aug 06, 2019 99

Gazmir Zeneli spent nine years perfecting the Neapolitan “Queen Margherita”-style pizza as the head pizza chef for New York City’s Eataly Italian market and food hall. Now, the Naples native and two of his brothers have brought their cheese and pizza-making prowess to their own new restaurant at the center of the city’s Pizza Row in Wooster Square.

Gazmir, Aleko, and Jeshar Zeneli joined Mayor Toni Harp and a host of local foodies and economic development boosters Thursday morning for an official ribbon cutting for their new restaurant, Zeneli pizzeria e cucina napoletana, located at 138 Wooster St. “New Haven is all about pizza,” Gazmir said with a toothy smile when asked why open another pizza place right next door to such local legends as Pepe’s and Sally’s.

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SOURCE: https://www.newhavenindependent.org

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