Il Fornetto Celebrates 20 Years in Sheepshead Bay

Aug 12, 2019 270

BY: Ellie Plass

This August will be twenty years since Angelo Viscoso gave up on a career in engineering and opened il Fornetto on Emmons Avenue  – continuing his family’s tradition of serving good food to good neighbors.  

Vicoso, 45, grew up in the business – his parents owned and ran Vesuvio, the beloved Bay Ridge pizzeria. His roommates in college joked with him, asking why he was bothering with his mechanical engineering degree when they all knew he was going to end up running a restaurant.

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