About Tony Gemignani

Chef Partner Tony Gemignani is a 12-time World Pizza Champion and is recognized for his award winning gourmet pizza. Tony and his restaurants have received critical acclaim in the pages of USA Today, SAVEUR, Men's Health and Food Arts and he has appeared as a guest on shows such as TODAY, Good Morning America, The Tonight Show, and Rachael Ray. Recent accolades for Pizza Rock include: Eater Las Vegas – Winner Best Pizza, Las Vegas Weekly – Winner Best Pizza, and Eater National – One of the 21 Hottest Pizza Places in the U.S.

Tony Gemignani has received numerous accolades and is president of the World Pizza Champions. He is the only Triple Crown winner for baking and acrobatics at the International Pizza Championships in Lecce, Italy and in 2007 won the title of World Champion Pizza Maker at the World Pizza Cup in Naples, Italy, where he was the first American and non-Neapolitan victor. He has also been named the official U.S. ambassador of Neapolitan pizza by the city of Naples, a prestigious title only given to three people in the entire world.

Cooking for over 25 years, he has opened Tony's Pizza Napoletana in San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood; Tony's Coal-Fired Pizza & Slice House (next door to his flagship location); Pizza Rock in Sacramento and Las Vegas; Capo's, a Chicago-style Italian pizzeria and whiskey bar also in the North Beach neighborhood; and several more. Tony has 18 restaurant concepts in CA and Nevada.

Tony's Books

Tony’s Cookbook: Pizza
By Diane Morgan & Tony Gemignani

"If you love pizza (and who doesn’t?), you’ll also love this wonderful cookbook that reveals how easy it is to make it at home. Thick crust, thin crust, on the grill, kid friendly, quick and easy, and as dessert- PIZZA delivers."

Tony’s Children’s Book:
Tony and the Pizza Champions
By Tony Gemignani

"Based on the true story of Tony Gemignani and his world-champion pizza tossing team, this entertaining
tale offers an inside glimpse into the art-and sport of making pizza. And for those that want to get in on
the act, the book features recipes and dough tossing instructions in the back!"

Tony's Cook Book: The Pizza Bible
By Tony Gemignani

"A comprehensive guide to making pizza, covering nine different regional styles—including standards like Neapolitan, Roman, and Chicago, as well as renowned pizza sub-specialties like St. Louis and Californian—from chef, 12-time world Pizza Champion Tony Gemignani."

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Hours: Sunday–Thursday 11am–12am, Friday–Saturday 11am–2am