06/12/19 12:59pm

Owner Jeffrey Marrone fires up the pizzeria’s the Stefano Ferrara Forni oven. (Credit: Erika Peters)

Mobile pizza truck company Pizza Rita opened the doors to its first brick-and-mortar location in Mattituck.

Since 2015, pizza lovers could only get Jeffrey Marrone’s Neapolitan-style wood-fired pizza through private catering events and Friday pizza night at Moustache Brewing Co. in Riverhead, out of his restored 1946 Chevrolet rack pick-up truck. Six months after signing the lease, on June 10, the Culinary Institute of America graduate welcomed fans into the friendly, family-oriented pizzeria he always wanted. (more…)

01/26/19 6:05am

Jeff Marrone outside his pizza truck which he named “Pizza Rita” after his late grandmother. (Credit: Vera Chinese, file photo)

Mobile pizza truck company Pizza Rita is opening its first brick-and-mortar location in Mattituck this spring.

The eatery, currently under renovation, is located in the former Sicilian Pizza & Pasta, next to Wendy’s Deli. (more…)