Angelina’s Pizzeria Irvine Welcomes Antonio Bevacqua

Artisanal Napoletana Pizza Restaurant Hires Chief Operating Officer

Online PR News – 18-May-2016 – Irvine, CA – Irvine, Calif. (May 2016) – Angelina’s Pizzeria Napoletana, authentic Italian restaurant known for its artisanal pizzas, announced the welcome of new Chief Operating Officer Antonio Bevacqua. As COO of Angelina’s, Bevacqua is responsible for managing both Angelina’s locations in Dana Point and Irvine.

Bevacqua was born and raised in Italy surrounded by art, culture and food and wine – authentic Italian attributes that he brings with him to Angelina’s. He started at Angelina’s in January 2016 and was instrumental in the opening of the Irvine restaurant in April. Bevacqua hired and trained the staff and met with purveyors and distributors regarding menu items and wine lists.

“Our vision for Angelina’s is to create a true authentic Italian atmosphere with great cuisine and drinks and Antonio is the perfect fit to bring it all to life,” said Sho Fusco, Angelina’s Pizzeria Proprietor. “Angelina’s new Irvine location is on track to be a huge success and we couldn’t have done it without Antonio.”

Prior to joining Angelina’s, Bevacqua spent time as the General Manager for Il Fornaio Group at one of their prestigious restaurants in Newport Beach. He also worked in management with the Patina Group. Bevacqua has a degree in culinary arts from the Hotel Management School F. Martini and worked as a sous chef and executive chef throughout Tuscany.

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About Angelina’s
At Angelina’s Pizzeria, our passion is to create artisanal Pizza Napoletana, Fresh Salads and Classic Italian Desserts. Our gourmet Napoletana pizzas are baked in a 900-degree wood-burning oven using rustic Almond wood fire. We use the finest quality ingredients imported from Italy and fresh organic Basil grown locally in California. Our sauce is made from scratch using flavorful San Marzano tomatoes. The beautifully crafted dough is made daily, creating a Delicious Pizza sure to excite the most discerning connoisseurs. We offer an extensive selection of Italian Wines to compliment your Napolitana dining experience. Ciao Belli!

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