309 West 50th Street (at 8th Ave.), New York, NY 10019 646.719.1043

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World-renowned Neapolitan pizza chefs, Roberto Caporuscio of the wildly popular Kesté Pizza & Vino in New York City, and his maestro, Antonio Starita, third generation owner of one Naples’ oldest and most revered pizzerias, Pizzeria Starita a Materdei, have joined forces to bring authentic Neapolitan pizza to Midtown Manhattan at Don Antonio by Starita.
Located at 309 West 50th Street in New York City, Don Antonio by Starita is where pizza fans can indulge in an expansive assortment of more than 60 traditional and creative, wood-fired Neapolitan pies, crafted from the finest ingredients, including homemade mozzarella. Highlights include a selection of pizze fritte (lightly fried pizza), such as the “Montanara Starita”.

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Roberto Caporuscio

Roberto Caporuscio was born and raised on a dairy farm in Pontinia, Italy, an hour outside of Naples, where he first developed his culinary skills producing and selling cheese. It was, however, in Napoli, the birthplace of pizza, where Mr. Caporuscio went to study the art and craft of this culinary delight with the most talented Neapolitan pizza masters, including Antonio Starita. After training with the best, he established two successful pizzerias in Pittsburgh, PA, then A Mano in Ridgewood, NJ, and ultimately settled in New York City in 2009 when he opened Kesté Pizza and Vino on Bleecker Street, followed by Don Antonio by Starita in Midtown February 2012.

Giorgia Caporuscio

2013 Classical Pizza Champion – Montanara Starita
Giorgia moved to New York in 2010 to join her father and to learn English. After spending some time in the kitchen with her father, Roberto Caporuscio, he asked her, “Why don’t you to try to play with the dough, stretch it, see how we make it?” It started as a joke, but she soon fell in love with pizza-making. “I love pizza because it’s so simple but so particular. It’s so difficult to make yet so easy at the same. Everyone eats pizza – rich people, poor people, young and old. Everyone loves it. When I first started making pizza, I wanted to try it because I was the only girl working at a pizzeria. I wanted to prove myself. I wanted to say, ‘Oh, I can do it!’ but then I started to like it. I wanted to pursue something I was passionate about in life and do work that didn’t feel like work.”

 

Hours

Monday – Thursday
11:30 pm – 3:30 pm / 4:30 pm – 11 pm
Friday – Saturday
11:30 am – 11:30 pm
Sunday
11:30 am – 10:30 pm

Don Antonio

309 West 50th Street (at 8th Ave.)
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 646.719.1043
Email: info@DonAntonioPizza.com

Hours

Monday – Thursday
11:30pm – 3:30 pm / 4:30pm – 11 pm
Friday – Saturday
11:30am – 11:30 pm
Sunday
11:30 am – 10:30 pm

Kesté Village

271 Bleecker Street,
New York, NY 10014
Phone (212) 243-1500
info@kestepizzeria.com

Hours

Monday – Thursday
5 pm – 10 pm
Friday
5 pm – 11 pm
Saturday
11:30 am – 11 pm
Sunday
11:30 am – 10:30 pm

Kesté Williamsburg

232 N 12th St
Brooklyn NY 11211
Phone (917) 909-1183
info@kestepizzeria.com

Hours

Monday – Thursday
11:30 pm – 3:30 pm / 4:30 pm to 10 pm
Friday – Saturday
11.30 pm – 11.30 pm
Sunday
11:30 am – 10:30 pm

Kesté Wall Street

66 Fulton St (Main entrance on Gold St)
New York, NY 10038
Phone (212) 693-9030
info@kestepizzeria.com