Frank Pinello is a founding partner and an executive chef at Pizzeria La Rosa.
Frank is a graduate of Culinary Institute of America (CIA). Frank has worked at a number of pizzerias and restaurants throughout his career. This includes Giacomo’s in the Hudson Valley, with Chef Nate Appleman (A16, Pulino’s, Chipotle), and at Roberta’s in Bushwick. These experiences led him to open and create Best Pizza in Williamsburg.
In 2016, Frank teamed with Matt Di Gesu to open a full bar/sit-down restaurant that became Pizzeria La Rosa. In this role he helped to design the menu and operationalize the restaurant. Frank has continued to build his pizza empire with the addition of Best Pizza Dive Bar in Montauk, as well consulting for many emerging pizzerias and restaurants.
Find him on Instagram at: @bestpizza33
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