Born in Sicily, Sal grew up surrounded by fresh ingredients and homemade meals. He moved to New York in 1984 and began working in his brother’s pizzeria. Once taking over for his brother, Sal attended Culinary School. He graduated from the Institute of Culinary Education in 2003 and continued bringing the freshest ingredients and made to order dishes to his pizzeria on Steinway Street.
After vacationing in Arizona in 2000, Sal knew this was the place to raise his family. Sal moved his family to Arizona and opened Sal’s Gilbert Pizza in 2006. Over the last 7 years Sal and Grace have continuously provided the East Valley with fresh food from the finest ingredients in a friendly atmosphere.