Master Pizza continues its comeback with a new pizza/ice cream shop in Brecksville
BREAKSVILLE, Ohio – A pizzeria and an ice cream parlor, each beneath the identical possession, will share a constructing on the north nook of Brecksville and Mill roads.
Grasp Pizza, a regional chain based mostly in Mayfield Heights, is opening a brand new location at 7059 Mill, in a constructing previously occupied by 24 Karrot Kitchen.
Corradi’s Scoops Ice Cream Store will function in the identical constructing. Each companies are scheduled to open in late November or early December.
Brian Corradi — a Medina resident who owns a number of Grasp Pizza franchises, together with one in Strongsville — will personal and function the Brecksville pizzeria and ice cream restaurant, with assist from his spouse Jackie and daughter-in-law Monica Corradi. .
“Monica labored at an ice cream store when she was youthful and was obsessed with it,” Jackie Corradi instructed cleveland.com on Tuesday (October 31). “We have been testing flavors all summer time.”
The brand new Brecksville Grasp Pizza continues the resurgence of a Larger Cleveland pizza chain that disappeared about 15 years in the past.
In keeping with its web site, Grasp Pizza was based in 1955 in Mayfield Heights. By the mid-Seventies, the pizzeria had 38 places in Larger Cleveland.
Within the mid-Eighties, the unique house owners of the pizzeria chain terminated the franchise and the corporate was break up into Grasp Pizza and Pizza Bazaar. Ultimately, Pizza Bazaar went out of enterprise. By the late Nineties, all that remained was the unique Mayfield Heights Grasp Pizza.
In 2000, Michael LaMarca and his household bought the Mayfield Heights Grasp Pizza restaurant and commenced taking part and performing effectively in quite a few pizza competitions.
In 2010, Grasp Pizza made Cleveland Journal’s Finest Pizza on the Cleveland Honor Roll. In the identical 12 months, the corporate was ranked within the high ten on the Worldwide Pizza Problem in Las Vegas.
The awards stored coming — Grasp Pizza took first place on the 2017 World Pizza Championships in Shanghai — as LaMarca as soon as once more started opening new places.
Since 2012, Grasp Pizza has opened eating places in Avon, Chagrin Falls, Copley, Eastlake, Lakewood, Medina, Mentor-on-the-Lake, North Ridgeville, Parma, Strongsville, Twinsburg, Streetsboro and Westlake.
Brian Corradi, crew chief for Don Schumacher Racing — a part of the Nationwide Scorching Rod Affiliation, a drag racing group — entered Grasp Pizza in 2011 as a aspect gig, in accordance with a 2016 article in Drag Illustrated.
“The Corradis are nice companions and operators, and this (new pizzeria and ice cream restaurant in Brecksville) is a good way to develop their firm and our firm,” LaMarca instructed cleveland.com on Tuesday.
Jackie Corradi stated Corradi’s Scoops will likely be her household’s first ice cream firm. Corradis might open extra ice cream retailers sooner or later.
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