Marco Graziani

Marco Graziani, a native of Turin, has emerged as a prominent figure in the world of Neapolitan pizza. Despite facing a life-altering accident in 2008, his path intersected with master pizza chef Walter Picariello and his wife Lia, owners of “Pizzeria Gennaro Esposito.”

Under their mentorship, Marco’s passion for pizza flourished. Starting as an eager observer, he immersed himself in the art of pizza-making, eventually securing a full-time position at the esteemed pizzeria. Through unwavering dedication and relentless practice, Marco honed his skills, excelling behind the counter and with the oven.

Under their mentorship, Marco’s passion for pizza flourished. Starting as an eager observer, he immersed himself in the art of pizza-making, eventually securing a full-time position at the esteemed pizzeria. Through unwavering dedication and relentless practice, Marco honed his skills, excelling behind the counter and with the oven.

Recognized for his talent, Marco became a member of the prestigious Verace Pizza Napoletana AVPN Association in 2013. He actively participated in renowned culinary events, forging connections with influential figures in the industry.

Motivated by his passion and thirst for exploration, Marco embarked on a journey to Australia. In Melbourne, he collaborated with renowned pizza chef Johnny Di Francesco, crafting a staggering 1000 pizzas daily with a skilled team.

Humble Beginnings

Settling in Brisbane, Marco made significant contributions to the local culinary scene. Joining Gusto da Gianni, he played a pivotal role in the opening of Gianni’s Kitchen, where he introduced authentic Neapolitan pizza to the community, sharing his expertise and recipes.

Marco’s dedication to sharing his knowledge extended to social media platforms, where he engaged with pizza enthusiasts worldwide, offering daily recipes, tips, and experiences. He expanded his offerings to include private pizza events and courses, catering to the growing demand for traditional homemade pizza.

Fostering strong relationships within the industry, Marco partnered with local distributors, ensuring access to top-quality ingredients and equipment, further enhancing the quality of his pizzas.

Marco’s vision extends beyond Brisbane to cultivate a Pizza Connoisseur Culture. He envisions organizing more pizza events, courses, and collaborations with the community and local/international companies. Graziani Homemade, based in Brisbane, serves as a culinary haven, elevating the appreciation and understanding of traditional Italian pizza.

Marco Graziani’s passion, expertise, and commitment to authenticity position Graziani Homemade as a prominent destination for Neapolitan pizza experiences in Brisbane and worldwide.

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