Team

Our Family

Authentic Italian Cuisine!

Above anything else, Original Pizza restaurant values people…

Both our customers and our family are what’s most important for us!

Our family works hard both back at the kitchen and around the tables in our dining hall…

We want you to feel our friendliness and courtesy, as well as the hard work that our cooks input to all the meals we serve!

Raffaele

Raffaele

Owner, Co-Founder, Dad

Diane has a sweet tooth for everything…sweet! As a dessert sous chef she’s responsible for delighting you with anything nice, from a cheesecake to a creme brûlée!

Carmela

Carmela

Owner, Co-Founder, Mom

Derived from French culinary terminology, a poissonnier sous chef is the cook, responsible for preparing and serving all the dishes that have fish ingredients.

Dan

Dan

Co-Owner, Head Chef, Keeper of the Apron

Cary curates our delicious collection of sauces. She’s a master for preparing meat, fish and vegetable sauces, the ones you’d love to dip your bread into!

Alessandra (Sandra) Erickson

Alessandra (Sandra) Erickson

Daughter

I enjoy taking care of people! I Serve on Friday and Saturday evenings. Working at OP since 2012. Pizza is the Perfect Food! Pray for what you need, work for what you want!

Alberto

Alberto

Co-Owner, Son

Steven is the chief for any grilled dish. Be it a fish, a piece of veal, lamb or a pork loin – be sure that under his supervision it will be grilling and smoking!

Daniela

Daniela

Co-Owner, Daughter

Peter is the person, who’s responsible for all the dishes that are deep fried in oil or any other animal fat… So the next time you order French fries, you’ll know whom to thank for it!

Mary Applorange

Mary Applorange

Saucier Sous Chef

Mary takes a good loving care for any vegetable related cooking… She finds special joy in being a vegetable sous chef, as she’s been a vegetarian for more than 20 years by now!

Gary Fiships

Gary Fiships

Chief Waiter

Gary works at Bettaso longer than anyone else. That kind of tenure’s length allows him to provide mindful advice to all the newcomers, including other waiters, whom he presides over…