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vera pizza napoletana americas delegation USA canada pizzaioli napoliVPN Americas is the American Delegation of the Associazione Vera Pizza Napoletana, an international non-profit organization founded in the mid 1980's by a group of Neapolitan pizzaiolis (pizza makers) seeking to cultivate the culinary art of making Neapolitan pizza.
On June 1984, the association was officially established as a denomination of control (DOC) by the Italian government, a designation that made the VPN a legal entity able to give special designation to pizzerias who meet strict requirements that respect the tradition of the art of Neapolitan pizza making.The President is Antonio Pace.

- cultivate the culinary discipline of the Neapolitan pizza, with its requisite, preparation, ingredients and manner of cooking.
- defend the origin of the authentic pizza and the tradition of the pizza as it began in Naples, Italy
- teach the art of making pizza, by any individual who would like to learn the way that, for more then 300 years, distinguish a product unique in the world.
- designate by a certification those pizzerias which respect the culinary tradition of the Neapolitan pizza and where such a pizza may be enjoyed.

Executive Staff

Peppe Miele Joe Fugere
Peppe Miele
Operations Coordinator
Joe Fugere
Vice President
Donato Rumi louis miele
Donato Rumi
Office Manager
Marketing and Promotion Director

Louis Miele
Social Media Coordinator
Fernando linares
Fernando Linares
Financial Advisor

Technical Staff

Mario Vollera Roberto Di Massa
Mario Vollera
Training Instructor and Inspector

Roberto Di Massa
Pizzaiolo Verace Senior
Inspector and Training Instructor.
Jose Barrios Ettore Rusciano

Jose' Barrios
Pizzaiolo Verace Senior
Training Instructor

Ettore Rusciano
Training Instructor and Inspector