11 Things We Love About Blue Ridge Pizza Co!

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1. On Location And Behind The Scenes At Blue Ridge Pizza Co.

2. Blue Ridge Pizza Co. Mission Statement

1110 E Market St #8m, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Blue Ridge Pizza Co. specializes in 100% wood-fired pizza! Every pizza is baked fresh on-site and features locally-sourced produce, vegetables and seasonal ingredients.

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3. Meet The Team: Nikki Benedikt & Yannick Fayolle, Co-Owners

1110 E Market St #8m, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Owners Nikki Benedikt and Yannick Fayolle have worked in the restaurant industry for years! Yannick is a classically trained chef who owned a restaurant in his home country of Mauritius before eventually coming to the US and working as a chef at both Farmington Country Club and Clifton Inn.

4. Its All About The Whole Wheat Dough

1110 E Market St #8m, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Yannick’s secret three flour blend, used to make the whole wheat crust at Blue Ridge Pizza Co., is just one of the reasons the pizza here is so delicious!

5. Blue Ridge Pizza Co. Features Fresh, Farm Grown Meats

1110 E Market St #8m, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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At Blue Ridge Pizza Co. they ensure that only the best locally sourced meat is used, purchased from Mount Rouge Farm, so that they can provide the best possible pizza for their customers!

6. They Have Bees And Bee Hives!

1110 E Market St #8m, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Blue Ridge Pizza Co. has incorporated honey into a variety of the sauces, and given their love of all things local it is no surprise they decided to invest in their own bee hive! Yannick and Nikki are eager to provide their customers with the best, even if that means getting stung along the way! LOVE AT FIRST BITE just got a bit sweeter!

7. Fresh From The Owner’s Garden

1110 E Market St #8m, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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At Blue Ridge Pizza Co., they know that great pizza comes from great produce, which is why Nikki wakes up every morning and tends to her beautiful garden! Emphasizing locally grown, these passionate and creative chefs are literally bringing you peppers, herbs and tomatoes grown right in their back yard!

8. Margherita Pizza

1110 E Market St #8m, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Yannick’s delight in creating beautiful and creative pizzas is clearly evident when you try his Margherita Pizza. Made with fresh mozzarella and basil and topped with Yannick’s signature made-from-scratch chili oil, this twist on the classic enjoys a loyal following!

9. Bacon & Leek Pizza

1110 E Market St #8m, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Yannick is truly an artist when it comes to creating delicious alternatives to the traditional pizza! His Bacon & Leek Pizza is a must try masterpiece that features a white sauce topped with bacon, leeks, cilantro, crushed pecans and strawberry drizzle!

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10. Check The Blue Ridge Pizza Co. Website For Their Location

1110 E Market St #8m, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Blue Ridge Pizza Co. are a staple at local festivals, events (Lockn’ Festival, Red Wing Roots, Festy, Edible Food Fest, Heritage Harvest Festival, Cider Fest, and many more) and Farmers’ Markets around Central Virginia. They can be found at Star Hill Brewery on Tuesdays and Random Row Brewing Co. on Wednesdays. Be sure to check the calendar on their website before traveling out for that wood-fired deliciousness.

11. Book Blue Ridge Pizza Co. For Your Private Event and Corporate Catering Needs

1110 E Market St #8m, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Blue Ridge Pizza Co. provides full service catering for weddings, rehearsal dinners, parties and corporate events. Check out the menu packages on their website or contact them for a custom proposal.

Blue Ridge Pizza Co. is a 100% wood-fired pizza catering company in Charlottesville, Virginia with a focus on locally produced, seasonal ingredients. Travelin’ LOCAL goodness!

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CEO Jerry Miller

Jerry Miller is the CEO of The Miller Organization, The I Love CVille Network, VMV Brands, The Blue Ridge Venture Fund and I Love CVille Real Estate, which are all headquartered in Downtown Charlottesville, Virginia. Jerry is passionate about the #ShopLocal movement and supporting locally-owned businesses. Get to know Jerry at JerryMillerNow.com.