Coming soon: Pizzeria Bianco, The Heist

2013-09-09T13:16:00Z 2014-07-03T10:36:18Z Coming soon: Pizzeria Bianco, The HeistBy Cathalena E. Burch Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

A nationally feted pizza chef — the only one in the country to win the coveted James Beard Award — and an emerging celebrity chef who’s making a hard push into Tucson are opening artisan pizza shops here this fall.

Aaron May will open The Heist Pizza Parlour, 7131 E. Broadway, this month. Late this year, James Beard-winner Chris Bianco will open Pizzeria Bianco in a 2,000-square-foot space next to The Hub on East Congress Street.

The Heist will feature single-serve wood-oven-fired pies topped with housemade mozzarella, meats and vegetables. Bianco prepares authentic Neapolitan pizza fired up in a wood-burning oven and topped with house-smoked mozzarella, fresh herbs and cured meats.

Contact reporter Cathalena E. Burch at or 573-4642.

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