October 18, 2021


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New entrepreneurs of Eddie’s pizzeria want to ‘go back again to basics’ with genuine Italian food stuff

THE new proprietors of a pizzeria have vowed ‘to go back again to basics’ by giving traditional Italian woodfired pizzas.

Gary Perkins and Jamie Evans took above Eddie’s Wood Fired Pizza on Borough Highway at the commencing of January.

The pizzeria served regular pizzas but in current several years moved into Spitfire athletics bar but the duo are keen to return to the outdated ethos of Eddies which was named after Ervardo Salza which opened on 2016.

He was at first from South Italy and influenced the pair to set up the authentic Neapolitan pizzeria.

Speaking forward of the official opening on Friday, Jamie Evans explained: “Pizza is a foodstuff me and my family members have often beloved.

“When we moved to Darwen from Bolton in 1994, my mother took a 2nd occupation at the previous Pizza Incredibly hot which is now Cavzon and we ate pizza each individual weekend.

“My household have generally been associated at San Remo, a substantially beloved takeaway in Darwen.

“As a younger chef I normally had dreams of possessing my individual company, and now I am having on my 3rd enterprise in 3 decades, I really feel the partnership concerning me and Gary is pretty healthier, and even even though we have confronted a few lockdowns around 10 months, we have in some way managed to locate some positivity.

Gary Perkins, aged 39, included “Darwen has so many superior take-aways, but nothing at all that offers genuine Italian wood fired pizza, Darwen bar and leisure company team is the leisure hub in the town.

“We are so enthusiastic to get the town opened back up to foodies, drinkers, brunchers, sports admirers and gamers.

“Anyone has missed out so considerably about the past yr, we just want to give everybody a little something to glance ahead to, and while ‘the new Eddie’s’ will supply some exclusive choose away practical experience, we are nevertheless looking ahead to welcoming absolutely everyone to an open Darwen exactly where they can get pleasure from every single factor of what Darwen bars and leisure group has to present.

“With that said, choose absent foodstuff is the new ordinary during lockdown and that has allowed us to concentrate on Eddie’s and fine tune our initiatives into that.

“So we cannot wait around for the relaunch and to serve delectable pizzas to consumers old and new.”

They have determined to create pizzas with sourdough crust, easy excellent high-quality components and cooked the common Italian way in a wooden fired oven.

The most important variations on the menu to point out is that we are offering a Vegan Pizza, complete with vegan mozzarella and our signature pizza will be our Margherita, which Jamie says ‘done properly, is the pizza enthusiasts pizza’.

They are importing genuine Italian ingredients, to generate reliable pizzas, cooked in our reliable oven..

Jamie, 31, extra: “Our tag line for the marketing campaign is ‘back to basics’ as we feel Eddie’s lost it’s id around the final 12 months, and in order for us to set that proper, we have to have to go ‘back to basics’. Which is about respecting the heritage of the company and respecting Eddie’s faithful customers’

Jamie has fantastic knowledge in the trade following opening a prosperous restaurant business enterprise at The Doggy Inn, Belthorn, and additional lately at The Bank Bar and Kitchen area

Meanwhile Gary owns The Lender Bar and Kitchen area, The Faucets Bar, Spitfire Sports Bar, The Vault, all of which are section of the Darwen bars and leisure team.