• Roxii Hoare-Smith

Harrods Pizza Gourmet pop-up

Harrods will launch Pizza Gourmet pop-up in association with Identita Golose.

From 27 October until 31 October 2015, Italian artisan chefs Franco Pepe and Simone Padoan will take over The Pizzeria at Harrods to offer six delicious gourmand creations for a limited period.

The five day pop-up, Pizza Gourmet, will offer foodies the chance to try six limited edition luxurious pizzas, in association with Identità Golose (an international cooking convention which hosts events in London, New York and Milan. )

Pizza Gourmet will open at Harrods Pizzeria and Canti Prosecco Bar, on the second floor. Italian chefs Franco Pepe and Simone Padoan will creating the gourmet pizzas which also includes veggie options. Pepe and Padoan have restaurants based in Italy so this is a fantastic chance to taste their creations during their short time in London.

Pepe, owner of Pepe in Grani restaurant located close to Naples, has created a menu which offers a modern twist on the classic Italian pizza. This includes the Mistaken Margherita, which involves the tomato being cold reduced to maintain and enhance its strong taste and then added to the pizza at the end of the cooking process.

Padoan is known as the inventor of the new Italian pizza. At his restaurant I Tigli di San Bonifacio, he has changed the way classic pizza is perceived. For example the ‘From Land to Sea’ pizza which is created with Mazara del Vallo fresh red shrimps and Mediterranean vegetables.

Pizza Gourmet opening hours:

Monday – Friday 12:00pm to 9:00pm

Saturday 11.30am to 9:00pm

Sunday 11.30am to 6.00pm

Pizza Gourmet


Second Floor

87-135 Brompton Rd



As I’m a bit of a pizza fanatic (seriously, who isn’t?) I’ll be popping along next week. So check out my Twitter and Instagram for photos!

Will you be there?

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