THE HISTORY OF AIELLO'S PIZZA
In 1967, Giuseppe, “Joe,” Aiello set sail for America from Palermo, Sicily to catch a fleeting
dream. With only 13 dollars in his pocket, Giuseppe left his family, confident that the land of
opportunity would provide more than an income but of the life he had dreamed about.
After years of kneading dough and simmering sauce for an employer, Giuseppe decided to
fulfill his dream and open his own pizza shop.
April 5, 1978 marks the opening of Aiello’s Pizza on Murray Ave. From the first day the door
opened to the public, Giuseppe provided the freshest ingredients, making his pizza of the
Hours before opening each morning Giuseppe was hard at work preparing fresh dough,
which is the essential element of the Aiello taste. The thick red homemade sauce is topped
off with grated cheese, deliciously melted onto the pizza in a traditional Italian fashion. The
fusion of these ingredients come together to make this one of a kind taste.