Giovanni Di Palma has let a few more details slip about Antico Pizza Napoletana's impending expansion. Eater Atlanta reached out to Di Palma after an anonymous source told us Nashville will be the concept's first location outside of Atlanta. According to Di Palma:
Nashville is a city we are excited about to due to it's proximity to Atlanta and it's market similarities of Atlanta was prior to Antico's arrival. So Nashville will most likely be the first Antico venture followed close behind will most likely be Los Angeles, Charlotte, Washington D.C., Miami and Toronto.Di Palma also gave us a few more details about how the operations outside of Atlanta will work:
Each store will have a Maestro Pizzaiolo, who is either from Italy or trained there and then spend 30 days with Giovanni in Atlanta both in our training school and on the actual kitchen will be certified in Naples and by me.
· Antico Pizza Napoletana [Official Site]