Urban Evolution Episode 7: Pasquale’s Neighborhood Pizzeria: A Slice of Pizza and the American Dream

As an Italian immigrant growing up in New York, Pasquale Presa and his family moved to America for a better life when he was a young boy.

A passion for food led to a successful career in the hospitality industry, and ultimately, ownership in a namesake neighborhood pizzeria in Rochester, Minnesota. His booming business hit the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic, but supply chain issues at local grocery stores created a new opportunity for his business.

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