It’s Not So Late Show features Freddy’s Pizza in West suburban Cicero

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It’s Not So Late Show features Freddy’s Pizza in West suburban Cicero

The spectacular success of Freddy’s Pizzeria is discussed by owner Joe Quercia who immigrated from Naples, Italy in 1968 and attended Morton East High School when he started working at the restaurant’s previous location.

Quercia, who runs the popular bakery at 16th Street and 61st Avenue with his wife Ann Marie, put together enough money after 5 years in America using his savings and loans from relatives to buy the restaurant and expand the menu.

Joe explains to the “It’s Not So Late Show” host Aaron Hanania that he wanted to create a casual bakery where he would focus on great tasting food items, later adding Gelatos which in the 1970’s were popular in Italy more so than in America.

Aaron Hanania interviews Freedy's Pizza owner Joe Quercia in Cicero on the "It's Not So Late Show"
Aaron Hanania interviews Freddy’s Pizza owner Joe Quercia in Cicero on the “It’s Not So Late Show”

Today, Freddy’s is recognized as one of the best Italian food bakeries and pizzerias in the country and is frequently celebrated in news stories, on major television programs, and in newspaper features around the Midwest.

You can get more information on Freddy’s Pizza by visiting their website at www.FreddysPizza.com.

Visit Freddy’s Pizza’s Facebook Page by clicking here.

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Quercia offers advice to young entrepreneurs on how to start a business and describes the challenges he and his wife AnnMarie faced in building one of the top food bakeries.

He also credits a lot of his bakery’s success to the dedicated, professional staff that works with him and his wife serving up the best Italian cuisine you can find.

For more information on Aaron Hanania or the It’s Not So Late Show visit www.AaronHanania.com.

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