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Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Wood-fired pizza on wheels: New artisanal caterer serving Ocala

A new mobile catering company that is serving up artisanal pizzas made in a wood-fired oven is promising to deliver an experience that is a “slice above the rest” all around Ocala.

Brick & Ember Pizza Company is officially open for business, offering mobile pizza catering services to Ocala and surrounding areas.

Brick & Ember Pizza in Florida
Brick & Ember Pizza is now serving Ocala with its mobile food catering truck. (Photo: Brick & Ember Pizza)

Founded in 2022 in Iowa by Shon Brulleman, Brick & Ember’s Ocala branch is owned and operated by Clodyne and Jim Seidel.

The couple and their family have been serving the area for the past several weeks with the new truck, setting up shop at weddings, high school games, and local businesses.

The Seidels say they decided to open the franchise to provide a “unique, classy, artisan experience” to personal and business events across Ocala.

Pizza at Brick & Ember Pizza Company
One of the pizzas being pulled out of the wood-fired oven. (Photo: Brick & Ember Pizza)

“From the oven to your plate, we will bring Italy to you with an assortment of our wood-fired, brick oven pizzas served fresh by slice to your guests as they come through the line,” reads a statement from the company.

The business cooks all of its pizzas in a wood-fired oven which helps it rapidly produce crispy, light, fluffy crusts and perfectly charred cheese on all of its products.

Wood fired oven at Brick & Ember Pizza in Ocala
The business cooks up every pizza in a brick oven using wood. (Photo: Brick & Ember Pizza)

In addition to classic pizza flavors like pepperoni and cheese, the business also serves specialty pies like brisket mac ‘n cheese, chicken bacon ranch, buffalo chicken, and sweet ‘n spicy pepperoni, to name a few.

Pizzas coming out of oven at Brick & Ember Pizza Company
Pizzas coming out of the oven. (Photo: Brick & Ember Pizza Company in Ocala)

For more information on the business, or to schedule a catering, visit Brick & Ember Florida online, call them at 352-355-0719, or follow them on Facebook or Instagram.