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Ferrara VS Gianni Acunto
« on: November 08, 2013, 08:47:21 AM »
hello there!

i'm in a bit of a debacle here and i was wondering if you guys could help me..

im trying to decide between Stefano Ferrara Mobile oven, and the mobile Gianni Acunto... (for a pizzeria)

both have the same price.. (7k euro)

the only reason im leaning towards the Acunto is because it seems that every pizzeria napoletana has the ferrara..  i know it sounds like a stupid reason but that's the only i can find...  :P

also is very difficult to find even pictures of different Acuntos! the only ones i've found on the internet are from japan...

a strange fact is that the 2 stores that i've found that had acuntos, changed them.. i dont know why.. (Pomo had one, and now has acunto forni, UPN NYC now in the other location has Ferrara).  are they not so good? :O ?

i was wondering if you guys could give more facts to differentiate them in order to see which one is better :)


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Re: Ferrara VS Gianni Acunto
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2013, 08:56:58 AM »
Motorino in NYC (previously Una Pizza Napoletana) has a G. Acunto (not to be confused with Mario Acunto). They also make some of the best pies in the US, IMO.

Antico in Atlanta has 3 G. Acunto ovens.

I can't remember for sure, but I'm thinking Keste and Amano (2) both use G. Acunto ovens.
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Re: Ferrara VS Gianni Acunto
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2013, 09:12:07 AM »
Motorino in NYC (previously Una Pizza Napoletana) has a G. Acunto (not to be confused with Mario Acunto). They also make some of the best pies in the US, IMO.

Antico in Atlanta has 3 G. Acunto ovens.

I can't remember for sure, but I'm thinking Keste and Amano (2) both use G. Acunto ovens.

Here's Keste's oven
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Re: Ferrara VS Gianni Acunto
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2013, 09:36:40 AM »
Here is Motorino (East Village/NYC). He has a SF in Hong Kong.
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Re: Ferrara VS Gianni Acunto
« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2013, 09:38:17 AM »
Antico.
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Re: Ferrara VS Gianni Acunto
« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2013, 09:39:11 AM »
some pictures i've found and two motorino's (idk wich location.. )

i love Ferraras.. but these acunto (specially the silver and the red one) are very beautiful..

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Re: Ferrara VS Gianni Acunto
« Reply #7 on: November 08, 2013, 09:43:01 AM »
A Mano
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Re: Ferrara VS Gianni Acunto
« Reply #8 on: November 08, 2013, 09:44:07 AM »
some pictures i've found and two motorino's (idk wich location.. )

The top is the SF in Hong Kong. The lower is the Acunto in NYC/EV.
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Re: Ferrara VS Gianni Acunto
« Reply #9 on: November 08, 2013, 09:47:18 AM »
Here is what the Motorino NYC/EV oven looked when it was Una Pizza Napoletana. Same oven - different tile.
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Re: Ferrara VS Gianni Acunto
« Reply #10 on: November 08, 2013, 09:49:58 AM »
Here is what the Motorino NYC/EV oven looked when it was Una Pizza Napoletana. Same oven - different tile.

ahhh i see..

thanks Craig!

so, the 2 (SF & acunto) are great ovens, with no difference at all ?



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Re: Ferrara VS Gianni Acunto
« Reply #11 on: November 08, 2013, 10:01:08 AM »
Hi,

The Ferrara has very thin insulation on the sides.


La “Ferrari” dei forni a legna ferma ai box

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Re: Ferrara VS Gianni Acunto
« Reply #12 on: November 08, 2013, 10:05:19 AM »
Hi,

The Ferrara has very thin insulation on the sides.


La “Ferrari” dei forni a legna ferma ai box

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 :o wow.. i hope the acunto's dont!!!

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Re: Ferrara VS Gianni Acunto
« Reply #13 on: November 08, 2013, 10:12:22 AM »
ahhh i see..

thanks Craig!

so, the 2 (SF & acunto) are great ovens, with no difference at all ?

I'd say that they are both great ovens, but wouldn't say there is no difference at all. There are quite a few differences as you can see. When it comes to baking Neapolitan pizza, I don't think you would go wrong with either. Just from an aesthetic perspective, I prefer the Acunto. I don't think I could give you a functional reason to choose one over the other however. The only thing I would try to learn more about is the floor in the Acunto. I don't know if it is better than the SF with respect to longevity, but the decks in some SF's seem to wear out surprisingly fast.
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Re: Ferrara VS Gianni Acunto
« Reply #14 on: November 08, 2013, 10:26:35 AM »
Both are great ovens and I'm sure you'll get accustomed to whichever one go with.  Since you're looking to take the oven mobile, I would study the specifications from your dealer to maybe see if there are construction details that would make you choose one over the other.

For what it's worth, Motorino's newest location (Williamsburg, Brooklyn) uses a Stefano. Pies that come out of either location are about the same quality.  In the end the pizza is about the hands around the oven.

I'm curious to hear about how you'll set up the mobile operation; flatbed, covered? 

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Re: Ferrara VS Gianni Acunto
« Reply #15 on: November 08, 2013, 10:39:21 AM »
Both are great ovens and I'm sure you'll get accustomed to whichever one go with.  Since you're looking to take the oven mobile, I would study the specifications from your dealer to maybe see if there are construction details that would make you choose one over the other.

For what it's worth, Motorino's newest location (Williamsburg, Brooklyn) uses a Stefano. Pies that come out of either location are about the same quality.  In the end the pizza is about the hands around the oven.

I'm curious to hear about how you'll set up the mobile operation; flatbed, covered? 

Cheers

is all new.. for long time i thought i was getting the mobile SF.. so that wasn't an issue..

now that im conviced with the acunto (  :-D )  i guess i'll have to think about that..

they gave me the option though, of five fixed steel legs, and four removable steel columns..

but that's something i will determine wih the architect i guess!


cheers :D

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Re: Ferrara VS Gianni Acunto
« Reply #16 on: November 08, 2013, 11:46:36 AM »
Good luck. Please keep us posted. I'd love to see pictures as you progress.
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Re: Ferrara VS Gianni Acunto
« Reply #17 on: November 08, 2013, 01:03:56 PM »
Good luck. Please keep us posted. I'd love to see pictures as you progress.

i will !! thanks for the info! :D

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Re: Ferrara VS Gianni Acunto
« Reply #18 on: January 25, 2014, 10:47:06 PM »
Why not Mario?
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Re: Ferrara VS Gianni Acunto
« Reply #19 on: January 25, 2014, 11:03:16 PM »
Why not Mario?

They don't know what they are missing!  ;D
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