Gino Palma, owner of Clarksville’s new make-your-own pizza spot, comes by his love of the pie honestly.
“I’m from Naples, and I love pizza!” says the proprietor of You Pizza.
Palma, who also owns the popular Italian restaurants Facci and Vittorio Ristorante, came to the U.S. at age 19 and immediately jumped into the restaurant industry.
At You Pizza, which opened in May, his focus on is on high-quality ingredients and a vibrant atmosphere that welcomes kids. He describes the restaurant’s setup as “Chipotle-style”: Diners choose their crust, sauce and toppings, all of which are fresh and made in-house. After cooking for 90 seconds in an extremely hot oven, the pizza is ready to go.
12250 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville