Pan Pizza Sauce (Sicilian, Detroit, Grandma)

Traditional pan pizzas are topped with pre-cooked tomato sauce. Simply add your preferred seasoning to our Ciao Authentica Crushed Tomatoes, and cook them down for 20-30 minutes before topping pre or post pizza bake!

  • Yield: Approx. 800g
  • Prep Time: 2 min
  • Cook Time: 25 min



  1. Add salt and seasoning of your choice (optional) to your can of Ciao Authentica Crushed Tomatoes 
  2. Cook down the sauce for about 20-30 minutes before topping it on your pizza. 
  3. Sauce can be topped pre-bake or post-bake. 

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About the Chef

Meet Chef Domenico "Mimmo" Tolomeo

Chef Domenico "Mimmo" Tolomeo

Domenico “Mimmo” Tolomeo is a first-generation Italian American who comes from a long line of master bread makers from Italy’s southern region. He joined the Orlando Foods team as our Corporate Chef in July 2022, and is currently the co-owner of Taglio Pizza in Mineola, NY. Mimmo trained under Award Winning Master Pizzaioli Roberto Caporuscio and Giorgia Caporuscio, under whose guidance he received his certification from the Associazione Pizzaiouli Napoletani, the governing body of pizza makers in Italy. His accomplishments include being part of the World Pizza Champions, being the recipient of the 2019 Caputo Rising Star Pizzaiolo at the Infamous Caputo Cup, and being the Capo Pizzaiolo at the world-renowned Keste Pizza e Vino.