Kirstyn Thomas earns pizza certification
On Feb. 8, Kirstyn Thomas, 21, of Aiken, an employee of Apizza di Napoli, 740 Silver Bluff Road, became the youngest person in South Carolina to complete the certification process offered by the Association of Vera Pizza Napoletana Americas.
VPN Americas is the local branch of the Associazione Vera Pizza Napoletana, an international nonprofit seeking to cultivate the culinary art of making Neapolitan pizza.
“Thomas came into the program with a good basic skill set and quickly mastered the skills needed to extend the Neapolitan tradition in Aiken, said Jose Barrios,” master Pizzaiolo and certified instructor.
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