LEBANON, Va. (WJHL) – A neighborhood meals truck identified for its pizza in Southwest Virginia has received a $10,000 matching fund grant.
The Virginia Coalfield Financial Improvement Authority (VCEDA) awarded the Engine 343 Wooden Fired Brick Oven pizza meals truck.
The truck, owned by Jennifer and Travis Anderson, is often arrange at occasions within the Appalachian metropolis. The homeowners say the key to their pizzas is utilizing actual Italian components.
“We use one of the best flour and sea salt from overseas, we additionally use particular water to make our true Neapolitan-style pizzas,” say the homeowners of Engine 343. “We make our dough contemporary. As soon as it comes out of the mixer, the dough has a resting interval to begin the magical rising course of, then it goes into the fridge to decelerate the yeast, so the starches can take over and work their magic. How lengthy we ferment, nicely, that is our little secret.”
The identify of the meals truck itself is a “tip of the hat for firefighters,” in response to the discharge. Travis Anderson himself is a profession firefighter himself, and the quantity “343” represents the variety of firefighters who died on September 11, 2001.
The Andersons say a brick-and-mortar location may very well be within the works if they’ll lastly discover the precise constructing and site.
For extra data on Engine 343, take a look at their Fb web page.