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Hand Built ovens - Wood fired pizza

 

fundi. n. person skilled in maintaining or making specialised equipment. [Swahili] fundo n. - anatomic nomenclature for bottom i.e. crust [Italian]... Fundi Pizza, wood powered pizza made with hand-built equipment

Brothers Charlie and Rory Nelson built their own wood-fired pizza oven from scratch and hit the streets making Neapolitan style pizzas in 2012. Rory is a bushcraft survivalist, expert in shelter building, fire making, foraging and outdoor cookery.

Charlie’s food background includes the running of restaurant at an eco-lodge in Mozambique where there was no running water or electricity, which taught him the art of wood-fired cooking. They believe that cooking with fire is primal, natural and has a big place in both their hearts.

 

IF YOU WANT TO FIND US ...

 

Thursday to Sunday DINERAMA
7 days a week KERB CAMDEN
 

HIRE FUNDI

Fundi are available for private hire

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Bringing the pizza to you, cooking live for your guests with fire.  We do not deliver, our pizza is fresh from the oven or not at all! 6 years experience catering for private parties, pubs, weddings, film shoots, office parties, festivals and more.   

We have a 60 pizza minimum in Central London at £9 per Classic pizza (+ VAT). For larger events (400 plus) prices are flexible dependent on distance and service times. Get in touch for an exact quote.

We need 6.5 x 2.5m flat outdoor space for our gorgeous van, access to a plug - and that’s it. 

Travel costs may apply to smaller jobs outside the M25, but we are happy to work anywhere in South East and across the UK for larger events. 

Below are some example menus, but we are very keen to create bespoke ones just for you:

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CLASSICS

MARGHERITA - Strianese tomato sauce, mozzarella fior di latte, fresh basil

PEPPERONI - Spicy Neapolitan pepperoni Montana on plum tomato sauce, mozzarella, fresh basil

FUNGHI - Chestnut mushrooms on tomato sauce, sea salt, mozzarella fior di latte, fresh basil

NAPOLI - Tomato sauce, anchovy fillets, capers and black olives with mozzarella fior di latte

GARLIC BREAD - Garlic and fresh basil butter

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PREMIO

MARGHERITA - San Marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella di bufala, fresh basil

DIABOLO - Salami ventricina on San Marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella di bufala, fresh basil and chilli oil

PORCINI - Wild mushrooms mushrooms on San Marzano tomato sauce, sea salt, bufala mozzarella, fresh basil & truffle oil

AFFUMICATA - Scamorza and pancetta with basil and Strainese sauce

CRUDO - Prosciutto di Parma with rocket shaved parmesan and lemon

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If you’d like snacks and deserts, we can slice up some fresh charcuterie and dish up antipasti platters with garlic bread fresh from the oven and Gelato to finish. 

Gluten free options available and we would be delighted to create menus that are vegan and veg forward. 

GIVE US A SHOUT

 

CLIENTS PAST AND PRESENT: 

PREVIOUS FESTIVALS INCLUDE: 

Festival No6, Secret Garden Party, V Festival, Pete the Monkey, Gottwood, Wireless

 
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PRESS & TESTIMONIALS
 

EVENING STANDARD - LONDON’S TOP 10 PIZZAS
 

MR HYDE - URBAN CARNIVORE
 

THE GUARDIAN - FUNDI'S PORTABLE OVEN BRINGS WOOD-FIRED PIZZA TO THE STREETS

 

What people are saying

 

“What artisan pizza should be: fresh, uniquely flavoured, expertly cooked”
SQUARE MEAL MAGAZINE


"Fundi Pizza have got pizza making down to an art... Simply delicious! I would go back time and time again."
ALEXA, FESTIVAL FOOD CONCESSIONS ORGANISER


“At innocent we take lunchtime very seriously. We look for companies that are easy to book, punctual and provide excellent service. Fundi Pizza were all these things plus their pizzas are epic.”  
SHARAH W, INNOCENT DRINKS


 "Fundi are brilliant – I booked them for 2 high profile London festivals & have no hesitation recommending them. Not only do they serve up delicious pizzas, but they also run a tight ship and are a thoroughly lovely team to work with.”
KATE - FESTIVAL FOOD CONCESSIONS ORGANISER


“The Fundi boys provide the perfect festival food. Amazing value, great fun to watch the production line at work and so delicious. Sweet set up too. We get them back every year.”
TOM  - GOTTWOOD FESTIVAL
 


 

FUNDI OVENS

LET US BUILD YOU THE PERFECT OVEN

When we started Fundi we needed the perfect oven to make the perfect pizza. Nothing we found fitted the bill in terms of portability, size, heat retention and aesthetics. So we built our own. Fundi ovens are bespoke pieces of specialist cooking kit. 

Fundi ovens can be bought for domestic or commercial use and will be finished and decorated to your specifications. Tiled mosaics can also be personalised. 

Its not just pizzas that can be cooked in a Fundi oven, think of it as an extension of your kitchen. Whole suckling pigs, slow roast joints, bread, grilled fish and sautéed veg can all be cooked to perfection.

 

CONTACT US

If you would like to find out more contact us today

 
 

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