Johnny di Francesco

Melbourne’s 400 Gradi has introduced a pizza with 150 different types of cheeses

September 4, 2018

Just a few months after being named the best pizza in Oceania and one of the top 50 pizzerias in the world, 400 Gradi will be adding a not-so-modest achievement to their already world-class reputation. For National Cheese Pizza Day (Sep 5th), owner and chef Johnnie Di Francesco will now attempt to best an ambitious […]

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Both Luke Mangan and Johnny di Francesco announce new restaurants for P&O Cruises

May 28, 2017

The rise of the ‘casual gourmet’ dining experience is fast becoming a staple across the Australian foodie scene. Ahead of their 2018-19 departures, P&O Cruises are taking the ‘casual gourmet’ trend on-board with the help from acclaimed chef Luke Mangan, and famed Melbourne pizza master Johnny Di Francesco. Guests at sea on the cruise line’s Pacific Explorer will be […]

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National Pizza Day: 400 Gradi are offering an expensive lobster and black truffle pizza this week (Melbourne)

February 7, 2017

Sure Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, but there’s something even better coming at Aussies this week: National Pizza Day. The annual celebration of all things pizza falls on this Thursday 9th February, and you can be sure many of the country’s finest pizzerias and Italian restaurants will be cooking up specials for the […]

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400 Gradi to bring back Johnny Di Francesco’s 99-cheese pizza for one day only… this week (Melbourne)

September 3, 2016

September 5th 2016 is National Cheese Pizza Day. Yeah it’s a thing, and yeah it’s cause to celebrate with perhaps the cheesiest pizza known to mankind, the 99 Cheese Pizza, which was famously created in 2014 by 400 Gradi owner and World Pizza Champion Johnny Di Francesco. Since then petitions have been made begging Di […]

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Pizza World Champion Johnny Di Francesco opens gelateria in East Brunswick (Melbourne)

May 27, 2016

2014 Pizza World Champion Johnny Di Francesco, one of the best known names in Australia’s Italian dining scene, has recently expanded to a bit further than his two renowned pizza-focused restaurants 400 Gradi and Gradi at Crown, leaning towards the sweet tooths with his very first stand alone gelateria, Zero Gradi. Opened in East Brunswick, […]

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Review: 400 Gradi – Brunswick (Melbourne) (revisited February 2016)

February 7, 2016

Italian restaurant 400 Gradi in East Brunswick is synonymous with delectable cuisine, impeccable service, and an atmosphere that always seems to be buzzing. Having previously visited esteemed chef Johnny Di Francesco’s restaurants twice before, I was sure that third time would certainly be just as charming, with even more to try. Dim lighting greeted us […]

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