Pizzeria BocceOwners Eric and Michelle have decided to expand The Haunted Group family! Chef Michelle participated in an extensive pizza certification training in Italy and she will be sharing her experience with you through Pizzeria Bocce. It all starts with the bread, and each pizza will be made with Caputo Flour imported from Italy. They will make the crust the traditional way, no twirling, every crust is hand kneaded into just the right consistency before it gets fresh toppings and bakes in a wood burning stove the way it has been done in Naples, the birthplace of pizza, for over 300 years.
The Jurisins engaged the services of Studio K restaurant designer Kimberly Harris who has had a hand in a very long list of the most popular establishments in Phoenix and Scottsdale including The Vig's, Roys, Crescent Ballroom, Sapporo, Zinc Bistro, R&R, Axis Radius, and coming attraction Justin Beckett’s Southern Rail.
The Jurisins and Kimberly have created a unique gathering place with a scrumptious palate of materials including black and white marble, two mural size historic photos, intricate mosaic tile, custom iron work, a stone patio with flaming torches, and of course the namesake bocce ball court on the patio alongside the stream. To receive the latest updates about Pizzeria Bocce, sign up for our newsletter.
The Haunted Group - The Back Story...
It all began in the old mining town of Jerome, Arizona with the Haunted Hamburger. The Haunted Hamburger clings to the mountainside overlooking the beautiful Verde Valley with views all the way to the San Francisco Peaks. The Haunted Group, five distinctive restaurants and a boutique hotel, prides themselves in exceeding expectations with really memorable food, great mixologists, and a really cool Euro-style hotel experience.
Owners Eric and Michelle Jurisin have a passion for great food and personal service. They live in Cottonwood and with this close proximity they are able to take a very hands-on approach to their businesses. Michelle is continuously creating new menu items, as she works closely with the kitchen crews at each of The Haunted Group restaurants. Michelle’s Wine Dinners at Grape’s are favorites for the Sedona, Cottonwood, Verde Valley locals. Recipes that she develops for the Wine Dinners frequently make their way to the menus in The Haunted Group.
Exceptional food and terrific service are the guiding lights for The Haunted Group. You will be greeted by employees who have been on the scene for years, because they love the product just as much as the Jurisins do. When you stay with us at the Tavern Hotel, you will love the feel of luxury in your room and the authentic feel of Old Town Main Street’s tasting rooms, restaurants, funky shops, and really colorful locals. The Tavern Grille, Nic’s and Bocce are right out your front door and Grapes and the Haunted Hamburger are right up the hill in Jerome.
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AAA: One and Two Diamond Eateries Impress Haunted Hamburger was recognized as one of AAA's "unique or budget-conscious ways to enjoy a delicious meal". Click here to read what was said!
Cottonwood Calling: Exploring the Charming Vineyards and Shops of the Verde Valley. An Arizona native finds excitement discovering a new town serving fine wines and warm Arizona hospitality. Click here to read the article.
|Pizzeria Bocce was featured as one of Arizona's 50 Best Restaurants in the 2014 January issue of PHOENIX Magazine. Read the article here!||The Tavern Hotel was featured as Cottonwood's best sleepover!|