How to Turn Your Car Into a Pizza Oven

A French artist has transformed an old Ford Mondeo into a different kind of mobile pizzeria.




A French artist has hit upon a novel way to build out a mobile pizzeria—he turned an old Ford Mondeo into an honest-to-goodness wood-burning pizza oven.

Benedetto Bufalino has transformed automobiles into “functional objects of whimsy, delight and deliciousness,” including ping pong tables, jacuzzis and even a tennis court.

According to DesignBoom.com, Bufalino started with an old Ford Mondeo and removed all the stuff he didn’t need, such as windows, seating and the steering wheel. He then built “a sort of shelf … covered in an all-brick surface that could sustain high heat.” He placed wood logs on the shelf, lit them on fire and created a wood-burning oven.

Bufalino “plays with the perception of everyday objects by altering their original function," DesignBoom.com reports. "His best known-projects include a sedan-turned jacuzzi, a police car converted into a chicken coop and a cardboard faux-Ferrari."

Edit Module

Tell us what you think at or email.

Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Related Articles

Robot Waiter at Korean Pizza Hut Could Lead to Revolution in Food Delivery

Robotic delivery could drive down costs for consumers and eliminate need for humans altogether

Pizza Recipe: It's Hard to Top the Popper

This signature pie from the Greathouse of Pizza features fresh jalapenos, bacon and cream cheese

Papa John's Cuts Franchisees Royalties As Sales Keep Going Down

Meanwhile, Ball State University has decided to remove founder John Schnatter's name from two programs

Stefano Casati Brings Roman-Style Pinsas to Chicago

The pinsas at Casati's Pizza Vino are made with imported rice, wheat and soy flours

Why the Pizza Industry is Driving Innovation

The pizza world's adoption of cutting-edge technology has been key to its success.

How to Make the Most of Your Restaurant Data

As data becomes ingrained into everything we do, it’s important to make data-driven decisions so you can run a smarter restaurant.

Add an Authentic Italian Pizza to Your Menu with Pizza Fellas Par-Baked Pizza Crusts and Flatbreads

Par-baked crusts save on labor and equipment costs.

This is The Most Loved Pizza in Trinidad and Tobago

This Caribbean pizza chain made cheddar and pineapple pizza a staple.

BBQ Meets Mac & Cheese in One Amazing Pizza

It's the latest Craft Series menu offering from fast-casual pioneer Your Pie

Houston Gallery Celebrates the Slice in Saucy Art Show

Exhibit curator Jordan Asinas hopes to lure people into embracing art through the world's best food
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module
Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags