New York’s First All Green, Environmentally Friendly and Organic Pizzeria to Open in Midtown

NEW YORK CITY–Popular café and renowned catering company, Cer té of New York ( announced plans to open New York City’s first “green” pizzeria. Pizza by Cer té will open in early Fall 2009 East 56th Street 

Pizza by Cer té will ""make use of every opportunity to be eco-friendly: 

  • The building will be LEED-certified
  • Reutilizing heat from pizza ovens
  • Utilizing rain water for non consumption uses
  • Food will be delivered by foot or via hybrid truck
  • All supplies will be purchased locally
  • Pizza boxes, utensils and paper goods will be made from recyclable materials


“Pizza by Cer té’s environment conscious concept is what New York is starting to be all about now,” Sylvia states.  “I’m elated to bring New York City a delicious product that minimizes our impact on the environment,” said principal and executive chef, Edward Sylvia of New York 

In addition to the pizza, the restaurant will feature a full menu to include fresh homemade pasta and a full range of sandwiches, soups and salads. They will also offer unique, eco friendly products for take out or eat in  

At Cer té, we promise that “we don’t just sell food, we sell certainty.”

Our business is the creation of chef/owner Edward Sylvia. His guarantee to provide the freshest high quality ingredients at affordable prices is delivered through our dining room, retail shop, corporate catering and off- premise special events. Our food will exceed your expectations; rich flavors, memorable dishes and refined presentation. Every menu item is crafted with skill and attention. 

When you eat with Cer té, you get the food that is best for you.

That is for Cer té