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Giorgio Mancini, former Italian champion cycle rider is now co-owner of the only genuine pizza restaurant in Brisbane. It was opened in July, 1967, and is called the Pizza Napoli. It is doing well and he and his partner Tancredi Tarquini plan to open another one. Both Brisbane Italians and Australians queue up at lunchtimes to by the 60cents pizzas. Mancini comes from Ascolipiccno, in the province of Marche, on the Adriatic. He has been in Australia for 6 years, 5 of which spent in Melbourne. He is married with 2 children one of whom has returned to Italy for her schooling. Giorgio Mancini shoes a bit of showmanship can attract customers to the Pizza Napoli in Brisbane Elizabeth Street. Passers by always stop to watch him toss the pizza base.

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RecordSearch reference: 
A12111, 1/1967/16/72
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