PRESS KIT

Thanks for your interest in Big Chef Tom’s Belly Burgers!

If you’ve found this page, chances are you’re looking for more information on a write-up or story about the only restaurant specializing in 100% pork-belly burgers and led by Food Network alum Tom Pizzica. Well, we’d certainly appreciate that, so here are a few things to make it a little easier for you.

Thank you again for your interest and if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us—we’d love to hear from you!

Email: bellyburgers@bctbellyburgers.com
Phone: 410-253-9906

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Inside the downloadable PDF, you’ll find:

- Our most recent press release
- A quick reference sheet about the restaurant
- Our Belly Burger Story
- Excerpts of recent press coverage
- Quotes from chef Tom Pizzica
- Our menu

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Thrillist.com - Jeff Starkey
Jeff Starkey
"What if we told you there was a new-this-weekend burger joint called Big Chef Tom's Belly Burgers that just got opened by a Food Network Star finalist who makes his burgers entirely out of pork belly, and already has one of SF's best burgers despite not even having a restaurant prior to this week? Would you say, 'Please show me pictures of the best five burgers immediately'? Thought so..." Read More »
"Perched in a corner of the minuscule kitchen at Clooney's Pub in the Mission, Tom Pizzica doesn't pull any punches when discussing his new pop-up, Belly Burgers. 'I want my burger to be the cheapest, fastest, best gourmet burger in San Francisco. I just don't believe in the $13 burger,' the former Next Food Network Star finalist told me..." Read More »
BIG CHEF TOM’S BELLY BURGERS - burritosandmosquitos.com
"Perched in a corner of the minuscule kitchen at Clooney's Pub in the Mission, Tom Pizzica doesn't pull any punches when discussing his new pop-up, Belly Burgers. 'I want my burger to be the cheapest, fastest, best gourmet burger in San Francisco. I just don't believe in the $13 burger,' the former Next Food Network Star finalist told me..." Read More »
"San Francisco is a city of burgers, with diners seeking juicy patties and toasted buns across all 7x7 square miles. Not too long ago, we over indulged in a plenitude of burgers to pick our top 25 burgers at brick-and-mortar establishments. But these burgers, found on food trucks and at pop-ups, are worth hunting down too..." Read More »
"Delicious 100% ground pork belly, made into a patty and seared to perfection…need we go on?..." Read More »
"When I arrived at The Beast and The Hare at 8:30 a.m. on a Tuesday morning, I could already see Chef Tom Pizzica slicing oranges in the kitchen through the windows. Tom was borrowing the space to get a couple hundred of his pork belly burgers ready for an event he was catering that night, and invited me to invade his space with my camera and follow him around for his morning of prep..." Read More »
"San Francisco’s once celebrity chef Tom Pizzica, the former host of Food Network’s Outrageous Food and now a pop-up chef known for pork belly burgers, is opening his first brick-and-mortar shop..." Read More »
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