Issaquah chef prepares pizza for president to eat aboard Air Force One

February 28, 2012

Michael Cisneros (clockwise from left), Dan Piecora Jr., Brian Gojdics, Joe Fugere and Emily Resling stand on the steps of Air Force One. By Tom Schabarum

The unusual delivery order originated far from the Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria restaurants in Issaquah and Seattle — 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington, D.C.

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Michael Cisneros joins Issaquah Tutta Bella

January 18, 2011

Michael Cisneros has joined the team at the Issaquah Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeras as kitchen manager in charge of back-of-the-house operations and food preparation.

Cisneros joined Tutta Bella as a line cook in 2009 at the Stone Way Tutta Bella prior to being promoted to kitchen manager in December 2010. He received his formal culinary training and an associate’s degree from the Culinary Institute of America.

Cisneros has been in the restaurant industry for 20 years in many positions.