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A pizza the pie: artist, cheesed off by takeaway closures, goes for dough

What do you do when your favourite restaurants close because of Covid-19? Go into business recreating their fare

Mluleki Mdletshe

A fine arts graduate is the talk of the town after he switched careers during lockdown level five to become a pizzaiolo and launch The Pizza Guy.

Using a homemade oven, Thabani Dube makes medium and large chicken and mushroom, creamy chicken, pepperoni and bacon, and chicken and bacon pizzas, which he sells from his home in Umlazi.

“I have always had a dream of starting my own thing because I never believed in being employed by another person. In June, during the lockdown, all my favourite pizza outlets were closed and boredom at home prompted me to make my own,” said Dube...

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