Slideshow: Meet Vendy Awards Rookie Finalist Neapolitan Express

The Neapolitan Express team
The Neapolitan Express team
The custom-built truck is one of the most spacious I've seen. The day I visited was a training day, so there was more staff on board than usual, but they still managed to have room to work and move around.
The truck
The truck
The truck was designed from the ground up to be green and energy efficient. Its eco-friendly drew the attention of T Boone Pickens and Mayor Bloomberg, who invited Neapolitan Express to launch at a ceremony at City Hall.
Dough press
Dough press
Working with Cuppone, an oven maker in Italy, they came up with a pizza press that helps to knead the dough to get the right texture.
Dough handling
Dough handling
Cherry tomatoes
Cherry tomatoes
Ripe cherry tomatoes are added to all the pizzas.
Spreading sauce
Spreading sauce
Pizza-making
Pizza-making
Into the oven
Into the oven
Drizzled olive oil
Drizzled olive oil
Before it's served, the pizza is drizzled with olive oil.
Pizza is served
Pizza is served