Located in the underbelly of the historic El Cortez Hotel in the Downtown area of Reno, NV, PFPCo.’s Noble Pie Parlor has come together as a collective idea to uphold the principles of incredible pizza & craft beers shared in the company of friends and family.
Noble Pie Parlor is dedicated to deliver not only the highest quality Local Organic Non GMO produce and meats for our handmade Sausage & Meatballs, but also the best in cured meats and salamis available to us. Specializing in East Coast Style artisan oven fired pizza’s by the slice or the whole pie. We make our 8th generation Sicilian dough and 4th generation Brooklyn sauce recipes in house everyday. Noble Pie Parlor uses only the highest quality Boars Head meats for slicing and hand-make our own sausage and meatballs in house. Our produce is always crisp, fresh and sourced locally when it’s available to us. In fact, if it is inside our kitchen and makes its way to your table chances are it was made from scratch. Right down to the ranch dressing.
Please allow us to welcome you into our house and show you why so many new friends and family have made PFPCo.’s Noble Pie Parlor their home.
Built in 1931, El Cortez Hotel is one of only three remaining major Art Deco buildings in Reno, and is an excellent example of this style. The foliated motif found on the terra cotta design on the building’s base and parapet are remarkable Art Deco details. At the time it was built, it was Reno’s tallest building.
The hotel experienced such extensive use early on that an addition was built just a few years after its construction. The hotel included the Orchid Room, a swanky bar and a popular restaurant called the Tracedero Room. These rooms were elegantly appointed with stylish Art Deco ornamentation. The El Cortez was a high-class hotel, garnering an astounding $6 per night, compared to the prevailing room rate of $2.50 per night.
The El Cortez was built in anticipation of increased divorce traffic after Reno’s divorce law was liberalized in 1931. The residency period for those seeking a divorce in Reno was reduced from three months to six weeks, to boost the already lucrative divorce trade. El Cortez was one of several temporary residential complexes constructed during this time.
Additionally, The El Cortez Hotel was home to Nevada’s first ever Chinese restaurant, and is listed on the Natiional Register of Historic Places. The space currently occupied by PFPCo.’s Noble Pie Parlor is regarded as Nevada’s oldest continuously operating kitchen.
The restaurant and bar were popular hangouts to the likes of Marilyn Monroe, The Rat Pack, Elvis Presley, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt (to name a few) ...
Trevor’s background consists of his former role as brand manager and an expertise in the development of Timepieces and consumer products from the initial concept to production grade product. He managed the Skagen Denmark White Label and Grenen Denmark brands , monitoring the product life-cycles and bringing new product to market. Working with the Skagen Designs international offices he provided creative direction and liaised with designers to create compelling and innovative product. He also liaised with marketing, sales, customer service and retailers updating them on new product introductions and providing brand direction.
While his professional expertise may be in the development of consumer products his passion of development crosses over to his love for food and wine. Having worked at multiple taverns and fine dining establishments over the years, Trevor has gained knowledge of the restaurant business through observation and hands on experience. These experiences have also ignited his insatiable hunger to learn classical training in his home kitchen as well as the latest techniques the culinary world has to offer.
Trevor truly has the entrepreneurial spirit and is not afraid to get his hands dirty.
Even before graduating from the University of Nevada, Reno with a BA in Marketing, Ryan Goldhammer has had a gift for building awareness and business for several Reno establishments. Whether it was develop clientele for Satellite Cocktail Lounge or organizing music festivals, Ryan knew how to efficiently promote business and deliver on his promises. Thus, Scrapbookmedia Productions was born.
Providing full production and event organization, Scrapbookmedia quickly grew to one of the leading sources and suppliers of independent music in Reno/Tahoe area.
While working with national booking agencies, local radio, print, and other sales account reps Ryan built a reputation for being honest, hard working, and organized. His experience and proven record earned him a vendor position with LIVE NATION West Coast Operations; heading up local direct marketing efforts for their San Francisco offices.
In 2004, Ryan Goldhammer took over sole responsibility for providing the entertainment for Reno’s most successful music venue Satellite Cocktail Lounge. While in his position as Director of Programming, Satellite Cocktail Lounge went on the win Best Bar in Reno and Best Live Music Venue for 5 straight years.
With the guidance and mentoring from some of the Pacific Northwest’s finest young chefs, Mr. Goldhammer brings this same passion to the kitchen with PFPCo.’s Noble Pie Parlor.
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