Sal's employee Christian
Leonard bought the pizza parlor from former longtime
owner Sal Elmazo.
Photo by Denise
CEDARBURG — Sal's Pizza in downtown Cedarburg has a new
owner, Christian Leonard. But Sal's loyal patrons and pizza
lovers should not fret, because Leonard said he is “not
changing one single thing regarding the recipes for our
pizza, name of the store, or style of management.”
purchased Sal’s in early October after working there for three
years and managing it for the last two years.
the business for a variety of reasons, first and foremost, (for)
the opportunity to own a business in the community that I grew
up in and care about,” Leonard said. “I live on Washington
Avenue in Cedarburg; and I am excited to own a business so close
to the home, family and friends that mean so much to me.”
he also purchased the business because of his love of pizza –
the product they make. Sal's is located at W63 N14264 Washington
lived in Cedarburg almost all of his life, with the exception of
when he moved to Steven's Point to attend college at the
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where he studied history.
Sal’s makes everything it can from scratch and by hand.
customers know this and can taste the difference,” said Leonard,
who loves going to work every day because of the overwhelmingly
positive reaction he gets from customers when they eat Sal’s
pizza. “People love coming to our store for either a single
slice of pizza or a whole pie, and we're not going to change a
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