You've seen Nicole Russell cook up some incredible slices on the set of Pizza Wars—but where did her hero's journey actually begin? As Russell gets ready to take on the competition in Season 3, the Last Dragon Pizza founder brings us back to where it all started: her home in Rockaway, Queens. Here, Russell tells the inspiring story of how her passion for pizza turned into a life calling in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. And make sure to stick around until the end of the video to catch a sneak peek of Pizza Wars Season 3, launching Monday, May 16 at 11AM ET!