Time:  3 hours 

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • A brief history of  “ abeetza  (New Havenese for ‘pizza’) and what makes is unique.

  • Dough preparation, fermentation, and hydration

  • Dough kneading, balling, and shaping 

  • Classic New Haven style toppings

  • We’ll cover the three classic New Haven pies, made famous by Pepe’s. Sally’s, and Modern Apizza pizzerias who have been producing these pies since the 1920s, 30s, and 40s.

  • The classic “Tomato pie” with its beautiful tomato sauce, garlic, oregano, and grated Parmesan. 

  • The classic “ Tomato and Cheese” with its sauce and unique layering of mozzarella.

  • The classic “White Clam pie” said to be originated by Pepe’s in the 1920s. Seems like an unlikely ingredient but if you like clams , this pie is to die for. 

  • Tips and equipment needed to convert your home oven into one which will mimic a professional pizza oven or working an outdoor gas or woodfired oven.

  • Baking the pizza peel skills, placing, cooking, and extracting the pie

  • Full recipes, oven tips,  and resource list to help you master the art of New Haven pizza making

  • Post class access to our pizza pros who will answer any questions you have.  Really, we’ll give you our number, feel free to reach out to us when ever you want with any pizza questions you have

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • During the class you’ll be making the pizza alongside your instructor

  • Intimate class size so you can ask plenty of questions.

  • Enjoy a glass of wine and Italian appetizers as you learn.

  • Plenty of great pizza to sample

  • great pizza of your making to enjoy at home after the class.

  • Post class access to a ‘pizza coach’.  Call us anytime with your questions on pizza making.


CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY

Our in person classes are not refundable however, one week prior to the event, you can give the tickets to someone else or reschedule for another date.  No refunds, transfers, or rescheduling is allowed with 1 week of the class date.

 

New Haven Pizza Making Class - In Person ( June 28, 2024 - 5:00 to 8:00 PM )

Regular price $89.00
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  • Hands on class - you’ll be making the pizza alongside your instructor
  • Intimate class size so you can ask plenty of questions.​
  • Enjoy a free glass of wine and Italian appetizers as you learn.​
  • Plenty of great pizza to sample and take home
  • We provide all the equipment and ingredients
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Avatar Frank Bosketti, a third generation Italian American from Boston and New York, has been cooking pizza, pasta, and everything Italian for his family and friends for the past 30 years. He learned pizza making in Italy and the US, competes in amateur pizza competitions, and is a certified pizza contest judge. He is also a personal chef and member of the US Personal Chef Association (USPCA).

Frank founded Fortissimo Pizza Ovens where he offers high quality backyard pizza ovens, imported Italian pizza ingredients, and fun, personalized instruction to help students learn the art of pizza making. He personally teaches pizza making with both live, online classes and in-person, in his own home (or backyard), or in student's homes (or backyards). Students can choose from a variety of pizza styles to learn how to make authentic Neapolitan, Roman, Sicilian (both Sicilian (Sfincione) and New York styles), New York, New Haven, and Detroit styles of pizza.

Time:  3 hours 

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • A brief history of  “ abeetza  (New Havenese for ‘pizza’) and what makes is unique.

  • Dough preparation, fermentation, and hydration

  • Dough kneading, balling, and shaping 

  • Classic New Haven style toppings

  • We’ll cover the three classic New Haven pies, made famous by Pepe’s. Sally’s, and Modern Apizza pizzerias who have been producing these pies since the 1920s, 30s, and 40s.

  • The classic “Tomato pie” with its beautiful tomato sauce, garlic, oregano, and grated Parmesan. 

  • The classic “ Tomato and Cheese” with its sauce and unique layering of mozzarella.

  • The classic “White Clam pie” said to be originated by Pepe’s in the 1920s. Seems like an unlikely ingredient but if you like clams , this pie is to die for. 

  • Tips and equipment needed to convert your home oven into one which will mimic a professional pizza oven or working an outdoor gas or woodfired oven.

  • Baking the pizza peel skills, placing, cooking, and extracting the pie

  • Full recipes, oven tips,  and resource list to help you master the art of New Haven pizza making

  • Post class access to our pizza pros who will answer any questions you have.  Really, we’ll give you our number, feel free to reach out to us when ever you want with any pizza questions you have

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • During the class you’ll be making the pizza alongside your instructor

  • Intimate class size so you can ask plenty of questions.

  • Enjoy a glass of wine and Italian appetizers as you learn.

  • Plenty of great pizza to sample

  • great pizza of your making to enjoy at home after the class.

  • Post class access to a ‘pizza coach’.  Call us anytime with your questions on pizza making.


CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY

Our in person classes are not refundable however, one week prior to the event, you can give the tickets to someone else or reschedule for another date.  No refunds, transfers, or rescheduling is allowed with 1 week of the class date.

 

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