Consumer - The ABCs of Coffee
Oct
16
6:00 PM18:00

Consumer - The ABCs of Coffee

Consumer - THE ABCs OF COFFEE
125.00

Perfect for both coffee enthusiasts and aspiring coffee professionals, learn the history and proper technique of coffee preparation.

From the bean to the cup, the perfect coffee is created from a combination of factors. Develop an understanding of the entire process, including cultivation, blending, roasting and barista technique.

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PROGRAM

  • Coffee origins: history and spread of coffee throughout the world

  • Main qualities: Arabica and Robusta

  • Hints of botany: the plant, the fruit, the processing methods

  • The roasting

  • The barista ability: the perfect espresso

  • The tasting: the espresso visual, olfactory and gustatory features

    Tasting

  • Tasting of a perfect espresso coffee

  • Tasting of an espresso coffee resulting from a poor preparation

What’s included!

  • Check in + Greeting drinks and snacks

  • Intro + course breakdown

  • THE ABC OF COFFEE theory presentation

  • Hands-on demonstration of brewing the perfect espresso

  • Tasting and understanding the quality of the perfect espresso

  • Gift Bag 500g Trucillo Espresso bar beans (Retail value: $15.99)

COURSE TYPE: Theoretical

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Sold Out - Napoletana Pizza Class - Canadian Pizza Summit
Oct
20
4:00 AM04:00

Sold Out - Napoletana Pizza Class - Canadian Pizza Summit

What is it? Napoletana Pizza Class

Who is teaching it? Michael Bou-Younes, lead instructor at Faema Culinary Academy, will lead a hands-on class on how to make Napoletana pizza!

What can I expect? An interactive course focusing on the science, technique and essence of making the popular pizza style that originated in Naples. Includes sampling of cheeses from Parmalat.

Why should I attend? Thinking of adding this pizza style to your menu? Want to sharpen your technique? Eager to inspire and motivate your staff by giving them time with a talented chef? Want to learn a new technique as a personal challenge? Enjoy talking with other pizza chefs? This class is for you!

When is it? From 4 p.m to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 20, visit the showroom and kitchen, talk with Chef Michael and the folks at Faema, and get some early one-on-one time with exhibitors and Canadian Pizza magazine staff. Ask questions about the ovens and competition.

Where is it? Faema Canada, 672 Dupont Street, Toronto, ON M6G 1Z6

Who can register? 

The Napoletana Pizza Class is sponsored by Parmalat, makers of Galbani Professionale cheese. 

It is open to pizzeria operators and their staff on a first come, first served basis.

It’s free to attendees, but to be included, you must sign up ahead of time (even if you’ve signed up for the show already). When registering, please select the ticket called: Napoletana Pizza Class (Sun Oct 20) + Canadian Pizza Summit (Mon Oct 21)

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Canadian Pizza Summit
Oct
21
8:30 AM08:30

Canadian Pizza Summit

NEW THIS YEAR AT THE CANADIAN PIZZA SUMMIT!

Mystery Ingredient Challenge

Competitors will be given a selection of ingredients from which to choose plus one mystery ingredient that must be used!

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!

  • An intimate setting and fully equipped kitchen! The Canadian Pizza Summit will take place at Faema Canada’s showroom in Toronto, home to Faema Culinary Academy pizza, gelato, pasta and barista training.

  • Pizza-specific trade show! Highly engaged suppliers available to share their industry know-how in a relaxed setting and demonstrate how their latest products and services can help you make more money.

  • Two Chefs of the Year! We’re giving top honours and $500 each to TWO winners in their respective Traditional and Open divisions and taking both champs to Vegas to compete at Expo!

  • The Great Pizza Box Fold-Off! Ready, set, fold! Can you beat last year’s record (10 boxes folded in one minute, 3.7 seconds) set by James Timothy of Zen’Za Pizzeria in London, Ont.

See last year photos: https://www.faemaculinaryacademy.ca/the-2019-winners-canadian-pizza-summit/


SCHEDULE PIZZA SHOW

8:30 A.M. – SUMMIT REGISTRATION OPENS (FRONT ENTRANCE, LOBBY, STREET LEVEL)

8:30 A.M.-4:00 P.M. – COAT CHECK (LOBBY, STREET LEVEL)

8:30 A.M.-3:00 P.M. – CHEFS/COMPETITORS’ OPTIONAL INGREDIENT STORAGE (KITCHEN, UPPER LEVEL)

9:00 A.M. – TRADE SHOW OPENS
Enjoy a pizza-specific trade show, a relaxed setting and lots of time for networking with experienced industry suppliers of ingredients, equipment and services. Exhibitors will share their industry know-how and demonstrate how their latest products and services can help you make more money – and give you more time to work on the big-picture goals for your pizzeria.

9:00-11:00 A.M. – CHEF OF THE YEAR TRADITIONAL (KITCHEN)
Watch 12 talented pizza chefs prepare their signature pizzas and vie for the chance to join past Chefs of the Year in the winners' gallery. Better yet and even more fun – enter yourself! The winner, our new Chef of the Year (Traditional), will receive a free trip to compete in the International Pizza Challenge at Pizza Expo and $500 each to spend in Las Vegas!

11:00-11:15 A.M. – GREETINGS FROM EDITOR OF CANADIAN PIZZA MAGAZINE (MAIN LOBBY)

11:15 A.M. – MYSTERY INGREDIENT UNVEILED! (KITCHEN)

11:30 A.M.-12:15 P.M. – NEW THIS YEAR: MYSTERY INGREDIENT CHALLENGE! (KITCHEN)
Do you enjoy being creative under pressure? Show us what pizza magic you can work using your skill, imagination and knowledge of flavours to incorporate specific ingredients into a signature pizza! Competitors will be given a list of ingredients ahead of the competition from which to choose PLUS one Mystery Ingredient that must be used! Game on! Your prize package will include a gift certificate for a course from Faema Culinary Academy!

12:00 NOON-1:00 P.M. – BUFFET LUNCH (MAIN LOBBY)
Enjoy a complimentary buffet lunch (coffee and hot beverages available), chat with the editor of Canadian Pizza magazine, listen to product talks and network with other pizzerias!

12:00 NOON – PIZZA TRENDS IN CANADA: INTERACTIVE TALK (MAIN LOBBY)
Canadian Pizza editor Colleen Cross will highlight trends we’re seeing at Canadian pizzerias and invite comments from operators on what’s selling – and what customers are asking for – at their pizzerias.

12:30 P.M.-1:00 P.M. – PRODUCT TALKS (MAIN LOBBY)
Learn more about tools, products and services out there and how they can help ease your day-to-day challenges.

1:00-3:00 P.M. – CHEF OF THE YEAR OPEN (KITCHEN)
Watch 12 talented pizza chefs prepare their signature pizzas and vie for the chance to join past Chefs of the Year in the winners' gallery. Better yet and even more fun – enter yourself! The winner, our new Chef of the Year (Open), will receive a free trip to compete in the International Pizza Challenge at Pizza Expo and $500 each to spend in Las Vegas!

3:00-3:30 P.M. – GREAT PIZZA BOX FOLD-OFF (MAIN LOBBY)
Fast folders will compete by folding 10 large boxes (BYOB). The folder with the best time for will be deemed the winner and featured in Canadian Pizza magazine!

3:45 P.M. – CHEFS OF THE YEAR WINNERS ANNOUNCED! (MAIN LOBBY)
Who are the new Chefs of the Year? Who is the fastest folder? Who impressed judges most with their Mystery Ingredient pizza? There’s only one way to find out . . . JOIN US!

4:30 P.M. – CANADIAN PIZZA SUMMIT CLOSES: SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!


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Gourmet Pizza & Wine Event
Oct
24
6:30 PM18:30

Gourmet Pizza & Wine Event

Gourmet Pizza & Wine Event

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Cucinato is excited to partner with Faema Canada and the Faema Culinary Academy for this very special evening celebrating the art of gourmet pizza and wine pairing – Italian style!

Tonight’s menu will feature six gourmet pizzas prepared by master Neapolitan pizza maker Pasquale Ponticiello, one of Canada’s top Italian pizza chefs. Pasquale has over 30 years experience as a pizzaiolo, instructor and industry consultant in Canada and Italy. Working side-by-side with Pasquale will be Michael Bou-Younes, head chef at Faema Academy former Chef de Cuisine at Pizzeria Libretto.

Pasquale’s menu degustazione (tasting menu) will feature classics like Margherita DOP and Diavolo and many non-traditional ingredients like white truffles, zucchini flowers and dark chocolate. Each course will be paired with a fine wine selected and presented by Carolyn Balogh of Stem Wine Group, one of Ontario’s largest and most respected importers of fine Italian wines.

The setting for this very special event is the beautiful Faema Academy kitchen and event space, located on the second floor of the historic Faema building on Dupont St.

MENU

Welcome drink: Capo Capo Spritz

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Fior di zucca (Provola affumicata, sausage, zucchini flowers)

Wine pairing: Serenissma Prosecco

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Margherita DOC (San Marzano DOP, Fior di Latte, basil, extra virgin olive oil, Parmigiano Reggiano DOP)

Wine pairing: Feudi Falanghina

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Bianca (Prosciutto di Parma DOP, arugula, caprino, organic cherry tomatoes)

Wine pairing: Iovine Gragnano

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Tarfufo (Mushroom, white truffles, arugula, Parmigiano Reggiano DOP)

Wine pairing: Deltetto Nebbiolo

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Diavolo Calabrese (San Marzano DOP, Gorgonzola Picante DOP, ’nduja, black olives)

Wine pairing: Ca del Baio Barbera D’Alba

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Dolce (Organic berries, shaved dark chocolate)

Wine pairing: Anno Domini Moscato

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Consumer - The ABCs of Coffee
Nov
6
6:00 PM18:00

Consumer - The ABCs of Coffee

Consumer - THE ABCs OF COFFEE
125.00

Perfect for both coffee enthusiasts and aspiring coffee professionals, learn the history and proper technique of coffee preparation.

From the bean to the cup, the perfect coffee is created from a combination of factors. Develop an understanding of the entire process, including cultivation, blending, roasting and barista technique.

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PROGRAM

  • Coffee origins: history and spread of coffee throughout the world

  • Main qualities: Arabica and Robusta

  • Hints of botany: the plant, the fruit, the processing methods

  • The roasting

  • The barista ability: the perfect espresso

  • The tasting: the espresso visual, olfactory and gustatory features

    Tasting

  • Tasting of a perfect espresso coffee

  • Tasting of an espresso coffee resulting from a poor preparation

What’s included!

  • Check in + Greeting drinks and snacks

  • Intro + course breakdown

  • THE ABC OF COFFEE theory presentation

  • Hands-on demonstration of brewing the perfect espresso

  • Tasting and understanding the quality of the perfect espresso

  • Gift Bag 500g Trucillo Espresso bar beans (Retail value: $15.99)

COURSE TYPE: Theoretical

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Consumer - Al Taglio Pizza Course
Nov
20
6:00 PM18:00

Consumer - Al Taglio Pizza Course

Consumer - Al Taglio Pizza Course
125.00

Roman Style Pizza, best known in Italy as “pizza al taglio.” A distant cousin to Naples, this Roman “street food” is baked in rectangular pans and decorated with a vibrant selection of ingredients. Led by our knowledgeable pizzaiolos, the course will dive into the theory behind the airy, crispy dough. Students will then have the chance to master the mixing, kneading and making of the pizza. By utilizing a variety of different assortments, students can develop a preference of ingredient combinations to create their ideal pizza.

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Consumer - Long Pasta Course
Nov
27
6:00 PM18:00

Consumer - Long Pasta Course

Consumer - Long Pasta Course
125.00

Learn the specifics of numerous types of pasta in the category, including spaghetti, bucatini, cappellini, linguini and other similar types. Students will explore the different types of sauces, additions and garnishes that the pastas are commonly paired with.

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Consumer - Short Pasta Course
Oct
9
6:00 PM18:00

Consumer - Short Pasta Course

Consumer - Short Pasta Course
125.00

Learn the specifics of numerous types of pasta in the category, including penne, rigatoni, trofie, cavatelli, macaroni and other similar types. Students will explore the different types of sauces, additions and garnishes that the pastas are commonly paired with.

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Consumer - Napoletana Pizza Course
Sep
4
11:00 AM11:00

Consumer - Napoletana Pizza Course

Consumer - Napoletana Pizza Course
125.00

Naples, the birthplace of pizza and the undisputed home of the best pizza on earth. Originally created to honour The Queen Margherita of Savoy, pizza has become a defining aspect of Napolitano culture. Guided by our pizza masters, students participate in an interactive course providing an in-depth focus on the science, technique and essence of pizza Napoletana.

Following an extensive explanation of the theoretical science of the pizza style, students can anticipate a full hands-on experience of mixing, kneading, constructing and baking the pizza in both electric and gas ovens.

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Consumer - Long Pasta Course
Aug
28
6:00 PM18:00

Consumer - Long Pasta Course

Consumer - Long Pasta Course

Learn the specifics of numerous types of pasta in the category, including spaghetti, bucatini, cappellini, linguini and other similar types. Students will explore the different types of sauces, additions and garnishes that the pastas are commonly paired with.

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Sold Out! - Long Pasta Course
Jun
19
6:00 PM18:00

Sold Out! - Long Pasta Course

Consumer - Long Pasta Course
125.00

Learn the specifics of numerous types of pasta in the category, including spaghetti, bucatini, cappellini, linguini and other similar types. Students will explore the different types of sauces, additions and garnishes that the pastas are commonly paired with.

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Sold Out! Denti - Chef Pizzaiolo Dante Daga  - Al Taglio Pizza Course
Jun
10
9:00 AM09:00

Sold Out! Denti - Chef Pizzaiolo Dante Daga - Al Taglio Pizza Course

$450 CAD - Sold out!

Consumer - Al Taglio Pizza Course

Roman Style Pizza, best known in Italy as “pizza al taglio.” A distant cousin to Naples, this Roman “street food” is baked in rectangular pans and decorated with a vibrant selection of ingredients. Led by our knowledgeable pizzaiolos, the course will dive into the theory behind the airy, crispy dough. Students will then have the chance to master the mixing, kneading and making of the pizza. By utilizing a variety of different assortments, students can develop a preference of ingredient combinations to create their ideal pizza.

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The ABC of Coffee
May
22
6:00 PM18:00

The ABC of Coffee

PROGRAM

  • Coffee origins: history and spread of coffee throughout the world

  • Main qualities: Arabica and Robusta

  • Hints of botany: the plant, the fruit, the processing methods

  • The roasting

  • The barista ability: the perfect espresso

  • The tasting: the espresso visual, olfactory and gustatory features

    Tasting

  • Tasting of a perfect espresso coffee

  • Tasting of an espresso coffee resulting from a poor preparation

What’s included!

  • Check in + Greeting drinks and snacks

  • Intro + course breakdown

  • THE ABC OF COFFEE theory presentation

  • Hands-on demonstration of brewing the perfect espresso

  • Tasting and understanding the quality of the perfect espresso

  • Gift Bag 500g Trucillo Espresso bar beans (Retail value: $15.99)

COURSE TYPE: Theoretical

CERTIFICATION: Attendance Certificate

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Stuffed Pasta Course
May
15
6:00 PM18:00

Stuffed Pasta Course

Consumer - Long Pasta Course
125.00

Learn the specifics of numerous types of pasta in the category, including spaghetti, bucatini, cappellini, linguini and other similar types. Students will explore the different types of sauces, additions and garnishes that the pastas are commonly paired with.

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Classic Italian Gelato and New Trends for 2019
May
8
10:00 AM10:00

Classic Italian Gelato and New Trends for 2019

Classic Italian Gelato & New Trends For 2019
295.00 495.00

In conjunction with Cattabriga - Iceteam1927 (Italy)

May 8th, 2019 - If you are interested to attend both Gelato courses click here: https://www.faemaculinaryacademy.ca/fca-classesproducts/gelato-on-your-dessert-menu-2dggc

A professional Gelato course for pastry chefs and gelato makers (gelatieri). https://www.faemaculinaryacademy.ca/fca-classesproducts/gelato-on-your-dessert-menu-2dggc

We will focus on the process of creating and producing a classic gelato and fruit sorbet. We will also discuss the latest industry trends for 2019.

Instructor: Matteo Casone from Cattabriga - Iceteam1927 (Italy).

Course Length: 6 hours – CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

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Gelato on your Dessert Menu
May
7
10:00 AM10:00

Gelato on your Dessert Menu

Gelato on your Dessert Menu
295.00 495.00

In conjunction with Cattabriga - Iceteam1927 (Italy)

A professional gelato course for food operators, chefs and caterers. Guests will explore classic style gelato and how it can enrich their dessert offering. Instructors will also create innovative frozen desserts with gelato and fresh local ingredients.

Instructor: Matteo Casone from Cattabriga - Iceteam1927

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2 Sessions - Gelato on your Dessert Menu & Classic Italian Gelato and New Trends for 2019
May
7
to May 8

2 Sessions - Gelato on your Dessert Menu & Classic Italian Gelato and New Trends for 2019

2 Sessions - Gelato on your Dessert Menu & Classic Italian Gelato and New Trends for 2019
499.00 990.00

In conjunction with Cattabriga - Iceteam1927 (Italy)

  • May 7th, 2019 - Gelato on your Dessert Menu

  • May 8th, 2019 - Classic Italian Gelato and New Trends for 2019

May 7th, 2019 - A professional Gelato course for food operators, chefs and caterers.

  • We will explore the classic gelato and how it can enrich your dessert offering. We will also create innovative frozen dessert with gelato, fresh, and local ingredients.

May 8th, 2019 - A professional Gelato course for pastry chefs and gelato makers (gelatieri).

  • We will focus on the process of creating and producing a classic gelato and fruit sorbet. We will also discuss the latest industry trends for 2019.

Instructor: Matteo Casone from Cattabriga - Iceteam1927 (Italy).

Course Length: 6 hours – CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

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Consumer - Napoletana Pizza Course
Apr
17
6:00 PM18:00

Consumer - Napoletana Pizza Course

Consumer - Napoletana Pizza Course
125.00

Naples, the birthplace of pizza and the undisputed home of the best pizza on earth. Originally created to honour The Queen Margherita of Savoy, pizza has become a defining aspect of Napolitano culture. Guided by our pizza masters, students participate in an interactive course providing an in-depth focus on the science, technique and essence of pizza Napoletana.

Following an extensive explanation of the theoretical science of the pizza style, students can anticipate a full hands-on experience of mixing, kneading, constructing and baking the pizza in both electric and gas ovens.

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Consumer Napoletana Pizza Course
Mar
13
6:00 PM18:00

Consumer Napoletana Pizza Course

Consumer - Napoletana Pizza Course
125.00

Naples, the birthplace of pizza and the undisputed home of the best pizza on earth. Originally created to honour The Queen Margherita of Savoy, pizza has become a defining aspect of Napolitano culture. Guided by our pizza masters, students participate in an interactive course providing an in-depth focus on the science, technique and essence of pizza Napoletana.

Following an extensive explanation of the theoretical science of the pizza style, students can anticipate a full hands-on experience of mixing, kneading, constructing and baking the pizza in both electric and gas ovens.

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Professional - Al Taglio Pizza Course
Feb
28
10:00 AM10:00

Professional - Al Taglio Pizza Course

Professional - Al Taglio Pizza Course in conjunction with Denti Flour
399.00

Roman Style Pizza, best known in Italy as “pizza al taglio.” A distant cousin to Naples, this Roman “street food” is baked in rectangular pans and decorated with a vibrant selection of ingredients. Led by our knowledgeable pizzaiolos, the course will dive into the theory behind the airy, crispy dough. Students will then have the chance to master the mixing, kneading and making of the pizza. By utilizing a variety of different assortments, students can develop a preference of ingredient combinations to create their ideal pizza.

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Barista Professional 101 - in conjunction with Accademia Trucillo (Italy)
Feb
7
10:00 AM10:00

Barista Professional 101 - in conjunction with Accademia Trucillo (Italy)

Barista Professional 101
299.00

From the bean to the cup, learn the theory and technique of preparing the perfect espresso.

Optimal for bar, food service and hospitality professionals alike, increase your skill and

understanding of the coffee industry.

Develop an understanding of the entire coffee process, including cultivation, blending, roasting, extraction and milk foaming techniques. Complemented by the theoretical knowledge gained, practical applications such as taste tasting and on-machine practice give the students the ability to recognize a good espresso.

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PROGRAM

  • The history of coffee and its evolution across the world

  • The botanical species and varieties

  • The green coffee processing stages

  • The roasting: the processing techniques

  • The perfect espresso and the 6M rule

  • The coffee grinder: grinding and dosing regulation

  • The espresso machine: the perfect espresso preparation stages

  • Under-extracted and over-extracted coffee: sensory differences

  • The milk: types of milk and organoleptic features

  • The frothing pitcher: material, size and dimensions

  • The foaming technique and the perfect cappuccino preparation

  • The station service and management techniques

  • The maintenance: the importance of the equipment regular cleaning

What’s included!

  • Check in + Greeting drinks and snacks

  • Intro + course breakdown

  • Barista Professional 101 theory presentation

  • Demonstration the perfect extraction of the Italian espresso and the

  • Hands-on demonstration of milk foaming techniques.

  • Gift Bag 500g Trucillo Espresso bar beans (Retail value: $15.99)

COURSE TYPE: Theoretical & Practical

CERTIFICATION: Attendance Certificate


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Consumer Napoletana Pizza Course
Jan
16
6:00 PM18:00

Consumer Napoletana Pizza Course

Consumer Evening Class

3 Hour Class

 

  • Sign In, Receive greeting package

  • Welcome cocktail and snacks

  • Intro + course breakdown

  • Pizza Napoletana Theory

  • Hands-on  dough making

  • San Marzano sauce making

  • Stretching dough techniques

  • Topping techniques

  • Cooking techniques

  • Group Meal

Consumer - Napoletana Pizza Course
125.00

Naples, the birthplace of pizza and the undisputed home of the best pizza on earth. Originally created to honour The Queen Margherita of Savoy, pizza has become a defining aspect of Napolitano culture. Guided by our pizza masters, students participate in an interactive course providing an in-depth focus on the science, technique and essence of pizza Napoletana.

Following an extensive explanation of the theoretical science of the pizza style, students can anticipate a full hands-on experience of mixing, kneading, constructing and baking the pizza in both electric and gas ovens.

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