Welcome! All Aspiring Pizzaioli!

At Pizza University, we offer intensive pizza courses designed to guide restaurant owners, caterers, and other aspiring pizzaioli to cultivate the absolute best pizza making practices. Students learn the theoretical as well as gain hands-on experience making the perfect dough, the secrets of the sauce, stretching techniques for forming the perfect crust and all about ingredients. Our highly qualified instructors will provide the training you need to succeed in this competitive market.

In our inaugural course, sponsored by Marra Forni and partner VPN Americas, students learned to make Authentic Neapolitan Pizza.

Upcoming Courses

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June
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Wood-Fired Appetizers and Savory Flatbreads
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Beltsville, MD

June 30 – July 1 Join Richard Miscovich and go beyond pizza to learn quick and easy wood-fired appetizers, savory flatbreads and ways to...

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August
Chef Glenn Cybulski at NRA with Marra Forni 3
California Pizza Dreamin’
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Los Angeles, California

August 11th – August 13th In this 3-day Course, Chef Glenn will take you on a hands-on journey of learning how to create amazing...

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September
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Authentic Neapolitan Pizza with VPN’s Peppe Miele
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Beltsville, MD

This course will offer a theoretical and practical examination into the Neapolitan Style iwith VPN Americas' President, Peppe Miele

20
October
Chef Brian Polcyn Hog
Praise The Lard!
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Beltsville, MD

October 20th – October 21st This is a 2-day course all about the pig—from whole-hog butchery all the way down to the finer points...

Customized Training Courses

Instructor Chef Felice Colucci

Our 2-day Introductory pizza making course will focus on everything that you need to know about creating dough from scratch, stretching and manipulating the dough, and baking your pizza within gas, electric, and wood-fired brick ovens. In this course you will study alongside our Resident Instructor Felice Colucci.

We recommend this course for Chefs who want to pursue a career in professional pizza making or for businesses that want to train their staff in the art of making the perfect pizza.

Fill out our online contact form or email us at info@pizzauniversity.org for more information!

Felice Colucci

Our Graduates

“We saw the challenge facing many of our clients to find skilled and committed Pizzaioli, so we found a solution. With our experience, vast network, and state-of-the-art facilities, Pizza University will soon offer courses nationwide, taught by top Pizzaioli.”

— Marra Forni