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

Start Smart! The Fundamentals of Opening and Operating a Pizzeria
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Beltsville, MD

Join renowned pizzeria owners Jonathan Goldsmith and John Arena in a hands-on immersion into the world of pizza making, with guest appearance by Scott...

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, who studied at the prestigious Scuola Italiana Pizzaioli.

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

Upcoming Courses

In our other upcoming 1 & 3-day courses, you’ll learn the theoretical as well as the practical methods of making the perfect dough, the secrets of the sauce, stretching techniques for forming the perfect crust and all about ingredients. You will learn the secrets of baking the perfect pizza from highly skilled master pizza instructors.

Pizza styles include – Neo-Neapolitan, Sicilian, Roman, and American

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Pasquale Cozzolino

Pasquale Cozzolino
Author of The Pizza Diet

Neapolitan Style Pizza

Date: TBD

Giulio Adriani

Giulio Adriani
Co-Founder of The Local Pizzaiolo

Gluten-Free Pizza

Date: TBD

Glenn Cybulski

Glenn Cybulski
Award Winning Chef

California Style Pizza

Date: TBD

“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