10:00am to 4:00pm for three (3) consecutive days. Nov 11-13


This 3-day intensive hands-on class is designed to guide aspiring pizzaioli to cultivate the absolute best pizza-making practices.

This course focuses on both the theoretical techniques and practical hands-on methods necessary to create the ideal dough, a sublime sauce, an airy crust, and to identify the best ingredients to produce the best results.

You will receive:

  • Pizza University Certificate
  • Apron
  • Chef’s Jacket
  • Swag Bag

The class will consist of both theory and hands-on guide practice.


The theoretical portion of the class aims to provide students with essential knowledge of:

  • The history of pizza and its ingredients
  • Pizza in the USA
  • Fundamentals and practice of creating artisanal pizza
  • Characteristics of the ingredients
  • Dough chemistry
  • Working with baker’s percentage


This part is dedicated to the hands-on experience. You will learn:

  • Mixing the dough, understanding the perfect timing to add each ingredient
  • Cutting and shaping the dough, forming dough balls
  • Leavening of the dough
  • Stretching the dough using the proper technique
  • Preparing the ingredients (learn how mozzarella should be cut and how to make tomato sauce)
  • Organizing the work bench
  • Bringing the oven to proper temperature and maintaining it during baking, resulting in a consistent final product
  • Cooking and managing the pizza in the oven
  • Managing multiple pizzas in the oven simultaneously


Start Date

November 11, 2020

End Date

November 13, 2020


Beltsville, MD