Traditional Neapolitan Techniques in Wood-Fired Ovens

March 10th – 12th

In this 3-day course, you will learn the art of making the authentic Neapolitan pizza with wood-fired ovens. Along with your Pizza University Chef Jacket, Apron and Graduating Certificate, you will receive your copy of Chef Enzo Coccia’s book, The Neapolitan Pizza, a Scientific Guide About the Artisanal Process, that you learn working side by side with Chef Enzo Coccia. The Master class is aimed exclusively at professional pizzaiolo already working in the field wishing to acquire the Neapolitan technique. Students will learn Traditional Neapolitan techniques for baking and cook various types of Neapolitan Pizza while learning the history and proper usage of the Neapolitan Oven.


Chef Enzo Coccia

Enzo Coccia has transformed pizza from one of the most popular products, into an authentic gastronomic experience! Today he is the reference point for the culture of true Neapolitan handcrafted pizza. Research of quality ingredients, deep knowledge of Italian tradition, and an incredible passion for his job, have all led to his great success. Born helping his father in their family pizzeria, Chef Coccia soon realized that he wanted to pursue the sought-after profession of a pizzaiolo. After a few years, he decided to take on a first challenge opening the doors of his first restaurant, La Notizia, which has been recommended as the best restaurant in Italy!

Chef Coccia defines himself simply as a pizza maker, but he is recognized by many as the initiator of the revolution of Neapolitan contemporary quality pizza. For Chef Coccia, his greatest honor is representing the quality of the Neapolitan pizza and conveying the warmth and friendliness of Italy to those around the world by offering the best of the Campania Region through his pizzas!

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Start Date

March 10, 2019

End Date

March 12, 2019


Beltsville, MD