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Pizza Academy

ilFornino Pizza Academy

Management at ilFornino saw a need to educate the public to be able to enrich their pizza making experience of creating authentic traditional Neapolitan pizza. In order to achieve this noble goal, the IPA, or ilFornino Pizza Academy was created. The founding fathers of this academy are Chris Salman, Jimmy Salman and direct from Italy, Master Pizzaiuolo AlFonso Saviello. Master Pizzaiuolo Alfonso Saviello, brings with him his tremendous knowledge of the history, the authentic tradition, evolution, and teaching ability surrounding Neapolitan pizza. Chef Alfonso pays particular attention to the ingredients by selecting quality Italian products imported directly from the Campagna region in Italy. He understands that is necessary in order to be faithful to the recreation of true essence of Italy right here in the US.

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Private Class: Hands-On Wood Fired Cooking And Oven Maintenance Classes

Sep 25, 2021
Sep 26, 2021

Are you looking to learn the art of wood fired cooking at your own pace? This private class will allow you to learn essential techniques, starting the fire, managing the fire, cooking pizza, making dough from scratch and more at your own level without the stress of being in a class with other students.

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Back to the Basics Class

Sep 11, 2021 (12.30PM-2.30PM)
Sep 19, 2021 (10.00AM-12.00PM)
Sep 25, 2021 (12.30PM-2.30PM)

Chef Fatima Mortada will be at the ilFornino Pizza Academy (IPA) in September 2021. In this introductory course, you will learn the art of making a true Neapolitan Wood Fired Pizza. The chef will also demonstrate the proper wood fired pizza cooking and handling techniques using the ilFornino Pizza Ovens.

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Let's Cook Class

Sep 12, 2021 (10.00AM-12.00PM)
Sep 18, 2021 (12.30PM-2.30PM)
Sep 26, 2021 (10.00AM-12.00PM)

“Let’s Cook” is a great course for individuals who have taken the basic course “Going back to the basics” and want to expand their horizon into making the dough from scratch as well as learning different stretching and cooking techniques.

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Wood Fired Cooking- Complete Dinner Class

Sep 18, 2021 (5.00PM-7.00PM)

“Wood Fired Cooking- Full Meal” is a great course for individuals who want to expand their skills into making a three-course meal from scratch. Learn how to make an appetizer, entrée and dessert in your wood fired pizza oven.

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Private Events & Catering

By Appointment

Get your special event catered by the professionals of ilFornino Pizza Academy. We are proud to offer a fully catering services onsite and offsite. You name the date and time, and we will do the rest.

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