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Eventbrite - Wood Fired Pizza Cooking Classes with Italian Chef Alfonso Saviello

Wood Fired Pizza Cooking Classes with Italian Chef Alfonso Saviello

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.

Pizza Cooking Classes

Valley Cottage, New York

Basic Class

Introduction to Wood Fired Cooking by Chef Anthony LoPinto

This 3 hour class will give you the extra confident and knowledge to tackle your wood fired cooking. After completing this class you will learn the proper technique(s) to:

  • Starting the Fire.
  • Maintaining and Fire.
  • Fire Management for pizza, meat and bread making.
  • Cooking pizza.
  • Maintains and cleaning technique to keep your oven looking new.
  • Class notes and instruction will be provided.
  • Enjoy a pizza party at the end of the class!

Intermediate Pizza Making with Chef Anthony LoPinto

This 3 hour class will answer lots of uncertainty questions that we most fear. How to make your dough? How to proof the dough? After completing this class you will learn how to:

  • Make the Dough (no more store bough dough!)
  • Proof the Dough.
  • Stretch the dough.
  • Dress your Pizza.
  • Handle the pizza the proper technique
  • Cook your Pizza in your wood fired oven.
  • Enjoy a pizza party at the end of the class!

All about Yeast!- How to make your Starter Yeast? Maintain it and use it

This is a 3 hour class that will teach you how to use yeast which is the most important part of pizza dough. Learn how to grow your sourdough starter yeast, how to use all types of yeast in general and cook pizza with sourdough starter yeast.

  • Do a batch of starter yeast (sourdough).
  • Learn how to grow your yeast.
  • Learn how to use your sourdough starter yeast.
  • Learn how to use all types of yeast.
  • Making pizza with a sourdough starter yeast.
  • Enjoy a pizza party at the end of the class!

A Class with US World Pizza Champion US David Conti

US World Pizza Champion US David Conti will share his experience and teach you how to make his famous Lobster Fra DiaVolo Pizza that landed him first position in the non-tradition pizza category. This is a two hour class with Chef David that will give you an insight about pizza completion. This what you will learn

  • How to cook pizza in your wood fired oven.
  • Learn about his changeless and techniques.
  • How to an award winner Seafood Pizza "Lobster Fra DiaVolo".
  • Enjoy a pizza party at the end of the class!

Facility and venue

Our facility is located in Valley Cottage New York 45 minutes north of Manhattan. Free Parking is available on site. Our brand new facility and showroom occupy 3000 square feet of commercial space. We have two indoors ovens and 6 outdoor ovens to practice with as well as a full range of dough mixers.

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Eventbrite - Wood Fired Pizza Cooking Classes with Italian Chef Alfonso Saviello

Wood Fired Pizza Basics

calenderJune 4(D, E), June 5(D, E), and June 7(D, E), 2018
timeDaytime(D) 12 PM to 2 PM
Evening(E) 6 PM to 8 PM

Wood Fired Pizza Intermediate

calenderJune 4(D, E), June 6(D, E), and June 7(D, E), 2018
timeDaytime(D) 12 PM to 2 PM
Evening(E) 6 PM to 8 PM

Wood Fired Pizza Advanced

calenderJune 5(D, E), June 6(D, E), and June 8(D, E), 2018
timeDaytime(D) 12 PM to 2 PM
Evening(E) 6 PM to 8 PM

Sunday Classes

Wood Fired Pizza Basics

calanderJune 3, 2018
time10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Wood Fired Pizza Intermediate

calanderJune 3, 2018
time1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Wood Fired Pizza Advanced

calanderJune 3, 2018
time4 PM - 6 PM