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.
Alessio Lacco of Naples, Italy will be at ilFornino Pizza Academy (IPA) for only three days in March. Learn the art of making a true Neapolitan Wood Fired Pizza with Fresh Mozzarella from scratch. The chef will also demonstrate the proper wood fired pizza cooking and handling techniques using the ilFornino Pizza Ovens.Sign Up and Be Notified.
Learn to master the art of making Roman Pizza Al Metro and Ricotta Cheese from scratch with Pizzaiolo Alessio Lacco. This Pizza cooking class will cover all aspects of Roman pizza including how to make Ricotta Cheese, Pizza Al Metro Dough and Stretching & Proofing techniques. The chef will also show the proper wood fired pizza cooking and handling techniques using the ilFornino Pizza Ovens.Sign Up and Be Notified.
Learn how to Cook a Gourmet Three Course Wood Fired Dinner with Chef Alessio Lacco in our 2-hour evening class. The Chef will demonstrate and teach you how to cook a wood fired three course meal from farm to table. This course is interactive and fun. Perfect for date night.
Sign up for a one-on-one hands-on introduction to wood fired cooking. Learn the fundamentals of wood fired cooking, types of wood, starting your oven and cooking your very first wood fired pizza. Guided by our chef, master all the necessary skills and knowledge to become an expert. Please contact our ilFornino Team to discuss details and to sign up for this one-one one hands on course.