New Haven Pizza School
Brought to you by The Pizza Gavones
Learn how to make New Haven Style Pizza at home with the Pizza Gavone!
Do you want to learn how to make New Haven Style Pizza at home/office in your electric, gas, wood or BBQ oven? Do you want to learn how to make stuffed breads, calzones, pizza fritta, roll-ups?
This class will show you how to make the dough, sauce, how to assemble the pizza including stretching the dough, adding mozzarella cheese and finishing it off with some fresh Pecorino Romano grated cheese and olive oil. Additionally, you will learn how to launch a pizza, how to physically turn the pizza for an evenly baked crust and how to properly let it cool and slice it up to eat. Lastly we will touch on some pizza lingo, a little history of New Haven Pizza and a lot of other tips and tricks along the way. This class is packed with Apizza value!
This class is designed to be taught in a small/intimate setting, in the comfort of your own home/back yard. Class time is approximately 3-4 hrs.
There are 4 class options:
The Ultimate Pizza Making Experience
The cost for a mobile pizza class is $1,250 for a group up to 8 people. The standard class includes all the ingredients for making a mozzarella pizza (1 per person). If you would like to provide additional toppings, feel free to do so. If you are looking for a traditional catered pizza party please contact me.
For the 2022 season, I will be traveling to the following towns and the training must be done on private property. Anything outside of these cities and towns listed below will have a $100 per hour travel fee both ways.
Milford, West Haven, Orange, Stratford, Shelton, New Haven, East Haven, Branford, North Branford, Guilford, Hamden, Derby, Trumbull, Woodbridge, Ansonia, Bridgeport, Fairfield, Wallingford, North Haven, Monroe, Northford, Madison, Bethany, Seymour, Oxford.
Other class options:
1:1 training at your house/business with your oven for $125 hr. with a 3 hr. minimum. Outside of the below cities/towns a $100 travel fee will be charged in CT. Outside of CT, a $100 hr. travel fee with be charged to and from my home in Milford, CT.
Corporate team building events are available as well, Monday through Friday. Get your workforce eating from the same pizza pie! We can get very creative on this, some examples would be a best pizza making contest, most creative pizza, New Haven Pizza trivia, etc.
Brick & mortar location for a group of individuals who want to take class, but do not want to do 1:1 and do not have a group of people to get together. lease send me an email, firstname.lastname@example.org, to be put on the brick and mortar list so I can contact you when I have secured a location. Cost of class would be $125 per person for a 3-4 hr. class.
For the 2022 season will be traveling to the following towns and the training must be done on private property. Anything outside of these cities and towns will have a $100 per hour travel fee both ways.
Milford, West Haven, Orange, Stratford, Shelton, New Haven, East Haven, Branford, North Branford, Guilford, Hamden, Derby, Trumbull, Woodbridge, Ansonia, Bridgeport, Fairfield, Wallingford, North Haven, Monroe, Northford, Madison, Bethany, Seymour, Oxford
The Class will include the following:
1. Brief history on NH Pizza
How it all began
Where it all started
Who started it
Generations of pizza makers
2. How to make the dough – KISS
Is it really in the water? LOL
Different flours and why
Time in the fridge
3. How to stretch the dough
“Knucench” stretch – hybrid between knuckle and bench stretch
4. Pizza assembly
5. Launching the pizza
Shake & bake
How to practice on your own using pizza dough or a “practice dough”
6. Baking the pizza
Set time before turning pizza the first time
How many turns
“Testing” to see how much longer the pie has to bake
How to “read” the pizza
Char v burnt
7. Cooling the pizza
8. Eating the pizza
No knife or fork please!
Unevenly cut slices
Foxon Park Soda
9. Q & A
Pizza oven making options:
A. Wood fired oven – mine or yours
B. Ooni or other portable oven – mine or yours
C. In-home personal gas or electric oven with a broiler
D. BBQ grill
** Please note this is NOT a pizza party where you can invite 50 guests. You can invite people over after or at the end to try your Apizza, but only the paid class participants can be active (making the dough, assembling the pizza, etc.) in the class.