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 in the comfort of your own home? Do you have an electric, gas, wood or BBQ oven? Do you want to learn how to make stuffed breads, calzones, pizza fritta, or even roll-ups?
This class will show you how to make the perfect New Haven style pizza right in the comfort of your home. I will teach you how to make the dough, the sauce, how to assemble the pizza (stretching the dough, adding the cheese and olive oil), and oven tips and tricks such as launching the pizza correctly and how to turn the pizza for an evenly baked crust. I also will teach you some history of New Haven pizza from lingo, fun facts, and tips and tricks. 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:
Corporate team building events are available as well, Monday through Friday. Get your workforce together to eat from the same pizza! We can get very creative with 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. Please 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