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Pizza 101 Class


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Learn how to successfully make world class Neo-Neapolitan style pizza!

When: July 15th @ 4pm

Where: TheBBQHQ Simi Valley

Cost: $75 a person or $140 for two people

In this Pizza 101 Class, Eric will teach you all his secrets and proven techniques, after many years of trial and error, so you too can make perfect and delicious pizza in your own backyard. This is a hands-on class where you will make your own dough, shape, top and cook pizza on different types of ovens. And the best part is, you get to enjoy the fruits of your labor and eat pizza!
This 3 hour class will cover:


  • mixing by hand and mixer
  • cold fermenting
  • flours
  • yeast
  • sourdough starter
  • balling the dough
  • hydration


  • proportions
  • stretching the dough
  • sauce
  • toppings

The Bake:

  • pizza ovens and equipment
  • firing up the ovens
  • fire management and fuel types
  • temperature balance
  • launching the pizza
  • indicators of the perfect pizza as it cooks
  • troubleshooting

Putting it all together:

  • resting the pizza
  • taking it on the road
  • hosting a pizza party
Any class attendee will be able to apply their class cost towards the purchase of a pizza oven valued at $499 greater. Anyone purchasing a pizza oven between now and July 15 with a value greater than $499 will also receive free attendance to the class.
Spaces are limited, so sign up today if you want to master your pizza game!