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Respecting the Craft: Pizza Peels, Part III

The final chapter of Tony’s discussion on pizza peels In the September issue, I began a discussion on pizza peels and how I use them in my pizzeria. I followed up last month by taking a look at a few different types of peels. This month I’ll complete the discussion by offering snapshots of a...... Read More

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Knead to Know: Starting with Starters

The importance of fermentation Perhaps one of the most significant trends for pizza makers in recent years has been the experimentation with different fermentation techniques. In “The Bread Bakers Apprentice,” Peter Reinhart states that “fermentation is the single most important stage.” Understanding how to manipulate time by using a starter will give you a new...... Read More

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Man on the Street: Return of the Slice

Yes, you can still get great pizza by the slice I’ve got some exciting news: pizza by the slice is not dead in New York City! If you had asked me five years ago, I would have predicted otherwise. At the time, wood-fired ovens were being installed by the dozens and slice shops were falling...... Read More

Signage: Across the Board

Menu boards can do more than list today’s specials Menu boards let customers know which pizza toppings are available, what today’s specials are and even what kind of establishment the eatery is. Pizza operators say they choose signage that matches the décor and the branding of the restaurant, is easy to use and fits their...... Read More





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VIDEO: How to Submit for the 2018 Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Pizza Today Editor-in-Chief Jeremy White breaks down what you need to do to become the 2018 Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Don’t delay. Submissions are due by December 15. More details at 2018 Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.  ... Read More