Pizza School NYC is a school entirely dedicated to the art of pizza-making.
With weekly classes geared toward the novice baker and experienced chef alike, this place covers everything you need to know to make pizza like the pros.
Our Food Insider producers visited to take a class and see who can make the perfect New York pie.
Following is a transcript of the video.
Three, two, one.
Spencer: I’m just very scared of the dough.
Herrine: I feel like I’m doing the ugliest faces as I catch it.
Aly: It’s harder than it looks.
Narrator: Pizza School NYC is a school entirely dedicated to the art of pizza making. With weekly classes geared toward the novice baker and experienced chef alike, this place covers everything you need to know to make pizza like the pros. From making your own dough, Is this the easiest part of the whole process? to choosing from an endless array of toppings, and everything in between. In here, lunch is always in session, and playing with your food is highly encouraged. This is Pizza School.
Spencer: Hey guys, it’s Spencer.
Herrine: Hi, I’m Herrine.
Spencer: And we are here at Pizza School NYC. It is a school entirely dedicated to the art of pizza making. And we are here with Mark Bello, he’s the owner, and today he’s gonna take us through a class and see if we have the skills to make a great New York pie. Out of the three of us, who do you think is gonna be the best pizza maker?
Herrine: Probably you.
Aly: You have a pizza tattoo, so I feel like this is just in your blood. My oven at home doesn’t get a lot of play, but I have faith that I’ll make something edible today.
Herrine: I’m just gonna try my best, honestly.
Spencer: That’s all you can do.
Mark: What I feel is that you’re all gonna make awesome pizzas. They’re all gonna just kind of reflect you a little bit.
Aly: Let’s dough it.
Spencer: Well, I’m super excited guys. Let’s see if we have the skills to graduate Pizza School.
Herrine: I’m pumped.
Spencer: Let’s do it.
Mark: So first thing we’re gonna do is we’re gonna make our dough. And this is important because making your own dough absolutely puts the power of the pizza in your hands.
Herrine: There’s an exact science to this.
Spencer: All right, so we got giant bowls of flour here.
Aly: This is an arm workout. I feel it.
Mark: Yeah, switch arms so you don’t get lopsided.
Spencer: It’s a good thing I skipped the gym every day this month.
Herrine: What is that sound? Spencer: I don’t know. I’m a pizza monster.
Mark: OK, so we’re gonna knead. You’re basically breaking open any residual little lumps of flour.
Aly: Oh, I don’t know why I made this shape. I thought we were going for I don’t know what.
Spencer: I don’t want to know what that is.
Mark: Everyone is very excited to learn the act of actually throwing the dough in the air, correct?
Spencer: Yeah, that’s what I’m …read more
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