Category Archives: Pizza Expo

What Is VPN Certification for Pizza (Vera Pizza Napoletana) ?

  What is VPN? According to the fornbravo.com website: “Vera Pizza Napoletana is a movement whose goal is to promote and protect the name and the product Pizza Napoletana; a style of pizza and tradition found in Naples. Simply put to be VPN certified you need a wood burning oven, proper ingredients and proper technique. […]

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Slice Out Hunger Interview with Scott Wiener at Pizza Expo

If you are a pizza shop owner or just a pizza fan, you can make a difference in your community to to try help the hungry. In the following interview Scott Wiener talks about Slice Out Hunger and the impact it can have on a local community. Form the Sice Out Hunger website, here is […]

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Brick Fire Tavern, Authentic Neapolitan Pizza in Honolulu

True story: I’m at Pizza Expo, at the end of a seminar. I literally bump into this guy while getting a cup of coffee. “Where you from I ask?” “Honolulu” he replies. “I’m from Honolulu, too” I say. Well, needless to say we struck up a conversation. His name is Matt and he explained he and […]

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Norma Knepp Shocks the Pizza World at the Caputo Cup

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Everyone loves a great story. If the story is about pizza you got my attention. Here is a wonderful story about a once a week pizza maker who became a champion! Norma Knepp is a pizza champion. She is a self-taught pizza maker. She was able to research how to make pizza by looking on-line, […]

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Paulie Gee, Tony Gemignani and Chrissy Teigen

Here is the latest from Pizza News, the Official Pizza Therapy News Letter (to Subscribe Click Here) I hope everything is going well. Summer is right around the corner and that always makes me think about pizza Well, actually every Season reminds of pizza. OK, true, I have a one track mind… I hope your […]

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Tim Huff Dough Hydration Secrets

 Here is an interview conducted with Tim Huff, Master Baker with General Mills flour   Albert: Okay what percentage than of Baker’s percent do you recommend for Pizza dough? Tim Huff:  Okay you know it if I think of a New York style thin crust I’m thinking All Trumps flour. Flours obviously at a. hundred […]

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Pizza: Past Present and Future by Tony Gemignani at Pizza Expo

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  Tony Gemignani knows pizza. He has been recognized as one the foremost authorities  on all aspects of creating pizza. His restaurants, including Tony’s Pizzeria Napoletana and various locations of Pizza Rock have allowed him to showcase different types of pizza. His pizzerias have been places where the pizza lover can discover and rediscover incredible regional styles […]

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