Tag Archives: John Arena

World’s Longest Pizza Attempt

This post is about an attempt to create the longest pizza in the World. The Italians claim the current record. No one in the pizza industry this record could ever be broken.   The current record was set in Naples, Italy, on 18 May 2016. The longest pizza measures 1,853.88 m (6,082 ft 3.40 in) […]

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Pizza Dough Tips from Pizza Guy John Arena

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John Arena wrote an article about pizza dough making for Peter Reinhart’s Pizza Quest. I was so moved by the incredibly useful information shared in this piece, I felt I need to respond.  John is a master pizza maker but at the same time a student of pizza. Although he has been making pizza for […]

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Chris Bianco Secret to Perfect Pizza

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Chris Bianco is a Pizza Maker who lives in Phoenix. He creates incredible pizza at Pizzeria Bianco his pizzeria.  His pizza has been celebrated and discussed by some of the most respectable pizza makers in the industry. He has been the subject of numerous books including Peter Reinhart’s  incredible volume:  American Pie: My Search for the […]

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Forno Bravo Pizza Oven Expo 2015

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Forno Bravo, one of our favorite wood fired oven sites, is having an Expo…Best of all it’s free! But you must register. Here are the details. Forno Bravo is having an Expo! Some of my favorite pizzaiolos will be there including: Peter Reinhart and John Arena! John and Peter are friends of mine and have […]

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Get the Kind of Pizza You Want….

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To make great pizza there are a couple of rules I think are essential. First, your oven needs to be hot, hot hot. You need to have your oven get as hot as possible. If possible you need to have your oven at least 500 + degrees F. (260 C). The hotter the better! This […]

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