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The Pizza Kitchen – The Quack Attack

PMQ’s test chef Brian Hernandez is cooking up something “fowl” in the Pizza Kitchen—game fowl, to be exact. The award-winning Quack Attack pizza recipe, shared with us by Eric Von Hansen of Caliente’s Pizza & Draft House in Pittsburgh, features succulent boneless duck breast from Maple Leaf Farms and layers … More

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The Pizza Kitchen – The DeGrezia

  Need a new recipe for a great New York-style pizza with a blend of sweet and savory flavors? PMQ's Brian Hernandez turned to his good friend, Tom DeGrezia of Sophia Pizza Shoppe in the Big Apple, for this one-of-a-kind New York-style recipe loaded with taste and texture. Watch the video, try … More

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Precinct Pizza

  As a younger man working for a Domino’s Pizza store in the late 1980s, Rick Drury, owner of the two-location Precinct Pizza in Tampa, Florida, admits he was a “terrible employee” who thought he knew more about running a pizzeria than his bosses. Turns out he was right. … More

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The Pizza Kitchen – The Peach Pie

  Featured recently in PMQ’s Chef’s Corner, Laura Meyer of Tony's Pizza Napoletana first gained acclaim as one of Tony Gemignani’s key managers, but the San Francisco pizzaiola has since become one of the industry’s shining stars in her own right. She was the first woman and the first … More

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Scientists Try to Prove Why Wood-Burning Ovens are Best

  Does pizza naturally cook better in a certain type of oven? Was pizza always intended to be cooked in a wood-burning oven? This is precisely what a three physicists in Rome, Italy, are attempting to prove in their 10-page scientific abstract paper called "The Physics of baking good Pizza." After a conversation about … More

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Midwest U.S. Pizza Cup – Gluten-Free Results

    Pizza makers from all across the nation met and advanced the art of pizza in this U.S. Pizza Team sanctioned event, held at the North American Pizza and Culinary Academy outside Chicago, Illinois.  All were competing for the top prize of a premier membership in the U.S. … More

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California Dreamin’: How Golden State pizza chefs used fresh, local and seasonal ingredients to develop a pizza style that has spread across the country

      Think California, and certain stereotypes spring to mind: year-round sunshine, laid-back surfer dudes, health-conscious hippies, and a progressive approach to just about everything—including pizza. No surprise, then, that the state's focus on local, seasonal ingredients, quirky topping combos and artisan craftsmanship, once ahead of its time, has … More

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Chef’s Corner: The Stella by Chris Decker

Las Vegas: Bright lights, gushing fountains, noisy slots, thousands of hungry tourists. So what do you do when you’ve left all your money at the tables and you need a delicious meal? If you know what’s good for you, you head to Metro Pizza. With six locations in the … More