Pizza Forum 2017

Learn from the best at the 2017 Pizza Forum!

Pizza Forum is back in Australia!

It’s no secret that Pizza is now one of the most popular menu items across Australia. However, it takes more than just good pizza to get your customers hooked; it takes amazing pizza, trained and high skilled staff and a successful business plan.

Whether you’re a professional pizza chef or baker, a novice apprentice learning the ropes or you are thinking that opening a pizza or bakery shop is a good investment, there is something for everyone to learn at the 2017 Pizza Forum. These unique workshops will provide attendees with a complete and deep understanding of the importance of dough proving and preparation, the baking process and the necessity of choosing the right equipment and ingredients for your needs, your style of pizza and a range of topics that are developed to build a theoretical, practical and entertaining event to suit all learning styles and experience levels.


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Italian Master Pizza Chef & Baking Specialist, Valentino Carrozza, and Salvatore di Maria, General Manager of Il Molino Iacquone (international brand of premium flours) will lead the Pizza Forum workshops and offers a unique opportunity for Australian pizza chefs to learn from some world renowned specialists. They are specialists in raw materials (flour) and in the processes of maturation and fermentation. They carry out specific consultancies for industry leading companies in Italy and abroad. 

Pizza Forum attendees can expect to learn the following and more after a generous welcoming tasting.

  • flour classification
  • fermentation
  • enzyme activity: the chemical reactions during the proving process
  • dough biochemistry
  • flour and dough life
  • yeast features
  • pizza easy to digest
  • salt function
  • heat importance
  • electric ovens / gas ovens / fan – baking; the differences
  • advanced baking 
  • traditions
  • styles and trends
  • Verace Napoletana
  • Sorrentina
  • Alla Romana
  • Pizza alla Pala
  • Focaccia
  • stuffed pizza
  • pre-cooked pizza

In addition to a comprehensive educational format, the Pizza Forum aims to contribute to your personal and business growth by offering new skills, knowledge, and inspiration as well as business advice specific to the pizza industry. For new chefs, bakers or business owners this is a fantastic opportunity to understand the science and methods of creating a great quality pizza and unique baked products, while experienced chefs will have the opportunity to gain new ideas, learn about overseas trends, and learn from each other. The Pizza Forum will include not only the theoretical process of making a great pizza, the experts will also guide the practical sessions. During these sessions, participants will enjoy preparing and moulding the dough baking it to perfection using a wide range of premium bakery equipment.

 To ensure maximum benefit for each participant, numbers are strictly limited and bookings are essential. 

Valued at $150, this seminar is FREE to the first 20 people.



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Monday 18th September 2017 | 10:00am – 12:00pm


               Unit 1, 26 Gow Street

               02 9707 2977

               Padstow, NSW 2211