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Private Event: Four Corners Property Trust Pizza Romana Party
December 13, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Welcome team members of Four Corners Property Trust to a hands-on pizza making with Chef Michael Kalanty. Fresh from his visit to Rome, Michael is excited to share principals and techniques he has learned firsthand with a style of Pizza making that is truly one of a kind. Whether you’ve made pizzas at home or are brand new, this will be a fun and immersive class to get you slingin’ artisan style pizzas like a pro! Class will conclude with pizza and salad, and students will take home pizza and fresh dough to try their new skills at home!
What You’ll Practice
Both styles of Roman pies:
- Pizza alla Pala–rectangular and thin, slid directly onto the oven deck from a flat board or “pala”.
- Pizza Romana-baked in a heavy metal pan for crunchy sides and bottom with a thicker, tender interior.
Plus General Principles to make all your baking better:
- Hand-mixing techniques for tender crusts
- Focus on dough proofing, handling and shaping
- Techniques to get the crust you want
Michael Kalanty is a professional bread baking instructor. He’s written baking curriculums for professional schools across the country, in Italy and in Brasil. His textbooks have won awards like “Best Bread Book in the World”® at the Gourmand Cookbook Awards in Paris and have been translated into Portuguese. When he was the Director of Boulangerie for the Le Cordon Bleu schools in North America, he was awarded “Best Instructor of the Year”. You can find him teaching online at The Great Courses and Craftsy.
“I’m just back from a hands-on pizza trek through Rome. You can read all about my experiences in the article “From Rome with Love” featured in Pizza Magazine Quarterly. Better still, join me in class and explore the flavors and crusty textures of this Roman specialty from an insider’s view.”
Interested in booking your own private baking class?
Our courses are perfect for corporate team building, as client appreciation gatherings, birthday celebrations, family traditions, and wedding parties looking to get together and bond before the
How do I get more information?
Our inquiry and booking process is simple! Simply reach out to our email [email protected] and provide us with a few details like date ranges, number of participants, what topics your group might be most interested in, etc. Our Event coordinator will create a custom proposal with all inclusions for you and your group to consider. Booking is a snap, and your dedicated coordinator will help ensure you and your group have the best experience possible. Inquire today for your group!