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Interesting Gluten-Free Article and Infographic

Written By Peter Reinhart
Thursday, 09 May 2019 Peter's Blog

Note from Peter: I received this very interesting article from Dr. Nikola Djordjevic that sheds valuable light on the gluten-free issue.  It contains a link to a nicely done infographic that I can’t reproduce here but that you can access by clicking on the link below. As a pizza-themed site we don’t spend much time on the gluten-free segment here, but every restaurant operator, as well as most consumers, knows…Read More…

See you this week at Pizza Expo!

Written By Peter Reinhart
Sunday, 03 March 2019 Peter's Blog

Hi Everyone, As noted in an earlier post, this is the big Expo week in Las Vegas. Not only for Pizza Expo 2019 as well but also the very first Artisan Baking Expo, happening in the adjacent hall. I know many of you are already planning to be there. And, of course, many of you won’t be there but would love to know what happened, so I’ll report on that…Read More…

Peter’s Blog: Upcoming Adventures, Pizza Expo and Beyond

Written By Peter Reinhart
Tuesday, 12 February 2019 Peter's Blog

Hi Everyone, Just a few weeks till the big gathering in Las Vegas for Pizza Expo 2019 as well as for the very first Artisan Baking Expo, happening in the adjacent hall. I know many of you are already planning to be there, and others may still be deciding whether it’s worth the time and money (it is, I promise). And, of course, many of you won’t be there but…Read More…

Exciting News About Pizza Quest

Written By Peter Reinhart
Monday, 19 November 2018 Peter's Blog

Hi Everyone, I’ve been teasing this for months but, at long last, a seven episode season of Pizza Quest has now launched on the new BluPrint network. BluPrint is a spin off of Craftsy.com, the leading digital site for instructional courses on nearly every imaginable subject, and now, Craftsy has been acquired by NBC/Universal, and they then created a new subscription network that allows subscribers access to all the Craftsy…Read More…

Interview with Jonathan Goldsmith

Written By Peter Reinhart
Tuesday, 07 August 2018 Interviews

Note from Peter: Jonathan Goldsmith, is the founder/owner (aka Padrone), along with his wife, artist Ginny Sykes, of Chicago’s most well-known and honored Neapolitan pizzeria, Spacca Napoli. Many of you have been fortunate enough to have eaten there, or have met Jonathan at various pizza events such as the Northeast Pizza & Pasta Show, Pizza Expo, and other gatherings. Many of you have also sought him out for advice and…Read More…

New Cook Book Service About to Launch

Written By Peter Reinhart
Tuesday, 31 July 2018 Peter's Blog

Hi Everyone, For those of you who love cook books, especially older, hard to find classics, here’s a link to a podcast about a new site about to launch called CKBK. The founder, Matthew Cockerill, talks about it on more detail here . There’s also a Kickstarter link for those who want to get in on the ground floor of CKBK here.    Even if you don’t want to kick…Read More…

New Video: Peter’s “Creative Mornings” Presentation and other News

Hi Everyone, This video just got posted by our local Creative Mornings chapter. If you don’t know what Creative Mornings is, go do a Google search and see if there’s a chapter near you. It’s an amazing community building gathering, a phenomenon, and Charlotte NC just happens to have one of the most dynamic of all the Creative Mornings chapters and, guess what, I got to be the featured speaker…Read More…

Highlight Reel Now Available

Written By Peter Reinhart
Tuesday, 05 June 2018 Peter's Blog

Hi Everyone, Great news — the highlight reel from our recent International Symposium on Bread, is now available (it’s only 2 1/2 minutes long). See it here:  Highlight Reel You can also see the opening keynote presentation by Nathan Myhrvold, the creator of the James Beard Award winning Modernist Bread, as well as other presentations. We will continue to add all ten presentations to the channel as we complete the…Read More…

Exciting News!

Written By Peter Reinhart
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 Peter's Blog

Hi Everyone, I still have a number of posts to bring you, including interviews, Part Two of my NYC pan pizza tour, the International Symposium on Bread wrap-up, and more videos and recipes but things have been a little bit busy. This is the final week of school at Johnson & Wales University, so my Introduction to Baking class is about to take their final exams, and we’re still wrapping…Read More…

International Symposium on Bread

Written By Peter Reinhart
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 Peter's Blog

Hi Everyone, I’m a little behind on posting, as I’ve been immersed in the second annual International Symposium on Bread (nicknamed, “On the Rise 2”). I just received the photo files from our photographer today and haven’t had time to write up a recap, but that all will be coming soon, so please check back in a few days. Also, this weekend is the 14th Annual Asheville Bread Festival, this…Read More…

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Pizza Quest is a site dedicated to the exploration of artisanship in all forms, wherever we find it, but especially through the literal and metaphorical image of pizza. As we share our own quest for the perfect pizza we invite all of you to join us and share your journeys too. We have discovered that you never know what engaging roads and side paths will reveal themselves on this quest, but we do know that there are many kindred spirits out there, passionate artisans, doing all sorts of amazing things. These are the stories we want to discover, and we invite you to jump on the proverbial bus and join us on this, our never ending pizza quest.

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American Pie
Artisan Breads Every Day
The Bread Bakers Apprentice
Brother Junipers Bread Book
Crust and Crumb
Whole Grain Breads

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