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Country Pizza Dough

Written By Peter Reinhart
Monday, 13 December 2010 Written Recipes

This is one of the doughs we used at The Fire Within Conference in Boulder, in October, 2010, featured in a number of our instructional videos. The conference was attended by owners of the fabulous mobile pizza rigs you will see in the video, created by Joseph Pergolizzi and his team of craftsmen. There are now close to 100 of these rigs in operation throughout the USA and Canada, and…Read More…

Welcome to My Pizza Quest Blog

Written By Peter Reinhart
Saturday, 11 December 2010 Peter's Blog

Hi Again, This is the place where I’ll be posting some commentary and thoughts of my own, separate from the webisodes and instructional sections. It is also a way for you to link over to my personal blog, where I write about all sorts of things not related to Pizza Quest. That site is at But on this Pizza Quest blog I’ll share things related to our search for…Read More…

Pizza and Obsession Gallery

Written By Brad English
Friday, 10 December 2010 Photo Gallery

Welcome to the Pizza Quest Photo Gallery! As the saying goes, “A picture is worth a thousand words”, so we’re going to let these photos, and the ones to come, help tell the stories for us. The Gallery will serve as our Pizza Quest photo album, capturing the flavors of each journey we go on. We also want to encourage you to send us your best pizza photos and we’ll…Read More…

Contact Us

Written By James Bairey
Wednesday, 01 December 2010 Pizza Quest Info

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Credits and Special Thanks!

Written By Peter Reinhart
Wednesday, 01 December 2010 Pizza Quest Info

David G. Wilson — Co-Director, DP “Thank you! Pizza Quest is unbelievably better than it could ever be because of your dedication!” Sven Shelgren — Executive Producer – RCR Productions “We couldn’t have done this without your help and guidance!” OUR CREW: Todd Hollien — Camera Operator Willie Tipp — Camera Operator Scott Tuke — DP/Camera Operator Drew Landis — Camera Operator Drew Levinson — Sound SPECIAL THANKS: Forno…Read More…

BelGioioso Mozzarella Guide

Written By James Bairey
Wednesday, 24 November 2010 Pizza Quest Info

Video courtesy of BelGioioso Cheese Inc.

What I’m Thinking About These Days

Written By Peter Reinhart
Monday, 22 November 2010 Guest Bloggers

This is the first in what promises to be an exciting feature on, a series of short personal essays and thought pieces, by many of the people featured in our video webisodes, as well as from other thought leaders in the world of artisanship, culinary and other. These essays are not promotions of the various businesses of the writers but, rather, a peek inside the passion and vision that…Read More…

Pizzeria Basta

Written By Brad English
Monday, 22 November 2010 Photo Gallery

  We have just introduced Kelly Whitaker of Pizzeria Basta with his Bel Gioioso Burrata Cheese appetizer in the Instructional section.  Let me just say that this is a recipe you will want to try at home.  I have personally made this 3 times since I returned from the trip.  As Kelly says, he uses whatever he has in season, or on hand.  I have done my versions with Leeks,…Read More…

The Fire Within

Written By Brad English
Thursday, 18 November 2010 Gallery | Photo Gallery

The Ultimate Pie with Peter ReinhartOctober 16th and 17th The Fire Within Please enjoy some of the photos from The Ultimate Pie workshop put on by Joseph Pergolizzi of The Fire Within where Peter was a special guest speaker/chef.  It was an amazing weekend, where Peter came to teach, but also learned from a great group of mobile wood-fired oven pizza operators, as well as home chefs from across…Read More…

Webisode Intro #1: Pizza and Obsession

Hi everyone, I’m Peter Reinhart, your Pizza Quest guide, and this is our first ever webisode. We’re going to leave this opening segment on the front page for all newcomers to the site, but please feel free to navigate over to the Webisode page if you really want to catch up on all the webisode segments. We’ll continue posting additional webisodes that will take us to some of the stops…Read More…

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Vision Statement

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.

Peter’s Books

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

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