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Scenes from the International Pizza Expo 2016

 What a huge week at the International Pizza Expo 2016

The Goodfella’s Pizza School of NY and NY Brick Oven Company at the  International Pizza Expo 2016!
The Pizza School of NY family was in full force this year at the expo.  The team competed in Traditional and NonTraditional categories and placing 1st and 3rd in their regions.  The International Pizza Expo is the largest trade show for the pizza industry loaded with hundreds of vendors selling everything pizza.   Thousands of attendees attended and competed from all across the planet. Leo DiCesaris from Cerrone’s Brick Oven Pizza placed 3rd in his region.  He has only been in business for a few months and competed in the expo for the 1st time.  Joey Nidel from Tuscono’s also competed for the 1st time and placed 1st in his region for the NonTraditional category.  Andrew Scudera from Goodfella’s Brick Oven Pizza and the Pizza School of NY placed 1st in the East Coast Region and moved on to the 2nd round to compete for best pizza in the world.  Scudera finished 3rd overall in the competition this year.  Scudera is no stranger to the Pizza Expo, winning first place for Best Pizza in the World in the Non Traditional category with the Tequila Pie.   Goodfella’s is no stranger to competition, winning 3 National Titles, 4 International Titles and 9 Regional Titles in the East Coast in past years.  Click HERE to see some past press and photos from their many years of competing!   Also competing the non-traditional and traditional categories were the all-female crew from Strongs Brick Oven Pizza in Northern Kentucky.  I would like to congratulate all my Pizza School of NY alumni on a job well done.  We are looking forward to seeing you next year in 2017 for another very successful expo!  Below is some highlights from the competition and about the Pizza School.

international pizza school

International Pizza School

GOURMET PIZZA
LEARN THE ART OF PIZZA

International Pizza School. Every week we have amazing students from all over the world, They come from great distances to fulfill their dreams and learn the art of pizza.

They to come and train with us at the International Pizza School of New York ! I guess you can say we are an international Pizza School with students from every continent, it’s truly  amazing!The truth is we love them all and their all great people of all types of beliefs and cultures and incredible stories All with a ton of passion and really brave folks who want to go out despite anything and make  their  dreams a reality  . They bring such interesting stories about their lives, their towns, and cultures, They travel from places I know I will never visit this lifetime, but I do, I   know  that  when they leave, I will always have a friend  and be able to enjoy a great pizza and conversation and enjoy their success .

I guess we are changing the  world in some little  way, sharing a common bond, and a passion for the art of pizza. I would love  to say “that it is our mission  to have the whole planet covered  with great pizza shops and good people who love the art and share the love.”   I guess you can say “I’m a dreamer” but dreams lead to realities and anything that can   contribute to peace a better world happier people , even for a moment can make a difference. ,To me  making that difference is through pizza and that is  fantasist !

We all love pizza and it’s a common bond  worldwide as with all great food. It’s truly hard to argue while enjoying  a great pizza! So everyone enjoy, and perhaps the peace will spread and the world will be a better place!  

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Pizza school Pizza Styles

Neapolitan Pizza School

Neapolitan Pizza School. A lot  of people call and ask about Neapolitan pizza school.  It seems that some want to make it and don’t even know what it is. They say “they have been reading about it in pizza magazines etc”. The fact is that Neapolitan pizza is great pizza, but many people would not appreciate it due to how soft and blistered it is with leopard spots.

It’s also what we call a “fork and knife pizza”.

The dough is very soft and when cooked it’s not something you can pick up with your hands so easy . The mozzarella is buffalo the tomatoes are imported San Marzano and the flour, imported as well, a fine milled low gluten double zero flour

.It should take a few days to make the dough and needs to be cooked at 900 f ,anything less is not what we consider being Neapolitan Pizza. We would be more than happy to show them how to  make truly amazing Authentic Neapolitan pizza using double zero flour and San Marzano tomatoes.

We teach the classes every week and most students learn all the styles with us.

You see Neapolitan pizza is great but most of the times it’s not what operators want or even their customer base. The reason is that it’s a soft and burnt and blistery,  not what the Avg consumer is looking to eat. But as a lifelong pizza maker I admit that I do love it too . We teach this style as well as many others including what we call classic New York Brick oven style pizza. That is real brick oven style made with fresh mozzarella and a high gluten flour that makes a crispy pizza that most people will enjoy. 

We teach this style as well as many others including what we call classic New York Brick oven style pizza. That is real brick oven style made with fresh mozzarella and a high gluten flour that makes a crispy pizza that most people will enjoy. 

New York Brick Oven Pizza
New York Brick Oven Pizza Style

So if you want to learn it all (why not) we are here to help you master the art of pizza!  We teach all about the art and anything the student needs to learn . It’s all one on one, at your pace  live in our restaurant. This is the  perfect experience to really see what is happening day by day and what it takes.

 Nobody  does what we do. That’s correct  nobody! ! This way you know your business you know all about flour ,you know all about sauce, toppings, cooking   and most importantly  what type of pizza you really  want to make!

Classes are every week,  book early because we are always full. We  can also  hep you with all your design needs, concept development or anything else when it comes to making great pizza . We have been doing it for over 25 years and have helped so many wonderful people all over the world learn the art of pizza . Call us today and we will be glad to discuss your needs and what we can do for you!  Call day or night if your looking for the just  a Neapolitan Pizza School ! 1(718) 987- 2422

Do you  want to know about the best brick ovens for fast casual pizza or Neapolitan pizza made easy?  Check out the New York Brick Oven company link just copy click or paste   The New York Brick Oven Company  

 

 

Pizza consulting service

Pizza Consulting Service

Pizza Consulting Service world wide. We offer complete Pizza Consulting  Service , Concept Creation, and Store Design. When you need pizza a consultant who better than the experts. We offer complete drawings for your concept and can help you with every aspect of your project.  Our team of pizza experts and  restaurant designers  understand what it takes to properly set up  a great concept.   We will lay out your store so that it’s more efficient and cost effective to operate and build. We provide you with Auto Cad Drawings (Automated Computer Aided Design/Drafting)    complete with all equipment needs (brands) including plumbing and electrical roughing’s.

Pizza Consulting Service

Pizza consulting Service
Fast Casual Pizza concept

What we really do: We provide detailed lay outs of your restaurant based upon the menu and design of your building. We will consult you on proper work flow diagrams and set ups that will allow you the most economical design.  We offer Compete mechanical drawings that can be used for build out purposes with all Equipment specified. The drawings will be in auto cad format as well as printed drawings with equipment schedule. Our designers have worked on dozens of jobs and understand what it is you need to accomplish and pizza consulting .  This will cover all equipment specifications, plumbing, and electrical schematics. Wall backing materials and elevations for finish cabinetry where necessary.

This will be done by our design team and your input as well. You can present this to your local architect for filing as well as contractors for biding. Our approach to every design is to first understand the concept and vision. We do that through an interview process. It then is our job to utilize the space in the most efficient way. We understand the cost of employees and real estate. It is imperative that we do not waste either. We understand the cost of over-drawing and specifying needless kitchen equipment. Thousands of extra dollars can be spent with poor plumbing locations. We make sure that each floor drain can handle 2 or 3 pieces of equipment.

Concept Design

The concept phase of the project is your complete layout based on your concept and vision. This includes helping define a menu to ensure proper equipment specifications. The second phase is the rest of the package which includes foodservice plumbing plan, food service electrical, equipment specifications, equipment branding and Equipment Company pricing. Elevations of equipment are supplied when necessary as part of the package.All drawings that we provide are Auto CAD based. We draw to all health department and ADA codes. The equipment we select for your space is based purely on the ability to produce a specific product. We do not overdraw or have any reason to exceed your budget. It is our job to realize your vision and concept and at the same time design a space that is very customer and employee friendly.

 

Equipment Specifications and Quotes. We will specify all equipment for your store at the best prices we can get for you through several reputable vendors with quotes. We will shop the cheapest prices and find you the best deals on the market this will include all equipment, ovens, tables, chairs, small wares and Point of Sale needs. You can shop the quotes as well one we present them. We will line up several for you with options on equipment.  So if you’re looking to develop an incredible fast casual concept call us today or need any type of pizza consulting service give us a call today. 718 987 2422

Check out the Hottest fast casual pizza ovens. New York Brick Ovens

Pizza Franchise

Fast Casual Pizza Franchise

If you are looking to get a fast casual pizza franchise. Look no further when we can help you launch and develop your own!

Fast Casual Pizza Made Easy

We are the pizza experts!

Our Services

                         We specialize in Fast Casual Pizza Franchsie  Concept Development.

 

Fast casual Pizza Franchsie 

Business Plans,  A complete business plan with startup cost, financial projections, food cost, head counts, and interactive spreadsheets with up to 5-year projections of profit and loss with various scenarios.

 Logo Design: let’s face it, your logo is one of the most important marketing items you have. We work with our clients and make sure that their brand image is captured and communicates the message that they want the public to get.  We can do many variations of logos and color schemes and get our clients exactly what they need.

Pre-Opening Checklists: prior to construction there are many actions to complete. We will provide you with guidelines and a punch list that covers every detail of what you need to be doing such as licenses, legal, health regulations, hiring, purchasing, staffing, vendors, etc. –  all put together on a checklist with suggested timelines and targets to get your location open in an efficient and organized way.

This will help keep you focused on all the task that need to be accomplished and keep you moving towards your opening goals in an organized and professional manner.

Menu Design: We do complete menu design and engineering for any size project. If you are looking to create great pizza concept (for fast casual) we are the pizza experts.  Our world champion pizza team has helped launch more individual fast casual concepts and pizza restaurants than any other company.

We can develop menus for gourmet pizza, salads, sandwiches, bread, soups and pasta for any concept style.

We can specify products, food cost and create recipe standards for all your menu items. After our clients expand upon their desired menu ideas, we evaluate them for consistency, ease of operation, and practicality.

 

Some of the points we cover are inventory, training, price points, labor, skill level, and market demographics.

Upon completion of your menu evaluation and development, we offer a complete Operational System Book for each station.   The operational System Books include recipes, photos, step by step guidelines, training procedures, and operational procedures. The books are important tools and are crucial for your success. They are the tools that allow your team to train the staff and run a successful restaurant.

What we really do:  We create custom menus and manuals specific to your concept “——”. This can include all pizza: children’s, individual, and large sizes if applicable.   The pizza manuals will include dough recipes for your standard pizza, sauce recipes, toppings, all specifications, and procedures.  We custom create a ‘’Pizza Operations Manual” that will be specific to your concept.

We can also develop specialty pies, (based on your input and recommendations or ours) and create specification recipes for each one. Included will also be ingredients lists, all procedures and step by step photos to have and use in a training manual for future staff. This manual will help you to train your staff successfully and consistently.

Also included in the menu engineering will be food cost for all menu items .This will be on an interactive spreadsheet that will allow you to know the cost of all goods being sold at all times.  This will also help you with setting pricing of each menu item and give you the data to sell them at the correct profit margins.

Here are some of the points:

  • Custom menu for Pizza includes dough recipe, sauce recipes, specialty pies etc.
  • Prep list (par) sheets for pizza.
  • Training Manuals for Pizza includes all recipes procedures, hiring,  and standards
  • Line checks for pizza (Quality checklist) for the station to be used daily.
  • Pizza station set up, all containers and tools set and labeled. Small wear list.
  • Food cost for all pies determined with the spreadsheet for future use.
  • Recipe book, food cost and cheat sheets.
  • Employee manuals with all information and procedures.

 

The manuals and recipe developments can also be done for Salad, Sandwiches, Soups and Pasta!  

 Store Design: We offer complete drawings for your concept. We are restaurateurs and designers who understand what it takes to properly set up a great concept.   We are an experienced and a professional team who know firsthand what it takes to do the job correctly and efficiently. We will lay out your store so that it’s efficient and cost effective to operate and build. We provide you with Auto Cad Drawings (Automated Computer Aided Design/Drafting)    complete with all equipment needs (brands) including plumbing and electrical roughing’s.

What we really do: We provide detailed layouts of your restaurant based on the menu and design of your building. We will consult you on proper workflow diagrams and setups that will allow you the most economical design.  We offer complete mechanical drawings that can be used for build out purposes with all equipment specified.

The drawings that we provide will be in auto cad format as well as printed drawings with an equipment schedule list.  Our designers have worked on hundreds of jobs and understand what it is we do.  This will cover all equipment specifications, plumbing, and electrical schematics as well.  We will provide wall backing materials and elevations for finish cabinetry where necessary. This will be done by our design team with our clients input as well.You can then present the plans to your local architect for filing and approvals as well as contractors for bidding.  Our approach to every design is to first understand the concept and vision. We do that through an interview process. It then is our job to utilize the space in the most efficient way. We understand the cost of employees and real estate. It is imperative that we do not waste either. We understand the cost of over-drawing and specifying needless kitchen equipment. Thousands of extra dollars can be spent with poor plumbing locations. We make sure that each floor drain can handle 2 or 3 pieces of equipment. And do all we can to avoid custom equipment.
The concept phase of the project is your complete layout based on your concept and vision. This also includes helping define a menu to ensure proper equipment specifications.

The second phase is the rest of the package which includes food service plumbing plan, foodservice electrical, equipment specifications, equipment branding and Equipment Company pricing.Elevations of equipment are supplied when necessary as part of the package.

All drawings that we provide are Auto CAD based. We draw to all health department and ADA codes. The equipment we select for your space is based purely on the ability to produce a specific product. We do not overdraw or have any reason to exceed your budget. It is our job to realize your vision and concept and at the same time design a space that is very customer and employee friendly.

Equipment Specifications and Quotes.  We will specify all equipment for your store at the best prices we can get for you through several reputable vendors with quotes. We will shop the cheapest prices and find you the best deals on the market. This will include all equipment, ovens, tables, chairs, small wares and Point of Sale needs. You can shop the quotes as well once we present them to you. We will line up several vendors for you with options on equipment.

 

Drawing and Equipment Specifications

 

Fast casual Pizza
The Pizza School of New York

3D Color Renderings:  The Concept sketch; we specialize in interior design… Don’t guess at a look you want or waste money and time, nail it down before you start!

 

Let our design team give you 3d color renderings of your complete concept.  We can provide you with complete drawings in 3d and with color details of all finishes, tables, lights, chairs, wall paint etc.  This way you will see your vision come to life before you start.  This will also save you time, money and allow you get the exact look and feel of your concept before you begin the build out process.  This also makes the building and bidding process a much easier process. We also provide the “specific material list” based upon the chosen finishes.  You will have all vendor’s contacts and website links for the specified materials of your design.   This way you can get estimates and the known cost of materials while making the building process much more streamlined and efficient.

 

What we really do: After the basic design layout is done, we go to work with our interior design team.  We interview our clients and ask them for their desired look, ideas, feel, colors and similar concept designs that they like and any special needs or ideas that they might have.

 

We then take those ideas and begin adding colors and texture to floors, walls, ceilings, chairs booths etc.  We then review the design with our clients and continue to develop the concept look and feel. Each step is approved by our clients as we build on their ideas and add more color and design finishes. This will include Floor finishes, such as tiles, woods, concrete, vinyl, etc.   Wall finishes: such as paint, woods, graphics etc.   Lighting fixtures of all types and ideas.  Ceiling finishes and designs. Counter finishes such as wood, granite, etc.   Logo placement, menu board location and any other ideas that fit the new concept.

 

You basically help us to create the looks from multiple design phase meetings and ideas that we present you over the web.

 

When the concept is complete we provide detailed drawings in color and a list of all materials chosen with the   manufacturers websites to source the products or shop and compare.  You can now present this to your architects and contractors for review, bidding, and filing.

 

What we don’t do. We do not provide stamped plans. This is done by your local architect who can approve and inspect all plans to be sure that they are drawn to local codes.  We can also update and change anything that needs to be done for that particular purpose if need be,

 

We do not do Mechanical Engineering for HVAC. This is something that needs to be done by local engineers or HVAC contractors.

 

Our Plans are interior and design specifications as well as all plumbing and electrical roughing’s provided for your local approvals.

Concept designs with a 3D Color rendering. This way our clients can have a clear vision of what the place will look like.

Table Top colors, wall finishes paints, flooring countertops lighting fixtures chairs and listed out with vendors contacts and exact product specifications.

 

 

 

 

 

 

When it comes to concept development we are here to help our clients succeed and take away the problems before they occur.

By being able to view your concept you can see your vision come to life each step of the way.

 

 

 

 

 

Operations Manuals:

What makes a great chain successful? 

 

They have systems in place for every aspect of the restaurant. We can provide operation manuals and systems for all stations and positions.

What that does is allow operators to produce perfect products, consistent products while allowing staff training to be constant and professional.  The operating systems are the heart and soul of the operation and a definite must for all successful operations, especially for startup operations.

 

 

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Specific to your Brand and specific to all stations. We can provide you with custom manuals for all stations.

What that truly means is that you will have a consistent method of training and standard systems like franchise companies use.

 

This can cover all areas of your concept    Front of the house training (bussers, runners phone persons) and back of the house training (Pizza, cooks, dish washers, prep people).  As well as management systems.

Each staff member will have specific duties and responsibilities.  They will have a manual that will define those duties.

The manuals cover how to do things, example: prep food, tools used, containers used, store food, set up pars for ample amounts of food daily, food safety practices, cleaning systems and recipe standards.

They also include things like: How to answer the phone, what is the uniform policy? How to treat the guests, how to act, etc.

The manuals that we provide will encompass all the training data used for each station. They will basically cover what is expected of all employees and define their jobs and duties. This creates a stable work environment without confusion and gives the operator the ability to manage and train his staff to professional standards.

Training at your location.  It is essential to train your key staff on pizza and all staff before you open.  We can assist with training your employees and management (owners) at your locations for (x) days on the products we help you create for your concept.

The staff will become familiar with all items and techniques.

It is extremely important to ensure that they become confident and able before you open.  The training can be on all pizza specifications, dough recipes, procedures, sauces, toppings, oven use, food prep and station set ups.

We are Professional trainers, who have trained hundreds of newbies and “professionals” in the food industry.

This can also include setting up all stations, equipment use, sanitation practices, food safety, and prep work involved for all items and par sheet training. This will be the “set standards” for all your staff.  We use the training manuals created for your staff and will review all details daily. Management must be part of each station specific training. This way the systems are known and you set up the standards from then on!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pizza Franchise

Fast Casual Pizza

Fast Casual Pizza  Made Easy

We are the pizza experts!

Today’s Hottest trend:  “Fast-casual pizza concept and Fast-casual pizza franchises

Fast casual pizza franchise may be the way to go for you. If your systems orientated and feel that you can do what you’re told, pay royalties’ forever even if you don’t make money well ok !  But if you’re not of that mold and want to start your own concept we make it easy!

Our Services

We specialize in Fast Casual Pizza Concept Development.

Business Plans:  A complete business plan with startup cost, financial projections, food cost, head counts, and interactive spreadsheets with up to 5-year projections of profit and loss with various scenarios.

Pizza Franchise concepts

 Logo Design: let’s face it, your logo is one of the most important marketing items you have. We work with our clients and make sure that their brand image is captured and communicates the message that they want the public to get.  We can do many variations of logos and color schemes and get our clients exactly what they need.

Pre-Opening Check lists: prior to construction there are many actions to complete. We will provide you with guide lines and a punch list that covers every detail of what you need to be doing such as licenses, legal, health regulations, hiring, purchasing, staffing, vendors, etc. –  all put together on a check list with suggested time lines and targets to get your location open in an efficient and organized way.  This will help keep you focused on all the task that need to be accomplished and keep you moving towards your opening goals in a organized and professional manner.

Menu Design: We do complete menu design and engineering for any size project. If you are looking to create great pizza concept (for fast casual) we are the pizza experts.  Our world champion pizza team has helped launch more individual fast casual concepts and pizza restaurants than any other company.   We can develop menus for gourmet pizza, salads, sandwiches, bread, soups and pasta for any concept style.

We can specify products, food cost and create recipe standards for all your menu items. After our clients expand upon their desired menu ideas, we evaluate them for consistency, ease of operation, and practicality.   Some of the points we cover are inventory, training, price points, labor, skill level, and market demographics.

Upon completion of your menu evaluation and development, we offer a complete Operational System Book for each station.   The operational System Books include recipes, photos, step by step guidelines, training procedures, and operational procedures. The books are important tools and are crucial for your success. They are the tools that allow your team to train the staff and run a successful restaurant.

What we really do:  We create custom menus and manuals specific to your concept “——”. This can include all pizza: children’s, individual, and large sizes if applicable.   The pizza manuals will include dough recipes for your standard pizza, sauce recipes, toppings, all specifications, and procedures.  We custom create a ‘’Pizza Operations Manual” that will be specific to your concept. (See Sample table of contents manual below   Exhibit A)

We can also develop specialty pies, (based on your input and recommendations or ours) and create specification recipes for each one. Included will also be ingredients lists, all procedures and step by step photos to have and use in a training manual for future staff. This manual will help you to train your staff successfully and consistently.

Also included in the menu engineering will be food cost for all menu items .This will be on an interactive spreadsheet that will allow you to know the cost of all goods being sold at all times.  This will also help you with setting pricing of each menu item and give you the data to sell them at the correct profit margins.

Here are some of the points:

  • Custom menu for Pizza includes dough recipe, sauce recipes, specialty pies etc.
  • Prep list (par) sheets for pizza.
  • Training Manuals for Pizza includes all recipes procedures, hiring,  and standards
  • Line checks for pizza (Quality checklist) for a pizza station to be used daily.
  • Pizza station set up, all containers and tools set and labeled. Small ware list.
  • Food cost for all pies determined with spread sheet for future use.
  • Recipe book, food cost and cheat sheets.
  • Employee manuals with all information and procedures.

 

The manuals and recipe developments can also be done for Salad, Sandwiches, Soups and Pasta!   Concept Creation, Store Design: We offer complete drawings for your concept. We are restaurateurs and designers who understand what it takes to properly set up a great concept.   We are an experienced and a professional team who know firsthand what it takes to do the job correctly and efficiently. We will lay out your store so that it’s efficient and cost effective to operate and build. We provide you with Auto Cad Drawings (Automated Computer Aided Design/Drafting)    complete with all equipment needs (brands) including plumbing and electrical roughing’s.

What we really do: We provide detailed layouts of your restaurant based upon the menu and design of a building. We will consult you on proper workflow diagrams and set ups that will allow you the most economical design.  We offer complete mechanical drawings that can be used for build out purposes with all equipment specified.

The drawings that we provide will be in auto cad format as well as printed drawings with an equipment schedule list.

Our designers have worked on hundreds of jobs and understand what it is we do.  This will cover all equipment specifications, plumbing, and electrical schematics as well.

We will provide wall backing materials and elevations for finish cabinetry where necessary. This will be done by our design team with our clients input as well.

You can then present the plans to your local architect for filing and approvals as well as contractors for biding.  Our approach to every design is to first understand the concept and vision. We do that through an interview process. It then is our job to utilize the space in the most efficient way. We understand the cost of employees and real estate. It is imperative that we do not waste either. We understand the cost of over-drawing and specifying needless kitchen equipment. Thousands of extra dollars can be spent with poor plumbing locations. We make sure that each floor drain can handle 2 or 3 pieces of equipment. And do all we can to avoid custom equipment.

The concept phase of the project is your complete layout based on your concept and vision. This also includes helping define a menu to insure proper equipment specifications.

The second phase is the rest of the package which includes food service plumbing plan, food service electrical, equipment specifications, equipment branding and Equipment Company pricing.

Elevations of equipment are supplied when necessary as part of the package.
All drawings that we provide are Auto CAD based. We draw to all health department and ADA codes. The equipment we select for your space is based purely on the ability to produce a specific product. We do not overdraw or have any reason to exceed your budget. It is our job to realize your vision and concept and at the same time design a space that is very customer and employee friendly.

Equipment Specifications and Quotes.  We will specify all equipment for your store at the best prices we can get for you through several reputable vendors with quotes. We will shop the cheapest prices and find you the best deals on the market. This will include all equipment, ovens, tables, chairs, small wares and Point of Sale needs. You can shop the quotes as well once we present them to you. We will line up several vendors for you with options on equipment.

Drawing and Equipment Specifications

3D Color Renderings:  The Concept sketch; we specialize in interior design… Don’t guess at a look you want or waste money and time, nail it down before you start!  let our design team give you 3d color renderings of your complete concept.  We can provide you with complete drawings in 3d and with color details of all finishes, tables, lights, chairs, wall paint etc.  This way you will see your vision come to life before you start.  This will also save you time, money and allow you get the exact look and feel of your concept before you begin the build out process.  This also make the building and bidding process a much easier process.

We also provide the “specific material list” based upon the chosen finishes.  You will have all vendor’s contacts and web site links for the specified materials of your design.   This way you can get estimates and the known cost for materials while making the building process much more stream lined and efficient.

What we really do: After the basic design layout is done, we go to work with our interior design team.  We interview our clients and ask them for their desired look, ideas, feel, colors and similar concept designs that they like and any special needs or ideas that they might have.

We then take those ideas and begin adding colors and texture to floors, walls, ceilings, chairs booths etc.  We then review the design with our clients and continue to develop the concept look and feel. Each step is approved by our clients as we build on their ideas and add more color and design finishes. This will include Floor finishes, such as tiles, woods, concrete, vinyl, etc.   Wall finishes: such as paint, woods, graphics etc.   Lighting fixtures of all types and ideas.  Ceiling finishes and designs. Counter finishes such as wood, granite, etc.   Logo placement, menu board location and any other ideas that fit the new concept.

You basically help us to create the looks from multiple design phase meetings and ideas that we present you over the web.    When the concept is complete we provide detailed drawings in color and a list of all materials chosen with the   manufactures web sites to source the products or shop and compare.  You can now present this to your architects and contractors for review, bidding and filing.

What we don’t do. We do not provide stamped plans. This is done by your local architect who can approve and inspect all plans to be sure that they are drawn to local codes.  We can also update and change anything that needs to be done for that particular purpose if need be,

We do not do Mechanical Engineering for HVAC. This is something that needs to be done by local engineers or HVAC contactors. .Our Plans are interior and design specifications as well as all plumbing and electrical roughing’s provided for your local approvals.

Concept designs with a 3D Color rendering. This way our clients can have a clear vision of what the place will look like.

Table Top colors, wall finishes paints, flooring countertops lighting fixtures chairs and listed out with vendors’ contacts and exact product specifications.

Fast casual Pizza

By being able to view your concept you can see your vision come to life each step of the way.

 Operations Manuals:

 

What makes a great chain successful?

They have systems in place for every aspect of the restaurant. We can provide operation manuals and systems for all stations and positions. What that does is allow operators to produce perfect products, consistent products while allowing staff training to be constant and professional.  The operating systems are the heart and soul of the operation and a definite must for all successful operations, especially for startup operations.

Specific to your Brand and specific to all stations. We can provide you with custom manuals for all stations.What that truly means is that you will have a consistent method of training and standard systems like franchise companies use. 

 This can cover all areas of your concept    Front of the house training (bussers, runners phone persons) and back of the house training (Pizza, cooks, dish washers, prep people).  As well as management systems. Each staff member will have specific duties and responsibilities.  They will have a manual that will define those duties.The manuals cover how to do things, example: prep food, tools used, containers used, store food, set up pars for ample amounts of food daily, food safety practices, cleaning systems and recipe standards.They also include things like: How to answer the phone, what is the uniform policy? How to treat the guests, how to act, etc.  The manuals that we provide will encompass all the training data used for each station. They will basically cover what is expected of all employees and define their jobs and duties. This creates a stable work environment without confusion and gives the operator the ability to manage and train his staff to professional standards.

 Training at your location.  It is essential to train your key staff on pizza and all staff before you open.  We can assist with training your employees and management (owners) at your locations for (x) days on the products we help you create for your concept. The staff will become familiar with all items and techniques.

It is extremely important to ensure that they become confident and able before you open.  The training can be on all pizza specifications, dough recipes, procedures, sauces, toppings, oven use, food prep and station set ups. We are Professional trainers, who have trained hundreds of newbies and “professionals” in the food industry.

This can also include setting up all stations, equipment use, sanitation practices, food safety, and prep work involved for all items and par sheet training. This will be the “set standards” for all your staff.  We use the training manuals created for your staff and will review all details daily. Management must be part of each station specific training. This way the systems are known and you set up the standards from then on!

 

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Pizza concept design

Fast Casual Pizza Franchise

The Pizza School of New York launches it’s new fast casual pizza franchise  concept design  program. After many years of success at being an International Pizza school and consulting experts for the pizza  industry, they have now  turned their  focus to the fast casual segment. The fast casual pizza segment is one of the hottest industry trends at the  moment  and is actually changing the way America are eating and experiencing pizza .

It seems like the fast-casual pizza franchise race started on the west coast with concepts like 800 degrees, Blaze , Piology, Mod Pizza and is now be replicated and reinvented by many

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well known companies and entrepreneurs who are all looking for a slice of the pie.

Andrew Scudera (World Champion Pizza Maker)  of the Pizza School of New York says “we have trained hundreds of students over the last few years and have helped launch many concepts from full-service restaurants to small take out places and many new incredible fast casual models. The fast-casual pizza concepts are the hottest and fastest growing  trend in the pizza industry. We have helped launch over a dozen different ones in the last few months and have seen so many incredible ideas and successes. The fast casual model works so well. Lower labor, less stress ease of operation  and great products it just makes sense that this is the way to go  .

With so many people looking for the opportunity to be their own boss and enter the fast-casual pizza segment without experience, we know that  our expertise and experience is truly an invaluable  service     Our main focus is going to be a full service consulting for the fast casual  industry. Hot and cool concept development, that’s what we offer.

Many people and groups are looking for and are wanting  to get into a fast  casual pizza concept franchise.  Fast Casual Pizza Franchises are experiencing tremendous growth throughout the country. But as you know most franchise companies have stringent guidelines, sell territories for multiple unit development, have limited markets available and have tough  requirements on liquid capital available and even experience .   So for the  many individuals or groups who truly desire  a fast casual pizza concept that they love , we are here to offer that service. And here is where we come into play:

We offer people the ability to learn the art of pizza with complete hands on training ( with  world champion pizza makers) in a live restaurant environment. We also offer concept design and development , which includes menu development,equipment specifications,  3D color renderings,  and operational manuals for fast casual start-ups . I guess you can say it’s like getting a franchise with out paying  the royalties forever,  having your own autonomy to make decisions,  and grow your own brand while still fueling that entrepreneur spirit .  Our services make life easy for new entrepreneurs and seasoned ones as well who want to break into another segment  or develop their own fast casual concept.  We are looking forward to seeing great pizza all across America, and fueling the entrepreneurial spirit to help make great pizza concepts a reality.

 

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Every week people from all over the world to our pizza school and  learn  how to master the art of pizza.  Most people want to open a fast-casual pizza chain or always have had the dream of just owning their own pizza shop. Whatever it is you looking to learn we think it’s great.  We are here to help you achieve that goal.

If you looking to open  a fast casual chain and it really is the hottest   trend in pizza the Segment.  We are  fast casual consultants and the leaders who are  helping new concepts develop  and even fixing some old ones  as well!

We offer complete one on one training at the pizza school of New York . Students can learn at their  own pace to be professionals at what they do!  They will train directly with the International Pizza Champion Team and learn the secrets of great pizza !

 

We teach all kinds of pizza styles New York Brick, Neapolitan, Square, Thin crust, Gourmet pizzas, dessert pizza, you name it we can do it for you!  You will  also learn how to make pizza dough, how to manage pizza dough, all types of four use and what kinds work best. Gourmet sauces, gourmet toppings, bread baking,  world champion pizzas, as well as all the secrets of successful pizza management. All done one on one we teach one student or group only per week! classes are limited to 50 per year , book early.

So when you’re ready to learn the art or expand into the fast casual pizza race we have a team of experts ready for you. Pizza concept development, revolving brick ovens and whatever it takes is what we do!!  Call us today and we will be glad to help you. Also, check out our Brick Ovens the best for the fast casual industry http://www.brickovensforsale.com/ Brick Oven for sale

 

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Pizza School New York

The Pizza School New York.  When it come to learning the art of pizza or starting a new pizza business who then better to learn from then experienced world champion pizza makers . The Pizza school of New York offers one on one training with all hands on experience. Our students are all taught one on one,  this way they can really master the art. Every student is different and learns at a faster or slower pace, we make sure we don’t skip anything so that they learn and master each step as they go.

Our best students are the ones without any experience. They listen well and are eager to really learn the art. By day one they are making dough, making bread and yes stretching dough and making pizza!  Most  of them are amazed at how fast they can learn when someone who cares, takes the time and assures that they get it. The important thing to do with all students is to be sure that they get each part of the training and master the skill as well as the art. When a student gets all the basics and really understands then ,  he then  can  make anything and really sees the “art “in the art of pizza. There  are so many ways to make great pizza , we show you the basics and all the great gourmet pizzas that we have won many international awards for!   After you master the techniques you can do anything, and most students  do so many great things as a result.  So when it’s time to learn the art there’s only one place to really learn it live it and breath it! That’s the Pizza School of New York. Pizza School New York Facebook link PIZZA SCHOOL FACEBOOK

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Vodka Pizza Staten Islands

It all began in 1992 with the creation of the Vodka pizza at the Original Goodfella’s Pizza  of Staten Island 1718 Hylan Blvd . The amazing creation was just an accident. There was some vodka sauce left over from a pasta dish at the end of the night  and I decided to make a pizza with it. Of courses, I added some peas prosciutto and yes the homemade mozzarella . It was called the Scotty Pie my family named it that after me. Scot Cosentino  it was a little bit funny having people ask for a Scotty pie so I nixed the name and went with the Vodka pizza! People were a little skeptical at first trying to get them away from the traditional fresh mozzarella pizza, but once they tried it they fell in love!!

This pie won us a national award that year for the best pizza in America at the Jacob Javits center NYC . It also won several awards in Las Vegs Pizza Expo and several other national pizza concepts.    So many people came to try and fell in love with the amazing  original  Vodka Pizza ! The  Pizza has become one of our best-selling pizzas and still is until this very  day. It also became famous just about everywhere and is now sold throughout New York , New Jessey and many other places in the country.  It became the favorite pizza of  Mayor Rudy Giuliani was a featured bet on World Series Baseball games with the New York Yankees was also wagered as Supper Bowl Bet against other  mayors. This is where it all started back in 1992 and is still going strong.  Whats the old saying? something about being copied is flattery ? Whatever it is. I say theirs nothing like the original !

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      Pizza  Vodka                             Voted Best Pizza in America

Want to Experience Brick Oven Cooking at Home?

The Forno Bello Series (Beautiful Oven Series) is an incredible 33″ X 35″’ wood fired pizza oven. It comes in 2 beautiful colors (Red or Tuscan Yellow). Featuring a cool modern design on the traditional brick oven, by the world champion Pizza School of New York.

Fast heat up times for making incredible wood fire pizzas, steaks, chicken, fish, bread and incredible desserts!

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