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Let’s make pizza! Chef Facchini, along with his daughter, Victoria, and his son, Romeo, will teach us how to make pizza at home.

Fabrizio Facchini, with his wife Samira, has been the chef and owner of the small Boutique Hotel And Restaurant “Antico Borgo in Arcevia, Le Marche Region” in Italy since 2009. A father of four wonderful kids, he has been recognized and published in the Michelin Italy Guide since 2012 and other prestigious guides, magazines, press, and food blogs around the world. He moved from Italy with his family to San Diego in 2015 and has lived in New York State since 2017. Fabrizio is an executive chef and business owner in the USA, and he was awarded by the Italian American Chamber in New York for his work bringing authentic Italian cuisine to the US. He has opened and developed Taverna Novo in Saratoga Springs and other concepts in NYC and just opened Cotto – Cucina Italiana in the new Renaissance Hotel in Chelsea, New York. Fabrizio is part of the Slow Food Chef Alliance in Italy and the US. He is the co-chair of Cooks Alliance Slow Food USA and Cooks Alliance President Slow Food New York State. He has participated at Slow Food Nations in 2018 where he cooked at the Zero Waste Family Meal with Massimo Bottura and other renowned chefs.

Learn more about Chef’s initiative, Italians Feed America, and how the team is redistributing food that was destined for now-closed restaurants to those that need it most.

INGREDIENTS

For the dough —
  • 600 grams (4 cups) warm water
  • 10-15 grams (3 tsp) of yeast
  • 35 grams (2.5 Tbsp) of salt
  • 1 kilo (2.2 pounds) of Type 00 flour

For the topping —

  • tomato sauce
  • mozzarella
  • basil
  • olive oil
  • sun-dried tomatoes
  • salt and pepper

The recipe and process are all in the video!