Bakers Journal

Watch our webinar, Show & Tell: Canadian Pizza Innovation

October 5, 2022
By Bakers Journal

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Make time to watch a one-of-a-kind pizza webinar that’s designed for pizza chefs, operators and anyone interested in craft of artisan pizza making.

Partnering with the Baking Association of Canada, Canadian Pizza magazine presented a virtual check-in with top pizza chefs across Canada to learn how they are innovating with crust and toppings. Watch the recording and learn techniques and styles, explore novel ingredients and gather ideas you can use to refresh your own pizza operation.

Show & Tell: Canadian Pizza Innovation, which took place on Sept. 26, explored pizza-making ideas and techniques through the eyes of three talented pizza chefs.



Meet our speakers:

Martin Barnett is executive director of the Baking Association of Canada. Martin has a been involved in the Canadian baking industry since 1977. His wide experience includes running medium-size wholesale and retail bakeries in Victoria, working for the Fairmont Empress Hotel and teaching at Vancouver Island University. In 2018 Martin launched Seraphina’s Oven, a small artisan baking, training and consulting business. He has been involved with the Baking Association of Canada both provincially and nationally since 2005 and as a director since 2012.

Chef Sarah Wallbank, owner of Camas Fine Foods Inc., Nanaimo, B.C., talked about drawing on the collective cultural influences of your community to create feature menu items, memorable dining experiences and a positive working environment. Crust + Toppings = Impact.

Chef Michael Angeloni of Amano Trattoria in Toronto discussed and demonstrated one of his specialities, the pillow-like pinsa, a Roman-style pizza not often seen at restaurants. Learn about this exciting pizza style featuring a specialized, fermented dough and rustic oval shape.

Chef Tracey Muzzolini joined us from Christies Bakery in Saskatoon. Using a wood-fired oven Muzzolini demonstrated hand shaping techniques and show how controlling the fire affects the cooking of the pizza crust in the oven.


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