A Pizza New York!
Three times World Pizza Champion, Theo is on a pilgrimage to find the best pizza in New York. To uncover the secrets of the masters.
Then to use this inspiration to make his own new version of these NY classics.
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While pizzas were not invented in New York, it’s certainly their spiritual home.
New York is A bit like Theo himself – an amalgam of nationalities, ideas and knowledge. Theo’s a pastry chef of Greek origin, married into an Italian pizza-restaurant family and learned to love and be inspired by the humble Pizza.
Theo Kalogeracos won the world champion pizza maker, 2010. Crowned in New York. He also won the same competition in Las Vegas, twice. He has appeared regularly on television in the US. In fact, after three wins, he’s no longer able to enter and has to content himself with being one of the senior judges.
Theo. He’s funny. He’s passionate. And being a Pastry Chef by trade, he can show food lovers how quick, easy, surprising and inventive this style of cooking can be. Entrée pizzas, main course pizzas and dessert pizzas too.
In this series, Theo will visit the great pizza restaurants in New York. He’ll talk to the owners and pizza chefs, he’ll chat with the patrons too. What inspires them all. Discover their passion. Their family secrets. We’ll ask them to share with us and show us how they do it. And it’s not just the pizza makers who are passionate either – their patrons
Then Theo, renowned for his unusual take on pizzas, will take the basis of the pizza he has just been told about and create his own slightly quirky version in a style that home chefs can follow and replicate.
Executive Producer: Marian Bartsch. Writer, Producer: Alun Bartsch