Pizza: the recipe of the most famous American pizza maker according to Chef’s Table, the new Netflix series

Chef’s Table, the series broadcast on Netflix since September 7 follows the most famous American, Italian and even Japanese pizza maker! A gourmet dive that makes you want to make homemade pizzas. That’s good, we found the dough recipe from Chris Bianco, crowned best pizza maker in the United States.

What makes a pizza good? asks a pizza maker from the first minutes of Chef’sTable, the culinary series from Netflix. Fresh ingredients, meets Chris Bianco who lives in Phoenix, Arizona. He is considered as America’s best pizza maker. We discover him doing his shopping and explaining his journey. Two other episodes are devoted to American chefs (the series is US!), two more to Italians and the last is a Japanese chef! All this makes me very very hungry. Which is a good sign and encourages us to throwing ourselves into a homemade pizza . Especially if we have the recipe for the best pizza maker in the USA.

Pizza: the recipe of Chris Bianco, the most famous American pizza maker


  • 500ml lukewarm water
  • 7g dry yeast
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 2.5 cl of olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons fine salt
  • 250g of flour


  1. Crumble the dry yeastabove a bowl filled with 500 ml of lukewarm water and leave to rest for about 5 minutes.
  2. Add 185 g of flour and the salt. Mix well to obtain a homogeneous paste. Add the remaining flour, spoon by spoon, until the dough comes away from the sides of your bowl. However, it must remain a little sticky.
  3. Flour a work surface and place your dough. Put your hands in the flour and start kneading it: pull it towards you and push it back then fold it. start again this operation a dozen times . At the end, your dough should be very elastic.
  4. Form a ball and place it in an oiled bowl, cover with cling film and let stand and swell for 3 hoursin a hot atmosphere.
  5. Shape 4 balls in your dough. Cover them with cling film and leave to rest for another 20 to 30 minutes.
  6. Then spread your balls with your hands pulling on the edgesturn your dough on the work surface at the same time, like a real pizza maker.
  7. Arrange your filling . Cook in a hot oven at 220°Cfor about fifteen minutes.

For topping ideasdig into the super recipes of Alexia Duchêne, she is also a pizza expert!


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