Jay, Onyx Pizza chef, has been here almost 1 year.
What is the secret to making a great pizza ?
The dough …like everything in life that is good, you must start with a good base
Consistency and careful timing
5kg flour each batch, semolina, olive oil, 80gms salt, yeast, sugar, water and milk… takes about 3 hours entire process
Make a batch of dough every day = 33 pizzas
How much pizza dough does Onyx use in an average week?
40 kgs or more
What is the secret to being a good pizza chef ?
Striving to do everything with perfection
How long does it take to heat up the wood fired pizza oven?
45minutes – 1 hour approx. to get to around 300.c
What type of wood does it take?
Pine and manuka
What is the pizza cooked on?
Directly on the hot stone
How long does it take to cook a pizza?
About 7 minutes, but little longer in the morning as the oven is not as hot in the morning as later in the day
Do you have a favourite pizza?
What is Onyx most popular pizza?
Manuka / Hawaiian