Out and About with Compass: Deep Dish Pizza-Making Class

Posted by Emma Johnson on 4/18/17 9:30 AM

Topics: Events Chicago family 2017

Nothing is as synonymous with Chicago as pizza! Deep dish, to be more specific! The history of the tasty pizza pie creation dates back more than 70 years, and it’s since become an essential part of Chicago’s culture. Today, most Chicagoans have enjoyed their fair share of cheesy and saucy slices, but very few of us have ever tried our hand at buidling this epic pizza creation ourselves! This spring, plan an outing to Pizzeria Uno in River North, an historic Chicago eatery specializing in deep dish, for a tasty and educational DIY experience you won’t forget!

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Once you’re in the kitchen, you’ll get the inside scoop on the history of deep dish pizza, with a special focus on what makes Pizzeria Uno’s pizza so special—namely their signature cornmeal crust! You’ll hear about the origins of deep dish, and then you’ll get cooking! Throw on your apron and roll, layer, and spread on some amazing toppings, then pop your creation into the oven! Enjoy your pizza, a side salad and a drink as a reward for all your hard work!

A day spent this was will be educational, delicious, and will help foster a sense of appreciation for the city of Chicago. Reserve your spot today.  Yum!

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