The Power of the Pan

Authentic Detroit Style Pizza pans are a slice of Motor City history. Once used as parts trays by Detroit’s auto manufacturers, the square-shaped pans are made from steel. Each pan is specially-prepared to bake Detroit Style Pizza with a three-hour seasoning process that involves several cycles of coating and baking. These qualities make for the perfect Detroit Style Pizza: proper heat conduction for an evenly-baked deep dish crust that’s crispy outside yet light and airy inside, cheese that caramelizes on the edges when baked and the retention of more pizza flavor with each bake. “Pizza chefs have tremendous pride for their recipes, ingredients and baking processes. Authenticity is paramount for… Read More

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How Detroit Style Pizza Differs from New York Style and Chicago Style

How Detroit Style Pizza Differs from New York Style and Chicago Style “Detroit Style Pizza is incredibly unique, it’s not like any other style of pizza in the world. My mission is to make sure everyone in America gets a taste of Detroit Style Pizza,” said World Champion Pizza Maker Shawn Randazzo. “Our recipe and preparation, from our dough and signature red sauce to the fact that we bake our pizzas in well seasoned square steel pans, give Detroit Style Pizza a distinctive flavor and texture that are very different from New York and Chicago styles. Detroit Style Pizza Co. is a slice of Americana most of the country is… Read More

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Detroit Style Pizza Surges in Popularity

Detroit Style Pizza has surged in popularity over the past 18 months, evidenced by Google Trends data and the growing number of pizzerias in the U.S. and worldwide that serve the pizza style. Google Trends data demonstrates that search volume for the term “Detroit Style Pizza” recently outpaced both “New York Style Pizza” and “Chicago Style Pizza” in relative search volume growth, peaking at 113 percent growth in the Food and Drink category for September 2012. During the same month, “New York Style Pizza” posted relative search volume growth of 28 percent and “Chicago Style Pizza” relative search volume grew by six percent. Demand for Detroit Style Pizza among consumers… Read More

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Are you a Detroit Style Pizza Person?

Do you crave this style of pizza? Do you currently serve it in your establishment? Are you thinking of serving Detroit Style Pizza in your establishment? Do you have a Detroit Style Pizza story? Are you looking for somewhere that serves it near you, but no luck? Did you live in Michigan, move, and now miss this style? If you answered yes to any of the questions above we would love to hear from you! If you can’t find it near you we can help you in your search. If you serve it we would like to interview you and feature you on the site. If you have a story… Read More

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