Growing up, the only day at school you looked forward to was pizza day -- but what if every day was pizza day, and instead of reading, writing, and arithmetic, the core subjects were pizza, pizza, and pizza? You'd be a genius! Welcome to the International School of Pizza
Complete the class and you'll be awarded a "Pro Card", entitling you to purchase any of Tony's hard-to-find ingredients, as well as his raw dough. When classes are out, Tony serves lunch and dinner ranging from fresh seafood pastas to, of course, a plethora of specialty pizzas -- because any good learning institution has a robust after-school program to keep kids off salad.
Headed up by nine-time world champion pizza tosser Tony Gemignani (of East Bay Pyzano's fame), ISOP's a veritable pizza Sorbonne: a massive open kitchen'd joint that teaches restaurateurs and regular peeps alike the authentic ins 'n' outs of cooking virtually any type of 'za from scratch, all while doubling as a full-fledged Italian restaurant.