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Kidsave Pizzeria DC Summer Miracles Weekend Event
Event Overview Kids, their host families, and visiting families participate in an interactive pizza making experience. If possible, a pizza chef from a local pizzeria can demonstrate how to make & toss the dough, and then prepare a pizza. In addition to making their own pizzas, participants prepare a salad and bake cookies. And the best part: they get to eat what they make! Adult volunteers manage the ovens.
Venue Requirements A school or church/synagogue kitchen facility with prep area and ovens, adequate prep area with tables or counters and dining area. Oven area should be off limits to children. (In DC, the Lab school cafeteria will serve as the venue.)
Requirements of Host Families No wardrobe or pre-preparation required of kids or host families for this event
Equipment Requirements (Borrowed or donated) Aprons (optional) Mixing bowls (1 each per group/family) Measuring cups (If preparing dough from scratch) Mixing spoons Rolling pins (1 each per group/family) Cutting boards (for preparing some toppings) Knives (for adults only) Baking/pizza sheets (For pizza and cookies) Oven mitts Pizza cutters Sponges/towels for clean up Foil/plastic wrap for take home
Supplies required (Donated or purchased) Olive oil Pre-Prepared dough: available in refrigerated section or frozen section Make your own dough: Flour, salt, yeast, water, oil Pizza sauce Shredded mozzarella cheese Toppings: pepperoni, mushrooms, olives, peppers, pineapple, ham, chicken, sausage, basil, onions, sliced tomatoes, other items. Salad Fixings: Lettuce, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Croutons, Other Pre-made Cookie dough for baking Beverages: Water, soda, juice Paper plates Napkins Paper/Plastic Cups
Volunteer Tasks Shop for supplies Secure/rent equipment Set up kitchen/prep area Prep Pizza toppings/Salad ingredientss Oven duty: Bake Pizza/cookies Clean up: Prep area cleaned and wiped; Ovens cleaned; equipment cleaned; trash removed. Pizza making demo by expert
Event Preparation Task List TASK Scout/secure location Secure donated food Gather equipment Shop for supplies Pick up donated food Set up prep stations TIMING 3-5 weeks before 1-3 weeks before 3-5 days before 1-3 days before Day of event 1 hour before
Event Blueprint Families arrive & settle. Introduction of event/”Cooks” wash hands Pizza dough instruction by expert Make dough (recipe attached below) Let dough rise Dough toss demonstration and pizza prep demonstration Roll out Dough Make Pizzas (See recipe) Bake Make salads while pizzas are baking Scoop out cookies onto baking sheets Remove Pizzas from oven and slice Place cookies in oven Eat and enjoy! 10 minutes 15 minutes 30 minutes Concurrent w/above 10 minutes 15 minutes 20 minutes Concurrent w/above 5 minutes min
Pizza Dough Recipe Ingredients 1 pkg active dry yeast 1 cup warm water 2 cups bread flour 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon salt 2 Tablespoons white sugar Directions 1. In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Let stand until creamy, about 10 minutes. 2. In a large bowl, combine 2 cups bread flour, olive oil, salt, white sugar and the yeast mixture; stir well to combine. Beat well until a stiff dough has formed. Cover and rise until doubled in volume, about 30 minutes. 3. Turn dough out onto a well floured surface. Form dough into a round ball and roll out into pizza crust shape.