Goodfella's of Staten Island announced the official launching of its Master Pizza Class. It will be one of the most comprehensive pizza classes in the country, focusing on the art of wood fired pizza, gourmet breads, and cheese making and managing quality and production standards.

"We will be running the school from our original location at 1718 Hylan Blvd., Staten Island, New York. It will be a completely hands-on experience turning pizza makers from all over the world into gourmet artisans who will master the art of wood fired pizza," says Scot Cosentino, founder of Goodfella's. 

"We also will be focusing on gourmet breads, sauces, cheese making and offer a variety of services from custom brick ovens to complete consulting on start-up operations," Cosentino says. "All the information will be on our website at We are accepting students from all over the world and have been booking up rapidly."

Goodfella's was founded in 1992 and has been an industry trendsetter and leader in gourmet brick oven pizza since its inception, wining numerous national and international prizes for its gourmet creations, such as the Vodka Pie, Smokin' Goodfella, and Sally Pie.

Goodfella's Brick Oven Pizza is also known to be one of Rudy Giuliani's favorite places for pizza and has been known as a local celebrity hot spot for years, featured on dozens of TV segments, as well as catering on the Presidential Yacht. 

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