Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Marra Forni Brick Oven Cooking Solutions Intersection of Artisan and Technology (6 CEUs)

October 10, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - October 11, 2023 @ 4:00 pm


This is a face-to-face day and a half program with attendees arriving into Baltimore/Washington International Airport the afternoon prior to the training session. Marra Forni will provide for non-cancellable airfare, overnight accommodations (attendees are responsible for incidentals), and ground transportation. Flights will be booked by Marra Forni and tickets are non-refundable to secure best pricing. Attendees are responsible for reimbursement to Marra Forni in the event of cancellation.

On the date of arrival, there will be a group tour of Marra Forni’s masonry manufacturing facility (located in Elkridge, MD) and a group dining event. Training will continue on day 2 beginning at 8:00am, and concluding at 4:00pm depending upon outgoing flight schedules. There will be a 60–90-minute learning lunch session (attendees will have hands on experience making traditional neapolitan pizza). Sessions will be offered on various dates throughout the year and communicated in advance for posting on Marra Forni and FCSI website calendars to promote the learning opportunity.

FCSI attendees will receive 6 CEUs and a “Learning Certificate of Completion” for attending the event.

Marra Forni will complete and submit to FCSI all required documentation to secure 6 CEUs

Session Agenda:

Arrival: Early afternoon arrival into Baltimore/Washington International Airport
Hotel: BWI Region

Day 1:

4:00 pm  - A Journey through Pompeii (Marra Forni Masonry Factory Experience)
6:00 pm - Group Dinner

Day 2:

8:00 am - Breakfast, Welcome and Introductions – “The Marra Forni Story” The History of Brick Ovens and a little about Pizza Making
9:00 am - Oven Review
    - specification considerations
    - categories
    - The Intersection of Artisan and Technology Features/Benefits
    -  Features/Benefits
    - Cooking applications that may surprise you!

11:00 am - Learning Lunch: Pizza Wars
12:30 pm - Design Ideation: Exposed, Enclosed, ID and Customization
1:15 pm - Fuel and Ventilation Specification Considerations
2:15 pm - Menu and Concept Applications – More than Pizza!
3:15 pm - Wrap-up Review/Q&A
4:00 pm - Conclusion and Departures

Contact Todd Griffith to reserve your spot!





October 10, 2023 @ 4:00 pm
October 11, 2023 @ 4:00 pm
Event Categories:


Todd Griffith


Marra Forni
10310 Southard Drive
Beltsville, MD 20705 United States
+ Google Map