Pizza Buffet

Discussion in 'Professional Catering' started by Allison STBSTN, May 13, 2019.

  1. Allison STBSTN

    Allison STBSTN

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    Hi everyone,
    I am coordinating a wedding in a few weeks and have a dilemma. In addition to pastas, the couple will be serving 4 different types of pizza, which I would like to keep warm on the buffet line.

    One idea is to place a pizza stone over a sterno (with a few inches in between). Could this work?

    Has anyone successfully kept pizza warm at a buffet?

    Thanks,
    Allison
     
  2. Aaron O'Brien

    Aaron O'Brien

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    Do you have a kitchen available to you?
     
  3. cookingincali

    cookingincali

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    I’d look into heat lamps.
     
  4. pete

    pete Moderator Staff Member

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    We used to do this-tiles set on 2 glass blocks with a sterno between. It looked nice but didn't keep the pizzas warm for long. The crusts stayed lukewarm but the the tops of the pizzas still cooled down to room temp. It doesn't look pretty, but heat lamps are probably your best bet.