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Alfa Pizza 5 Minuti Review

Alpha Pizza 5 Minuti

Alfa Pizza’s 5 Minuti is so named for the ability to heat up quickly, although Alfa recommends you give it 15 minutes before cooking. Metal pizza ovens are known to heat up quickly in contrast to the traditional refractory ovens made with clay or modern refractory material. The 5 Minuti has a stainless steel dome and cart. The 23.6″ x 19.7″ cook surface is refractory stone. The dome and cooking floor are heavily insulated.

Some backyard refractory ovens can weigh thousands of pounds. 5 Minuti weighs 176 pounds and can easily be moved around a deck or patio. The stainless steel cart has wheels on one side and a handle on the other.  A storage shelf is at the bottom of the cart. 5 Minuti comes with a pizza peel and cleaning brush.

Alfa claims the 5 Minuti can cook 50 pizzas per hour. One has to assume those would be thin crust.

  • Model:
    5 Minuti
  • Item Price:
    $ 2,500
  • Made in USA:
    no
  • Review Method:
    Researched it from Afar
    We have researched this product from afar by gathering info from the manufacturer, owners, and other reliable sources, with our BS meters on high.
  • Primary Function:
    Grill, Pizza Oven
  • Fuel:
    Logs
  • Primary Capacity:
    465 square inches

Published On: 12/15/2014 Last Modified: 2/28/2021

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