Par Baked Pizza Crusts
Par baked pizza crusts were created first in the United States as pizza became more than just an Italian specialty but found its way into everyday American cuisine.
Pizza was no longer exclusively sought out from pizzerias, but instead became a staple in virtually every foodservice operation from schools, to bars and pubs, to hotels and even in other types of restaurants.
Frozen pizza crusts were developed by bakery companies who manufactured a wide variety of other products, and competition forced producers to make them faster and cheaper.
ItalCrust has a different linage. Our factory makes wood fired pizza, the old school Italian way, hand stretching every crust and oak wood baking them. Our crusts come from that same operation, and therefore instead of par baking them we pre-bake them, giving you the true flavor of the wood fired oven.
What chefs are saying
"... it's good! I like the crispiness..."
"... it's not that I want a crust that's made in Italy. It's that I want this crust for our deli, and it just happens to be made in Italy."
"... there is nothing like this…”