Claire Tries To Make the Perfect Pizza Dough | Making Perfect: Episode 1 | Bon Appétit

  • Published on Apr 24, 2019
  • In the first episode of 'Making Perfect,' join Claire Saffitz in her search for the perfect pizza dough. Claire treks all over New York City to learn how some of the best pizza places make their dough and then takes what she learns back to the Test Kitchen to try out what she learns.
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  • Bon Appétit
    Bon Appétit  6 months ago +136

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    • Stephen Castro
      Stephen Castro 2 days ago

      What oven are they using here?

    • Lulu Seatown Getdown
      Lulu Seatown Getdown Month ago

      Can anyone link or tell me the oven they are using? Thank you 😊

    • Samuel Blackthorne
      Samuel Blackthorne Month ago +1

      Why is Claire the only one wearing a suit in the meeting.

    • Hazel Moss
      Hazel Moss 4 months ago +4

      I’m pretty sure that Brad is married, and males and females can be friends without being “interested” in each other

    • Miroslav Miljevic
      Miroslav Miljevic 4 months ago

      I hope they are dating.

  • H恵美子
    H恵美子 Hour ago

    Where can I adopt a Claire? I want a friend like her.

  • Josie Schoenberg
    Josie Schoenberg 7 hours ago

    I used to always wonder why I had no Claire in my life... turns out I have been the Claire all along

  • Hannah and Paige
    Hannah and Paige 2 days ago +1

    The real OG of the episode is skaar what a pizza legend my dud a proooo

  • Th3 _P4nda
    Th3 _P4nda 5 days ago

    Claire "You know dont make it to perfect"
    Brad "Shouldnt be a problem Claire "

  • Namana
    Namana 5 days ago

    I love how they have meetings about pizza. Dream job

  • Giovanni
    Giovanni 6 days ago

    Claire is like the straight-A student that doubts herself but always comes out on top of big projects. Love to see it!

  • substance6
    substance6 6 days ago

    I love Claire, i find myself laughing with her

  • Vale C
    Vale C 7 days ago

    Claire is left handed I’m left handed we are meant to be

  • Joni O
    Joni O 8 days ago +1

    g-d truly is a woman

  • Teo Simeonov
    Teo Simeonov 8 days ago

    32:36 Andy in the background. Such a dreamboat

  • Ian Barker
    Ian Barker 10 days ago

    Since when does yeast activate at room temp? I thought it was body temp, like yogurt.

  • Alianna Troy
    Alianna Troy 10 days ago

    The thing that's funny is that sourdough pizza crust is a big thing here in the Bay Area and i adore it. Cheeseboard Pizza Collective = best pizza

  • scribletime
    scribletime 10 days ago

    Can someone explain what are the other people do in the background? Is that a real kitchen? Or they just photograph food for the magazine? I wish their marketing was more clear to people who are not familiar with New York lifestyle

  • Luisa Lis
    Luisa Lis 11 days ago

    the third pizza guy is the softest person to talk about pizza ever

  • Symone Matthews
    Symone Matthews 11 days ago

    i just love claire .thats all i'm here for lol

  • Joseph Cusumano
    Joseph Cusumano 12 days ago

    Shoulda talked to mark iocono

  • Angela Giroux
    Angela Giroux 14 days ago

    i’ve never seen anyone mention this, but andy is so attractive

  • Gooblyful
    Gooblyful 14 days ago +1

    24:07 Brad apologising to Claire even though he didn't mean to be mean but knows she was hurt is RESPECTFUL, WHOLESOME AND GOOD

  • Josh Creter
    Josh Creter 14 days ago

    Of course they gave Claire the most important job and she nailed it.

  • Kostas
    Kostas 15 days ago

    What is the Central Milling flour Claire uses? Is it all purpose? is it strong bread flour?

  • Diana Djenev
    Diana Djenev 15 days ago

    Neapolitan is very simple and light

  • oxidosis
    oxidosis 16 days ago

    I recently experienced the horror that is a metal peel. FYI you guys were doing great and if you had a wooden peel everything would've been great.

  • Ruby Jane
    Ruby Jane 16 days ago +1

    i feel like chewy olive oil dough is definitely the way to go. save flaky crust for pastry not pizza. who’s with me?

  • Ruby Jane
    Ruby Jane 16 days ago

    oh my god that scarrs pizza is making me so hungryyyyy

  • Eric DeFore
    Eric DeFore 18 days ago

    Do we need a go fund me, to get Andy some shirts?!

  • TheAirsoft220
    TheAirsoft220 18 days ago +1

    That pizza dough guy that went to the text kitchen could have his own show

  • Joox
    Joox 18 days ago

    Brad 'best bottom in the biz' Leone

  • Kelvin T
    Kelvin T 22 days ago

    Does anyone know what kind of pizza oven they’re using in this video??

  • hennifer
    hennifer 22 days ago +1

    “best bottom in the biz” - Brad

  • HamzaA
    HamzaA 23 days ago

    32:36 come thru f word

  • Cha Cha
    Cha Cha 24 days ago

    She's so cute! I could watch her make anything!

  • Sana Lulu
    Sana Lulu 24 days ago

    Andy: 31:08, 31:37

  • Sana Lulu
    Sana Lulu 25 days ago +2

    me: has a physics exam tomorrow and hw to do
    also me:

  • Lovely Bananas
    Lovely Bananas 25 days ago +2

    The video quality and thumbnail looks so cool. They did a really good job filming😃

  • Danny Lannon
    Danny Lannon 28 days ago +1

    "Dont make it perfect" says Claire Brad "Shouldn't be a problem" me watching how to make a perfect pizza...

  • collarmole
    collarmole 29 days ago

    the love sticky note omg aw

  • Joel Chong
    Joel Chong 29 days ago

    Please make none pizza with left beef

  • GhostHostMemories
    GhostHostMemories Month ago

    What pizza oven were they using in the test kitchen?

  • GhostHostMemories
    GhostHostMemories Month ago

    can andy get a raise so he can buy newer t shirts?

  • Hailie Bechey
    Hailie Bechey Month ago

    I admire how she continues to persevere throughout every challenge in BA by herself.
    (Please excuse my horrible grammer)

  • Dana Gadeken
    Dana Gadeken Month ago

    what does Andy do to all his shirts?

  • roynelson96
    roynelson96 Month ago

    Anyone know what pizza oven it is they're using?

  • Viraj Reddy
    Viraj Reddy Month ago

    Uh uh ....
    Uh uh
    Uh uh....

  • John Mayer
    John Mayer Month ago

    claire liked ny more

  • DankDa Gank
    DankDa Gank Month ago

    Claire I'll knead your dough any day.

  • Nesha Ikste
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  • Sam Faulkner
    Sam Faulkner Month ago

    What is that little pizza oven they're using?

  • Brad G
    Brad G Month ago

    Yes, I’ll just grind my own flour. Maybe the mill at the river can do it. Trendy dough. This is so stupid

  • InWhichIDie
    InWhichIDie Month ago +1

    I know it's been said a million times, but brad and claire have such incredible sibling energy.

  • Moira S
    Moira S Month ago

    What is this pizza oven??

  • Feliks Jakubow
    Feliks Jakubow Month ago


  • sophiac
    sophiac Month ago

    best bottom on the biz

  • Joseph D
    Joseph D Month ago +1

    I watching this as I'm waiting for my basic dough to rise 😂

    RANDOMANONYMOUSDude Month ago +5

    Pshh, everyone knows that the perfect Pizza is a none pizza with left beef

  • Natacia Zunjic
    Natacia Zunjic Month ago

    WHAT PIZZA OVEN IS THAT? someone pls

  • Nicholas Cicotte
    Nicholas Cicotte Month ago

    Scarr has so much finesse

  • DeltaDemon1
    DeltaDemon1 Month ago

    I watched these in reverse order, sort of, and Brad's statement is prophetic.

  • shana bananazzz
    shana bananazzz Month ago +2

    Claire is so cute, I'm sure she was an adorable baby..

  • no
    no Month ago

    urm id think the man should be wearing any accessories when making pizza ?