What is the Right Temperature to Cook Pizza in a Wood Fired Pizza Oven?

Eating a pizza cooked in a Wood fired pizza oven is by all means the best pizza you will ever taste. This is because the smoke permeates through the pizza to gives it a unique flavour and cooks the pizza at a high temperature to give a crispy crust.

To achieve these amazing characteristics, your pizza oven needs to be at the optimum temperature.

450°C / 843°F

The magic temperature is 450 degree Celsius or 843 degrees Farenheit for our American readers. 

For those using a stainless steel pizza oven like the Flaming Coals one as pictured you would read the temperature off of the provided thermometer that is included on the oven door. In this image you can see that the is hanging from its storage hook.

Author: Rhiannon Peterson