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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

In San Antonio, Chef Seeks Guinness World Record for Big Pizza

Posted By on Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 12:17 PM

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A sample pie. (Courtesy)

Hungry, hungry San Antonians will get a chance to watch as Chef Kurt Oefinger of Dirt Road Cookers, based in Hondo, tries for the record of largest commercially-available pizza in front of the Alamo on Saturday, August 3. Prep begins at 10 a.m. and the public will enjoy free slices at noon once the pizza is ready.

A team of eight will use one one of Oefinger's massive custom-made, wood-fired pizza oven to create the pizza using 40 pounds of dough, 10 pounds of sauce, 24 pounds of cheese and 8 pounds of pepperoni in hopes of producing an 8-foot-long pie.

The event is hosted by  Guinness World Records Museum in San Antonio who will have a rep on-hand to verify the record.

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