Chris and Andy Try to Make the Perfect Pizza Toppings | Making Perfect: Episode 4 | Bon Appétit

  • Published on May 13, 2019
  • In episode four of 'Making Perfect,' Andy and Chris (and substitute chef Molly) search high and low in New York City for the perfect pizza toppings. Is less more when adding toppings to a pizza? Are there any toppings everybody can agree on?
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  • hen ko
    hen ko Day ago

    Why cooking two whole pizza to compare why not half and half pizza less waste...

  • J P
    J P Day ago

    ugh...dream job

  • Quincy Dugar
    Quincy Dugar Day ago

    Shady Andy

  • Danny Park
    Danny Park Day ago

    It took them a month to try the wooden scoop thing?

  • luciyanna4002
    luciyanna4002 Day ago

    How did they decide on the type of parmesan? And olive oil!

  • Boogieman
    Boogieman Day ago

    Molly has attitude, not the bad kind.

  • Alexis D
    Alexis D Day ago

    Molly and the Boss Interaction makes this video!

  • K T
    K T Day ago +1

    i love that BA is finding its individual appeal more and more: they are the friends of food channels! This 'formula' works we love it!

  • Jeremy Lewis
    Jeremy Lewis Day ago

    I already had a crush on Andy and this just made it 2, 3, maybe even 4 times stronger.

  • Richard Royster
    Richard Royster Day ago

    For God's sake someone show these people how to work with dough.

  • Morris Köchle
    Morris Köchle Day ago

    8:14 here’s a hack make the pizza on the thingy you put it in the oven with.

  • Morris Köchle
    Morris Köchle Day ago

    No offence to that sausage guy but speck just means bacon in german.

  • macabre2007
    macabre2007 Day ago

    wow so many pineapple pizza haters on Bon Appetit - all us hawaiian pizza lovers are feeling rather judged by the disdain for pineapple.- ok ny all of us I mean me lol

  • Lienke N
    Lienke N Day ago +1

    i feel like i gained weight watching this series😂

  • Ellie Turner
    Ellie Turner Day ago

    no one:
    brad: WhAtRe YoU gOoBeRs DoIn?

  • victor why not
    victor why not Day ago

    Why don't they ever put the dough on the thing before they put stuff on it?

  • HT
    HT Day ago

    they forgot about the prosciutto and the sweet sausage

  • tatt oo sticker
    tatt oo sticker Day ago

    andys reaction when brad says he liked the speck lmaoooo

  • michelle huizen
    michelle huizen Day ago

    "im nervous for you"
    "im nervous for myself... every day of my life"

    damn i really felt that

  • The True Terror
    The True Terror Day ago

    Make this show never stop pls

  • ines oueslati
    ines oueslati Day ago

    Why cooking two whole pizza to compare why not half and half pizza less waste...

  • bloodysavage
    bloodysavage Day ago

    I seriously love this series... make more, I need more!

  • eleanor aisyah
    eleanor aisyah Day ago

    Molly is such a b*tch 🙄

  • kayizcray
    kayizcray Day ago +1

    I love that everyone was so offended over pineapple but uncooked anchovies goes almost unquestioned as a serious topping option

  • Salobrena Smith
    Salobrena Smith Day ago

    Flour the table and the paddle a wee bit

  • J P
    J P Day ago

    I don't get this series. You've decided to start with "make perfect" pizza? So a subject you can't possibly tackle? Cool. There is a reason there are tons of topping options, tons of dough choices, tons of different local vendors. Is the intent to make an actual perfect pizza? There isn't such a thing. If the purpose is to ambiguously determine the "perfect pizza" within the small sample size of the kitchen sure I guess. Pizza is to broad and well established of a subject to just dive in and make it perfect.

  • panggop jio
    panggop jio 2 days ago

    Finally assembling on peel! Watching you guys struggle to get it on the peel this whole series is driving me bonkers!

    GSL GSL 2 days ago

    Guys i'm in love with how in every video with priya she always talks about her dad it's so cute and adorable

  • Meandrous Phoenix
    Meandrous Phoenix 2 days ago +2

    Priya appears and suddenly starts talking bout her family hahaha
    I love it

  • Izzy Long
    Izzy Long 2 days ago

    Red onions on a pizza is in the same communist category as pineapple on pizza.
    WHITE onions are the only onion that should be on a pizza.

  • Jonathan Kirk
    Jonathan Kirk 2 days ago

    I always want to die a little less after a BA video.

  • Amelia Bazler
    Amelia Bazler 2 days ago

    31:33 is my favorite part😂 I can’t with Andy he’s amazing

  • Peter Padilla
    Peter Padilla 2 days ago

    Just here for the pizza peel fails. 😂

  • Erin Wozniak
    Erin Wozniak 2 days ago

    Pineapple pizza is great

  • Jake Domanski
    Jake Domanski 2 days ago +1

    knowing that this was filmed in february and just now released...must of took a hell of a lot of editing and i love it

  • chan0
    chan0 2 days ago

    35:15 HOW. DARE. YOU.

  • Leif Estrada
    Leif Estrada 2 days ago

    my boyfriend: I'm sure Andy "called out" because he doesn't want to eat any more carbs

  • Lionheart18
    Lionheart18 2 days ago

    andys reaction when brad says he liked the speck lmaoooo

  • William Hoang
    William Hoang 2 days ago

    This was such a great series! They should do more team based videos.

  • Dan Razzaia
    Dan Razzaia 2 days ago

    I'm all about Speck & a soft cooked egg on a pie. It's like a killer breakfast pizza.

  • Anuradha Naik
    Anuradha Naik 2 days ago

    can i see more diversity, so that we can pretend that opportunities can exist for poc

  • NYRangers221
    NYRangers221 2 days ago

    Mortadella mountains... aka wavage

  • Minimojojoy
    Minimojojoy 2 days ago +1

    I vote for speck!

  • nora bf
    nora bf 2 days ago

    "that's my stripper name... dirty chanterelle"

  • Damonkeyboy
    Damonkeyboy 2 days ago

    I know that this was filmed weeks ago, and I love the series so far, and y'all are doing a great job,
    ...but I don't think this is turning out to be the perfect pizza.
    For this episode, I don't think enough toppings were tired, at least on screen, for me to be convinced (especially on veggie, which seemed to be equated with just mushrooms). Speck was mentioned so many times, I'm kinda confused because I didn't find out what it was, and that nobody tried it on pizza in this episode's content. Moreover, we have a meat, veggie, and anchovies options, but we don't have a mixed, "supreme" pie option, as it were. Lastly, I don't think the testing of toppings took into account how well they might work with other toppings (i.e. would Maitake work better with Mortadella than Chanterelle?).
    More generally, it kinda feels like every component has been engineered to be balanced in itself. I'm not complaining about that so much, but my favorite pizzas are where the imbalances of the sauce, cheese, crust, and toppings balance each other out. You wouldn't necessarily enjoy eating just one part, but the whole is so interesting! I don't think I'm seeing that here.
    In any case, thanks for all the info and education you've brought in these videos. I eagerly await the final episode!

  • Tier Zen
    Tier Zen 2 days ago

    I just love how fearless Molly is. The way she speaks with confidence is inspiring. It feels so honest and not like she is hiding anything.

  • TechMetalRules
    TechMetalRules 2 days ago +1

    Finally assembling on peel! Watching you guys struggle to get it on the peel this whole series is driving me bonkers!

  • Prasanah Manoharan
    Prasanah Manoharan 2 days ago

    This is my quiet little corner amidst the falling debris of yt's collapse

  • SeoL498
    SeoL498 2 days ago +1

    What kind of oven is that?

  • A.Y. Kenn
    A.Y. Kenn 2 days ago

    Drinking game: every time they say mortadella 🥴

  • Dat Boi
    Dat Boi 2 days ago

    molly goddamn u annoying af

  • Azleena Ali
    Azleena Ali 2 days ago

    Am I the only one who likes pineapple on pizza?

  • Muthoni H
    Muthoni H 2 days ago

    Well done!

  • instantdanLetsPlay
    instantdanLetsPlay 3 days ago

    Look at these guys. holy cash

  • LoveBear PlaysGames
    LoveBear PlaysGames 3 days ago


  • Gennady Seliutin
    Gennady Seliutin 3 days ago

    These two guys should have a detective show!

  • Gennady Seliutin
    Gennady Seliutin 3 days ago

    I will make and donate the wooden spatulas if you post a video of one of you spanking Brard with it.

  • Kalvin ly
    Kalvin ly 3 days ago

    18:47 **menacing** DELANY!!

  • Joseph Garcia
    Joseph Garcia 3 days ago

    The guy in blue is handsome.

  • nick minard
    nick minard 3 days ago

    Next can they make the perfect taco?

  • Wyatt Isrite
    Wyatt Isrite 3 days ago

    Can I just say how much I hate how Chris pronounces anchovies

  • Kei Otani
    Kei Otani 3 days ago

    the guy in the sausage store, is GENIUS (with matching italian hands)

  • Lucas Commerford
    Lucas Commerford 3 days ago

    Bomba Calabrese all day long!

  • Ester H.
    Ester H. 3 days ago

    I love every minute of the series. Thanks for the top quality content, Bon Appétit!

  • Steven Pawluch
    Steven Pawluch 3 days ago

    "I dont want fruit on my pizza"....Tomatoes are a fruit

  • Ardent Dfender
    Ardent Dfender 3 days ago

    “The Dough Smells Fear” in this episode with Andy & Chris making the Pizza. You could see it coming the minute they start making the Pizza. If Bon Appetite don’t put that slogan on merchandise all thanks to Molly, that is gonna go down as a huge marketing blunder!

  • Jane Roxburgh
    Jane Roxburgh 3 days ago

    What kind of oven are you using to cook the pizza?

  • Rachel C
    Rachel C 3 days ago

    I don't mean to toot my own horn but my favorite pizza is a tomato and pesto pizza with pesto that I made. The restaurant ones that I've been to are just not good enough.

  • adwagmusic
    adwagmusic 3 days ago

    Andy and Chris are my dads and I’m so proud of them

  • Paul J. Morey
    Paul J. Morey 3 days ago +1

    I have yet to see the most important question: *Where can I get that pizza oven???*
    3 minutes? Yes, please, take my money!!

  • N.B. Kristjansson
    N.B. Kristjansson 3 days ago

    Almost everyone is having a hard time getting pizzas into the oven. Maybe they need to make Pizza Dough 2.0

  • nicholas williams
    nicholas williams 3 days ago

    So amateur with that dough, you need to put some flour on it to dry it out on the surface.

  • Timothy Hayes
    Timothy Hayes 3 days ago

    Two things I learned while I was in Italy mushroom pizzas pair well with the egg and anchovies work best in the laid out in the sauce and not exposed where they dry out.

  • bianca balajadia
    bianca balajadia 3 days ago

    rewatched this, who else cant wait for the FINAL EPISODE AHHHH

  • TheTabb1
    TheTabb1 3 days ago

    Love the series

  • Nate Thomas
    Nate Thomas 3 days ago

    I need that pizza oven... what is that?

  • Sfs Icarus
    Sfs Icarus 3 days ago


  • Victoria Thomas
    Victoria Thomas 3 days ago

    Really thought pepperoni would take it! It's such an iconic pizza topping!

  • keeponrockin
    keeponrockin 3 days ago

    You can pronounce it s-peck instead of shpeck if you're going for Northern German senior citizen. Standard German pronunciation is shpeck, though.

  • keeponrockin
    keeponrockin 3 days ago

    So, do Bon Appetit employees ever pack lunch or go for lunch or do they just eat whatever people are working on ^^ i mean, that's a lot of pizzas, someone has to eat those, right

  • keeponrockin
    keeponrockin 3 days ago

    Speck? Lol, colour this German surprised

  • John Casses
    John Casses 3 days ago +1

    FYI EVERYONE...dough can sense your fear.

  • Benjamin Marks
    Benjamin Marks 3 days ago

    Why would anyone put pineapple on pizza

  • Anthony Bachner
    Anthony Bachner 3 days ago

    Happy they discovered the wooden pizza peel. Unhappy that means the death of the Calzone Counter...

  • Threefive Nine
    Threefive Nine 3 days ago

    I love sweetness on my pizza. Whether it's pineapple or carmelized onions... heck I've even had fig jam. I think a pizza needs a little sweetness to hit every flavour profile.

  • Eric Jr
    Eric Jr 3 days ago

    Thank you Chris for finally making the pizza on the peel...

  • Corey Annandale
    Corey Annandale 3 days ago

    Please make the perfect burger next!

  • Daniela Romero
    Daniela Romero 3 days ago

    This is from February? Lmao its May!

  • Jan Pietraszewski
    Jan Pietraszewski 3 days ago

    Please don't put sausage on the pizza... It's always disappointing. Salami yes, salsiccia no.
    The secret to a great mushroom pizza is: load the thing with mushrooms. More than you think it need... Waaay more

  • Morgan Newitt
    Morgan Newitt 3 days ago +1

    Molly and Chris is honesty a duo that rivals Claire and Brad for me. A duo I never expected honestly.

  • Austin Trask
    Austin Trask 3 days ago

    I'm a HUGE 'Nduja fan and I want that one right now! Also, Bestia in Los Angeles makes my favorite 'Nduja pizza, with tuscan kale and fennel pollen. SO GOOD!

  • Ron Benítez
    Ron Benítez 3 days ago

    1:11 Tomatoes are fruits Andy

  • Andres Soto
    Andres Soto 3 days ago

    But who ate all of the calzones?

  • CoolKwaz
    CoolKwaz 3 days ago

    Jeez they must have filmed this months ago, I think even last year. Crazy how the production schedule is

  • Forrest
    Forrest 3 days ago


  • Chef who Slims
    Chef who Slims 3 days ago

    the problem here is rolling out with flour, you should use semolina

  • Maya S
    Maya S 3 days ago

    Anchovies, onion, sausage, black olive. I call it the Halitosis and it's amazing.

  • Kaan Efe
    Kaan Efe 3 days ago

    why they so harsh on my boi rappaport

  • AstroSorc
    AstroSorc 3 days ago

    27:42 DAMN did he just say its the 1st day of febuary. I know they film it and post it later but thats a long time ago man.

    FABIAN LARROSA 3 days ago

    Anybody knows what oven are they using? Is it an special oven for pizza or just a normal one?

    • commatoes
      commatoes 3 days ago

      Breville Pizzaiolo. The drawback is that it costs about $700 US. It hits about 700˚ and bake time for Napoli is about 2-3 minutes. I don't own one but I have been gifted routine visiting rights to one. The idea of getting leoparding in a home oven (not gas or wood/charcoal fired) is insane.