Franks Pizza

The Back Story

Chef Jeff and owner of Frank's pizza place teach you how to make mozzarella at home.

Meet the Guest Stars
Chef Jeff Henderson | @Chefjefflive

Chef Jeff Henderson rose from humble beginnings in South Central Los Angeles to become the first African-American executive chef at the Bellagio Hotel. He has gone on to become a successful TV host with a cable show on the Food Network, a nationally syndicated series called, Family Style with Chef Jeff and the host of Flip My Food. When he isn’t cooking on TV he’s a highly sought-after motivational speaker, sharing the secrets of realizing your potential at... (full profile)

Frank's Pizza Napoletana | @frank_pizza

FRANK’S specializes in the area’s only true Pizza Napoletana. Our pizzas are prepared the same way Neapolitan pizzas have been made for well over 200 years. Everything from the Caputo flour and the San Marzano tomatoes that we use, the strict techniques that we follow, our Stefano Ferrara oven and the Mecnosud dough mixer and the way use them…all follow strict Neapolitan tradition. FRANK’S also offers daily pasta specials, creative, made-from-scratch appetizers, soups, toasted... (full profile)



-Sauté sliced kale in olive oil until wilted

-Add habanero peppers and continue to sauté for 2 minutes

-Set aside to cool

-In another skillet, sauté shrimp with Crystal hot sauce for about 7 minutes

-Set aside to cool

-Spread marinara sauce on pizza dough

-Add all of the toppings to the dough

-Bake in the oven at 450 degrees for 10-15 minutes



  • 1 store bought pizza dough
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup sliced kale
  • ¼ cup Habanero peppers
  • 12 gulf shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon Crystal hot sauce
  • 1 cup sliced cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon Pecorino Romano cheese


-Toss the first 11 ingredients in extra virgin olive oil

-Add the mixture on top of pizza dough

-Bake the pizza in the oven at 450 degrees for about 10-15 minutes

-Toss together the remaining ingredients to make a salad

-Top the cooked pizza with the salad


  • 1 package chopped roasted tofu
  • 2 teaspoons dry oregano
  • ½ cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • ½ sliced red onion
  • ¼ cup Kalamata olives
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes
  • 4 fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons Pecorino Romano
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 1 tablespoon roasted mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon sliced scallions
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 store bought pizza dough
  • 1 cup arugula
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • ½ cup roasted peanuts
  • 1 tablespoon goat cheese
  • 3 basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Crystal hot sauce
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