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Cameron Mitchell Restaurant Group, Deep Dish Pizza

In the summer of 2020, Sophisticated Living Columbus endeavored to support some of our favorite fine dining establishments by publishing a special section that included recipes for their signature dishes. This recipe was included in that feature. Click here for more recipes, and please - support the capital city's vibrant food scene.

The Cameron Mitchell Restaurant Group owns some of Columbus’ most loved and acclaimed restaurants, including Mitchell’s Ocean Club, Lincoln Social Rooftop, and Hudson 29. Though these favorites are closed during the shutdown, we are excited to share Executive Corporate Chef Brian Hinshaw’s family favorite Deep Dish Pizza recipe. You can support Cameron Mitchell Restaurants by purchasing a gift card at or ordering for curbside pickup. Read our feature on Cameron Mitchell here.

Deep Dish Pizza

Prep time - 20 minutes

Cook time - 25 minutes

Rise time - 60 minutes


DOUGH Warm Water - 3/4 cup and 2 tbls. (112 degrees - any hotter will kill the yeast) Dry Active Yeast - 1 tsp Honey - 1 tsp All-Purpose Flour - 2.5 cups Kosher Salt - 1.5 tsp EVOO (extra virgin olive oil) - 1/2 cup

TOPPINGS (select the topics you like on your pizza)

Pizza Sauce - 1/2 cup Shredded Pizza Cheese - 1/2 cup Pepperoni - 20-30 pieces Banana pepper rings as needed

Sliced white onion if you like


  1. In the bowl of a small mixer combine water, yeast, honey. Stir and let bloom 3 minutes.

  2. Add half the flour, salt and 1/4 cup EVOO. Mix on low until combined then add remaining flour. Do not over mix.

  3. Mix about 5 minutes or until dough is smooth. If it is too sticky, add more flour.

  4. Transfer to a lightly oiled stainless bowl, cover with plastic wrap and let stand in a warm place until it doubles in size.

  5. Coat a 9” by 13” glass pan with EVOO. Stretch dough to fit the pan. Preheat oven to 450 degrees

  6. Brush dough with EVOO sprinkle with salt & top with pizza sauce.

  7. Sprinkle with pizza cheese, and additional toppings.

  8. Bake until brown approximately 20-30 minutes.

  9. Remove from oven and let cool a little then cut and enjoy (Sprinkle with red chili flakes and fresh Parmesan cheese if you like.)


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