Definition: Dome

In the context of a pizza oven, the term “dome” refers to the rounded, enclosed structure that covers the cooking area of the oven. It is typically made of refractory material like brick or stone and helps to retain and distribute heat evenly for efficient cooking.


  • “The dome of the pizza oven is made of refractory material to ensure even heat distribution.”
  • “To achieve the perfect crust, the pizza should be placed directly on the hot surface of the dome.”
  • Related Terms:

  • Oven Kit
  • Pizza Screen
  • Oven Fan
  • Vent Arch