Definition: Oven Mitt

An oven mitt is a protective glove or mitten worn when handling hot objects or using a pizza oven. It is typically made of heat-resistant material, such as silicone or thick cotton, and is designed to insulate the hand from high temperatures.


  • “Be sure to use oven mitts when handling the hot pizza oven.”
  • “It is important to always have an oven mitt nearby when operating a pizza oven to avoid burns.”
  • Related Terms:

  • Pizza Stone
  • Cladding
  • Temperature Gauge
  • Refractory