National Pizza Day
National Pizza Day is celebrated on February 9 of every year. National Pizza Day is a day for pizza lovers to taste their favourite slices. Pizza is a flatbread topped with tomato sauce and cheese. Some of the toppings like vegetables, meats and seafood can be added to pizzas for more taste. National Pizza Day is a day to enjoy the taste of Pizza with your family members, friends, and even co-workers.
“There’s no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.” – Kevin James
History of National Pizza Day
The Exact and the creator of National Pizza Day is still unknown. Pizzas were first invented in Naples, Italy at 10th Century and it becomes one of the popular foods in the United States of America. The America’s first pizzeria, Lombardi was opened in New York in 1905. From then, the popularity of Pizza was increased rapidly around the world, and Many Pizza chains like Pizza Hut, Little Caesars, Papa Murphy’s, Domino’s, Papa John have emerged. On December 13, 2012, the world’s largest Pizza, named Ottavia was made in Rome. The size of Ottavia is 1261.65m², and it was made by Dovilio Nardi, Marco Nardi, Andrea Mannocchi, Matteo Nardi and Matteo Giannotte. It was created with gluten-free to spread the message that Pizza is good for health.
As per the food survey of U.S. Department of Agriculture, nearly 13% of Americans eat Pizza on any given day. According to the study of Foodler (Food delivery provider) in 2013, 37% of North American consumers orders Plain Cheese Pizza, 52% of North Americans orders meat toppings. The top three most ordered toppings are mushrooms, onions and pepperoni. In the USA only, nearly 3 billion of Pizzas are sold on every year, and 17% of US restaurants ate Pizzerias.
Other Celebrations on February 9
February 9 is also celebrated as
How to celebrate the National Pizza Day
Celebrate the Day by enjoying the taste of Pizza with your family members, friends and co-workers. Either you bought from the shop, or it is of own made, just celebrate the day by enjoying the taste of Pizza, You can also try a new type of Pizza in your home. Then share with your family members and friends. Gather your friends, family members, co-workers and conduct a Pizza themed party. Take pictures while eating PIzza and share them with others on social media by using the hashtag #NationalPizzaDay or #PizzaDay.