February 9th- National Pizza Day!
* February 9th- National Pizza Day!
Another- “holiday” for you guys to celebrate!
For you folks who want to play National Pizza Day out a bit further, website search time- as a bunch of national pizza chains like Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza, California Pizza Kitchen, Chuck E. Cheese’s, Pizza Hut, Little Caesars and Domino’s Pizza are all running “promotions” today!
Some facts from nationaldaycalendar.com…
NATIONAL PIZZA DAY
National Pizza Day is observed annually on February 9th. Whether it is thin crust, Chicago-style, deep dish or anything in between, pizza is an American favorite.
Here are some interesting facts about pizza:
Pepperoni is the most popular pizza at 36% of all pies ordered.
Over 3 billion pizzas are sold in the USA each year. Add another 1 billion on frozen pizzas
17% of all US Restaurants are pizzerias.
Antica Pizzeria, the first Pizzeria, opened in Naples, Italy, in 1738.
Gennaro Lombardi, the first Pizzeria in the United States, opened in 1895 in New York City.
Americans consume on average 23 pounds of pizza per person each year.