Friday, 18 May is National Pizza Party Day

Millions of pizza lovers across the world join in extolling the qualities of pizza on National Pizza Party Day on the third Friday in May.

Celebrate by inviting friends and family to share a night of fun at your favorite pizzeria or make your own delicious homemade one with fresh toppings or have one delivered.

Some interesting pizza facts:

  • In ancient Greece, Greeks enjoyed bread covered with oils, herbs and cheese. In Byzantine Greek, the word pizza translated to pie.
  • A sheet of dough topped with cheese and honey, then flavored with bay leaves was developed by the Romans.
  • The modern pizza had its beginning in Italy as the Neapolitan flatbread.
  • The original pizza used only mozzarella cheese, mainly the highest quality buffalo mozzarella variant which was produced in the surroundings of Naples.

How to observe

Share photos of your pizza party on your favorite social media with the hashtag #PizzaPartyDay.

History

The origins of National Pizza Party Day cannot be found.

  AUTHOR
Earl Baillache
Journalist

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