National Deep Dish Pizza Day
National Deep Dish Pizza Day is celebrated on April 5 of every year. The National Deep Dish Pizza Day is created to celebrate the Chicago style pizza which is three inches taller than usual Pizza. Hence National Deep Dish Pizza Day is a perfect food holiday for all the pizza lovers across the country to enjoy the taste of Deep Dish Pizza.
“If the English had deep-dish pizza, they could have kept their empire.” – Daniel Pinkwater
History of National Deep Dish Pizza Day
Ike Sewell, the founder of the Pizzeria Uno’s, created the National Deep Dish Pizza Day in 1943 in Chicago. Deep Dish Pizza is otherwise known as Chicago style pizza which is characterized by the superb buttery crust, and it is three inches taller than usual Pizza. Original pizza contains mozzarella cheese, significantly the highest quality of buffalo mozzarella variant which produced in Naples. Whereas the Deep Dish pizza contains generous amounts of toppings, flavoursome sauce, and cheese. In olden days, Greeks covered their bread with herbs, oils, and cheese which they started to believe, that is the beginning of pizza. The modern pizza has its origin in Italy as Neapolitan flatbread. Hence Deep Dish Pizza Day is a day to get together with your friends and family members to visit the local pizza restaurant and enjoy the taste of deep dish pizza.
Other Celebrations on April 5
April 5 is also celebrated as
- National Go For Broke Day
- National Caramel Day
- National Read a Road Map Day
- Star Trek First Contact Day
How to celebrate National Deep Dish Pizza Day
Celebrating the National Deep Dish Pizza Day is quite simple and easy to remember. Just enjoy the Day by visiting the local bakery with your family members and friends and enjoy the taste of Deep Dish Pizza. Don’t forget to take pictures and videos while eating deep dish pizza and share those moments on social media by using the hashtag #DeepDishPizzaDay.