National Pepperoni Pizza Day | September 20
Wed Sep 20th

Pepperoni Pizza Day

Pepperoni Pizza Day honors the most popular pizza ever created on September 20th. The day honors the pizza enjoyed by young and old alike.


Although pizza comes with many toppings, pepperoni is the single most popular pizza. Top it with pepperoni whether you like your pizza Chicago Style or New York Style, thin and crispy or deep dish, make it with pepperoni!

Raffaele Esposito invented the first pizza in June of 1889, according to legend. Margherita of Savoy, the Queen of Italy, inspired the pizza maker so much that he created the pie-shaped delicacy. He named it Pizza Margherita and topped the pizza with tomatoes, basil, and mozzarella in honor of the queen's birthday. The colors represent the Italian flag.

When is National Pizza with the Works Except Anchovies Day? Pizza has evolved since then. It includes a variety of toppings, from anchovies and pineapple to sausage and bacon. However, pepperoni remains the most popular.

The ever-popular topping was created by time-honored sausage-making methods, according to Italian-Americans. Both seasoned pork and beef sausage are smoked and cured. When the product is ready to be cut, it's placed on a delectable pie and baked.

How to Make Pepperoni Pizza Day? How to celebrate pepperoni pizza day?

At your new pizzeria, try a slice of Pepperoni Pizza. Invite friends and family to share their recipes and make your own at home. Either way, the meal will be delectable! Don't forget, take a picture and post it on social media using the hashtag #PepperoniPizzaDay. You can also shout-out to your favorite pizzeria or buy a gift card for another pizza celebration. And who doesn't like breaking world records, particularly when it involves pizza? Check out these 5 Amazing Pizza Records! Is it possible to crack one of them?

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Pepperoni pizza FAQ

Q. What kind of sauces go well with pepperoni?

A. The sky is the limit. Experiment with BBQ, ranch, alfredo, pesto, or traditional tomato.

Q. What goes into pepperoni?

A. Pepperoni is a form of salami. It is made from ground pork, beef, and seasonings, and is cured.