You Had Me At Pizza…

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October is an eventful month: the start of the fall season, raising awareness for breast cancer and bullying in our youth, hot apple cider, pumpkins and PIZZA! October is also pizza appreciation month!

National Pizza Month began around the 1980’s and became a trend by the founder of Pizza Today magazine, Gerry Durnell. More recently, the World Pizza Championships which are held right here in Las Vegas. It’s like the Olympics, but for different challenges that involve making pizza. There are five competitive events that participants partake in: Freestyle Acrobatic Dough Tossing, Fastest Dough Making, Largest Dough Stretch, Fastest Pizza Box Folding, and a Pizza Triathalon.

This awesome event happens every March at the International Pizza Expo. Click on the link below to check it out!

Visit your favorite pizzeria this month and celebrate! Most pizzerias will offer discounts and specials to celebrate with you.

FUN FACT: The world’s largest pizza, named Ottavia, was made on December 13, 2012 in Rome, Italy. With a surface area of 1,261.65 m², the pizza was made by Dovilio Nardi, Andrea Mannocchi, Marco Nardi, Matteo Nardi and Matteo Giannotte. To spread a message of good health, the pizza was made entirely gluten-free.

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