Did you know it’s National Pizza Day on 9 February? Yes, you heard right!

What is National Pizza Day?

For all those pizza lovers out there, National Pizza Day on 9 February is dedicated to celebrating this fabulous food. There’s no better way to show your love and appreciation for this delicious food by munching on a slice (or two) on 9 Feburary!

To celebrate this glorious day, here are some interesting facts about pizza we bet you didn’t know.

  • There are over 5 billion pizzas sold worldwide every year
  • There are 264 million pizzas eaten every year in Australia
  • Saturday night is the most popular night to eat pizza
  • Pizza is most often ordered during the weather segment when watching the news on television
  • 36% of people consider pizza to be the perfect breakfast
  • There are over 11,000 Pizza Huts around the world
  • Approximately 36% of all orders want their pizza topping to be pepperoni
  • An average slice of cheese pizza contains about 270 to 370 calories
  • Some popular gourmet toppings on pizzas include chicken, oysters, crayfish, dandelions, brussel sprouts, eggplant, artichoke hearts and tuna
pizza was first documented in Gaeta, Italy

If national pizza day falls on a weekday and you’re at work, why not order pizza catering for the office and be a true hero. We have various pizza catering options for most Australian CBD locations, including Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide.

To celebrate the best day of the year, we’ve also created this fun infographic with some interesting facts about pizza and how you can celebrate. Another way to celebrate is to try one of these strange and unusual pizza toppings. We've even got some quirky and fun pizza gifts for the die-hard pizza fans below.

national pizza day infographic

Celebrate National Pizza Day in the office

Spice up your next working lunch or staff lunch with pizza catering. Check out some of the tasty pizza caterers available in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Canberra today.

Arthur's Pizza: Using only the freshest ingredients for that authentic pizza flavour in Sydney

Doughboy Pizza: Using fresh ingredients sourced from local producers and farmers in Sydney, delivering to your North Sydney office

Duke Pizza: Try their 24" pizzas for your next office pizza party in Melbourne!

Epic Pizza: Damn!

La Porchetta: great selection of traditional and gourmet pizzas

Corbett and Claude: packed full of flavour

Marcellina Pizza: great variety of pizza and pasta dishes

Carlisle Pizza: known for their freshly baked crusts and friendly service

Scoota: artisan pizza makers

The Golden Crust: farm fresh veggies and meats used

Wise Guys: servicing Melbourne for over 10 years

My Goodness Pizza: you have to try their low fat pizzas

Wood Fire New York Pizza: super-sized, woof-fired pizzas that will impress

Crisp: great range of pizzas ideal for special diets

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