How to celebrate National Pizza Day on 9 February

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 Februrary!

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

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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

How to celebrate National Pizza Day

It's always there to support you through the good and bad times with every yummy, cheesy bite, so if you love pizza as much as we do, you’ll love these pizza-themed gift items to celebrate National Pizza Day!

Notebook

pizza is my spirit animal notebook
Photo credt: Zazzle

Organise your day and show your love for pizza outside of the kitchen with this spiral notebook. Get it here.


Socks

What’s better than eating pizza? Wearing it on your feet! Get it here.

pizza socks
Photo credit: Urban Outfitters

T-shirt

love hurts pizza t-shirt
Photo credt: Urban Outfitters

Pizza will always be there for you through the tough times. Get it here.


Pizza slicer

Cut your freshly made pizza with this cool bike pizza slicer. Get it here.

bike pizza slicer
Photo credit: Urban Outfitters

Pillow

slice slice baby pizza pillow
Photo credt: Nordstrom

Slice like a ninja, cut like a razor blade. Slice, slice baby, too cold, too cold. Get it here.


Water bottle

Well, you do need to eat after your workout and this water bottle totally gets it. Get it here.

we're getting pizza after this water bottle
Photo credit: Nordstrom

Shoes

pizza shoes
Photo credt: Saks Fifth Avenue

Show everyone your love for pizza with these super cute Chambray espadrilles. Get it here.


Door mat

Don’t you be ringing my doorbell unless you have pizza! Get it here.

you better have pizza doormat
Photo credit: Keep

Yoga mat

after this we're getting pizza yoga mat
Photo credt: Ban.do

This super comfy exercise mat will inspire you to workout. Get it here.

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