Today is National Pizza Day! Here are some pizza related facts for you:
- Pepperoni is the most popular variety, with 36%.
- As Americans, we consume 3 BILLION pizzas. That’s from restaurants. We buy another 1 BILLION in frozen.
- The first pizzeria was opened in Naples, Italy, in 1738.
- The first United States Pizzeria was opened in NYC in 1895.
As an aside, if you want to get paid for loving the Za, Yelp is looking for a “Chief Pizza Officer.” It’s a six month gig and the winning candidate will be “responsible for spreading their love of pizza and sharing the latest pizza trends with the Yelp community.”
It pays $25,000, so it’s worth checking into. Applications are due Feb. 28 and can be submitted here.