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EVENT (Mar 22–24): Visit the U.S. Pizza Museum booth #186 at the 10th annual Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo March 22–24, 2019!
8:30am is pretty early to get people to show up for anything in Las Vegas but Chris Bianco had no problem attracting a crowd for his Pizza Expo Keynote speech on Tuesday, March 5. “I learned things by burning things,” he explained, “I never invented a damn thing in my life.” Listen to Bianco talk long enough and these are the kinds of quotable moments that stick with you, especially if you’re one of the many pizzeria operators in attendance at the International Pizza Expo, an annual event since 1985 that also attracts pizzeria suppliers and enthusiasts.
EVENT (Feb 23): Independent researcher, Peter Regas will present his discoveries about the early history of American pizza at the U.S. Pizza Museum on February 23, 2019.
PIZZA NEWS: A forgotten generation of late 19th century Italian pizza makers in America has been discovered by Peter Regas, changing our understanding of how pizza arrived in the United States.
EVENT (Feb 9): National Pizza Day is February 9 and we'll be celebrating at the U.S. Pizza Museum with a lunch-time presentation from Founder and Director Kendall Bruns with free pizza from Aurelio's Pizza, while supplies last.
EVENT (Dec 1): Born in 1943 at Pizzeria Uno, Deep Dish pizza is turning 75 this year! Enjoy a slice of history and hear the stories behind the development of one of Chicago’s most unique foods.
We're happy to announce the launch of our online Pizza Gift Shop! Browse official U.S. Pizza Museum items from the comfort of your own home.
EVENT (Nov 10): The hosts of the Films of the Future podcast are back with a new podcast where they review films that feature pizza. For their premiere live episode, Alan Metoskie (FOX’s The Exorcist) and Kendall Bruns (U.S. Pizza Museum Founder & Director) will discuss Loverboy (1989), starring Patrick Dempsey as a college sophomore and pizza delivery boy that gets seduced by an older woman.