EVENT (May 4): Celebrate our favorite holiday about a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away at the U.S. Pizza Museum! We'll have vintage pizza-themed Star Wars memorabilia on display and U.S. Pizza Museum Founder and Director Kendall Bruns will give a presentation about how two of America's favorite things have been intertwined over the years.
EVENT (Mar 22–24): Visit the U.S. Pizza Museum booth #186 at the 10th annual Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo March 22–24, 2019!
PIZZA NEWS: 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.