Who Made Pizza?

Pizza has been attributed to baker Raffaele Esposito of Naples. In 1889 Esposito who owned a restaurant called the Pizzeria di Pietro baked what he called ‘pizza’ especially for the visit of Italian King Umberto I and Queen Margherita. The first pizzeria in North America was opened in 1905. The first first ‘Pizza Hut’ a chain of pizza restaurants appeared in the US during the 1930’s.