When Pizza Went Gourmet: Why Australians Love the Gourmet Trend

Pizza has become one of the Australia’s favourite dishes. That’s surprising considering that pizza was only really introduced in Australia in the late-1940s, when Italians and Greeks migrated to Australia following the Second World War. Since then, our country’s pizza market has evolved rapidly.

Family owned pizza shops started opening in the late 1950s, followed by the larger chain pizza shops in the 1970s and 1980s. Yet, Australia has been at the forefront of the latest pizza trend: Gourmet pizza.

In fact, according to the Pizza Restaurants and Takeaway in Australia survey – which was recently released by market research …

Saving Up for Xmas Expenses? Have This Weeks Date Night at Home!

It’s that time of year again! Sleigh bells a ringing, temperatures soaring, Chrissy decorations in full swing, and Mariah Carey being played everywhere from your local shopping center to the Bunnings down the road. While that’s all fine and dandy, the thing about this time of year is that it’s not only cheery, but can be super stressful, too.

Also Read: Why Australians will Always Love Pizza

The Christmas crunch
When Christmas time rolls around you know that it’s also time to stump up the cash time, too. Time for present buying, holidays, tickets to Christmas parties, catch ups for lunches …

Even with The Growth of Gourmet Pizzas We Still Love Our Traditional Toppings

Can you name one person that doesn’t like pizza? Go ahead – try it – just a one? You see, even though we’ve all got different tastes in pizzas, whether that be a tomato or BBQ base, those delicious (or disgusting?) little fishes called anchovies, double cheese or without cheese for the vegans, pineapple or “pineapple doesn’t belong on pizza”, and even gluten free bases for those of us who aren’t built for gluten, everybody loves their pizza.

The amazing thing about pizza is that there is one out there for absolutely everyone. Those crazy Chicagoans even have the deep dish …