National Cheese Toast Day is an American holiday dedicated to cheese toast. It is celebrated annually on September 15th. The easy-to-make and flavorful snack first appeared in California and then spread around the world. Start your day with a couple of cheese toasts and hot tea or coffee, what could be better!
The history of National Cheese Toast Day began in the second half of the 20th century. Cheese toast is made with just two ingredients: toasted slices of bread and fresh cheese. It was invented by the creator of the Sizzler restaurant in 1958. Shortly thereafter, cheese toast began to be very popular with visitors to the establishment. Over time, various options for snacks appeared: from wheat bread, from rye bread, from French buns.
Every year the recipe has been improved, new ingredients have been added. Cheese toast can be consumed both separately and together with other dishes: soup, salad, fried meat. In 2015, to commemorate the cheese toast that made the restaurant a success, Sizzler USA created a special day for the dish.
How to celebrate
There are several ways to celebrate National Cheese Toast Day.
- If possible, visit the Sizzler restaurant, which started the popularity of cheese toast.
- Make your own toast and invite your family or friends over for dinner.
- Don’t be afraid to experiment. Supplement the original recipe with new ingredients: slices of ham, herbs or some kind of sauce. Such a simple dish is a great opportunity to make it even tastier.
- Share photos of your toasts on social networks and tell people more about this holiday.
When is National Cheese Toast Day celebrated in 2022?
National Cheese Toast Day is observed on September 15 each year.