National Italian Beef Day


First created as ‘National Italian Beef Day’ by Buona, Chicago’s largest family-owned restaurant chain. One of the originators of the ‘Italian Beef Sandwich’.

Did you know? : Buona Beef is the Official Italian Beef Sandwich of Chicago Baseball(Served at Both Wrigley & Guaranteed Rate Field).

What exactly is Italian Beef? : Roasted beef that is tender, lean, low in fat, and spiced just right with special seasonings, served in its own natural gravy on Italian bread.

Why today? : May is National Beef Month, Millions love Italian Beef, So it made perfect sense to found a holiday around it!