Football and gastronomy go hand in hand. And when it comes to the Super Bowl, or indeed any home game day experience, what you serve can make or break the party. So whether you’re packing a few snacks or going to a full banquet, planning the menu is a big responsibility and part of what it takes to be the perfect host. But given that most of us won’t want to spend the pregame channeling our inner Gordon Ramsay, what can you serve that’s a guaranteed touchdown? Well, don’t worry, you don’t need a Hail Mary, because we’ve got some suggestions for you to add to your game day table.
Watch the video to see four tasty treats that will make your game day party a blast!
What is the most popular food on game day?
Of course, you can’t please everyone all the time, because everyone will have their favorites on game day. But some people make it a point to rate the most popular sports foods.
According The American Pizza Communitymore than 12.5 million pizzas are ordered for the big game, making pizza the number one menu item at any Super Bowl party.
Anyone who’s ever poured hot sauce on their game day jersey won’t be surprised to learn that chicken wings are number two on the popularity chart. A 2022 study conducted by the National Chicken Council estimated that football fans ate 1.42 billion chicken wings over Super Bowl weekend.
Waiting for the World Food Program USA (PAM) reports that Americans typically consume some 28 million pounds of chips and more than 300 million gallons of beer on Big Game Day. Add the burgers, nuts, nachos, popcorn, dips and other assorted items to the typical Super Bowl Sunday menu, and the WFP estimates that Americans spend about $15 billion a year on food, drinks and party supplies for Super Bowl Sunday, making it one of the biggest food festivals of the year.