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Only 8 people know Grotto Pizza’s secret recipe and they have to sign agreements not to reveal it.

Grotto Pizza holds its dough recipe close to the belt, and doesn’t let just anyone know the secret ingredients.

According to Delaware Business Times “While it’s an elite group that knows the precise recipe for the legendary pizza dough, the process of manufacturing is down to a fine science. The top-secret ingredients are mixed in giant mixers, with 1,100 pounds of dough at a single stage. ”

Grotto opened their new production facility back in 2021 in Dover.

The factory hopes to make two million pounds of dough for the 23 Grotto Pizza locations and bake at home kits.

Its pretty crazy to think that out of thousands of employees only 8 total people know how they make their infamous dough.

Upon a quick Google search it seems there haven’t been any attempts at a copy cat recipe.

But you can take home their dough and make a pizza in the comfort of your own kitchen.

It’s hard to replicate that fresh out of the oven taste at home. But don’t worry Grotto Pizza’s bake at home option is back.

According to Yahoo Sports! “Customers can once again purchase 12-inch frozen cheese pizzas at the counter of Grotto Pizza restaurants in Delaware and Maryland and cook them at home. The Bake at Home pizza, however, is not available at Pennsylvania stores. The pizzas can be stored in the refrigerator or freezer. A thawed pizza takes up to 10 minutes to cook in a 425-degree oven, and a frozen pizza heats up in about 10 to 12 minutes.”

The return of the bake at home option concludes a two year hiatus. Grotto Pizza says they wanted to perfect the process to bring a high quality pizza into people’s homes.

Only 8 people know Grotto Pizza’s secret recipe and they have to sign agreements not to reveal it.

Grotto Pizza holds its dough recipe close to the belt, and doesn’t let just anyone know the secret ingredients.

What Delaware is Famous For According to Out-Of-Staters

When asked, “What is Delaware famous for?” these answers were recorded by out-of-staters. Maybe they know more than we do, or they just don’t! Some said the obvious things we all think of when describing our own state, but others noted what they think they know about Delaware. It’s always interesting to see what others think of us, being such a small state. Delaware is known for way more than we know, and it’s our duty to represent our state proudly!

  • No Sales Tax

    It’s the no brainer. We tell people this when describing our state too. So they’re not far off for saying this is what we’re famous for.

  • Historically, the First State

    Not everyone knows this, believe it or not. But yes, we are number 1 and that is something to be proud of.

  • Corporate Law

    Many businesses have headquarters and office space in Delaware to benefit from the lenient taxes and business laws.

  • DuPont

    DuPont is actually well known globally, due to their relations to Europe and the making of gunpowder in their early founding years.

  • Joe Biden

    The President of the United States is from Delaware and frequents coming home, resulting in what we all call “Joe Jams”.

  • That Scene in Wayne's World

    “Hi, we’re in….Delaware.”

  • Famous For Not Being Famous

    One redditor, DrWhoIsOverrated, stated, “There are very few things that stick out about the state, yet it’s the first state that comes to mind whenever someone is asked about a forgettable state.”

  • Tradition to Stock Up On Booze When Passing Through the State

    Our liquor stores have no sales tax and our liquor and beer is fairly cheaper than other states. Mind you, we have very large loiquor stores all over the state.

  • Dogfish Head Beer

    A local brewery that grew into a nationally known brand. Founded in Milton Delaware and Rehoboth Beach Delaware.

  • Chicken Farms

    The history of the overproduction of chicken in the United States actually stems from Delaware in the early founding areas. A mistake in shipping chickens to a Delaware farmer resulted in the farmer receiving thousands of more chickens than she intended.

  • Drivers Not Going Faster Than the Posted Speed Limit on 295

    Apparently, we drive the suggested speed limit on I-295…. isn’t this the right thing to do though?

  • A Bridge and Tolls

    Obviously this was written by someone who lives North of the beaches.

  • The Pronunciation of Newark

    You can tell a Delawarean from a New Jersey local by the way they pronounce Newark. It’s New-ark, not Nork here!

  • Nothing

    People really have the audacity to say Delaware has “nothing.” How do you think we wrote this list then???