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11 Fun Facts about Eataly

11 Fun Facts about Eataly

In celebration of our 11th anniversary in the world, discover our top 11 stories, products, and activities over the years. Step up your Eataly know-how!

Check out the top 11 facts about Eataly — how many can you answer?



Guess what our founder, Oscar Farinetti,
first named Eataly?


What does the open circle
in our logo represent?


In which historic building
was the first Eataly opened?


Which is the biggest Eataly
in the world?


How many nationalities of
people work at Eataly?


Where was the idea
of Eataly created?


In which Eataly is there a suspended stage
with live performances by musicians?


How many Eataly locations are there?


Guess how many products
there are in Eataly Roma.


Which Eataly is furthest west in the U.S.?
Furthest east?


Which product is
most popular at Eataly?

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The answers are below! How did you do?


1. Eat Italy was Oscar's first name for Eataly.

2. The logo represents a pot.

3. Eataly Torino opened in a once-abandoned Carpano Vermouth factory. 

4. Eataly Roma a Ostiense is the biggest Eataly in the world at 170,000 square feet.

5. 104 nationalities work at Eataly.

6. Eataly was inspired by the great bazaars of Istanbul.

7. Eataly Smeraldo in Milano is beloved for its suspended stage with live performances.

8. As of January 2017, there are 39 Eataly locations across the world.

9. Eataly Roma boasts 22,000 products in its market.

10. Eataly L.A. is furthest west; Eataly Boston is furthest east.

11. Afeltra's bronze-extruded pasta made in Gragnano is the most popular product! 


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