May Food Holidays


After the typical rainy days in April, bring some sunny cheer into your specialty menus for May. Use this May food holiday guide for day-by-day ideas to try out new dessert, sandwich, and meal options for your restaurant. The wide-ranging food spotlights for this month are sure to please your customers and have them coming back for more.

May 1
National Chocolate Parfait Day

May 2
National Chocolate Truffle Day

May 3
National Raspberry Tart Day

May 4
National Hoagie Day

May 5
National Enchilada Day

May 6
National Crepe Suzette Day

May 7
National Roast Leg of Lamb Day

May 8
National Coconut Cream Pie Day

May 9
National Shrimp Day

May 10
National Liver and Onions Day

May 11
National “Eat What You Want” Day

May 12
National Nutty Fudge Day

May 13
National Apple Pie Day

May 14
National Buttermilk Biscuit Day

May 15
National Chocolate Chip Day

May 16
National Barbecue Day

May 17
National Cherry Cobbler Day

May 18
National Cheese Soufflé Day

May 19
National Devil’s Food Cake Day

May 20
National Quiche Lorraine Day

May 21
National Strawberries and Cream Day

May 22
National Vanilla Pudding Day

May 23
National Taffy Day

May 24
National Escargot Day

May 25
National Wine Day

May 26
National Blueberry Cheesecake Day

May 27
National Grape Popsicle Day

May 28
National Brisket Day

May 29
National Biscuit Day

May 30
National Mint Julep Day

May 31
National Macaroon Day