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Etiquette expert reveals the posh way to eat pizza in viral TikTok video

The etiquette expert sparks debate by revealing the elegant way to eat pizza, stating that you should always use a knife and fork and work your way from the smallest point of the triangle to the crust.

  • London-based TikTokker Lucy Challenger, 38, makes tag videos
  • A recent clip showed users the elegant way to eat pizza: using a knife and fork.
  • The video, which garnered more than 250,000 views, fiercely divided opinion
  • Some liked his refined style, but others said that eating like this would make them angry.

An etiquette expert has sparked an online debate after revealing how to eat pizza the smart way in a viral TikTok video.

Lucy Challenger, 38, based in London and Berkshire, is the founder and CEO of the Mayfair luxury agency Polo and Tweed, which recruits employees for super-rich clients.

She is also the creator of TikTok and has garnered over 6 million likes for her videos teaching Gen Z social media users the essential manners and etiquette they need to fit in at the top echelon of society.

In a recent video on how to eat pizza in a formal British setting, Lucy went into specifics about what cutlery to use and how to cut the cake, insisting that you eat pizza with a knife and fork, starting with the smallest dot. of the triangular slice and work towards the crust.

A recent TikTokker video Lucy Challenger (pictured) showed people how to eat pizza the fancy way, garnering over 250,000 views.

According to the etiquette expert, you're unlikely to be served pizza in a formal British setting, but if you are, you should use a knife and fork to eat it.

London and Berkshire-based TikTokker Lucy Challenger (pictured) makes videos that teach people about etiquette

The video, which garnered more than 250,000 views, drew mixed responses from commenters, with some vehemently opposing the idea of ​​eating pizza with cutlery.

The video, which garnered more than 250,000 views, drew mixed responses from commenters, with some vehemently opposing the idea of ​​eating pizza with cutlery.

In the video, he says, “At a formal dinner in Britain, you’re unlikely to be served pizza.”

But if you were, you would use a knife and fork to eat. According to many of my Italian friends, it is perfectly acceptable to eat a pizza with a knife and fork.

‘First of all, you would cut a triangle inside the pizza. Start from the center, then in a zigzag motion, slice the pizza and repeat to create a neat sized triangle.

‘Now we would work from the smallest point of the triangle to eat.

“I would cut off a small, bite-sized portion, poke it with my fork, and then place it in my mouth.

‘I repeat this process, working the triangle, up to the largest section of bark.

Of course, you can pick up pizza whenever you want.

“But in a formal British setting, I recommend using a knife and fork.”

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For several commenters, the idea of ​​eating pizza with a knife and fork was unacceptable;  one even said the idea made them angry.

For several commenters, the idea of ​​eating pizza with a knife and fork was unacceptable; one even said the idea made them angry.

The method got mixed reviews. Some social media users said they were unlikely to take the formal approach to pizza.

One commenter said, “I don’t care if I’m eating at Buckingham Palace with the queen, I pick it up and fold it with my hands.”

Another added: ‘if you ever catch me doing this put me out of my misery’.

While a third said: ‘I’m glad I don’t go to formal places, I’d be so mad if I couldn’t just shove it in my mouth.’

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While some commenters hated the idea of ​​eating pizza with cutlery, others appreciated the more refined style, with some even saying that

While some commenters hated the idea of ​​eating pizza with cutlery, others appreciated the more refined style, with some even saying “I love it.”

However, others appreciated the formality, with one writing: ‘I eat pizza with a knife and fork too, I hate greasy fingers…’

Another agreed, adding: “Everyone here uses a knife and fork for pizza when we’re in a restaurant, at home we usually just use our hands.”

Another commenter added: “This is how I dine at home alone.”

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