NATIONAL WAFFLE WEEK – First Full Week in September

National Waffle Week - First Full Week in September
(Last Updated On: November 9, 2022)


Each year, National Waffle Week kicks off a celebration packed with delicious deals and flavor. Across the country, restaurants, food trucks and more will offer specials on their waffles to loyal customers. Depending on your location, waffle lovers might even be able to get in on competitions. Check social media and listen to local broadcasts for announcements. Every year is different.

Eaten throughout the world, a waffle is a leavened batter or dough. When cooked between two patterned plates, the dough bakes in the waffle’s characteristic uniform impressed surface. Waffles also come in many forms. Depending on the type of batter or iron used, the resulting waffle varies by consistency, size, shape, and flavor.

Waffle irons and waffles originated around the 14th century. An anonymous husband penned the first known waffle recipe as a set of instructions for his wife.

HOW TO OBSERVE #NationalWaffleWeek

Visit your favorite eatery for waffles or make them at home. Change it up. Add toppings you’ve never added before. Fresh fruit, whip or a new flavor of syrup. We hear nut butters are the rave! Don’t take our word for it, try it. Beyond trying new flavors, share your favorite ways to stack up waffles. Do you make a special waffle for your loved ones? We want to know. Use #NationalWaffleWeek to let us know on social media.


In 2001, Waffle House founded National Waffle Week to celebrate all the delicious goodness found in the impressive dimensions of a waffle.


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