Edgar the Pizza Guy had no idea that Ellen was going to have him serve slices to some of the biggest names in Hollywood during Sunday's Oscar ceremony, but Ellen had no idea that Edgar had such an amazing story to go along with his delicious pizza.
As Ellen told her audience after her post-Oscar show, Edgar Martirosyan has quite a story. He emigrated to Los Angeles from Russia and started his career with Big Mama's and Papa's Pizzeria by passing out fliers, working his way up to delivering pizzas, then cooking the pizzas. He now owns and manages 20 store locations with his brother.
Looks like Edgar's Oscar appearance has been good business -- their Hollywood location at one point ran out of dough from filling too many orders! Plus, there's that $1,000 tip he received from Ellen and the other Oscar attendees, and now Big Mama's and Papa's Pizza is the official pizza of "The Ellen Show"!
Edgar seemed blown away by all the publicity and attention, but the audience seemed even moreRead More »from Ellen Shares Edgar the Pizza Guy's Inspiring Story -- and More Pizza