A pizza cutter is a type of kitchen utensil used to cut pizza. The two most common types of pizza cutters are the pizza wheel and the mezzaluna. Many people opt to use pizza cutters instead of knives to cut pizza because pizza cutters can be easily and quickly applied to produce clean-edged slices.
Consumers tend to prefer cutting pizza with pizza cutters for several reasons. The main benefit of using a pizza cutter to slice pizza is that it allows for a clean, streamlined cut. Using a standard knife to cut pizza often produces jagged edges on the pizza slices. The application of a standard knife also can result in the accidental scraping off of the pizza's toppings.