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It seems few Italians want to make pizza anymore, at least not for a living. Unemployment may be high, and jobs scarce in Italy, and yet there is a serious shortage of pizza makers on the horizon. Italians eschew the work because it involves long hours for a relatively low wage. Demand for pizza is up, even with the economic downturn, because workers are forgoing more expensive lunches out and buying pizza instead. But who will make it? For now Egyptian immigrants are filling the void, as they have proven willing to do the job and able to master the art of making a fine pizza. Perhaps a couple centuries from now it will be thought of as an Egyptian dish.