Villa Italian Kitchen is parodying Fyre Fest with cheese slices on pizza

You remember that small music festival that some people tried to put on last year. It's called something like Fyre Fest? Kidding—of course you remember, thanks to the two new documentaries, the countless memes on social media, and the tweet pretty much responsible for bringing the whole mess to light, the bread and cheese tweet.

Well, now to awkwardly laugh a little more about the situation (that wasn't all all laughable), Villa Italian Kitchen is parodying the "cheese sandwich" with a new pizza. They're launching the Greatest Pizza That Never Happened: the Festival Pyzza.

Photo: Villa Italian Kitchen

According to a press release, "Festival Pyzza is a new luxury pizza experience for only the wealthiest consumers and industry influencers to enjoy. Made with only the finest fresh ingredients available including sauce made from California tomatoes, hand-stretched dough and premium individually packaged processed cheese product, the Festival Pyzza retails by the slice for the fire-y price of $25."

Yes, it's actually a slice of pizza with two cold cheese slices thrown on top instead of shredded up and melted. And it's $25. 

The press release goes on to say that it's modeled after the "infamous exquisite culinary experience promised to fesitvalgoers" and that it's served along a small salad, minus dressing. 

Fyre Fest, which was supposed to/did take place in April 2017, recently came back in the spotlight thanks to two documentaries released by Netflix and Hulu this month. Both shined a light on what was ultimately a big scam orchestrated by Billy McFarland, a young businessman (who is now in jail). McFarland had promised high-end luxurious tents and cabanas and food by Steven Starr (a famous restaurateur and James Beard Award winner) amongst models and yacht parties. Instead, guests showed up to find FEMA tents that were half-fallen apart with mattresses scattered all over the area, and for food, one festival goer shared a picture on Twitter of a meal that looked less than desirable. 

"The dinner that @fyrefestival promised us was catered by Steven Starr is literally bread, cheese, and salad with dressing. #fyrefestival," he wrote. 

If that's an experience you're looking to try out or maybe even re-live (but why?), Festival Pyzza is now available at participating Villa Italian Kitchen locations across the U.S.

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Pictures and firsthand accounts from Fyre Festival
Newly surfaced emails show the Fyre Festival organizers were notified of urgent concerns weeks before the festival. https://t.co/ydbUTBbmNL
Here's the "culinary experience" we got for our artists pass at Fyre Festival. https://t.co/Kk9q9uvkX0
The dinner that @fyrefestival promised us was catered by Steven Starr is literally bread, cheese, and salad with dr… https://t.co/GjBxQygxV9
FBI to investigate Fyre Festival, report says https://t.co/cxBvmq9GwR https://t.co/xtOzfD7w8P
One of the kitchens at Fyre Festival. #fyre #fyrefest #fyrefestival https://t.co/gQIpwxrw6S
A view of the luxury food court with some luxury school bus transportation at Fyre Festival. #fyre #fyrefestival https://t.co/XL3PtRw8q0
These are the secure lockers at Fyre Fest. They forgot to tell us we needed locks. #fyrefestival #fyrefest https://t.co/Tqyjqbg2Gy
Food court so lit rn at Fyre Fest. #fyrefestival #fyre https://t.co/sxEX4OduTR
Luxury trash receptacles at the luxury bar (with no beer). No shoes, no shirt, pajama pants, no problem.… https://t.co/aBWohANKnb
The infrastructure was nonexistent, and the festival staff either a skeleton crew or MIA. https://t.co/8Gh6NevsFI
@FyreFraud Just a reminder of what "The Duo" was originally sold as https://t.co/gKz90zNBvu
UPDATE: they are having us sign papers for full refunds. They are just pieces of computer paper but I mean...refunds https://t.co/oNa8EIojl1
Internal emails appear to show there were many warning signs ahead of Fyre Festival. Billy McFarland & Ja Rule now… https://t.co/8nsRzaczKN
The line of ex Fyre Festers at the Exuma International Airport. Yes that's throw up. #fyre #fyrefestival https://t.co/jSZHg0F0Kn
Inside the Fyre Festival fiasco: the reporters who wrote our exposé tell their stories on Popcast https://t.co/fUvLFd97Dy
Here are a few pics of the luxury cuisine options. The food on the right was pretty good. #fyrefestival https://t.co/aJkxtypQND
The luxury stage was so lit. Sadly, there was no beer at the luxury bar. They didn't run out. They never had any to… https://t.co/gw6l49sPKo
Luggage pickup was great. They brought the bags in and guests got to unload them for fun. In the dark. It built cha… https://t.co/AaRS25p3JY
They finally opened the doors to let some air in. The guy is ok. #fyrefestival https://t.co/D7j5qtzsGi
Also, we found a notebook from one of the Fyre Fest planners on the ground. It is amazing. #fyrefestival #fyre https://t.co/jFib0nO2RW
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