REEF KITCHENS, a division of REEF Technology, and Casa Barilla – Pasta Kitchen, the restaurants division of Barilla®, the world’s largest producer of pasta, today announced a partnership that will bring pasta restaurants concepts to Miami area residents for the first time via REEF’s delivery-only kitchens. Casa Barilla, Barilla’s casual restaurant...

Thomas Flaherty segued from patrolling the highways for the Seminole Indian Tribe Police Department to perfecting pizzas and other tasty Italian dishes at Mariana’s The Stinky Rose Restaurant. The former law enforcement office in Collier County for 25 years and in Citrus County before that, assumed ownership of the restaurant in the Shoppes of Citr...

For over two decades, Casa D’ Angelo in Ft. Lauderdale has stood amongst the elite echelon of top restaurants (and arguably THE best Italian restaurant) in Broward County, under Chef / Owner Angelo Elia.   Chef Angelo grew up in Salerno, Italy, where he learned authentic Italian cooking the real way – in his mother’s kitchen. Here, along with his f...

This is an opportunity to join a well-established non-profit business organization. The ideal candidate for this role is bilingual Italian-English, will have a marketing or similar background, excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. The Membership Coordinator reports to the Execu...

Due Amici, the Ybor City pizza and pasta stalwart, made headlines in late 2016 when owner Genti Bunjaku – an avid Trump supporter – created a garish victory pie embellished with gold leaf shaped into a "T" and – try not to cackle – Russian caviar. Now the Albanian-born restaurateur is expanding his reach by opening an outpost in College Park and, I...

The Chefs of Napoli has opened its first Tampa location at 10920 Cross Creek Blvd. in the Cross Creek Publix shopping center. "Food is part of the very fabric of Neapolitan society. Many Americans' favorite Italian dishes have their roots in Naples, including pizza," said managing partner Jeanne DeLuca. "Chefs of Napoli is thrilled to be able to br...

When a new restaurant opens its doors in The Villages, it will immediately draw the curious. So when Roberto’s Ristorante and Pizzeria opened July 25 at Pinellas Plaza, it was no surprise to see long lines out front. Owner Roberto Manco’s reputation had preceded him before he opened his own eatery. He had worked for years as executive chef at his b...

After returning home from the kitchens of New York determined to open his own restaurant, Tampa native Bryce Bonsack traveled to Italy’s Piedmont region to do some soul searching. But Bonsack was on another mission, too. If he wanted his place to focus on pasta, which he mastered while leading pasta production and cooking pasta courses as a sous ch...

Sure, Miami may be an unexpected mecca for ice cream, but what about Italian ice? This smooth, southern European take on the snow cone is what gelato is to American ice cream. Brought to America by Italian immigrants, the many-flavored concoction is also about to get much more accessible in the Magic City. The Philadelphia-based chain Rita's Italia...

One of Italy’s most beloved pizza makers, Gino Sorbillo, is bringing his fan favorite pies to South Beach starting Wednesday, October 30, with the debut of Sorbillo Pizza (100 Collins Avenue). Frequently touted as one of the most famous pizzaiolos in Italy, he has set on a worldwide expansion of sorts in the past few years. With eight eateries in I...