Where You Learn About Italy’s Best Foods

Gustiamo goes international! These are the members of the Consular Women Club, wives of diplomats from all over the world, who came to the warehouse in the Bronx to learn about Italy’s Best Foods. Their enthusiasm was catching. They all said it was like being in Italy. It was clear they were having a wonderful…

Italian EV Olive Oils – The Best, Even Blind!

When we were invited by the NYTimes for a demonstration of how to taste an EV olive oil and for a blind tasting of oils, we were extremely proud and excited. Yes, we know a lot about EV Olive Oils; we can talk about olive oils forever! Our Stefano is a graduate of the University…

Roberto, the King of Pesto, Comes to America!

Roberto Panizza, AKA The King of pesto, organizer of the World Pesto Championsip and our producer of pesto genovese landed in New York armed with pestle and mortars and we have been following him around town to find out where the secret for this extraordinary pesto lies. At the Italian Culinary Academy, Roberto explained and…

Whole Foods – Demoing Like There Is No Tomorrow!

Four of our olive oil producers came to town to present their magnificent olive oils to the customers of Whole Foods. There were 22 stores in the NY region which participated in the program “SEIZE THE MOMENT“, ie, grab the olive oil when it is at its freshest, just pressed. 22 stores and 4 producers…

Gustiamo, Keep Your Day Job!

We, at Gustiamo, are an amazing group of hard workers, passionate about what we do. We seek perfection, love our producers, cook and eat. Singing and dancing are clearly not things we do regularly and are NOT our forte. This video (if you dare to watch it, click the arrow below)  was of our Christmas…

Gabriele Riva, the Pastry Chef at Nobu

Stefano and I went to make our first delivery to legendary Nobu restaurant on 57th streed in NYC and had a lovely chat with its amazing pastry chef, Gabriele Riva (left in the picture, with Stefano). So young and so accomplished, already! How is it possible? Gabriele started when he was a kid. Instead of…

Three Good Reasons to Go to Cafe’ Minerva in NYC

Matthew and David of the new cool Minerva cafe downtown not only want to learn everything about our products, they came to the warehouse to taste them, too! Here, from left: Martina, David, Matthew, Anne, Stefano and Kunle. The other day they stopped by at lunch time. We shared our leftovers of what we cooked…

Liza Shaw of A16 in San Francisco @ Gustiamo in the Bronx

Liza Shaw, a partner and the chef of A16 in San Francisco comes to NY and pays Gustiamo a visit. Here, Liza is with Stefano who is leading an olive oil tasting.  With so many great Italian olive oils it’s difficult to make up your mind. Tasting may be tricky, because after a while, they…