Bloomfield New Jersey
Bloomfield New Jersey

Bloomfield New Jersey is where the DiPasquale's cooked there amazing pasta fagioli.

Benjamin & Josephine
Benjamin & Josephine

Josephine loved making her famous pizzas and pasta dishes.

Newark New Jersey
Newark New Jersey

This is were it all started.

Mom & Dad
Mom & Dad

We always loved the south! Who would have known our New Jersey roots would be planted in Florida.

Mr. & Mrs. Valentino
Mr. & Mrs. Valentino

Hows that Chicken DiPadre tasting?

Grandpa Rocco & Alice
Grandpa Rocco & Alice

Grandpa Rocco was a a pastor and sure did love his Italian food. Every Sunday we would break bread and eat as a family.

Nonna Mary
Nonna Mary

Classic Italian women. She created most of our family recipes. Escarole and bean soup anyone?

Mike & Roe Valentino
Mike & Roe Valentino

Celebrating around food and friends has always been important.

Rosey and Pa
Rosey and Pa

Rosey's Macaroni

Hellen and Tom
Hellen and Tom

Hellen's long hot peppers!

Nonna Josephine
Nonna Josephine

Josephine grandmas pan pie!

Grandpa Pasquale & Grandma Ella
Grandpa Pasquale & Grandma Ella

There love for Italian food helped influence every entree on Valentino Pizzeria Trattoria menu.

Mike Valentino Senior
Mike Valentino Senior

Mike Valentino's hard work and sacrifice has made Valentino's the premier Italian restaurant in the Sarasota region.

Aunt Flo
Aunt Flo

Flo's Ravioli was famous in North Bergen New Jersey for her secret ravioli recipe. Valentino's ravioli brings this amazing recipe to the Sarasota region.

Great Great Grandma
Great Great Grandma

Valentino's tradition of great food and family started with these Valentino women. They were the foundation of all our success in the restaurant business.

Grandpa Pasquale
Grandpa Pasquale

He would of loved our Shrimp Francese.

Grandpa Benny
Grandpa Benny

This is who Valentino Pizzeria Trattoria's famous Benny's Penne is named after.

Frank and Toni's Honeymoom
Frank and Toni's Honeymoom

Franky Marsala and our popular meat lasagna all named in honor of these 2 special people.

Valentino Family
Valentino Family

Nothing better then dinner with the family. The best investment one can ever make.

Grandma Helen, Grandpa Tom and Momma Rosemary
Grandma Helen, Grandpa Tom and Momma Rosemary

Holidays were so special with my grandparents. We would prepare meals for days leading up to the special day!