Italian Pasta Specialties

Sauces

Homemade Soups

Meat Specialties

Additional Treats

Saturday "Hot Table" Carry-Out Items

Wines

Catering

PASTIFICIO! invites you to enjoy a world-renowned tradition: the simple and exquisite tastes of Northern Italian cuisine. Perfect for that special party or dinner for two!

Italian Pasta Specialties

Tortellacci
From the mountainous regions of Emilia-Romagna comes this traditional dish which reigns supreme over all pastas. Made with fresh ricotta, spinach, whole eggs, and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese. Perfect with Bolognese Meat Sauce, Pomarola Sauce, or Cream Sauce.

Ravioli
Perfect for a candlelight dinner. Fresh veal, ricotta, whole eggs, and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, stuffed inside our delicious pasta. Delightful tossed with Bolognese Meat Sauce, Pomarola Sauce, or Cream Sauce.

Cappellacci
Reminiscent of Medieval cuisine, this stuffed pasta hails from the Renaissance. We fill this pasta with fresh pumpkin, butternut squash, fresh lemon zest, fresh ricotta, herbs and Parmigiano-Reggiano. Heavenly when tossed in a delicate coating of melted sweet unsalted butter infused with fresh sage.

Tortelloni
Cheese lovers will truly savor this stuffed pasta. Our silky fresh pasta wraps around a filling blending fresh mascapone, dolcelatte gorgonzola, fresh ricotta, herbs and Parmigiano-Reggiano. Served with a simple sauce, this pasta is unforgettable.

Tortellini
From Modena comes the tortellini – made with utmost patience and care. A special blend of meats, spices, and fresh eggs, wrapped in pasta. Also available in cheese only. Tortellini can be served as a pasta dish with Bolognese Meat Sauce, Pomarola Sauce, Cream Sauce, or for Tortellini Soup in our rich, homemade chicken broth.

Lasagna: Meat or Spinach Vegetable
Our traditional Bolognese recipe made with our distinct Bechamel sauce, exquisite pasta, special sauces, vegetables, and Parmigiano–Reggiano cheese makes up our delectable meat lasagna. The same ingredients, only using our Pomarola Sauce gives you our spinach vegetable lasagna.

Manicotti
A delicious favorite for either casual or elegant dinners. Creamy ricotta and spinach filling wrapped in the lightest of pasta and baked in our meat, cream, or Pomarola sauces.

Gnocchi
Our wonderful potato gnocchi makes any occasion special. Prepared with fresh potatoes, flour, and fresh eggs. Try them with any of our red sauces.

Eggplant Parmigiano
A delicious blend of thin, lightly breaded eggplant, inter-layered with our wonderful Pomarola sauce, mozzarella, and fresh parmigiano cheese.

Eggplant Rotolo
A thin, lightly breaded eggplant slice wrapped around whipped ricotta.

Rotolo
A thin sheet of pasta wrapped around spinach and ricotta.

Chicken, Sour Cream, & Mushrooms on Fettuccine
Bite-sized pieces of chicken breast sautéed with fresh garlic and mushrooms. Prepared in a creamy white sauce and tossed with fettuccine pasta.

Fettuccine, Fusilli, or Rigatoni Marinara
Our freshly made pasta tossed with our béchamel and lovely pomarola sauce, A light sprinkling of Parmigiano-Reggiano adds that special final touch.

Fresh Dry Pasta
We have a complete line of pastas available which are prepared with only the WHITES OF FARM FRESH EGGS and whole wheat durum and semolina flours. Choose from a variety of shapes and flavors.

Fresh Pasta
Sheets of superb fresh pasta available to you, with prior notice, for your preparation of lasagna, ravioli, manicotti, or other dishes.

Sauces

Bolognese Meat Sauce
Finest cuts of beef and veal, ground fresh, sautéed with onions, savory vegetables and tomatoes, and simmered for hours in the old world tradition.

Pomarola Sauce
Whole ripe tomatoes, fresh onions, extra virgin olive oil, and the finest herbs and spices simmered to perfection.

Salsa Di Funghi
Ripe tomatoes, onions, herbs, and fresh mushrooms.

Marco's Sauce (alla Puttanesca)
One of our pasta chefs, Marco, has created a special sauce for those red sauce lovers who like a bite to their pasta. Porcini mushrooms, diced prosciutto, red pepper, herbs, and fresh tomatoes make up this innovative addition to our menu.

Cream Sauce
Fresh cream, golden butter, and savory herbs and spices are blended and cooked to a velvety smoothness.

Low Fat Alfredo
Prepared with 2% milk, herbs, and parmigiano cheese.

Porcini Sauce
Imported porcini mushrooms, extra virgin olive oil, herbs, and white wine combine beautifully to create this savory sauce.

Garlic Parmigiano Butter Sauce
Golden sweet butter, fresh garlic, and the finest freshly grated parmigiano cheese blended together for a rich taste.

Salsa Alla Panna (seasonal)
Delicate white sauce combining fresh, sweet butter, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, and cream. Brought to room temperature and tossed with one of our pastas, this sauce makes a heavenly plate.

Salsa Ai Quattro Formaggi (seasonal)
Our delicious creamy white sauce made with a combination of four imported Italian cheeses: Fontina, Bel Paese, Parmigiano-Reggiano, and Mascarpone Gorgonzola.

Pesto
Fresh homegrown basil, garlic, grated Parmigiano-Reggiano, and extra-virgin olive oil.

White Clam Sauce
A delicious combination of fresh baby clams, extra virgin olive oil, garlic, basil, and parsley.

Modenese Sauce
A wonderful plum tomato and basil sauce with a touch of cream added to it.

Homemade Soups

Minestrone
Loaded with garden fresh vegetables, simmered in our broth, olive oil and spices. We've already added our delicious homemade fettuccine pasta.

Minestra di Fagioli
A variety of beans simmered together for hours gives you the pleasure of enjoying this hearty soup. Toast some crusty Italian bread, rub it with fresh garlic and place it at the bottom of your soup bowl, then pour on the soup. Wonderful!

Lentil
A hearty soup made with onions, garlic, celery, herbs, and lentils in a savory broth base.

Mushroom & Fedilini Soup
Fresh dried porcini mushrooms, diced celery, and sautéed diced chicken breast simmered in our rich chicken broth to which cappelli d'angelo pasta has been added.

Tomato Florentine
A delicious soup which begins with caramelized onions and celery. We then add vine-ripened tomatoes and sauteed fresh spinach to a rich broth base and finish it off with orzo pasta.

Tortellini
Our exquisite veal tortellini added to our heavenly chicken broth.

Chicken Noodle Soup
Our rich chicken broth loaded with the finest of cappelli d'angelo pasta.

Chicken Broth
Fresh cuts of chicken simmered with fresh vegetables and spices. Great with cappelli d'angelo or fettuccine. Fabulous with our tortellini.

Meat Specialties

Vitello Parmigiano
Tender slices of veal pounded thin and breaded. Simmered in our special sauce and topped with parmigiano cheese.

Vitello Velluto
Thin slices of veal prepared in a light red sauce and garnished with whole black pitted olives.

Vitello Pastificio
Medallions of veal dredged in flour, sautéed in extra virgin olive oil, and prepared in a light lemon caper sauce.

Vitello Boscaiolo
Medallions of veal which are lightly breaded, sautéed, and prepared in a white wine sauce made with imported, dried porcini mushrooms and fresh parsley.

Ruspante Alla Parmigiana
Filet of chicken breast, sliced thin, and prepared in the same manner as our Veal Parmigiano.

Ruspante Velluto
Filet of chicken breast prepared in the same manner as our Vitello Velluto.

Ruspante Pastificio
Filet of chicken breast prepared in the same manner as our Vitello Pastificio.

Ruspante Boscaiolo
Filet of chicken breast prepared in the same manner as our Vitello Boscaiolo.

Pollo Alla Cacciatora
Tender chicken pieces on the bone, simmered in our special blend of sauce. Garnished with sliced fresh vegetables which have been seasoned and roasted to perfection.

Stuffed Chicken Breast
Skinless, boneless chicken breasts stuffed with a variety of wonderful fillings for you to bake and serve.

Cartoccio Misto
Fresh vegetables sauteed with caramelized sweet onions, a splash of white wine and chunks of all-white meat chicken breast topped off with a delicate parmigiano-reggiano crust. The Northern Italian version of the American Chicken Pot Pie.

Italian Roast Beef
Thin slices of beef in a wonderful au jus.

Italian Meatloaf
A savory blend of finely ground veal, herbs, parmigiano-reggiano cheese, onion and garlic baked to perfection. Serve with heavenly mashed potatoes or a crisp green salad. *(Gluten-free available, also)

Meatballs
Finely ground veal blended with fresh herbs and spices. Prepared in our pomarola sauce. *(Gluten-free available, also)

Additional Treats

Garlic or Herb Bread
Fresh butter, garlic or herbs spread atop our French bread. Sliced and ready to place in the oven and enjoy.

Pizza
Available with just cheese or with cheese and sausage. Our blend of cheese and homemade sausage make this simply delectable.

Pane Imbottito
Hollowed out French bread restuffed with a blend of diced Italian antipasto meats and cheeses. Slice this loaf into 18 slices and serve at room temperature.

Zuppa Inglese
Vanilla and chocolate custards interlayered with lady fingers dipped in liquor and then topped with whipped cream. Simply sinful!

Tiramisù
A blend of mascarpone, sugar, eggs, and lady fingers dipped in liquor and espresso coffee and topped with whipped cream and shaved chocolate.

Cannoli
Pastry shells filled with a blend of sweet ricotta, lemon, citron, chocolate chips, almonds, and vanilla. Available in large or mini sizes.

Frappe
Light pastry made with white wine, pulled paper thin and sprinkled with powdered sugar. Wonderful with fresh fruit or gelato.

Assorted Homemade Biscotti

Assorted Gelato and Sorbetto
Large selection of assorted hand-crafted gelato and sorbetto along with imported gelato desserts from Italy.

Appetizers
Ask us about our variety of pre-dinner treats.

We also feature an assortment of domestic and imported cheeses and luncheon meats for your special party trays. Choose from a wonderful selection of artisinal imported Italian olive oils, balsamic vinegars, condiments, risotto, etc. We are always adding new, innovative items to our original list of delicacies. Please ask us to tell you about these new items. We hope you will take the opportunity to experience each item and, as always, we welcome your comments and questions at any time.

Saturday "Hot Table" Carry-Out Items
Please visit our store's Hot Buffet Table available only on a carry-out basis on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm. Please call ahead to inquire about the Saturday Hot Buffet Table menu as menu items are changed on a weekly basis.

Wines
We offer a fine selection of Italian wines. The following are the typical red and white wines we offer for purchase in our store:

Red

  • Baccanera
  • Barbera
  • Barolo
  • Brunello
  • Cabernet
  • Chianti
  • Chianti Classico
  • Dolcetto
  • Lambrusco
  • Refosco
  • Sangiovese
  • and many more

White

  • Gavi
  • Malvasia
  • Orvieto
  • Pinot Grigio
  • Prosecco
  • Tocai
  • Treuve

Catering

Relax and enjoy your next dinner party. Call PASTIFICIO! at 847-432-5459 for your catering needs. We can provide you with many suggestions from first course to last. Please call ahead to discuss your party needs.

Parties must be booked a minimum of seven (7) working days in advance (exceptions will be made only upon availability of items). A deposit of 40% of the total order is required at the time of your booking.

Cancellations or changes must be made a minimum of three (3) full working days in advance of the booked date.

 

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