Mario Tastings Table


Aroma October 2016
Calendar Of Cooking Classes And Events

Join Us For Lunch in the Penthouse, Monday through
Friday from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm

Dear Patrons, Friends, and Travelers,

Very Warm Greetings And Happy Holidays From Mario.

****Please Note: Cafe’ Aroma And Catering And Tastings Table Will Be Closed From September 23rd 2016 And Reopen  For Regular Hours On October  Wednesday 13th 2016.****

My Apologies For Any Inconvenience This May Cause To You.  Mario Is Fully Available To Take Your Catering Party Or Cooking Classes Booking Request Via Email. For Information Email Me At

We Will Be Touring Sicily And Campania.

If You Are Interested, Please See My Web Site

Join Mario At Cafe’ Aroma Every Friday And Saturday In October Till Mid November For A Clam Bake Dinner.


  • Garlic Bruschetta
  • Shrimp Salad
  • One Dozen And A Half Of Middle Neck Steamed Clams With Corn And Roasted Chicken Breast With Rosemary Potatoes
  • $28 Per Person Plus Tax And Tips.

BYOB And Enjoy Your Favorite Wine. Reserve Your Dinner As We Have Limited Table Space.

Same Package For Dinner Is Available For Carry Out, Minimum Of 10 Dinners, $ 21 Per Person.

**** Cooking Classes Gift Certificate Specials: Buy Five Get One Free.****

Call Mario At 440-570-9817 or eMail to order

Mario Is Taking Reservations For Holiday Parties. Please reserve early and in advance. Great Menus Start at $12. per person for Pick-up, $15/30. per person for delivered and set-up

Samples available at Cafe’ Aroma.

Classes. Join Mario every Saturday and Sunday morning for a regional Italian cooking class (please choose from my menu below), bring your favorite group of friends and family and enjoy a culinary experience in my kitchen at the penthouse.

Tasting Table Friday Supper Club
Bring your friends and your appetite and join us for our Supper Club at 6:30 pm, every Friday. The menu changes monthly and features seasonal specialities and mediterranean themes.

$36 per person, minimum of six people, maximum of 14. Enjoy a private dinner with your group and your favorite wine (BYOB).
***Reservations Required***

Tasting Table Saturday Supper Club
Join Mario every Saturday for a Private Dinner, whether with family and friends or a Special Celebration.

$36 per person, minimum of six people, maximum of 14. Enjoy a private dinner with your group and your favorite wine (BYOB).
***Reservations Required***

Mario is taking reservations for his Campania tour in September/October 2017.

If interested, please join Mario every Sunday at 3 pm for a presentation of the tour along with complimentary antipasti and wines.
***Reservations Required, Minimum 6 People***

Learn about Mario’s tour, explore my photo gallery and prepare yourself to become, not a tourist nor traveler, but a local in a southern Italy tour with an off-the-beaten path travel vacation.

Hope to see you all.

Please make your reservations by email or call
Mario direct at 440-5709817

Cafe’ Aroma and Catering
20545 Center Ridge Rd., The Penthouse Floor
Rocky River, Ohio 44116.

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Whether you are looking to improve your knife skills, train your palette on the flavors of the season, or just looking to cook and enjoy a new recipe with friends, Mario offers a flexible and fun way to create and connect.

Cooking classes, July, August, and September 2016:

Every Monday And Wednesday At 6:45 pm 
Reservation Required
Minimum 4 People
All Classes Are BYOB

Every Saturday And Sunday At 11 am
Minimum 4 People.
Phone. 440-5709817

Please select your class and email Mario and he will schedule your class.

*** Email Mario With Your Choice And Register***


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Class # 1: 
Riviera: A Coastal Taste Of Italy
Vegetable Fritto Misto, Seafood Cioppino
Red Spicy, Lemon Almond Cake.
Duration 2.5 Hours, Hands On,
$55 Per Person

Class # 2: 
Siena: A Taste Of Tuscany Country Side 
With, Crostini Aubergine, Pork Tenderloin With
Figs Reduction, Crostata Di Mele.
Duration: 2.5 Hours Hands On
$50 Per Person

Class # 3: photo 8
Calabria Tasting The Rich Southern  Cuisine
With Eggplant Caponata, Beef Braciole With
Roasted Peppers, Amaretti Ricotta Tiramisu.
Duration 2.5 Hours
$55 Per Person

Class # 4 Puglia: Travel To The  Adriatic  
Beautiful Sunny Region With Mussels Au Gratin
Orecchiette Rapini And Sausage, Peaches
With Ricotta And Honey.
Duration 2.5 Hours, Hands On
$50 Per Person

Class # 5: 
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Sweet Life: With Artichokes Shrimp Bruschetta,
Cod Amalfi Pomodorino And Mint,  Apples Rosette.
Duration 2.5 Hours, Hands On
$55 Per Person

Class# 6: 
Treviso, Explore The Venetian Country  Side With This Menu:  
Wild Asparagus Goat Cheese Salad, Grilled Polenta
And Sausage,  Risotto With Radicchio,
Peaches With Prosecco.
Duration 2.5  Hours, Hands On
$60 Per Person

Class # 7: 
Roman Delight, Taste Of  Rome
With  Artichokes Pecorino,  Chicken Saltimbocca, photo 15
Sambuca Tiramisu.
Duration 2.5 Hours, Hands On
$50 Per Person

Class # 8: 
Veal Perfection A Very Flavorful Menu 
Veal Scaloppini Piccata,  Zucchini  Caponata,
Macedonia Di Frutta. 2.5 Hours Duration, Hands On
$55 Per Person

Class 9:
Taste  Of Primavera.

Asparagus Frittata,  Artichockes Carpaccio,
Portabella Salad With Mint And Pancetta, Crepes With Berries.
Duration 2.5 Hours, Hands On
$55 Per Person

Class # 10:
Positano A Taste Of The Pearl Of The Amalfi Coastphoto 5 copy
Caprese Roulade,  Chicken Rosemary With Gnocchetti,
Limoncello Berries Flute.
Duration, 2.5 Hours, Hands On
$50 Per Person

Class# 11: 
An Italian Sunday Brunch,  With Family Antipasto
Crespelle With Spinach,
Lemon Pignoli Cake.
Duration 2.5 Hours, Hands On
$55 Per Person


*** eMail Mario***

Please Register As Space Is Limited; Hope To See You In The Kitchen.

Ciao and Hope To See You Soon.


Personal Chef Services

You can use my Personal Chef Services to host a sumptuous  sit-down dinner, buffet, or a cocktail party in your home or office, for your family and friendsYou can also explore a new Mediterranean recipe by joining one of my cooking classes, in my cafe kitchen in Rocky River 20545 Center Ridge Rd., Penthouse Floor or in your Kitchen with your friends and family.I am also offering private tours to Campania Southern Italy. These tours are ideal for a group of friends or for a family. Mario will provide the best taste of Southern Italian Life and many memorable moments. Additional information, as well as open houses, are available at Cafe Aroma.For your travel plans to Southern Italy, contact Mario at for more information. Departures available April through October.

To reach Mario directly use or call him directly as 1-440-570-9817

Mario’s Tour, Southern Italy1fbfbe28-6c1e-4fe7-b189-461424cdc197

  • Independent arrival.
  • Tour starts in Naples, April to October
  • About this experience.
  • Eight nights and days in hand-picked hotels, Baia and Esplanade
  • Eight breakfasts and 4 full-course dinners with wine
  • Private transportation from the airport to hotels and airports as well as transportation to museums, churches, temples.
  • Open markets walking tour.
  • Most entrance fees to sites included.
  • Six excursions, 2 cooking classes, 1 winery. Vesuvio, Positano, Ravello , Amalfi, Agropoli, Paestum.
  • Shopping in Vietri e Amalfi, vietri ceramic brand.***

Optional extras:

  • Boat tour and one day in Capriwines-grapes
  • Dream car by the sea ***
  • English-speaking Mario is your guide.

Cost: $2,750 per person

  • Add airfare from Cleveland about $1,400 or $900 from Toronto.
  • Bring in your own group of eight people and save an additional $100 per person
  • Open House For Presentation, on Mario’s Southern Italy Tour will be held at Cafe Aroma, 20545 Center Ridge, Rocky River Ohio, on request.
  • Please RSVP To Mario Direct At 440-570-9817.

We Hope To See You There!

Please call Mario 440-570-9817 or e-Mail Mario Grazie e buon viaggio!