Mario Tastings Table


Aroma June 2017
Calendar Of Cooking Classes And Events

Happy Father’s Day to All Dad’s!
Join Mario for a Father’s Day Dinner

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

June 18th Sunday at 6:30 pm
Celebrate Your Dad,


  • Bruschetta mushroom and bacon.
  • Prosciutto and melon.
  • Shrimp piccata.
  • Tuscany salad.
  • 12 oz NYS steak Gorgonzola, with braised asparagus.
    • (Fish entrees and vegetarian options are also available.)
  • Dessert.

$45 per person with BYOB.   *** reservation required****

Friday June 23rd at 7 pm
Join Mario for a Seafood Delight Dinner, Five Courses.
$45 per person with BYOB.
Reservations required. Have a great holiday.

Call Mario for a nice dinner, either you pick up or we can deliver.
Just call or email Mario to plan and surprise your Dad.

Call Mario to cater your graduation, or any other party with great selection freshness and price. *** Penthouse always available with BYOB****

Please email your request and I will respond and plan your event pronto. Call 440. 5709817 or email:

Grazie e arrivederci.

More Classes. Mario has added two new classes to his selection of classes where you can enjoy hands-on instruction. See the selection here.


Call Mario For An Extensive Choice Of Catering.

Mario Is Fully Available To Take Your Catering Party Or Cooking Classes Booking Request Via Email. For Information Email Me At

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

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

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***

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, January, February, and March 2017:

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***




Class # 1: Roman Delight
Long Stem Artichokes Pecorino Style, Chicken Saltimbocca With Pasta Du Jour With Rapini, Sambuca Tiramisu’. A Classic Regional Menu’ Easy To Prepare And Very Enjoyable.
Duration 2.5 Hours, Hands On,
$55 Per Person

Class # 2: Winter In Venice
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Imagine An Evening Dinner In Venice With Great Company And Wine. Mousse Of Cod, Rapini And Sausage,
Risotto With Radicchio 4 Formaggi. Frangelico Chocolate  Soufflé.
A Menu For The Winter With Products From The Venetian Country Side.
Medium Difficulty.
Duration: 2.5 Hours Hands On
$60 Per Person

Class # 3: Veal Perfection
Zucchini With Pancetta And Asiago, Veal Scaloppini Piccata, Frutta Flambee’.
A Comforting Menu’ With A Flavorful Ending.
Duration 2.5 Hours
$60 Per Person

Class # 4: Catania
Eggplant Ricotta And Pistachio, Rosemary Rack Of Lamb, Ricotta And Pears Tart.
photo 8A Taste Of Sicily Which Is Known For Fish, But The Lamb Dish Will Surprise Your Palate.
Duration 2.5 Hours, Hands On
$60 Per Person

Class # 5: Mare e Monti
A Taste Of The Sea And The Land.  Shrimp Fra Diavolo,  Chicken Sausage Cacciatore,
Strawberries Mascarpone Crème.

Duration 2.5 Hours, Hands On
$55 Per Person

Class# 6: A Taste Of Piemonte:
Crostini Misto Mushrooms, Radicchio Goat Cheese Salad,  Beef Tenderloin  Porcini, Poached Pears In Red Wine. A Wonderful Menu From The Northern Region. Rich And Flavorful
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$65 Per Person

Class # 7: Amalfi Taste of the Pearl Of The Coast
Caprese Roulade, Chicken Paillard With Gnocchetti, Limonchello Berries Flute.  Simple And Easy.
Lot’s Of Flavors And A Great Refreshing Caprese Reminds Us Of Summer. Enjoy.
Duration 2.5 Hours, Hands On

$55 Per Person

Class # 8: Cilento A Sunday Classic  Southern Italy Main Meal.
Stuffed Eggplant, Beef Braciole, Rigatoni Al Forno, Amaretti Tiramisu’.
Delicious And Family Memory. Enjoy It
2.5 Hours Duration, Hands On
$55 Per Person

Class 9: Sienaphoto 15
Spinach Crostino, Pork Tenderloin Apples Chianti Sauce, Lemon Almond Cake With Pastry Cream.
A Classic Tuscany Country Side Flavors.
Duration 2.5 Hours, Hands On
$60 Per Person

Class # 10: Winter Sauces And Soups

Enjoy Preparing 2 Quick Sauces To Complement Your Favorite Pastas:  Aurora Blush, And Arrabiata, Also Comfort Soups Recipes For The Cold Months,  Wedding Soup, Spinach Florentine Bean Soup.
And Finish With A Crespelle Alla Nutella
Duration, 2.5 Hours, Hands On
$50 Per Person

Class# 11: Parma
Eggplant Parmigiana, A Classic, Fettuccine Bolognese, Ricotta And Pistachio Cake. Regional Flavors From Emlia Romagna The Mecca Of Italian Culinary Heritage
Duration 2.5 Hours, Hands Onphoto 5 copy
$55 Per Person

Class# 12: A Vegetarian Night
Minestrone Soup. Arugula Lemon Parmigiano Salad, Grilled Vegetable Medley.  Caramelized Apples.
Duration, 2.5 Hours, Hands On
$50 Per Person
Class #13: Cena Fredda. (Winter Dinner)
Burrata  Carrots Caprese Salad, Contadina Sausage Soup, Potatoes Mushroom Frittata,Caramel Orange Apples
Duration, 2.5 hours, Hands on
$50 Per Person.

Class #14: Lenten Class
Zucchini Parmigiana, Roasted Peppers Sea Scallops or Salmon, Spinach Lemon Vinaigrette, Strawberry Panna.
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 friends. You 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.