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Roma Ideas and Trends

Looking for new and exciting ways to serve your Roma products? Get fresh ideas, trends and recipes below.
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  • A Creative New Twist on Uses for Piancone and Roma Pasta

    Stuck in a rut when it comes to pasta? Try some of these innovative ideas out on your customers - they are sure to grab some attention on any menu. From Italian Nachos (made from pasta sheets) to Gnocchi for breakfast - we will have you rethinking and repurposing pasta in ways you never thought possible!

  • appetizers

    Appetizers or Small Plates? Can't it be both?

    Starters, whether they are appetizers that can be shared amongst a whole table, or small plates that consist of just a bite or two of perfectly mixed flavors, are a great way to get your patrons off to a great meal that they’ll remember.

  • Five Frozen Desserts with Wow Factor

    As patrons are looking for unique ways to cool down, why not offer them some Piancone® frozen treats?

  • Chicken is a fresh and delicious pizza topping.

    Fresh Trends for Pizza Month

    Pizza shows up on one third of all restaurant menus, and while in a 2014 Datassential study 40 percent of consumers reported that pepperoni was their favorite topping, restaurants are going way beyond that. And, pizza isn’t just for pizzerias anymore. Today pizza and variations on the theme are showing up anywhere from Italian restaurants to trend-forward eateries. In honor of National Pizza Month, we’re rounding up some of the latest pizza trends.

  • Olive Oil 101: Understanding Olive Oil and its Many Benefits

    Embrace the Many Benefits of Olive Oil. Drizzle it on an antipasto. Mix it into a salad dressing. Lightly saute it with garlic and toss it with a pasta dish...the uses of olive oil are endless, and as we all know, delicious. But how much do you really know about this popular oil? Make sure you're well informed of the best olive oils to use in your dishes, and the differences between the many types.

  • Pepperoni

    Boost Sales with Pepperoni

    Learn how to boost sales and use pepperoni in more places than just the pizza menu.

  • Pizza in a delivery box.

    Raise Brand Awareness With Custom Pizza Boxes

    We can help you design a custom pizza box for your business. With a minimum order of 300 boxes, it's easy to put your brand or a seasonal message on your box.

  • Roma Pesto

    Spreading the Love with Pesto Sauce

    Pesto sauce is capable of many things – first and foremost it’s important to realize that even the smallest dab of this flavorful sauce can transform a dish into something really special. Garlic, basil, and olive oil, what’s not to love? Our Roma line of pesto sauces has a plethora of flavors to keep your dishes fresh and your flavors bold.

  • Sweet Encore Pumpkin Cheesecake

    Serve Seasonal Sweets

    As customers get more into the holiday spirit, they look for flavors that really celebrate the season. In fact, serving fall- and winter-inspired dishes can inspire sales—customers will be more likely to indulge in a flavor they might not get again after the next month or two. Luckily, we have a variety of desserts in festive flavors. Add a few to your menu for instant seasonal success.

  • Showcase Squid

    Fried, grilled or tossed into a colorful salad, squid is versatile and affordable while lending itself perfectly to platter size dishes to share with family and friends. Not to mention, with a little imagination, it’s better tasting and better for your customers during half time than that old plate of fried mozzarella sticks.