Family Business since 1985
Since 1985 committed to uncompromising quality.
Not sure about what to get for your family and friends? We have great gift certificates for Premiere Cooking Classes and our Workshop Theme both very rewarding and unique.
Downloadable e-Books are available. Two types to choose from. Flavors of Federal Hill Savory, and Sweets of Federal Hill. Tested recipes from many of the immigrants of the Italian colony.
Our products are a reflection of who we are and the fine businesses we operate since 1985. Our research & development team seek the finest and most authentic ingredients, while following the most stringent and innovative technical practices. We owe it to our professionalism and to you and your families!
In 1972 I arrived in New York as a young man with energy and ambition, seeking the same future for my family as my grandparents gave us. I decided long ago that I would not compromise quality and to this day that motto has remained the cornerstone of my philosophy! Grazie Chef Walter Potenza
Our main objective is to be able to share with you the values of our work and the tastes we experience daily in our kitchens. Our products have been on our tables since the 80s, and they are now available for yours! La famiglia Potenza
Italia Food & Travel Experiences is a unique travel network based in Rhode Island. Known for its customized, luxurious travel packages that never disappoint. The Italian Culinary Center will help you plan an unforgettable culinary vacation. Planning a trip is time-consuming, but with our knowledgeable staff, all you'll need to plan is your wardrobe for your one-of-a-kind getaway. Discover the true Italy with an Italian born Chef. It’s often said that travel is not about what you see, but rather what you experience. Join me and get away from the large crowds and tourist destinations and discover the true Italy, the land where I was born, educated and spend most of my own vacation time. Visit Abruzzo, Marche, Lazio, Umbria, Piedmont, Tuscany, Parma, Sicily and many more territories and experience the Italian way of life, the wonderful Dolce Vita so often imitated but not so simple to convert into reality. The time you spend with me it’s all about fun, laughter and the sense of family we seek away from home. We are a family operating team, and we will only connect you with families and their sense of values and hospitality. We'l l help you immerse yourself into the warm and friendly Italian culture and experience Italy among the Italians. But most of all you will discover the peaceful sense of hospitality we all search for in a foreign place. So click on the pages of interest on this site and get the feel of a true culture and culinary journey, one that is incredibly different from all other tours, because we personalize all the steps. See you in Italy!. Walter
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Flavors + Knowledge is a bilingual podcast covering themes and issues related to food, wine, history, culture and nutrition. We will share with you valuable information on recipes, techniques and food science, with the ultimate objective to select better, eat better and live a healthy and rewarding life through food first! Available on all your preferred platforms.
Your host Chef Walter Potenza
Podcasts in English + Italian
News you can eat is a collection of short video made for the sole purpose of sharing knowledge and food-related education. In these short presentations Chef Walter covers food and life-style theme, with quick tips and suggestions on food products and how-to for your enjoyment.
Streamed on YOUTUBE they are free and downloadable.
Flavors & Knowledge Cooking Show started in the 80s with Chef Walter Potenza and Steve Cascione a nationally distinguished TV personality. The focus of the show is to share true and unique cooking education related to the Italian gastronomy. Each segment focuses on a specific region and territory showcasing the most emblematic foods and wines.
The show is currently enjoying the highest ratings in the region and promises to deliver the knowledge for everyone to enjoy with approachable recipes, tips, ideas and fun time. Chef Walter is a Food Network winner and on TV for nearly 40 years. Steve Cascione is a national meteorologist and on TV for decades. He share passion for food and great living philosophy.
CW Network Rhode Island
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday 8 AM ET
Newsletter by Chef Walter on Substack