Anna Savino opens a small Italian restaurant on York Street.
Anna’s restaurant moves to Navy St., with her daughter Rachella and her husband Pietro as proprietors.
The family ventures to Sheepshead Bay and Coney Island, opening Pete’s Restaurant at Myrtle & Carlton Avenues. The Della Rocca brothers return from WWII in 1945.
Dominick and Alphonse opened "Della Rocca's" in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.
The Della Rocca family tradition of serving delicious Italian food began with Peter’s great-grandmother, serving authentic Italian dishes in her restaurant in the Brooklyn Navy Yard district.
Alphonse and Dominick opened Della Rocca’s in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn (Shore Rd.), where Peter grew up. The restaurant featured spacious dining and catering facilities. Inspired by his great-grandmother, Peter participates in the family business, learning all aspects of being a restauranteur and cultivating his great passion for the culinary arts.
Peter & Maria married.
Della Rocca's restaurant in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn permanently closed.
Peter opens Allegro-Tu. Ready for a change, Peter and Maria move to Naples, Florida.
Peter launches Peter’s Cuisine Catering Service.
Peter starts TuFoli, the first restaurant of his own, in Somerville, New Jersey.
Peter’s second restaurant earns excellent reviews from The New York Times and a Zagat Survey rating for the finest new restaurant Allegro-Tu.
Living in paradise seemed like the perfect opportunity for Peter to help a friend open a new Italian restaurant. Though this particular venture was short-lived, Peter then joins Tre Amici Ristorante as Executive Chef, creating and executing the menu for five years.
Peter builds upon his family roots, upbringing and culinary passion to extend the Della Rocca family tradition of inspired Italian cuisine with Peter’s Cuisine Catering Service.
Inspired by Anna Savino’s legacy, Parmesan Pete’s is born.
Parmesan Pete’s opens in Naples.
Parmesan Pete’s celebrates 10 years of success.
Parmesan Pete's embraces the future as our children and grandchildren step into the culinary legacy.
Launched as a take-out establishment in Bonita Springs, Parmesan Pete’s makes a strong impression in Southwest Florida.
This full-service restaurant blends the past, present and future in a welcoming atmosphere. Peter and Maria’s daughter Jackie works in the restaurant, and eldest grandchildren help them as well.
Parmesan Pete’s embraces the future as our children and grandchildren step into the culinary legacy.