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Francesca Aiello

Barberton, Ohio 34 Dishes 4.9

Chef Francesca was born in Sicily, Italy. Her grandfather started a family restaurant & her father eventually ran it. As a child, she spent a lot of time inside the restaurant. Her father influenced her cooking a lot with traditional Italian techniques. Chef Francesca moved to America in 2013 & started working in an Italian restaurant in Canton, OH. She has worked as a private chef for many customers in the Canton and Cleveland area over the last few years. She specializes in customizing the menu & making low sodium, gluten free, and vegan recipes according to preference. She is also a sommelier and can suggest wine pairings for your dinner. Ciao and see you there!

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À la carte menu (34)

Meal Prep(s)

You can choose 2 Meal Prep for one order

3 Day Meal Prep for 4-6 People

Work with your chef to create a custom meal plan to have and enjoy with your family over the next 3 evenings! The chef will shop for the food, prepare it in your home, package it ...
*Pricing does not include cost of food
$143.00 for 4 person

Appetizer(s)

You can choose 2 Appetizer for one order

Caponata (Sicilian)

Sicilian eggplant appetizer that is served with crusty bread.
Eggplant |  Olive Oil |  Onion |  Garlic |  Celery |  Tomatoes |  Olives |  Capers |  Parsley |  Oregano |  Vinegar |  Sugar |  Salt |  Pepper |  Bread
$60.00 for 8 person

Bruschetta

Enjoy this simple and fresh Italian appetizer. With the wonderful sweetness and acidity of the tomatoes paired with the herby flavor of fresh oregano and basil, the fresh tomato to...
RoastedItalianBread |  Tomato |  Basil |  OliveOil |  FreshOregano |  Salt |  Blackpepper
$27.00 for 4 person

Salad(s)

You can choose 2 Salad for one order

Garden Salad with Parmesan Cheese and Kalamata Olives

A simple salad to get your daily fix of greens! With Kalamata black olives and parmesan cheese, it is simple and satisfying.
SpringSalad |  KalamataBlackOlives |  ParmesanCheese |  OliveOil |  Salt |  Pepper
$31.00 for 4 person

Shrimp Salad with Romaine lettuce and Grape Tomatoes

A hearty Shrimp Salad, with Romaine lettuce, and Grape Tomatoes. A tasty vinaigrette to dress it up.
Shrimp |  Romaine Lettuce |  Grape Tomatoes |  Olive OIl |  Vinegar |  Salt |  Pepper
$46.00 for 4 person

Cucumber with Cannellini Beans and Carrots

A hearty salad with cannellini beans, cucumbers. ad carrots. A tasty vinaigrette to dress it up. A side salad, or a light meal, loaded with fiber.
Cannellini beans |  Cucumbers |  Carrots |  Olive Oil |  Vinegar |  Salt |  Pepper
$31.00 for 4 person

Spinach and Strawberry Salad with Feta Cheese

Popeye will be so proud of you! Spinach and strawberries with feta cheese and a balsamic vinegarette. Delicious!
Spinach |  Strawberries |  Feta Cheese |  Balsamic Vinegar |  Olive Oil |  Salt |  Pepper
$31.00 for 4 person

Soup(s)

You can choose 2 Soup for one order

Cabbage Mushroom Potato Soup

Humble ingredients come together to make this hearty satisfying soup. Cabbage, potatoes, and mushroom cooked in a chicken broth, finished with grated parmesan cheese.
Cabbage |  Potatoes |  Mushrooms |  Butter |  Onions |  Chicken broth |  Parmesan cheese |  Salt |  Black pepper
$49.00 for 4 person

Fagioli Beans and Pasta Soup

Fagioli Beans and Pasta soup in a rich tomato base. Parmesan Cheese is generously sprinkled on top. A hearty soup before your meal, or leftovers for next day's lunch! Perfect anytime.
Fagioli beans |  Pasta |  Tomatoes |  Garlic |  Onions |  Vegetable broth |  Parmesan Cheese pepper |  Olive oil |  Salt |  Black Pepper
$49.00 for 4 person

Green Split Peas and Vegetable Soup

Soup for all seasons! Packed with protein and vegetables, this is a win-win. Topped with Feta Cheese, this soup will be great as leftovers for next day's lunch too!
GreenSplitPeas |  Carrots |  Garlic |  Onions |  Vegetablebroth |  FetaCheeseOliveoil |  Butter |  Salt |  Blackpepper
$56.00 for 4 person

Entrée(s)

You can choose 2 Entrée for one order

Pizza Meatloaf

Pizza Meatloaf, two in one; single dish, double the fun! Sure to please!
Ground Beef |  Tomato Sauce |  Mozzarella Cheese |  Parmesan Cheese |  Pepperoni |  Black Olives |  Red Onions |  Breadcrumbs |  Eggs |  Herbs |  Salt |  Black Pepper |  Basil |  Oregano |  Garlic |  Bread
$86.00 for 4 person

Mushroom Alfredo

Mushroom alfredo pasta is made with fettuccine in a rich, velvety white cheese sauce to create this simple yet elegant pasta dish. Sauteed onions and garlic add layers of flavor an...
Mushrooms |  Fettucine Pasta |  Onion |  Milk |  Bay Leaf |  Whole Cloves |  Butter |  Parmesan Cheese |  Garlic Cloves |  Onion |  Thyme |  Olive Oil |  Salt and Pepper
$81.00 for 4 person

4 Cheese Risotto with Sausage

Risotto with sausage in a creamy cheese sauce. Rich, creamy, hearty, and delicious!
Sausage |  Cream |  Assorted Cheese |  Onions |  Butter |  Vegetable Broth |  Sage |  Salt |  Pepper
$90.00 for 4 person

Spicy Vegetable Pasta

Vegetarian dishes are boring? Absolutely not! This pasta dish is loaded with all the veggies to make a hearty meal and a little bit of kick with red pepper flakes to wake up the taste buds!
Penne pasta |  Mushrooms |  Zucchini |  Tomatoes |  Re Pepper Flakes |  Black Calamata Olives |  Garlic onions |  Salt and Pepper
$78.00 for 4 person

Pizzaiola Steak

Did you know Sophia Loren portrayed a Pizzaiola in a movie in the 50s? Pizzaiola specifically means a female pizza maker. Here the Steak is loaded with a garlicky stewed tomato her...
Steak |  Marinara Sauce |  Mozzarella Cheese |  Parmesan cheese |  Onions |  garlic/ oregano/ basil/ salt / black pepper/ olive oil.served with ravioli cheese
$93.00 for 4 person

Chicken Marsala With Mushroom Risotto

A wholesome, delicious meal of seared chicken breasts in a rich marsala wine gravy. Served with Mushroom Risotto. Risotto is a quintessential Italian favorite, this delicious dish ...
Chicken Breasts |  Arborio Rice |  Baby Mushrooms |  Marsala Wine |  Parmesan Cheese |  Butter |  Italian Seasoning |  Olive Oil |  Salt |  Pepper |  Garlic |  Flour |  Chicken Stock
$101.00 for 4 person

Classic Meatballs and Spaghetti

Classic Meatballs and Spaghetti, quintessential Italian dish. These classic Italian meatballs are made with a rich blend of ground beef and Italian sausage mixed with onions, garli...
Spaghetti |  Ground Beef |  Sweet Italian Sausage |  Parmesan Cheese |  Bread Crumbs |  Garlic Minced |  Bunch Thyme |  Red Pepper Flakes |  Onion Minced |  Parsley |  Egg |  Olive Oil |  Salt and Pepper |  Garlic cloves |  Crushed Tomatoes |  Bay Leaf |  Bunch Thyme Sprigs |  Oregano
$89.00 for 4 person

Alfredo with sausage

Sausage alfredo pasta is made with fettuccine in a rich, velvety white cheese sauce to create this simple yet elegant pasta dish. Sauteed onions and garlic add layers of flavor and...
Sausage |  Fettucine Pasta |  Onion |  Milk |  Bay Leaf |  Whole Cloves |  Butter |  Parmesan Cheese |  Garlic Cloves |  Onion |  Thyme |  Olive Oil |  Salt and Pepper
$81.00 for 4 person

Chicken Alfredo

Chicken alfredo pasta is made with fettuccine in a rich, velvety white cheese sauce to create this simple yet elegant pasta dish. Sauteed onions and garlic add layers of flavor and...
Chicken |  FettucinePasta |  Onion |  Milk |  BayLeaf |  WholeCloves |  Butter |  ParmesanCheese |  GarlicCloves |  Onion |  Thyme |  OliveOil |  SaltandPepper
$83.00 for 4 person

Shrimp Alfredo

Shrimp alfredo pasta is made with fettuccine in a rich, velvety white cheese sauce to create this simple yet elegant pasta dish. Sauteed onions and garlic add layers of flavor and ...
Shrimp |  Fettucine Pasta |  Onion |  Milk |  Bay Leaf |  Whole Cloves |  Butter |  Parmesan Cheese |  Garlic Cloves |  Onion |  Thyme |  Olive Oil |  Salt and Pepper
$98.00 for 4 person

Chicken Piccata with Mushroom & Cheese

In this classic Sicilian entrée, mushrooms are sauteed with garlic, onions, butter, white wine, and stock to make a light, vibrant sauce accented with bright lemon and briny capers...
Chicken |  Tortellini cheese pasta |  Mushrooms |  Parmesan cheese |  Butter |  Olive oil |  White wine |  Sage |  Parsley |  Garlic |  Lemon |  Onion |  Salt |  Black pepper |  Broth cubes |  Capers
$92.00 for 4 person

The dish has been ordered 30 times

Fettuccine Mare

This beautiful fettuccine mare is a light, refreshing seafood pasta that’s perfect for spring and summer. With garlic, zucchini, and ribbons of fresh basil sauteed with juicy cherr...
Fettuccine pasta |  Shrimp |  Zucchini |  Cherry Tomatoes |  Butter |  Olive Oil |  Onion |  Garlic |  Basil |  White Wine
$110.00 for 4 person

Rigatoni with Bolognese Sauce

In this iconic Italian pasta dish, ground beef, sauteed carrots, onions, celery, and green peppers stew in tomato sauce to create a rich, savory ragout. The sauce is tossed with te...
Ground Beef |  Pecorino Cheese |  Rigatoni Pasta |  Tomato Sauce |  Carrots |  Onion |  Garlic |  Olive Oil |  Celery |  Green Pepper
$83.00 for 4 person

Rigatoni with Vegetarian Bolognese Sauce

In this vegetarian version of an iconic Italian pasta dish, sauteed carrots, onions, celery, and green peppers stew in tomato sauce to create a rich, savory ragout. The sauce is to...
Rigatoni pasta |  Pecorino cheese |  Tomato Sauce |  Carrots |  Onion |  Garlic |  Olive Oil |  Celery |  Green Pepper |  Veggie Protein |  Nutritional yeast
$81.00 for 4 person

Meat Lasagne

This lasagna made by our Sicilian Genie is as authentic as it gets. Served bubbling hot, this classic dish is loaded with ground beef and sausage, homemade marinara sauce, and rico...
Sweet Italian Sausage |  Ground Beef |  Lasagna Noodles |  Ricotta Cheese |  Shredded Mozzarella |  Shaved Parmesan Cheese |  Minced Onion |  Garlic Cloves Crushed and Minced |  Tomato Paste |  Tomato Sauce |  Fresh Oregano |  Fresh Thyme |  Fresh Parsley |  Salt And Pepper To Taste
$138.00 for 8 person

The dish has been ordered 16 times

Fresh Linguine & Clams

Market fresh clams are steamed with garlic, white wine, and butter just until till their shells open and are paired with fresh linguine pasta from our authentic Italian Genie. Zucc...
Fresh Linguine Pasta |  Clam |  Zucchini |  Cherry Tomatoes |  Butter |  Olive Oil |  Onion |  Garlic |  Basil |  White Wine
$107.00 for 4 person

Chicken Cacciatore with Cherry Tomatoes

Literally translated to “chicken in the style of the hunter”, chicken cacciatore is a traditional Italian dish of seared chicken simmered in a rich tomato sauce with stewed vegetab...
Chicken |  Kalamata Green Olives |  Capers |  Cherry Tomatoes |  Feta Cheese |  Garlic |  Onion |  Penne Pasta |  Tomato Sauce
$90.00 for 4 person

Cotoletta Milano (chicken)

Best eaten fresh, this dish is the Italian version of the famous German Weiner Schnitzel. Thin chicken cutlets are breaded with herbs, cheese, and breadcrumbs then pan-fried until ...
Chicken |  Eggs |  Breadcrumbs |  Butter |  Potatoes |  Jarred Artichokes |  Rosemary |  Garlic |  Onion |  Fresh oregano |  Parmigiana Cheese |  Parsely
$88.00 for 4 person

The dish has been ordered 18 times

Mussels on Marinara Sauce

Enjoy this classic Italian dish of fresh steamed mussels served in a savory tomato sauce.Suggested tags: Protein, soy free, gluten free
Fresh mussels |  Tomato sauce |  Salt |  Pepper |  Olive oil | 
$90.00 for 4 person

Cotoleta Milano (beef)

Best eaten fresh, this dish is the Italian version of the famous German Weiner Schnitzel. Thin beef cutlets are breaded with herbs, cheese, and breadcrumbs then pan-fried until won...
Beef USDA Choice |  Parmigiana Cheese |  Eggs |  Breadcrumbs |  Butter |  Potatoes |  Jarred Artichokes |  Rosemary |  Garlic |  Onion |  Fresh Oregano |  Parsely
$91.00 for 4 person

Cotoletta Milano (pork)

Best eaten fresh, this dish is the Italian version of the famous German Weiner Schnitzel. Thin pork cutlets are breaded with herbs, cheese, and breadcrumbs then pan-fried until won...
Pork |  Eggs |  Breadcrumbs |  Butter |  Potatoes |  Jarred Artichokes |  Rosemary |  Garlic |  Onion |  Fresh Oregano |  Parmigiana Cheese |  Parsley
$84.00 for 4 person

Salmon with Basmati Risotto & Pesto

Salmon filets are pan-seared to flaky perfection and crusted with homemade basil pesto and toasted almonds, lending a nutty, herby flavor to the fish. Served alongside the deliciou...
Previously frozen salmon |  Basmati rice |  Basil pesto |  Butter |  Sage |  Onion |  Garlic |  Cream milk |  Veggie broth cubes |  Parmesan cheese |  Walnuts |  Lemon |  Parsley |  Almonds
$118.00 for 4 person

Italian Hot Sausage with Peppers

Watch the colors and flavors come together to form an Italian delight in your kitchen. The garlic gives a characteristic punch to the dish while the red pepper and hot Italian saus...
Italian Sausage |  Mushrooms |  Tri Color Sweet Peppers |  Green Pepper |  Garlic |  Wine |  Onions |  Potato |  Red Pepper Flakes |  Salt
$83.00 for 4 person

Dessert(s)

You can choose 2 Dessert for one order

Tiramisu

Indulge yourself with this beloved Italian dessert made by a real Sicilian. With sweet, fluffy mascarpone cheese layered between espresso-soaked ladyfingers and topped with cocoa powder, each bite is a divine escape.
Cocoa Powder |  Espresso |  Heavy Cream |  Lady Fingers |  Mascarpone |  Salt |  Sugar |  Vanilla Extract
$101.00 for 8 person

Reviews (26)

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Kathleen M.
3
Food was done 1 hour earlier - at 6 p.m. instead of 7 p.m. Since our last guests arrived at 6:45 (which was suppose to be in time to eat) the food was cold and had to be microwaved. Very disappointing because I worked on this prior to be sure this wouldn't happen.
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Brandi S.
5
Excellence experience and delicious food!! Highly recommend and will definitely use again!
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Brian
5
Francesca is awesome!
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Joe H.
5
Food and chef were amazing.
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Willia H.
5
The food tasted good my chef was outstanding. The whole experience was fabulous .
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