About

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Both Cristina & John Randazzo have their family roots in Sicily, where they draw inspiration for traditional specialties.  

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Cristina 
Randazzo

BAKER/OWNER

Cristina Randazzo was previously pastry chef at DB Bistro Moderne in New York City, trained at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park.

John 
Randazzo

CHEF/OWNER

John Randazzo was previously chef at Provence in Stuyvesant Plaza, schooled at French Culinary Institute in New York City, trained in New York City and France.


OUR NAME

Via Fresca takes its name form the Italian word for “fresh,” and a commitment to fresh ingredients can be found in every dish the gourmet Italian market and eatery serves.

OUR TEAM

Via Fresca Culinary team includes Justin Berlin, John Fonti, and Craig Sponable. 


OUR FOOD

Tender circles of fresh mozzarella pair with tomatoes on cold sandwiches, and freshly sliced Boar’s Head meats line paninis on artisanal ciabatta bread. Patrons may opt to dig into housemade crab cakes, order meals to serve families back home, or cater special events such as holidays, christenings and graduations.


OUR FAVORITES

Our paninis are like no other! Try the Cuban or Smoked Chicken paninis. Don't forget about our all butter Chocolate Chip & Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies.

For dinner try our veal meatballs , eggplant parm or chicken Francese.


Metroland's Best Italian Takeout for 2007

Metroland's Best Italian Takeout for 2007