With over 25 years of experience in the food industry, owner and chief food taster, Joe Faro, has finally transformed his vision to create a Tuscan villa in Southern New Hampshire into a reality. When Faro first opened the award-winning Tuscan Kitchen in November 2010, his concept was simple, combine the freshest ingredients with time-honored preparation to create a truly incredible culinary experience. Applying this same concept to his latest project, Faro’s new Tuscan Market will offer an extensive array of imported products, a large selection of specialty prepared foods, a 65-seat café, and specialty cooking classes.
Set aside a cobblestone piazza, Tuscan Market’s impressive Italian-imported décor complete with a working fountain and pergola with classic columns will make guests feel as though they are walking through an authentic Italian marketplace. Inside, guests can select from the finest ingredients imported from various regions in Italy such as Tuscany, Sicily, Puglia and Emilia Romagna, all displayed at designated stations throughout the bustling market. A one-stop shop, guests will be able to choose from an extensive assortment of specialty oils and sauces including many producers of extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar, fresh-sheeted pasta, imported cured meats and cheeses, Italian espresso and desserts. Just steps away, fresh, in-season produce will be available further reflecting Faro’s passion for the freshest ingredients. At the butcher, guests will find a wide selection of fresh cut meats and in true Italian fashion, guests can find the perfect wine to pair with their meal at the wine cellar which features over 3,0000 bottles of the finest imported Italian wines, all available for purchase.
While guests peruse the enormous selection of products and ingredients available for purchase, the tantalizing aromas of freshly prepared foods will be what really draws them in. From freshly baked breads and homemade pizzas and Panini, to handmade pastas and slow-cooked sauces, customers can bring home a truly authentic meal from start to finish.
Tuscan Market doesn’t end with the savory. Guests with a sweet tooth will have more than enough to select from with a dedicated dessert section boasting a wide assortment of Italian pastries and gelato being spun daily in the gelateria within the Tuscan Market café
Located within the Tuscan Market itself, visitors can take a break and relax at the Tuscan Market café, a large 65 seat café area surrounded by flat screen TV's, while enjoying coffee, espresso or grab a bite to eat. For something sweet, an authentic homemade gelato machine imported from Italy will feature over 24 different flavors of the creamiest gelato offered this side of Italy. To dine alfresco, the 50-seat patio will be open for lunch or a late afternoon snack.
Guests will be able to hone their own culinary skills at the Scuola Culinaria where Tuscan Brand’s Corporate Executive Chef Edward Payne will lead cooking demonstrations and classes. After learning some culinary tricks of the trade, students can take home all their cooking necessities from the fresh ingredients to the latest cookbooks from across the globe and featuring a section dedicated to New England’s best local chefs.
From finding the best culinary products and freshest ingredients, to an enormous prepared food section and café, there is something for everyone at the soon to open Tuscan Market.
Faro’s motto has never been truer, “you are guaranteed to experience true artisan Italian at Tuscan Market.” The opening of the new Tuscan Market will take place in October 2012. Tuscan Market will be open seven days a week; Monday to Thursday 7:00AM to 7:00PM, Friday & Saturday 7:00AM to 9:00PM and Sunday 7:00AM to 5:00PM.
WHAT:Tuscan Market Opening
WHERE:Tuscan Market | 7 Willow Street, Salem, New Hampshire 03079
The new Tuscan Market is the largest artisanal marketplace in New England set to open early October 2012. Located in Salem, New Hampshire, next to Tuscan Kitchen restaurant, this enormous indoor marketplace of over 10,000 square feet will encompass the sights, sounds and tastes of Italy and will offer an array of artisanal products, cooking supplies, gourmet delicacies and much more! With over 25 years of food experience, owner and chief food taster Joe Faro’s original vision to create a Tuscan villa in Southern New Hampshire has finally transformed into a reality. When Joe first opened the award-winning Tuscan Kitchen in November 2010, the concept was to combine simplicity in the freshest ingredients with time-honored preparation to create a truly incredible culinary experience. Applying this same concept to his latest project, Faro’s Tuscan Market carries an extensive array of artisan products from multiple geographic regions, further reflecting his passion for diverse Italian cuisine and his dream of allowing others to experience it as well.
Tuscan Kitchen is an upscale restaurant offering handcrafted regional Italian cuisine located in Salem, New Hampshire. Owner/Entrepreneur Joe Faro opened Tuscan Kitchen with one simple vision: recreating a true Italian experience. Everything from the imported Italian limestone on the building’s exterior, to the 16,000 square foot interior featuring fireplaces, a wood-fired oven, custom-made Italian imported pasta-making equipment, ingredients and the menu reflects various regions of Italy. With 425 seats inside an expansive yet intimate dining room, three private dining rooms, two outdoor patios (upstairs terrace seats 24, downstairs patio seats 60), a wine bar and regular live entertainment, Tuscan Kitchen is the perfect place for enjoying a bottle of wine or cocktails, dining on all occasions, special chef and wine tastings, and holding special events and private parties alike. Tuscan Kitchen is located at 67 Main Street, Salem, NH, 03079. Hours of operation are as follows: Lunch: Monday- Saturday, 11:30AM to 3:00PM, Sunday dinner & Pranzo menu, 12:00PM to 4:00PM and Dinner: Monday & Tuesday: 3:00PM to 9:00PM, Wednesday-Saturday:
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