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  • It all starts with homemade dough and carefully selected ingredients. Chef Mario brings you a delicious Burrata cheese pizza that can be easily made at home. Whether you are looking for a family meal or planning a socially-distanced event at your home, Chef Mario’s burrata cheese pizza is sure to impress your family and friends […]

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  • With many of us staying home as the pandemic unfolds, amateur cooks everywhere are trying their best in the kitchen — and Catering by Mario’s has been here to help. Whether you are looking for drive-by events in Philadelphia or some useful cooking tips, Chef Mario has the knowledge to help you with your culinary […]

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  • Classic Italian cuisine focuses on delivering classically robust flavors with simple ingredients. Throughout the ages, Italian cooking has focused on combining a strong protein with a medley of vegetables and rich sauces to enhance the overall dish’s flavor profile. When done correctly, the memory of the perfectly executed Italian meal can stay in a person’s […]

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  • For every seafood dish, the freshest ingredients make all the difference in making it a fantastic meal you will remember forever. The best way to ensure that you get the freshest fish possible remains grabbing your fishing rod, finding the perfect fishing spot, and casting your line. As the fish start biting, you can be […]

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  • This month’s featured meal on Cooking with Mario features a pasta classic with a twist! Linguine has long been a staple of Italian cooking, often used to accompany the best seafood you have on hand. That affinity for seafood is why you have traditionally seen dishes such as linguine and clams as a popular option […]

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  • One of the most enduring culinary dishes to come out of Maryland is the Maryland-style Crab Cake. Utilizing the fresh crab from the nearby bay, the Maryland-style Crab Cake has become a staple of seafood restaurants across the country. Crab Cakes are often a staple of wedding receptions; just ask the premier wedding planners in […]

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  • While we are waiting for the world to open up and for us to go back to being your go-to wedding planners in Philadelphia, Chef Mario has a new recipe for you to try! On the latest episode of “Cooking with Mario,” Chef Mario listened to his wife and went fishing in search of the […]

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  • Meatballs became a staple in kitchens around the world. From classic beef, pork, and veal blends, to lamb meatballs, to Chef Mario’s legendary version, there are multiple recipes across different cultures on how to make an excellent meatball. However, those who have moved to a plant-based vegetarian diet miss out on this culinary stalwart and […]

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  • Italian cuisine has spread throughout kitchens around the world with a mix of easy to follow recipes, complex flavors, and deeply personal roots. Most American home cooks likely have one or two Italian based dishes in their repertoire that they can make for friends and family at a moment’s notice. However, with recent trends favoring […]

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  • Every chef has a go-to recipe. It’s that one dish that they can make with their eyes closed, in any kitchen, and deliver a fantastic meal every single time. Chefs that become restaurateurs typically find a way to highlight this A+ meal or even focus their entire concept and menu in service of that meal. […]

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