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The story of DiCarlo Food Service, a family affair of 60 years on Long Island

    Reprinted from: https://greaterlongisland.com/the-story-of-dicarlo-food-service-a-family-affair-of-60-years-on-long-island/ Feb 13, 2023 Knishes from Gabila’s Knish in Copiague. Pasta from Bruno’s Specialty Foods in West Sayville. Even mixers from The Murph’s Famous Bloody Mary Mix in Melville. Those are just some of the food items that are grown, raised, baked, battered or otherwise sourced from Long Island. And they end up in restaurants from Maine to Virginia. It’s all through DiCarlo Food Service, one of the largest privately owned wholesale food distributors more

    DiCarlo Food Expo – April 16, 2024

      Join us on April 16 at The Inn and Spa at East Wind in Wading River for a memorable day of food and fun! DiCarlo Buying Show April 16, 2024, 9:00am to 4:00pm The Inn and Spa at East Wind 5720 Route 25A, Wading River, NY 11792 Don’t miss it!!!

      DiCarlo Goes Solar

        The summer of 2013, DiCarlo Food Service installed a 902.77kw solar panel system, consisting of 3058, 295-watt solar panels on the roof of our facility, exemplifying our commitment to environmental health and sustainability. The sun produces vast amounts of energy; enough in a single minute to meet the world’s energy needs for an entire year.  Solar energy is the most abundant energy resource on earth.  A solar energy system allows us to capture free sunlight more

        ServSafe Class

          Ask your DSR how you can enroll in a ServSafe class. This training course will certify you in the requirements set by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation for the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Examination, which is recognized by the International Food Safety Council.

          DiCarlo Partners with Island Harvest and Elara in the fight Against Hunger

            Island Harvest was created in 1992 by one woman with a cooler, a station wagon, and a strong desire to help people in need.  Linda Breitstone, the founder, was infuriated that food from a local convenience store was being thrown away at the end of the day- with a soup kitchen down the street.  The mission at Island Harvest is “to end hunger and reduce food waste on Long Island.” Island Harvest serves as the more

            DiCarlo Earns a Superior Rating

              On October 25, 2018, Merieux NutriSciences, a third party food safety management company conducted a food safety and sanitation inspection of our facility.  We earned a 99.1% grade which is a Superior rating, the highest attainable.

              A Corporate Social Mission that Delivers

                What was just a concept two years ago is now a social mission-driven business helping to feed hundreds of thousands of individuals struggling with hunger in the United States. With more than 49 million people in the U.S. without enough to eat, Dan Grinberg founded Elara Foodservice Disposables with the purpose of creating not only an innovative foodservice disposables manufacturer, but also a company that built hunger relief into the DNA of the company. At the more

                As Seen in Newsday: DiCarlo Food Service Cash & Carry

                  DiCarlo is featured in Newsday – March 4, 2015 If DiCarlo only sold canned tomatoes, it would still be worth a trip to Exit 63 on the Long Island Expressway. The Holtsville-based company, founded in 1963, is one of the metropolitan area’s largest food distributors, supplying restaurants, pizzerias, hotels and institutions. The “Cash & Carry” store opened 28 years ago to serve “the mom and pop pizza places that can’t make the minimum delivery order,” more

                  Blue is the New Green

                    Here at DiCarlo Distributors Inc. we have proven that DiCarlo Blue has environmental “Green” running through its veins. Over the past few years we have analyzed every part of our operation through a recycling and environmental preservation mindset. Here are some of the ways “Blue is the New Green”: Participant of LIPA’s 2016 Commercial Efficiency Program Replaced all Metal Halide lighting with fluorescent and LED lighting.  This lighting project enhancement will help decrease air pollution and more

                    Blue Pod

                      DiCarlo is excited to announce the latest in the line of technological advancements, the DICARLO Proof of Delivery System or BLUE POD Environmentally Friendly: 85% reduction in paper usage Driver will scan ALL items at delivery location- in store Driver will print out a receipt immediately after delivery completion Accurate case accountability No more hand written corrections on paperwork and invoices No need to manually adjust invoices Adjustments automatically calculated Immediate receipt for check and more