About Us


History: Bellissimo Foods is a group of specialty food distributors serving North America, including Alaska and Puerto Rico.  Bellissimo was founded in 1995 when nine Italian foodservice distributors partnered together to service the growing needs of their customers. Today, Bellissimo Foods is the nation’s leading foodservice provider to pizzerias, Italian and Mediterranean restaurants.

Distributors: Bellissimo Foods has 40+ distribution centers and services more than 30,000 independent restaurants weekly, about 40% of the independent pizza and Italian restaurants in the country. Bellissimo Distributors generate $1.6 billion total revenue and are the largest specialty distributors of pizza, Italian and Mediterranean products in the USA. To find out more about our distributors and their locations, please visit our Distributor Locations page.

Brands: Bellissimo Distributors specially select Bellissimo branded products as well as most national brands, both imported and domestic. Our national Bellissimo brands include
BellissimoVantaggioVantaggio D’OroTesoroSpendida, and Tolibia. All of these specialty brands are dedicated to creating the world’s best authentic Italian and Mediterranean foods. For more information, please visit our Brands page.

Products: Each of our distributors carry thousands of items and can knowledgeably assist you in creating a successful dining experience. We internationally source the finest cheeses, tomato products, meats, poultry, flours, oil, olives, pizza boxes, and many other imported specialty products. In addition, Bellissimo distributors carry cleaning supplies, paper products, cups, bowls, small wares, and beverages. The finest globally sourced Products and superior services are awaiting you at Bellissimo Foods.

Services: Bellissimo sources for its members the world’s most authentic ingredients, both domestically and internationally. In addition, the company provides marketing services including national advertising, newsletters, e-newsletters, posters, and a variety of point-of-sale promotional materials for operators. Please see our Resources page for more exciting opportunities available through Bellissimo.


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