News & Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events

We love sharing our sauce at local farmers markets and other events. Check this page for upcoming events and follow us on social media to stay up to date on the latest news and events! You can also subscribe to our newsletter at the bottom of this page to get recipes & news from The Italian Cooks delivered right to your inbox!



Recent News


The Italian Cooks & Michigan Crusades 4 Kids

We recently partnered with Michigan Crusades 4 Kids to support their Annual Bowling Fundraiser!

Michigan Crusades for Kids is a federally registered nonprofit charity that provides local children affected by life-threatening illnesses with adventure-based activities and special events. Police, fire and military members are the core of the Michigan Crusades for Kids team. We’ve created fun events! Helicopter rides, Ferrari race track events, skydiving, fire truck rides, bomb squad exhibitions, hospital parties and visits.

Learn more by visiting or finding them on Facebook!

Now Available at Concessi's Market!

We are so excited to share that our sauce is now available for purchase at Concessi's Market in Riverview. They specialize in specialty groceries, fresh produce, quality meats, and more. If you're looking for a great, local market where you can pick up our sauce and an array of other great products, check them out! Visit their website at for more details!

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The Italian Cooks Join the Michigan Restaurant Association!

We are now a proud member of the Michigan Restaurant Association, the recognized leader of Michigan's hospitality industry, providing essential services to the foodservice community.  Founded in 1921, the MRA represents nearly 4,500 Michigan foodservice establishments.  The industry plays an integral role in Michigan's economy, employing more than 435,000 people and creating $15.9 billion in annual sales.

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Executive Director Mary Hollens and a volunteer, Rick

Executive Director Mary Hollens and a volunteer, Rick

Fish & Loaves Community Food Pantry

We were thrilled to be able to donate some cases of our sauce to the amazing people at Fish & Loaves who run a volunteer based, non-profit, client choice food pantry. They have emerged as the largest client based food pantry in Michigan and are committed to serving their clients with respect, compassion, and generosity across 7 downriver communities. Their motto is “ Ensuring No One Goes Hungry”. Please check them out and follow their mission!

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A few more months until farmers market season returns!

We LOVE Farmers Markets. It gives us a chance to share our homemade sauce with the community and join other Michigan companies promoting fresh ingredients and homemade goods. Most markets begin in May but here's some dates to get you thinking about spring & summer! 

Birmingham Farmers Market - Starts Sunday, May 6th
Farmington Farmers Market - Starts Saturday, May 19th