News & Upcoming Events


News & 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!


Now Available at TWO Argus Farm Stop Locations in Ann Arbor!


You can now find our sauce in TWO new Ann Arbor Argus Farm Stop Locations! Argus Farm Stop is a a year-round everyday farmers market and we love their mission to grow our local agricultural economy!

Argus Farm Stop describes themselves as “a new model for selling locally grown produce, meats and dairy -- a next generation of the traditional farmer's market model -- making it easier to purchase local goods and produce from your favorite local farmers!”


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!