Coin d’Italie is a gourmet Italian grocery store in Sherbrooke, originally opened in 1981 by Giovanni Mariano. Located along Sherbrooke’s primary commercial artery of King Street, you can find a diverse and vast selection of cheese and cold cuts, fresh pasta, and Italian home-cooked food. Specializing in Italian products, the Coin d’Italie still offers several other products of European import and a wide choice of local products from Québec. Coin d’Italie is an essential stop in Sherbrooke if you’re looking for authentic Italian products.
When was the last time you had dinner in an Italian restaurant in Canada and you thought you were dining in Italy? That’s exactly how “Ospitalità Italiana Certified”restaurants want you to feel when you visit their fine dining establishments.
Ospitalità Italiana is an official certification from Unioncamere, Italy’s federation of local Chambers of Commerce and Industry, that tells you that the food you are enjoying is unquestionably Italian: products are authentic, ingredients genuine and recipes true to the thousand year history of Italian cuisine.
Canada is home to some leading Italian Chefs. Passionate and innovative, many have refined their skills and advanced their knowledge directly in Italy. In addition, Montréal boasts a fabulous cooking school ITHQ where young aspiring chefs learn Italian technic and Italian traditional recipes from the masters.
So the next time you make reservations for an Italian dinner in a Montreal restaurant, ask if they’ve received the Ospitalità Italiana seal of approval. You will enjoy the true Italian taste.