Want Fun and Food and Shop together – visit Mandola’s Italian Market


Tasting a cuisine from one corner of world in another corner is not a dream now. With the rising restaurant culture all over the world, you can get any type of dish and taste from your neighborhood restaurants. And so the Italian dishes. Italian cuisine is one of the most favorite one among youths, children and adult as well. But this is the story of today’s time. Earlier the things were quite tough and setting up a restaurant was not an easy task. At that tough time, a young and passionate senior college student showed his guts to start an eatery on his own. Although, he was well aware of the hassles of this path but he didn’t stop and continued to achieve his dream and that one is Damian Mandola. And now he is become one of the renowned and world famous Italian chef.

All about Damian – an interesting story of a startup to a successful businessman

The story About Damian Mandola is quite interesting. Belongs to one of most successful and well known restaurant families from Texas, he started his career in 1975 when was 22 years old. His first restaurant was Damian’s Fine Italian Food which was quite successful. Later in 1984, he opened his next food joint called Damian’s Cucina Italiana which has well maintained its name and position and is going to celebrate the successful 32nd anniversary. In 1986, he gave a new definition of restaurant culture by starting Carrabba’s Italian Grill with his nephew which has got a great popularity because of its outstanding food quality and delightful customer service. Now this Italian food chain is running at 240 locations around US.

Entry and success in Television series

Mandola and Johnny (his nephew) in 2001 were seen hosting nationally syndicated PBS series, “Cucina Amore”. Actually they were requested to host the show and became one of the most popular series on PBS.

Dream became reality

One of the long-term dreams of Damian Mandola was to open a one of its rare kind of restaurant with a completely different concept. And that became reality in 2006 when he started Mandola’s Italian Market in Austin and then Mandola Estate Winery and Trattoria Lisina in Driftwood.

Mandola’s Italian Market catering and other services

This Italian eatery offers catering services for any occasion and can accommodate any size of group. If contacted before 48 hours of delivery time some awesome cuisines will be on your guest’s plate. The team of professionals will do their work from start to finish of the occasion. Banquets rooms are also available with private and semi-private rooms. They are able to make delivery anywhere, at home, office or any other site.

Apart from delightful family recipes, he is traveling through the US from last 40 years for adding new and unique cuisines to your plate. The same can be easily experienced in his restaurants.

Above are just a few things mentioned About Damian Mandola. If you are really a fan of Italian food, you must be aware of his Italian cuisine and ultimately about the great Mandola.