The Secret Behind Caruso’s Gourmet Foods

Carrie Caruso has been in the catering and food service business for more than twenty years. A life-long resident of Cincinnati, Carrie has worked in all facets of the business including private catering, sales, marketing, restaurant service, and retail sales.

People all over Cincinnati and beyond have enjoyed her gourmet cooking for private parties, business engagements, charitable events, and school functions. She has also catered for celebrities, concerts, Broadway touring companies, and professional athletes, including the Cincinnati Bengals.

About Caruso'sAfter many years of private catering, Carrie decided to focus her attention on her top-selling item, the Italian Torta. She has gained a reputation around the city for this unique appetizer, which combines gourmet cooking with simplicity and practicality at a reasonable price.

She has also created a number of other unique gourmet dishes using the signature Italian Torta. Inspired by the growing success of the Italian Torta, Caruso’s Gourmet Foods was launched in 2010.


Testimonials from caruso fans!

“The torta was a big hit at all of our holiday gatherings and so easy for me during this busy time of year.”Lisa S., Cincinnati, Ohio

“I’ve never been able to find an appetizer that can even hold a candle to the flavor of these tortas. No matter what you’re serving for dinner, the tortas are a great start. Be prepared-your guests are going to ask you for the recipe.”Kim P., Milford, Ohio

“I love cooking with the Italian Torta. The recipes are so easy to prepare yet are impressive enough for special occasions.”Kathryn K., Frisco, Texas

“Caruso’s has the most unique gourmet dishes I have found in a long time. I can quickly whip up appetizers using the torta – it’s great!”Lisa G., Chicago, IL