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“What America Eats” features Charlie Gitto’s Toasted Ravioli

Charlie Gitto’s Toasted Ravioli

St. Louis, MO/December 23, 2016/6:20 am (STLRestaurant.News) Charlie Gitto’s Toasted Ravioli – Charlie Gitto Jr., and his son Anthony Gitto, was recently featured on Community Tables’ video series “What America Eats“.  The video was uploaded onto Community Tables’ YouTube Channel on December 14, 2016 and the article was published on their website December 15, 2016.  A well-deserved honor for St. Louis’ hottest restaurant that offers casual fine dining atmosphere featuring Italian cuisines in three different St. Louis locations.

Anthony Gitto

Anthony Gitto

Each month, Chef Jon Ashton, travels the country to learn and teach all about popular cuisines.  This month they featured Charlie Gitto’s and their popular Toasted Ravioli.

Known and loved by most St. Louis residents the Toasted Ravioli was created on The Hill in a restaurant known at the time as Angelo’s, which is now home to the famous restaurant, Charlie Gitto’s.

While Anthony explains the origin and the process of making this popular cuisine, nobody will ever know the secret recipe that makes Gitto’s spectacular dish known and loved across the city to hundred or thousands of guests everyday.  Thousands of Toasted Ravioli’s are made and served at Charlie Gitto’s three locations each week making it one of the most popular restaurants in St. Louis.  While Gitto’s is known for their Toasted Ravioli, they are also popular for all of their Italian cuisines, steaks and seafood that attracts similar attention.

Not only is Charlie Gitto’s a popular dining destination, it is a popular caterer, which serves thousands of Toasted Ravioli’s each week, in addition to those served at the three restaurants.

October 3, 2016, STLRestaurant.News published an article, “Top 10 Italian Restaurants in St. Louis” announcing Charlie Gitto’s as the best Italian restaurant in the St. Louis metro area according to a popular online review/rating service.

November 17, 2016, St. Louis Magazines’ George Mahe interviewed and published an article titled “Q&A: A Conversation with Chef Charlie Gitto Jr.“.

At this point, with all of the publicity and success, it is indisputable who the most popular restaurateur is in the St. Louis metro area.  STLRestaurant.News will continue to monitor Charlie Gitto Jr. and his restaurant empire.

As we approach the end of 2016, most of us look back at our personal/professional accomplishments and/or failures to help us decide on our New Year’s resolutions.  We are anxious to see what New Year’s resolutions from a man like Charlie Gitto Jr. might be?  Stay tuned!

Charlie Gitto's on The Hill

Charlie Gitto’s on The Hill

Charlie Gitto’s restaurants are strategically located across the metro area.  The three locations are:

 

Video courtesy of Community Table

For more information about Charlie Gitto’s contact:

Charlie Gitto’s

Samantha K. Vogt

Phone: (314) 772-8898

Email: svogt@charliegittos.com

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Contributing Editor: M Smith

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Recent STLRestaurant.News article “The Legend Continues – Charlie Gitto’s

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Picture (s) courtesy of Charlie Gitto Jr., Restaurateur/Photographer

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REVISED TOP 10 ITALIAN RESTAURANTS IN ST LOUIS LIST

Top 10 Italian Restaurants

Top 10 Italian Restaurants in St. Louis – Charlie Gitto’s takes the lead

ST. LOUIS, MO: (STLRestaurant.News) We first published the Top 10 Italian Restaurants in St. Louis list on June 27th, revised it in July and revising it again as there has been a major change in the first place rating.  For some time now, Anthonino’s Taverna, located on The Hill as well, was rated the #1 Italian Restaurant in St. Louis, however, Charlie Gitto’s has replaced it taking the spotlight as the #1 Italian Restaurant in St. Louis, MO with 566 online reviews from customers that determine the rankings.

These positions are highly competitive.  The tension is probably unimaginable to most of us as perfection is the norm for these top-rated restaurants and restaurateurs.  Big money is at stake, not to mention big reputations.

Charlie Gitto’s has been located on The Hill since the mid-1980’s.  They have grown, adding two locations, one in Chesterfield, MO on Olive Blvd and the other at Hollywood Casino in Maryland Heights, MO.  Charlie Gitto’s is not only the best Italian restaurant in St. Louis, but they are rated as the 6th best restaurant in the St. Louis area.

According to our public database, currently, the “Top 10 Italian Restaurants in St. Louis, MO” are:

  1. Charlie Gitto’s – Rated #6 of 2281 Restaurants in St. Louis – 4.5 Star
  2. Anthonino’s Taverna – #9 of 2281 Restaurants in St. Louis – 4.5 Star
  3. Zia’s Restaurant – #14 of 2281 Restaurants in St. Louis – 4.5 Star
  4. Roberto’s Restaurant – #14 of 2281 Restaurants in St. Louis – 4.5 Star
  5. Tony’s Restaurant – #17 of 2281 Restaurants in St. Louis – 4.5 Star
  6. Pi Pizzeria (Washington Street) #18 of 2281 Restaurants in St. Louis – 4.5 Star
  7. Cafe Napoli – #22 of 2281 Restaurants in St. Louis – 4.5 Star
  8. Pastaria – #23 of 2281 Restaurants in St. Louis – 4.5 Star
  9. Trattoria Marcella – #32 of 2281 Restaurants in St. Louis – 4.5 Star
  10. The Crossing – #33 of 2281 Restaurants in St. Louis – 4.5 Star

As you can see the competition is fierce with all 10 restaurants scoring a 4.5 Star rating with each having between 154 to more than 600 reviews.  To say that the competition for this position is fierce, is an understatement.   Considering that there are thousands of restaurants in the St. Louis area and to rank in the Top 10 at all is amazing, not to mention impressive, but to rank #1 is an unimaginable accomplishment.  It is amazing that one organization can please that many people.  It is a big statement about how they do business, but more importantly, it proves that they know how to serve the finest cuisine with great service to receive these kind of reviews from customers.

We would like to congratulate Mr. Charlie Gitto Jr. for this unimaginable accomplishment.  It is a well-deserved recognition that one should be proud of.   We would like to congratulate the entire staff at all three Charlie Gitto’s locations because an accomplishment of this magnitude is an example of some spectacular team work.  Great job Charlie!

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Contact information:

Charlie Gitto’s

Attention: Samantha K. Vogt, Assistant to the President

Phone: (314) 772-8898

Email: svogt@charliegittos.com

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