Passion e Pizza – Passion and pizza – for Valentines Day.
For the second year – the “Empress of Pizza” – Chef Maria Rosu- owner of the famed Bloomfield Village Pizza in the beautiful hamlet of Bloomfield, Connecticut, is readying her kitchen in honor of Valentine’s Day — known in Italy as “La Festa Degli Innamorati- “she is cordially inviting “lovers of all ages” to celebrate the holiday de amour at Bloomfield Village Pizza with authentic “Cabo dell ‘amore” – “food of love”.
According to Chef Maria, “last year during this time, we had three proposals here at the restaurant, customers were ordering our Valentine Day Heart shaped pizza to give to loved ones all week long. In fact, I was so proud that many of our teens brought their first dates to dine and preordered heart shaped pizza emblazoned with “I Love You, Be Mine or just a heart- it was darling”!
Chef Maria Rosu, will be crafting during “Valentine’s Day, what she additionally calls “Romantica” – dinners of romance, special selections, treats and multi course menus for all with a case of “Cupid-itis”. Chef Maria remarks, “Be it a romantic dinner for two, or an entire family, we are lovingly putting together gourmet creations you will “fall in love with”. Please call, or ask for me personally when you arrive and I will prepare a special “Romantica” dinner that you will remember and cherish forever.
Special Valentine Day creations will include Maria’s famous “Pepperoni Proposal Pizza” – a large cheese pizza emblazoned with a pepperoni heart; the “Romeo and Juliet” – a Mediterranean Seafood Platter, an offering of “Frutti di mare” – fruit of the sea such as fresh haddock, scallops, colossal shrimps, and clams; and for your own “Lady and the Tramp” moment- freshly made spaghetti with in-house handcrafted meatballs.
Drink specials will include the “Chocolate Cherry Cha Cha” – cherry liqueur, sparkling water with chocolate vodka and coconut rum, “The Kiss on the Lips” a blended peach, mango and berry cocktail and the “Pink Love Potion” – Godiva Milk Chocolate liqueur, Smirnoff Peppermint Twist, Strawberry Nectar, Milk and fresh strawberries. For desserts Chef Maria will be preparing her luscious sweet Baklava and homemade “strictly for lovers”- Tiramisu.
Bloomfield Village Pizza is located at 34 Tunxis Avenue, Bloomfield, Connecticut, hours Monday- Thursday: 9:30am till 10pm, Friday to Saturday 9:30am till 11pm and Sunday 12 noon till 8pm. For Valentine’s Day reservations please Call Bloomfield Village Pizza at 860-242-3339.