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In the early 1940s, J.S. Hoffman set out to create the perfect cheese for St. Louis-style pizza. His creation, a combination of cheddar, Swiss, and provolone cheeses, was named Provel. The cheese was an instant sensation with St. Louisâ€™ pizzaioli and remains a beloved classic to this day. Try this unique classic for yourself!
In the late 19th century, Italian families began to arrive in the United States by the hundreds of thousands. They brought with them memories and recipes from home, adding to an already rich culinary marketplace. Today, many of these early pioneers have passed their love for Italian cuisine on to a new generation. While times have changed, the recipe remains the same: traditional Italian favorites made the old fashioned way, with locally sourced ingredients hand-picked for flavor.