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About Us

About Us

Foodies Gourmet….the perfect place to find the best gourmet food for food lovers. Developed to make hard to find gourmet items easily accessible.  We believe in only carrying the highest quality food items available. 

Although, Foodies Gourmet was founded in 2011, it has much history behind it dating back to 1927…..

1927-1941: Michelina and Vincent DiCarlo buy a truck to deliver cheese to Brooklyn and Queens, New York City Area.

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1941-1943: They open DiCarlo's Dairy, a Latticini Store, in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn, NY. 

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1947-1952: The opening of DiCarlos Dairy, Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn, New York.  DiCarlos dairy did so well in the first couple years that they expended to double the size.

1950-1955: DiCarlo's Dairy opens 3024 Avenue U, Brooklyn, New York.

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1954-1960: DiCarlo's Dairy opens in Mastic Beach, Long Island, New York.

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1963- DiCarlo Distributors Inc., Mastic Beach, Long Island, New York is founded and starts delivering Polly-o Dairy products throughtout Suffolk County. 

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1986: DiCarlo Distributors, Inc. built its first warehouse in Shirley, L.I., New York.

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1968-1986: After many expansions, DiCarlo decided to move to built a new facility.

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1986: DiCarlo built its current location in Holtsville, New York.

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2006: DiCarlo expands, doubling in size.

Today, DiCarlo Distributors is one of the largest independent food distributors servicing the New York Metro Area.  Currently DiCarlo employs over 240 employees, represents over 500 manufacturers and maintains over 10,000 SKU's. DiCarlo strives for excellence with an experienced group of service professionals that continue to build on their knowledge and skills.

With all of our resources, it just seemed to make sense to develop FoodiesGourmet.com.  Why not make gourmet food available to anyone that adores food?  Since we carry many items that are very hard to find outside the New York Metro Area it made sense to develop Foodiesgourmet.com.  FoodiesGourmet.com only carries quality retail food products available for shipment.  Is there something you don’t see?  Please inquire because chances are we can get it for you.