meat & seafood

a cut above

We offer all USDA certified choice or higher grade meats, with no additional hormones, no growth additives and no antibiotics.


Meat & Seafood Buyer: Kent Fagliano

Meat & Seafood Managers: Palo Alto – Sam Arapov

we take our italian roots seriously

Very Seriously.

Fresh, natural ingredients combined with family tradition results in the best food on the planet.

Piazza’s handmade sausages are made right here and combine old world Italian traditions, the highest quality ingredients and the skills of our trained butchers. Juicy and bursting with flavor, our sausages are second to none in the Bay Area.

meet our sausage maker
Handmade Sausage

meet our sausage maker

Gino Nomellini

Gino Nomellini was born in a small town outside the beautiful city of Lucca, in the Tuscan region of Italy. He migrated to the United States in 1954 with his mother, Lina, father, Giovanni, and sister, Alma, where they settled in the North Beach area of San Francisco.

Gino worked with Galileo Sausage Company in San Francisco during the his first two years in the United States, where he learned the sausage trade. He then moved on to Gallo Sausage Company in 1956, where he worked for 36 years. Before retiring, Gino went to work for Swartz Sausage Company in San Francisco, where he remained for seven years.

In 1998, Gino began making sausage part-time for Piazza’s. He combines old world traditions, the highest quality ingredients and his skilled sausage-making knowledge, to make you the very best sausage in town!

life's better on the inside

Much Better!

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