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This week’s “Business Spotlight” is Carlino’s Market, which is located at 128 W Market Street! We sat down with the Chief Marketing Officer, Nick Carlino.

1.  Tell me about your store and any particular things you believe make it unique.

Carlino’s Market is a gourmet specialty foods company, with a focus on artisan-made foods. We are committed to old-world techniques, treasured family recipes, and the finest ingredients. Our family invites you to celebrate the art of cooking, the joy of family, and the value of tradition at Carlino’s!

2. What services or products do you offer?

We are the makers & purveyors of artisan cheeses, handmade desserts, signature pasta and sauces, homemade fresh bread, prepared gourmet takeaway foods, authentic deli, homemade sausages, hand-roasted meats, a collection of over-hand-selected olive oils and balsamic vinegar, gelati, and an impressive selection of imported & locally-sourced groceries.

3. How long have you been in business?

The Carlino Family began to cultivate the finest fruits and vegetables and raise the healthiest game and livestock on the family farm in the sunny hills of Abruzzo, Italy over six generations ago. We’ve been in business since 1983, and we are currently in our third generation of ownership!

4. What do you love most about being located in West Chester?

We love sharing our food with the local community. This month we are celebrating the 15th anniversary of our West Chester location. We are very proud to have been a part of the community for all these years!

5. What can you tell me about the culture or atmosphere of your store?

We treat all of our team members and customers as part of our extended family. Our brand is a tribute to our family. Sharing this with our customers is the driving force behind everything we do. We are proud to continue Mama Carlino’s legacy!

6. Is there anything else you would like to share about your store?

Come see us for all your holiday needs! Our market delivers an extensive and expertly curated selection of seasonal offerings, including specialty foods for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and many more.

You can visit us for in-store pickup, order online for delivery, or visit our website ( to learn about our catering services for West Chester, PA, and the surrounding areas!

About the author : Rebecca Schmidt