Aldo Seca: The Passionate Pizza Enthusiast Behind the Sauce
Meet Aldo Seca, the mastermind behind Aldo’s Pizza Pi Sauce. Aldo’s journey with pizza started at a young age, fueling his love for the culinary arts. In his own words, “Having a love for pizza, I took this passion to a different level by creating Aldo’s pizza pi sauce.”
His story began in Grade 8 when he entered the food industry, and for the next 9 years, he honed his skills and developed a deep appreciation for crafting quality pizza. Even after university, Aldo continued to make his signature sauce for friends and family purely out of enjoyment.
From Family Gatherings to Store Shelves: A Pandemic Project Takes Flight
The turning point came during the COVID-19 pandemic when Aldo found himself with some spare time. Instead of idly passing the days, he decided to elevate his sauce-making hobby to a new level. What started as a small-scale operation soon evolved into a thriving business.
In Aldo’s words, “We took things to the next level and started selling the sauce in stores.” The journey was not without challenges, but with determination and a bit of luck, Aldo connected with the right people, learned the intricacies of the business, and expanded into major grocery chains.
Local Love: Spreading from Homes to Restaurants
Aldo’s Pizza Pi Sauce isn’t just a household favourite; it has also found its way into local eateries. Tailgates in Welland and the Trap in Fonthill use Aldo’s sauce on their pizzas, adding a distinctive local touch to their offerings. The sauce has become a culinary secret, enhancing the flavors of beloved dishes in the community.
Growing Roots: From 25 to More Stores Across Niagara
In just three years, Aldo’s Pizza Pi Sauce has grown from a small-scale operation to being available in 25 stores across Niagara, and the growth shows no signs of slowing down. Aldo juggles his sauce-making passion with a teaching career, coaching, and being a father of three little boys under the age of 5. It truly is a labour of love, and Aldo feels blessed by the overwhelming support from the community.
SOBEYS Fonthill: A Platform for Local Success Stories
SOBEYS Fonthill is proud to provide a platform for local producers like Aldo, who bring passion and flavour to our communities. We understand the importance of supporting local businesses and are committed to offering our customers a diverse range of high-quality, locally sourced products.
Next time you’re at SOBEYS Fonthill, be sure to pick up a jar of Aldo’s Pizza Pi Sauce and savour the taste of a true local success story.