Papa Cantella's Blog

5 Questions to Ask Your Sausage Supplier

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Dec 11, 2017 9:02:00 AM

 

How well do you know your sausage supplier?

Here at Papa Cantella’s, we strive to be the kind of supplier we’d want to work with. We take a lot of pride in our transparency with our customers, and they tell us it’s one of the things they appreciate most about working with us. Well, that and our unbelievably fresh premium sausages.

What should you be asking your sausage supplier? Here are five questions to start with.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Sausage Vendor

Papa Cantella's Cauliflower Mash Will Be Your New Favorite Side Dish

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Dec 5, 2017 9:01:00 AM

Know what your table’s been missing?

Cauliflower Mash.

Papa Cantella’s Cauliflower Mash, specifically. Trust us. We eat a lot of it. Our creamy, healthful cauliflower mash is the side dish you didn’t know you needed. There are dozens of reasons it’s the side of the season…here are just a few of the most convincing.

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Topics: Sides, Cauliflower Mash

Food Safety Certifications Every Meat Manager Needs to Know

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Nov 28, 2017 9:03:00 AM

 

Food safety is – and should always be – the primary concern of any meat manager. Of course, every meat manager in the business is also looking for great-taste, fresh products, and cost-efficiency, too. Nothing else matters without a focus on high-quality safety standards for meat, from in-house displays all the way up the supply chain to the producer.

Here’s a look inside specific food safety certifications every meat manager needs to know.

 

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Meat Manager

3 Ways to Serve Sausage at Thanksgiving

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Nov 22, 2017 9:18:00 AM

 

 

Turkey is the undeniable star of Thanksgiving.

...but should it be? Here at Papa Cantella’s, sausage is always the star of our Thanksgiving table, and not just because we eat, sleep, and breathe premium sausage meats. No, we’ve always felt like our sausages are one of the easiest, most flavorful additions to the table!

Looking to incorporate more of the good stuff into your Thanksgiving meal this year? Here are three ways to serve sausage on turkey day.

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Topics: Sausage, Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving Sausage Stuffing Recipe Will Make Guests Forget About the Turkey

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Nov 7, 2017 9:03:00 AM

Thanksgiving’s coming!

At Papa Cantella’s, eating isn’t just something we do, it’s something we perfect. It should come as no surprise that around here, Thanksgiving is our Super Bowl. It’s the perfect time of year for us to pull out all the stops, to try out new recipes on more-than-happy family members/guinea pigs, and to really get indulgent.

Enter: The Perfect Sausage Stuffing Recipe.

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Topics: Sides, Sausage, Thanksgiving

3 Things a Sausage Vendor Should Offer Beyond Sausage

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Nov 1, 2017 9:03:00 AM

 

Is your sausage vendor doing enough? Maybe they have a huge selection of premium sausage products or even a roster of sauces and dessert options…but is that all you really need?

Meat buyers are understandably particular. The quality of their products is only as good as the quality of their vendors which is why Papa Cantella’s has spent so many years becoming exactly the kind of vendor we’d want to work with. Here are three things we think your sausage vendor should offer you besides amazing sausage…

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Topics: Sausage Vendor

3 Favorite Sides to Pair with Chicken Apple Sausage

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Oct 25, 2017 9:02:00 AM

So, you have a hankering for the sweet, savory flavors in Cantella’s Chicken Apple Sausage. But what should you have on the side? Whether you’re planning on serving your sausages sandwich-style or simply grilled, we’ve got the perfect accompaniment for your meal.

Here are our three favorite sides to pair with Cantella’s delicious Chicken Apple Sausage

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Topics: Sides, Chicken Apple Sausage

Why You Should Consider Partnering with a Local Sausage Vendor

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Oct 17, 2017 9:01:00 AM

Why should you choose a local sausage vendor as your partner in the meat procurement process? Plenty of reasons!

Here at Papa Cantella’s, we work with dozens of local butchers, grocery stores, and specialty food stores here in Southern California. We also have clients all around the country who receive the same level of industry-leading quality assurance as our regional partners.

If your business is located here in the greater Los Angeles area, here’s why we think you should strongly consider working with a local sausage vendor like Papa Cantella’s.

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Topics: Sausage Vendor, Local Vendor

Does Your Sausage Vendor Take Food Safety Seriously Enough?

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Oct 11, 2017 9:07:00 AM

 

If food safety isn’t the primary focus of your sausage vendor, you may be leaving yourself vulnerable. Each year over 48,000,000 Americans become sick after exposure to food-borne pathogens, the most serious of which include salmonella, E. coli, and listeria.

Meat is particularly susceptible to contamination throughout various points in the procurement process. How can you tell if your sausage vendor is taking the issue of food safety seriously enough?

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Topics: Food Safety, Sausage Vendor

Why Supply Chain Matters in Selecting Your Sausage Supplier

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Oct 2, 2017 9:20:00 AM


Supply chain matters. In the meat business, supply chain logistics impact everything from quality to safety. As a meat procurer, you likely know first-hand that your supply chain has a direct effect on the bottom line.

Supply chain is something we take incredibly seriously here at Papa Cantella’s. We’re committed to doing whatever it takes to provide our commercial clients the high-quality sausage they expect.

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Topics: Sausage Vendor