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The Two Newest Gelato Shops in Montclair

By Brooke Harrington, Montclair Now

September 10, 2021

Walking into Benvenuti I was instantly transported back to Italy. Fresh, churning gelato in front of me, mixed with the scents of cappuccinos and dripping espresso to pair. Benvenuti is a traditional Italian gelato shop serving up classic flavors like pistachio, hazelnut, vanilla, and tiramisu...


The Top Frozen Treats in North America

By Jayme Hitchcock, Yelp

June 22, 2021

In preparation for the sizzling summer months ahead, we tapped into Yelp’s data science team to determine the top frozen treats across U.S. and Canada. Despite challenges faced during COVID-19, these top spots kept the frozen treats flowing...


Benvenuti Montclair Brings Heavenly Gelato and Sorbetto To Montclair’s Church Street

By Liz George, Baristanet

July 17, 2020

Mazzeo and wife Barbara Morini, along with friends and business partners Matthew Brown and Alessandra Alecci, have created an opportunity to experience Italy in downtown Montclair...


Benvenuti Brings a Taste of Italy to Downtown Montclair

By Kevin Doyle, The Montclarion

December 3, 2020

In the midst of a global pandemic, two Italian American families came together with the same vision and opened a gelato shop in Montclair, New Jersey. The Mazzeo and Brown families are the co-owners of Benvenuti, located at 20 Church St. in downtown Montclair...


Robin’s Nest: Sweet and Hot is What We’ve Got

By Robin Woods, Montclair Local

November 15, 2020

The weather is cool and crisp, but we still want our sweet frozen treats. Benvenuti means “welcome” in Italian, and Roger Mazzeo and his business partner, Matthew Brown, opened Benvenuti on Church Street on July 2, 2020, bringing a little bit of Italy to Montclair...

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