In the distant 50s a stubborn and tenacious from Catania emerges among all, Antonino Prestipino .

A warm and bold head and if it is true that luck rewards the bold in him this saying is fully realized.

He began working as a cook aide, and he was there to discover his true passion in the field of catering and pastry shop .

He had a large family of 10 children to whom he taught each of them his trade.


In 1976 he succeeded in opening " Al Caprice ", a place taken by the Caviezel family, an institution in Catania of those times, which later became the bar of excellence in the heart of the center historical Catania.

The family-run company continues to grow. The fourth-born Mario , with a strong and charismatic presence and a strong personality, together with sister Franca manage to create a familiar and comfortable atmosphere, winning over the customers who are immediately captured by the delicacy and genuineness of their products managing to make this their own characteristic.

Prestipino Today

In recent years, however, it is the young nephew Antonio Prestipino who, with the same stubbornness of the eponymous grandfather, continues to amaze with his innovations and with the same spirit managerial has further expanded the company, taking care of him, first that his products are chosen and selected.

La Prestipino Eventi e Catering, today recognized for its excellent craftsmanship and the refinement of its creations, it has always been a reference point throughout the Sicilian territory .

The secret lies in the care with which they recreate the ancient recipes of the regional tradition, making the products difficult to imitate and easily recognizable.

Thanks to the energy of his nephew, the company has today managed to establish itself as one of the most appreciated pastry shops in Italy . In 2018 even the New York Times talks about it, referring to the Prestipino bar in Piazza Duomo for the quality of their products and for the cordiality that the journalist of the same article found.

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