POTTSTOWN, PA - Alfresco Home, the exclusive North American distributor of the “Fornetto™” Wood-Fired Dual Purpose Oven and Smoker, will soon ship its new Fornetto™ Premium Hardwood Lump Charcoal and Fornetto™ European Smoking Chips throughout North America.
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"Joseph Cilio, president of Alfresco Home, was settling into his company's new corner showroom on the 16th floor (formerly home to Gensun) after showing the past several years in a temporary space. "We couldn't be more excited," he said. "Traffic has been steady with 80% of our traffic appointment-based. People are not only seeing our Fornetto pizza oven, but they are getting a chance to view the furniture line for the first time the right way. We've been able to put some vignettes together which has turned out nicely."" Click more to see the whole article.
PHILADELPHIA - Outdoor furniture manufacturer Alfresco Home has signed a lease with Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc., for a 2,200-sq.-ft. showroom in Chicago's Merchandise Mart, the company announced.
Alfresco Home has been awarded the exclusive North American distribution rights to “Fornetto” by Garth Living of Australia. The “Fornetto” range of products include the versatile two in one wood fired pizza oven and smoker For more than 30 years both Alfresco Home and Garth have proudly been designing and manufacturing quality outdoor products that are sold world-wide.
Alfresco Home won the Manufacturer of the Year Award in the Complementary Casual Products category this year. Read more...
At the recent ICFA Board Meeting, Alfresco Home's president, Joseph Cilio, was caught on film with Casual Living's publisher Norman Hamilton, and ICFA Executive Director, Joe Logan. See more here.
October 17, 2011
Alfresco Home’s new Orchid Pots have arrived for fall shipping.
Alfresco Home presented with Manufacturing Leadership Award at 2011 ICFA Awards
The summer season is starting to wind down as we move into the fall. Alfresco Home has had a very busy summer season. Starting with a move from our corporate headquarters in King of Prussia to Pottstown, PA. We have designed a beautiful new showroom within our corporate office and national distribution center (which is open to all customers by appointment). To finally all be under one roof has proven to be a wonderful asset for Alfresco Home and our customers alike. With our wonderful new designs for 2012, Alfresco Home has been hitting the road to Chicago to showcase our new Garden Accents and Casual Furniture at this years I.G.C. Show and the Casual Market.
Alfresco Home wanted to thank all of you who came to see us at this years I.G.C. show on the Navy Pier in Chicago. We saw some new faces and some of our current customers. We appreciated all of the support you showed us, and we hope that we provided you with a wonderful mix of pots, planters, statuary, and bistros to help fill your stores. We really had a great show, and we had a great time meeting with all of you. We hope that you found the show to be as beneficial to you as it was to us.
As we move into September Alfresco Home is shifting its sights to the Casual Market at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago. We will be showing at the market in Booth #8-9082 from Monday Sept 12-15. We plan on bringing an assortment of what Alfresco Home has to offer in the Casual Furniture market, from cast aluminum, wrought iron, All-Weather wicker to our marble mosaic lines. Alfresco Home has done an incredible job in designing new styles for 2012 and offering them in multiple options: dining, deep seating, chat groups, bistro groups, gathering and bar height groups and much more. We look forward to seeing you in Chicago and making the Casual Market of 2011 the very best.
Pottstown, PA 26 August 2010
Come see Alfresco Home’s new casual furniture line-up for 2012 at this year’s Casual Market at the Merchandise Mart in the heart of downtown Chicago.
King of Prussia, PA 25 October 2010 – Alfresco Home, designer and manufacturer of distinctive products for outdoor living, has introduced two new catalogues for the 2011 season: Casual Furniture and Garden Accents.
King of Prussia, PA 25 October 2010 - Alfresco Home, designer and manufacturer of distinctive casual furniture and garden accents for outdoor living has opened its new warehouse in Pottstown, PA, a suburb of Philadelphia, PA.
King of Prussia, PA 25 October 2010 – Alfresco Home, designer and manufacturer of casual and garden furniture has introduced Wrought Iron Collections to its product mix. According to Vice President of Product Development, Anthony Cilio, “The Wrought Iron collections have been designed to appreciate the classics as well as welcome something in iron that is fresh and up to date. At the same time attention to quality, durability and value is always a priority in development.” New Collections include the Highland Park, Devon and Sunnyvale collections.
King of Prussia, PA 25 October 2010 – Alfresco Home, designer and manufacturer of casual and garden furniture has introduced Wrought Iron Collections to its product mix.
According to Vice President of Product Development, Anthony Cilio, “The Wrought Iron collections have been designed to appreciate the classics as well as welcome something in iron that is fresh and up to date. At the same time attention to quality, durability and value is always a priority in development.” New Collections include the Highland Park, Devon and Sunnyvale collections.
Alfresco Home, designer and manufacturer of distinctive garden accents has introduced two new collections to its popular outdoor living décor collections.
The Alfresco Lite™ Planter Collection, manufactured of fiberglass, is vastly lighter than its stone predecessors yet maintains superb durability in outdoor environs. The new planters offer the texture of aged stone in finishes that highlight natural patina: Pietra a dark sandy textured patina with gray overtones and Earthstone, a coarse textured brown-maroon patina. When planted, they are indistinguishable from the classic artifacts after which they are fashioned.
King of Prussia, PA 1 September 2009 - Alfresco Home, designer and manufacturer of fine outdoor furnishings and accessories, steps up to their customers' call for more choices in their much sought after cast aluminum category. Adding eight new complete collections, 2 new finishes and dozens of exciting, original accessories, Alfresco Home's depth and assortment of cast aluminum offerings is quite impressive.
Cilio founded Peter's Home and Garden Center, Campania Imports
-- Casual Living, 1/5/2009 7:28:00 AM
Peter Cilio, a renowned entrepreneur, artist and iconic fixture of the gardening industry, died December 16th at his home in Blue Bell, Pa., after a yearlong battle with cancer. He was 78.
Cilio founded Peter's Home and Garden Center in Quakertown, Pa., in the early 70s. The store pioneered the importing of Italian terra cotta to the states after its founder, born in Ponte Romito, Italy, saw there was no resource for the handmade terra cotta pottery his garden so craved.
Drawing from his experience in wholesale and retail, Joseph Cilio grows Alfresco Home's business as he anticipates the next step for the company and the industry
By Chris Gigley -- Casual Living, 1/1/2009
Alfresco Home's comprehensive line of distinguished outdoor garden furnishings and accessories is now featured on the 10th floor of Building 2 West Wing: the AmericasMart's newest permanent product center dedicated to Outdoor Living and Gardens.
Alfresco Home introduces a distinctively designed collection of outdoor living products to help the independent retailers expand sales into all four seasons. In each product, buyers will continue to find quality, style, function and value.
Alfresco Home invites all of our customers, both present and future, to visit with us in our newly designed 10,000 square foot showroom outside of Philadelphia, PA. Please be our guest and browse our complete collection of casual furniture and decorative home and garden accents. All visits must be arranged through your local sales representative and are made by appointment only.
Philadelphia, PA May 19, 2008 - To help meet the demand for outdoor living furnishings, Alfresco Home is expanding their current collections of outdoor furniture, entertainment elements and garden accents.
Philadelphia, PA June 2007- To help meet the growing demand for their outdoor living collections of casual furniture and accessories, Alfresco Home will be moving to a new office and showroom located at 421 Feheley Drive, Suite A, King of Prussia PA, 19406. In addition to the 15,000 square foot office center just outside of Philadelphia, Alfresco Home is also increasing their distribution facility to 50,000 square feet effective July 1st.
Philadelphia, PA August 1, 2006- New distinctive All-Weather Wicker Dining and Deep Seating Collections from Alfresco Home will be showcased at the upcoming Chicago International Casual & Furniture Accessories Market in September. Products to be featured include various outdoor elements from the Notte, Brezza and Vento collections as well as other deep seating options to complement Alfresco Home's newly designed chat and beverage tables.