About Us

Puravida Tuscan Deli and Espresso Bar is owned and managed by Sauro Bertolozzi.


Sauro Bertolozzi was born in Lucca (Tuscany) and moved in Ontario in 2001. He grew up learning the secrets of Tuscan ”Cucina povera Toscana” (Tuscan peasant cooking) from his grandma which used to cook only with the freshest ingredients from her garden (”L’Orto”)  and from the ”Pollaio” where chickens and rabbits were fed just with grass and bread crumbs.

Sauro is also a TICO Certified Travel Counselor since 2009 (certificate Number T716558) and has been creating customize tours to Italy for the past 9 years. At times, he will escort  small groups in the spring and fall.

Since March 2017 Sauro is the exclusive agent for Ontario of the Bocelli Farmhouse in Tuscany