St. Louis (KSDK) - Del Pietro's House of Pasta is set to close in August after serving the St. Louis community for 35 years.
Located in the 5600 block of Hampton, Del Pietro's was opened by Mary Rose and Michael Del Pietro Sr. on September 13, 1976. Since Michael died in 1986, and Mary Rose has been running the restaurant by herself.
Mary Rose has been in the restaurant business since she was 11-years-old, and will turn 68 the day after the doors close. She's looking forward to spending more time with her ten grandchildren and will make the rounds at four children's restaurants to mix and mingle.
The final dinner at Del Pietro's will be served Saturday, August 27.
The space will be leased to Mathew Ungar, the executive chef at the Missouri Athletic Club West. He will re-open the restaurant as Mathew's Kitchen on October 1.