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Stepping in to preserve their father's cherry business after a family tragedy

When sisters Dominique Mondella and Dana Mondella Bentz, owners of Dell’s Maraschino Cherries, walk into their bustling, state of the art factory in Brooklyn, it hardly seems haunted by tragedy.

But dark memories still linger at the Red Hook facility. Their father, Arthur Mondella, last year committed suicide there during an industrial pollution investigation that exposed a hidden marijuana-growing operation in the factory basement. Now, his daughters—who were wholly unaware of their father’s illicit enterprise—are determined to preserve the family’s 68-year old business. Read More...


 

Dell’s Maraschino Cherries Announces New Senior Management Team; Dana Mondella Bentz, President & CEO, Dominique Mondella, Vice President of Marketing

Dell’s Maraschino Cherries “Cocktail Cherries” Have Been the Signature Ingredient in Cocktails for Over 67 Years!

Dell’s Maraschino Cherries is proud to announce that the company has appointed Dana Mondella Bentz to President & CEO and Dominique Mondella as Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Established in 1948, Dell’s Maraschino Cherries have been the signature ingredient in cocktails for restaurants across the United States for the past 67 years. Now women-owned and operated, Dell’s processes upwards of 19 million pounds of cherries a year in their 38,000 square foot SQF level 3 state-of-the art facility which is also OU Kosher Certified and Halal Certified located in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn, New York. Read more...


 

At Dell’s Maraschino Cherries, It’s All About the Process!

Dell’s Maraschino Cherries Cold Process Produces the Crunchiest, Tastiest and Sweetest Cherries that Retailers and Foodservice Operators can Offer their Customers!

It’s all about the process at Dell’s Maraschino Cherries in Brooklyn, New York, the “COLD” process that is. Founded in 1948 in a square food store front, Dell’s Maraschino Cherries has continuously perfected their family secretive cold process in the manufacturing of their maraschino cherries. Unlike other maraschino cherry manufacturers that use a heat process, Dell’s cold process infuses the syrup at a much slower rate which retains the integrity of the cherries by maintaining their shape, size, and weight, but even more importantly, the skin of the cherries don’t shrivel. A heat process which quickens production times infuses the syrup at a much faster rate which shrinks the cherries and gives them a gummy taste. Read more...


 

After 70 Years, Dell’s Maraschino Cherries Are Still Being Served in America’s Finest Restaurants!

Dell’s Maraschino Cherries are Still the Perfect “Cherries” for Cocktails, Milk Shakes, Soft Drinks, Ice Cream or Desserts that Foodservice Operators can Offer their Customers

As the old saying goes; practice makes perfect and for Dell’s Maraschino Cherries, perfect means providing the finest restaurants in America with their maraschino cherries for the past seven decades. Unlike other maraschino cherry manufacturers in the United States, Dell’s Maraschino Cherries uses a cold process to infuse their syrup into their cherries at a much slower rate which retains the integrity of the cherries by maintaining their shape, size, and weight, but even more importantly, the skin of the cherries don’t shrivel. Other cherry processors use a heat process which quickens the production time and infuses the syrup at a much faster rate which shrinks the cherries and gives them a gummy taste. Read more...