Amato's is a company into Italian food business. It was founded in 1902 by Giovanni Amato. In 1972, it was purchased from Giovanni Amato by one of his employees named Dominic Reali. It has 40 stores including main stores and Xpress locations. It has its corporate office in Portland ME. Amato's claim to fame is its Italian sandwich known as "The Real Italian". Apart from it, Amato's pizza and pasta are also well known. They even provide nutritional information related to their food to educate consumers. The name Amato's Xpress is allocated to franchises with the exception of franchises Vermont based Maplefield's gas stations.