This Sorrentino child is spending his birthday along with his mouth filled with pasta.

Jersey Shore‘s MikeThe SituationSorrentino and spouse Lauren Sorrentino celebrated their son Romeo Reign Sorrentino‘s first birthday with limitless spaghetti in an adorable photoshoot.  they posted to Instagram. The photos, shared on Mike and Lauren’s Instagram pages, confirmed Romeo shovelling handfuls of pasta into his mouth.

One picture confirmed the tiny tot, wearing a white chef’s hat and apron, holding a wooden spoon in a single hand while munching on the Italian dish, which he is pictured getting a bit messy with the tomato sauce in one other. As a nod to the household’s Italian roots, the set was embellished with Italian flags, pasta, bread and tomatoes.

“I like you greater than you like pasta,” Lauren wrote alongside the images. “Happy 1st Birthday Romeo Reign. spaghetti smash for the win.”

Romeo acquired some praise from the Jersey Shore family within the remark part with Jenni “JWoww” Farley writing, “Happy Birthday Romeo.” The Jersey Shore Instagram account even celebrated the event by asking the exhausting-hitting query: “Does Romeo say sauce or gravy?!”