Mangia! Mangia! Italians do know their food and we love them for it! How can we not?! Italian cuisine is synonymous with traditional rustic dishes, flavourful full bodied wines and the love of sharing with family and friends.
Italian food lovers will be thrilled to hear that Ottawa will be having its very own Italian wine and food show. Fiera Italia “A Taste of Italy Assaggi” will give food lovers an opportunity to savour authentic Italian products typically found in various regions of Italy.
The National Federation of Italian Canadians local Ottawa District invites the Ottawa Community to celebrate Italian Heritage Month on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at the St. Anthony Soccer Club in the heart of Ottawa’s Little Italy.
“Assaggi”, Italian for “sample” epitomizes what the event is all about. Fiera Italia will be showcasing a variety of foods and wines from local wineries, local Italian restaurants and Italian Associations who will be cooking up delicious dishes from different areas of Italy.
This event was created to give everyone an opportunity to come out and unwind in Little Italy by drinking some good wine with good food in good company – Ellie Dellis, Event Coordinator for Fiera Italia
Some of the featured Sponsors/Associations participating in this event:
– Centro Abruzzese Canadese
– Pratola Peligna
– Johnny Farina
– Salute Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar
– The Soup Guy
– Holy Cannoli
– The Nutty Greek Bake Shop
– The Unrefined Olive
– St. Anthony Soccer Club
– Sala San Marco
– Casa Niacastro Foods
– Domino’s Pizza
– FWM Wine
– Sandbanks Winery
– Authentic Wines & Spirits
– Pelee Island Winery
If food wasn’t enough, guests will also be entertained by some modern jazz tunes as they indulge in this Italian experience. All net proceeds will be donated to the St. Anthony’s Youth Soccer Program and the Italian Television Program Tele 30.
Where: St. Anthony Soccer Club, 523 St. Anthony Street
When: Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
Time: 5pm to 10pm
Tickets: $35.00 per person on-line (www.italiancanadians.ca) or at the door.
Each entrance ticket includes five “Assaggi” tickets which can be used for any wine samples of your choice. “Assaggi” tickets will also be available for sale on the floor. All food samples are included with your entrance fee. **This is a 19+ event and ID will be required**.