Go Eat Give - Destination Italy
Thursday, January 10, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EST)
Immerse yourself in the food and culture of your favorite destination, Italy! Get a recap from Florens 2012, learn about the Italian community in Atlanta, and enjoy the cuisine of southern Italy.
Sucheta Rawal, founder of Go Eat Give recently won a bloggers contest organized by Fondazione Florence and was invited to Florence, Italy as part of Team Florens 2012, where Go Eat Give was named "one of the most influential blogs on culture in the world." She attended the Biannual Florence Culture and Heritage week where speakers from all around the world gathered to discuss economy, cultural preservation and business. Sucheta will be sharing her insights from Florens 2012.
Our special speaker for the evening is Arturo Giancarlo Pirrone. Atlanta based architect and philantropist, Giancarlo, is originally from Palermo, Italy, partner in the real estate investment firm, Ansley Partners LLC, and president of the Italian conversation club, Ciancia. He will speak to us about Italian food and culture. Through Ciancia, Giancarlo has promoted the use of Italian language in the U.S. while furthering the knowledge of literature, cuisine, visual arts, architecture and cinematography.
Entertainment for the evening will be a live Opera performance by Mrs. Sally Rose Bates. A graduate from Georgia State University's Masters in Vocal Performance, Bates has won numerous awards for her work. Bates is a voice and piano teacher at Peggy Still School of Music in Alpharetta, GA.
Double Zero Napoletana is an upscale southern Italian restaurant featuring the cuisine of the Campania region. The name Double Zero refers to the type of flour used to make Neapolitan pizza. The Verace Pizza Napoletana association, which upholds the traditions and stipulations of traditional Neapolitan pizza, states that only Double Zero Flour, DOP San Marzano tomatoes, all natural Fior-di-Latte or Bufala fresh mozzarella, fresh basil, sea salt and yeast can be used in the making of Neapolitan Pizza, which they do here at Double Zero in Atlanta.
Included in your ticket are a delicious 5-course family style Italian dinner, speaker & entertainment!
Free Parking. Includes dinner, tax & tips; Drinks extra. Advance purchase required.
Portion of proceeds from this event will benefit Go Eat Give.
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Go Eat Give
Go Eat Give is an Atlanta based nonprofit that encourages people to learn about different cultures through food, travel and community service. We host monthly "destination" events where you can experience the cuisine and culture of a far off land; volunteer vacation trips around the world; and lots of fun articles on our web site.