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15th Annual “A Taste of Italy” Dinner and Wine Auction
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Tuesday, June 06, 2017, 06:00pm


Event will benefit PACE’s holistic girl-centric programs to support at risk youth

15th Annual Taste of Italy, a dinner and wine auction, will be held at Casa D’Angelo’s Fort Lauderdale location on June 6th at 6:00 p.m.

  • Casa D’Angelo’s founder and chef, Angelo Elia along with his wife Denise, will close their Fort Lauderdale restaurant to graciously host the 15th annual A Taste of Italy benefitting girls at PACE Broward.
  • The evening begins at 6 p.m. with a reception, followed by a fast-paced auction of premium wines and vacation/entertainment packages. The auction will be followed by a four-course Tuscan dinner prepared by Chef Angelo.
  • Since its inception, the event has proven extremely successful with tickets selling out every year. To date, Angelo Elia’s A Taste of Italy has helped raise more than $800,000 for services for girls at PACE Broward.
  • Proceeds from A Taste of Italy help fund year round academic, counseling and life skills services for girls enrolled at PACE Center for Girls Broward.
  • This year’s A Taste of Italy will be co-chaired by Thomas and Lynne Coon.
  • This year’s honoree will be Rose Miniaci.

Limited tickets are available for the event. The “Chianti” tickets are $300 per person and include the reception’s four-course dinner menu with wine specially selected by Chef Angelo. The “Super Tuscan” tickets are $500 per person and include the reception’s four-course dinner, a fine bottle of Italian wine and recognition in the evening’s program. To purchase your tickets, please call Development Director, Kim Vassar at 954.561.6939 Ext.3827 or email her at Kim.Vassar@pacecenter.org.

Location Casa D’Angelo Ristorante
1201 N Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale