Starting this week Central Market is celebrating Italian culture with Passport Italy and it will continue through Tuesday May 13, 2014. This Passport event is a two week immersion in the cuisine, traditions, wine and culture of Italy. To launch the celebration there will be an opening ceremony on Saturday May 3 that will include Italian music, food and wine tastings.
The ribbon cutting ceremony will begin at 10a.m. in front of the store and will feature a guest appearance from the Christopher Columbus Italian Society of San Antonio, pasta samplings, prosciutto carvings and the cracking of a rare tre numeri parmesan cheese wheel. Live music will be courtesy of Opera San Antonio.
A special food and wine stroll through the Italian-themed store will begin at 5p.m. and is free and open to the public. Guests will be able to sample an array of delicious Italian dishes paired with various Italian wines.
As an added bonus Central Market is holding a sweepstakes contest with various Italian-themed prizes that include:
- Grand Prize - One (1) 2014 Fiat 500 vehicle
- Second Prize - One (1) Vespa LX150 motor scooter
- Third Prize ‐ Two (2) roundtrip airline tickets to Italy
- Fourth Prize ‐ Nine (9) winners will receive gift baskets
To enter the sweepstakes applicants must complete an official entry form in person at any Central Market store. All entries must be received by May 13, 2014 at 10p.m. Limit one entry per person.
Passport Italy opening ceremony and kick-off event
4821 Broadway St
San Antonio, TX 78209
Saturday May 3, 2014
Opening ceremony begins at 10a.m. and the stroll will be from 5p.m. to 8p.m.
Source: Lacey Loppnow/Kristy Ozmun Public Relations