Central Market is getting ready for Passport Italy taking place from April 30 through May 13, 2014. This Passport event is a two week immersion in the cuisine, traditions, wine and culture of a selected region or country. Past events have included Passport Argentina in 2010, Passport Spain in 2011, Passport France in 2012 and Passport Brazil in 2013. It will take place at all Central Market locations across Texas including the one in San Antonio.
This year’s celebration will give guests the complete Italian experience by featuring traditional foods and ingredients of Italy. Items such as gelatos, breads, pastas, cured meats, wines, cheeses, oils, vinegars and chef-prepared foods will be available. Native chefs, winemakers and culinary experts will be on site to give cooking classes and offer samples of their products.
These are some of the highlights of the items and guests that are scheduled for this year’s Passport Italy. For more details and a complete list visit Central Market online.
Some of the products that will be available include:
- Baked goods
- Olive oils
- Fabio Viviani
- Domenica Marchetti
- Julian Barsotti
- Rolando Beramendi
- Marco Olivieri – Owner off Alma Wines
- Francesco Mazzei - Owner of Mazzei
- Angela Velenosi – Founder of Velenosi
- Vittorio Moretti – Owner of Petra and Contaldi Castaldi
- Alessandro Carpanedo - La Casearia Carpenedo
- Giovanni Giffanti Fiore - Guffani Formaggi
- Michael Milano - Milano’s
- Antica Pasteria
- Paolo Tanara - Tanara Prosciutto
Passport Italy 2014
All Central Market locations in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Plano, San Antonio and Southlake.
San Antonio’s Central Market
4821 Broadway St
San Antonio, TX 78209
Wednesday April 30 – Tuesday May 13, 2014
Source: Lacey Loppnow/Kristy Ozmun Public Relations