Friday, May 19, 2017

Festa a Vico 2017, Sweeter than Ever!

Just a couple of more weeks and the wait will be over.  Festa a Vico 2017, 4 - 6 June promises to be sweeter than ever this year.  The 15th edition of 2 Star Michelin chef, Gennaro Esposito's party on the peninsula with the sole purpose of raising money for charities such as ALTS ( Association for the fight against breast tumors), Fondazione Pro ( Tumor research and prevention), Never Give Up (Prevention and treatment of nutrition and eating disorders), Noi con Voi per le Mici (School camps for children with chronic intestinal inflammatory diseases) and Santobono Onlus (Operative microscope project).

Last year,  Festa a Vico raised nearly 190,000 Euro!  How?  By hosting a series of events featuring over 400 chefs and pizza makers.
Here's a quick glance at the program.

On Sunday, June 4, the "Republic of Food" will be on stage. Approximately 200 young chefs will animate the streets of Vico Equense's center by cooking dishes inside and outside of the nearby shops. You can enjoy their dishes in front of the florist, in the clothing boutiques or simply on the various tasting stations that will color the streets. Here's how to participate: a simple offer of 20 euros at one of the Onlus collection points will allow you to taste 5 dishes as  well as  a bottle of water and a coffee or to taste 4 dishes, taste a glass of wine and have a bottle of water and a coffee.

On Monday, June 5, there will be the "Charity Dinner" Over 20 star chefs will prepare a dinner for 200 diners. The great names from some of Italy's top  restaurants will take  guests on an unforgettable journey with classic dishes of their own restaurants. The dessert buffet will be made by the Accademia Maestri Pasticceri Italiani. This event is sold out!

On Tuesday, June 6, it will simply be the "Night of the Stars." In the beautiful scenery of the Seiano Marina, over 100 Michelin star chefs will delight participants with their street food. There will be a wonderful opportunity - just to say it - to taste the "Pizza of the Stars" of the Pizzaioli Masters and then conclude the evening in the tourist complex Le Axidie with the "Dessert Storm", a sweet moment starring over 20 of the best Italian  pastry chefs. Here's how to attend: you can take part in the evening with a minimum bid of 120 € that will be allocated to the Onlus Associations. It is possible to make the donation the evening at the bank of the Onlus which you will find at the entrance (also with credit card) but, since the places are limited, it is advisable to make the donation by bank transfer (as it has a value of Reservation) to be made by 27/05/2017

Further info can be found on the Festa a Vico' site here -

See you at Vico!

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