A day of Italian Culture and Tradition.
Sunday ~ May 7, 2017
Enjoy the second Silicon Valley Italian Festival – a dive into the Italian Fashion and Food.
To start a series of events for both adults and children ranging from cooking classes for adults and children, a series of conferences that will address various topics, storytelling for kids and more. The Italian market with its handicrafts will give you the feeling of browsing the small shops of an Italian town. Throughout the day several catering services will allow our guests to discover or rediscover the authentic flavors of Italian cuisine.
Finally, a fashion show accompanied by the Italian appetizer.
Program
9:30 am
Homemade Cheese and Sweets - with Stefania Pisanu
10:00 am
Opening
10:30 am
Italian Jewish Foodways by Francesco Spagnolo and Viola Buitoni.
11:00 am
Opening
Presented by Creactivity SF - Opening
11:30 am
The Secrets of Sardinia - with Stefania Pisanu
12:30 pm
Discover Italian Wines by Paolo Cagnoni Ribevi and Tiziana Costamagna
1:45 pm
Sicilia in Tavola - with Maria Luisa Manca
2:30 pm
Exploring Food and Fashion in Italy Through Travel by Chris Atwood
Presented by Creactivity SF - Closing
4:00 pm
Handmade Pasta - with Maria Luisa Manca
Discovering Silicon Valley... to Understand Italy by Roberto Bonzio
Closing
6:00 pm
Closing
Fashion Show with Luisa Spagnoli, Donald J Pliner. Introduced by Consul General of Italy in San Francisco Lorenzo Ortona, presented by Dennis Brown and Kimberly Minafra.
7:15 pm
Food by Italico and Terun

Proudly sponsored by




Partners Business Association Italy America Consul General of Italy in San Francisco Italy-America Chamber of Commerce West Creactivity SF Italian American Heritage Foundation Italian Cultural Institue SF Italiani di Frontiera Italian Trade Agency Silicon Valley Italia Executive Council Charity Partners Aryana Daybreak Children’s Rare Disease Fund Sponsors Keller Williams Realtor Cristina Ballerio Blackfin Energica Evaro Italian Collective Italico La Pizzeria Lemoncocco Panino Giusto Passione Pizza Ribevi wines See Italy Travel SipperSmart Luisa Spagnoli - Palo Alto STYLEBEE Superga SF Terun




Location and Dates
Oshman Family JCC
Taube Koret Campus for Jewish Life
3921 Fabian Way,
Palo Alto, CA 94303

FESTIVAL
Sunday - May 7, 2017
9:30 am to 8:00pm

Directions
Going either North or South on Highway 101:
Take the San Antonio Road South
exit toward Los Altos
Right on Charleston Road
Right on Fabian Way
Enter driveway & parking garage on the right
Going either North or South on Interstate 280: Take the El Monte Avenue East exit Left on Foothill Expressway Right on San Antonio Road Left on Charleston Road Right on Fabian Way Enter driveway & parking garage on the right
Parking info