Taste of Italy


Come enjoy authentic Italian cuisine in the heart of Italian Village from many Columbus area Italian Eateries. Sample as you like and also enjoy a wide variety of Italian wine, beer, and spirits. The event will take place on Monday, October 3rd, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., at the Columbus Italian Festival site under the large tent at the corner of East Lincoln Street and Hamlet Street.

Free parking available at the church lot at 4th and Lincoln as well as across 4th  street in the Jeffrey lot.  Please note there is no parking in the Wonder Bread Building lot behind the church and this is permit parking only and a tow-away zone.

Entertainment by Ray Massa’s EuroRhythms.

We look forward to another spectacular event on Monday, October 3rd, 2016.

For restaurants interested in participating in the 2016 Taste of Italy, contact:
Bud Fuller at (614) 774-4864  bfuller@rdpfoodservice.com

$35 in advance, $40 at the door
For tickets call (614) 294-8259
or email: mrpanicoharn@gmail.com

Our Restaurant Partners for 2016

The Berwick                                  Chicken Piccata – Tortellini in Vodka Sauce 
320 Refugee Rd, Columbus, Ohio  43232          

Borgata Pizza Cafe                       Italian Stuffed Peppers – Gnocchi                                                     
5701 Parkville St., Columbus, Ohio  43229          

Butch’s Italian Cafe                     Rotini Pasta Salad                                       
6208 Merider, Canal Winchester, Ohio 43110

Cafe Napolitana                             Rigatoni Tossed in Fresh Alfredo Sauce                                   
40 N High St, Columbus, Ohio  43215

Cardone’s Restaurant               Gnocchi – Beef Brisket Ravioli                              
377 West Main, Westerville, Ohio 43081            

Carfagna’s                                      Lasagna – Mini Cannoli                                   
1405 E. Dublin Granville Rd, Columbus, Ohio  43229

Gallo’s Food Group                  Meatball – Sausage w/peppers – Italian Pork Sliders                                        
2820 Nottingham Rd., Columbus, Ohio 43221            

La Casa Espresso                      Italian Coffees
45 E. Columbus St.,
Lithopolis, Ohio 43110

Spaghetti Warehouse              Wedding Soup – Stuffed Mushrooms                                            
397 W. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio  43215

Vittoria Ristorante             Four Cheese Ravioli, Braised beef Short Ribs over                
10241 Sawmill Pkwy, Powell, Ohio  43065        papperdelle, Heirloom tomatoes
www.vittoriacolumbus.com                                   and fresh spinach in olive oil

Ferrari Baking Company             Italian Pastries
3 w. High St., Mt. Vernon, Ohio 43050

Chocolate Moonshine         Chocolate bars, truffles, fudge
230 Easton Town Center, Columbus, Ohio  43219

Anti Pasti table provided by

RDP Food Service                                                           
and Patrick Cudahy Meats

Past Taste of Italy Honorees:

2009 – TAT, Jimmy Corrova
2010 – Casa Di Pasta, Stella Chapin
2011 – Carfagna and Millitello Families
2012 – The Berwick, Susi family
2013 – RDP Food Service, DiPalo Family
2014 – Savko and Romanelli Families
2015 – Gallo’s Food Group

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If you have any questions or concerns please visit the staff page and find the correct person to call or email. If you are not sure who you should contact, please call 614-294-8259.

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We are located at 720 Hamlet Street in Columbus, Ohio 43215.

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