San Domenico Restaurant on Central Park South in New York City was the scene of today's lunch launch to celebrate 500 years of pasta making and to promote tourism in Naples, Italy, the island of Ischia ( known for its natural thermal spas), Capri ( known for its Blue Grotto and jet set lifestyle ), the picturesque Sorrento coast, and the archaeological wonders of Pompeii.
World renown restaurateur Tony May, co-owner of San Domenico spoke about the history of pasta and pasta cooking techniques; Chef Odette Fada prepared two pasta dishes for guests to taste, and Vince Curatola a.k.a. Johnny "Sack" Sacramoni from the award winning HBO series The Sopranos was there to support the event. Other prominent guests included: Manuela Barzan, Director of COM.TUR, a special agency of the Naples Chamber of Commerce.
To celebrate 500 years of pasta making, "A TASTE OF NAPOLI SWEEPSTAKES" is giving away amazing vacations to 3 lucky winners.
TRIPS INCLUDE: Roundtrip airfare for two to Naples, private driver , guided city tours of Capri, Positano and the Roman Ruins of Pompeii, dinner at two famous restaurants and daily breakfasts.
Entries accepted through December 31,2007
GOOD LUCK and send us a postcard.
TO ENTER THE "A TASTE OF NAPOLI" SWEEPSTAKES, go to www. A TasteofNapoli.com