Columbus Citizens Foundation Presents: The Art of Being Italian

Celebration Kickoff Event at Eataly NYC Downtown!

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The Columbus Citizens Foundation presents The Columbus Celebration Kickoff hosted at the newly opened Eataly NYC Downtown! Our event will take place in one of Eataly's several eateries, La Piazza. The announcements start at 7, but please arrive early to browse the incredible location!

Honored guests include:
The Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of the State of New York; Maria Bartiromo, Anchor & Global Markets Editor, FOX Business Network; Lidia Bastianich, Chef, Author, Television Host & Restaurateur; our 2016 Columbus Day Grand Marshal, Robert LaPenta, Founding General Partner, Aston Capital Partners; our 2016 Columbus Day Honoree, Federica Marchionni, Fashion & Marketing Executive; and Angelo Vivolo, President of Columbus Citizens Foundation.

La Piazza
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
4 World Trade Center
101 Liberty Street, Floor 3
(At Liberty Street and West Street)
New York, NY 10007

No RSVP is necessary for this event. Please invite your friends and enjoy the free live entertainment, browse and eat at the incredible new EATALY NYC Downtown!

We are very honored to be hosted by the generous partners of Eataly NYC at their new location. Located in World Trade Center 4, this location has a spectacular view of the World Trade Center area. As with all other Eataly stores in the world, this store is dedicated to a theme: "...a piece of history, an influential person, an idea. Eataly NYC Downtown is dedicated to bread, the only food created by man, not nature, which unites virtually every community around the world."

Each month, Eataly NYC Downtown will celebrate a different bread from all over the world by inviting master bakers to sell their products, lead demos and tastings, and share stories of how bread and culture are intertwined.

Eataly NYC Downtown by the numbers:
  • 40,000 square feet
  • 4 casual restaurants: Orto e Mare, Il Pesce, La Piazza, La Pizza & La Pasta
  • 1 southern Italian dining room: Osteria della Pace (advance reservations accepted)
  • 1 free food “university”: Foodiversità
  • 1 wine bar: Il Vino
  • 1 coffee bar: Lavazza
  • 5 fresh production laboratories: Bakery, Mozzarella, Fresh Pasta, Pastry, Gelato
  • 10,000 retail products
  • 600+ Eatalians

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