Friends of Italy Society of Hawai'i is excited to invite you to our annual Festa di Natale at Vintage Cave Cafe, on Friday, December 14 from 6:30-9:30pm.
We're delighted to indulge in the incredible culinary delights of Chef de Cuisine Taiki Oda. Chef Taiki pays homage to his culinary training in Parma, Italy, with an Italian-inspired menu filled with classic specialties and modern twists. Chef Taiki was a featured chef in our Festa Italiana Passaporto Italiano VIP Experience.
Menu: Vintage Cave Cafe will serve a delicious 5-course menu at a special discounted price offered especially to the members of the Friends of Italy Society of Hawaii.
- Passed Appetizers: Prosciutto & Grissini and Caprese
- Soup or Salad: choice of Quattro Mushroom Salad OR House Onion Soup*
- Pasta: Pasta alla Boscaiola
- Main: choice of Jidori Chicken Diavolo with roasted potato and brussel sprouts OR sauteed Fresh Fish with cheese risotto*
- Dessert: Tiramisu
*Kindly advise, courses requiring selections should be made when registering. This includes a request for vegetarian main course.
No-host bar: A full bar will offer for purchase beer, cocktails, wine, soft drinks, and coffee. Vintage Cave Cafe offers a selection of Italian Cocktails, Italian Liquers & Digestivos as well as a selection of Italian Wines.
Silent Auction: We're excited to offer a silent auction featuring wines, dining certificates and speciality items that we're having brought in from Italy.
Sapori Preferiti "Favorite Flavors" Gift Exchange: Get in the holiday spirit and join us for a fun gift exchange. If you'd like to participate, please bring your favorite (non-cooked/non-prepared) sweet or savory Italian food/ingredient item valued under $15. Examples might include: a jar of your favorite pasta sauce, a bag of your favorite Italian confectionery , pandoro, your favorite dry pasta, a jar of your favorite olive oil or balsamic, etc.