Taste of Italy

Taste of Italy

Taste of Italy is Los Angeles’ premiere Italian Food and Wine event featuring award-winning restaurants and wineries, with fantastic entertainment in a spectacular setting.

The 10th Annual Taste of Italy will be held October 13th, 2018.



To find out more about becoming a Restaurant Participant or Beverage Participant at Taste of Italy 2018, please email our Event Coordinator.

Partial List of 2017 Participants

Special Guests

Nick D'Egidio - A Celebration of Frank Sinatra
An Unforgettable Performance by the LA Opera
DJ Lo - Spinning Irresistible Grooves
Taste of Italy 2017 Emcee - Three-Time Emmy Award Winner Mark DeCarlo
Michela Musolino Performing Traditional and Contemporary Sicilian Folk and Roots Music

Why Sponsor Taste of Italy?

Participating in Taste of Italy, Los Angeles’ premiere Italian Food and Wine event, provides the opportunity to connect with upper-income, sophisticated, cross-cultural audiences from Southern California and beyond. Drawing over 2,500 attendees, including dignitaries, civic leaders and celebrities, the event delivers a unique combination of excellent media value, product placement and client entertainment options.

Taste of Italy receives significant media attention, including coverage from the most-watched networks in Southern California. Through a variety of marketing opportunities, Taste of Italy sponsors receive an average of $65,000 in sponsorship value.

Proceeds from Taste of Italy support educational programming and other initiatives related to the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles’ mission. The IAMLA is a 501 (c) 3 charitable organization.

Find out more about becoming a Sponsor at Taste of Italy 2018.

Taste of Italy 2017 Sponsors

Pasta Chips

Gruppo I Vinai Birra Moretti LA Opera El Pueblo Fernet-Branca Wells Fargo Santa Monica Place Del Grosso 1st Century Bank Coldwell Banker | Global Luxury Di Stefano Cheese Pavilions Foundation DelGrosso Attore & Associates Santa Monica Seafood Urbani Truffles Girardi | Keese Lawyers Ferrarelle Bianco DiNapoli Foodiamo Luigi Bormioli Parma LaRocca Worldwide Produce Umina Brothers Perricone Farms Bentson, Vuona & Westersten, LLP City National Bank Stremick's Heritage Foods


Event address:
Pico House and The Plaza
424 North Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Go Metro!

Metro Trip Planner

El Pueblo Parking Lot Map & Rates


Go Metro to Taste of Italy and save $5 off General Admission and $20 off Premiere Tickets.

Simply present your valid TAP card, Metro or LA County employee ID at the box office.
Metro provides Bus and Rail transportation to Union Station until 2AM on Fridays and Saturdays. For your best route or more info, visit the Metro Trip Planner or call (323) Go Metro or (323.466.3876).