Pre-Oscar® Celebration Big Success in Tuckahoe!

Thanks to Karen Coniglio for these delicious Chocolate Golden Oscars!

Thanks to Karen Coniglio for these delicious Chocolate Golden Oscars!

It’s only one day until the Oscars® and we’re revved up! Click for the full menu!

Last night we were HONORED to be featured at the Westchester Italian Cultural Center Pre-Oscar Celebration where money was raised for their incredible children’s programs that really motivate and inspire kids! It was a raging success! Many, many thanks to the crew of Patrizia Calce, Maria Rose Pietrosanti, and Veronica Papa for their hard work and dedication.

We had a great book signing of KitchAnnette™ Red Carpet Menus which were part of the swag bags. The people were so nice and the book had such a positive reception. So happy!

Comedian Dan Nainan of “Last Comic Standing” fame gave his time and talents to do a fabulous set! We also had Barry the Magician entertaining through the evening! Thanks also to actor Warren Bub and playwright/actor Joe Gulla for adding panache to the night.

The food was FABULOUS! Heartfelt thanks go out to Angelina’s Ristorante of Tuckahoe, Avitabile Deli of McLean Ave Yonkers, Cermele’s Catering of Tarrytown, Da Giorgio’s Restaurant of New Rochelle, Gino’s Pastry Shop of the Bronx, Paese Pizza & Pasta of Briarcliff Manor, Pane & Gelato of Eastchester, Spadaro’s Restaurant of New Rochelle, and Topps Bakery of Bronxville. And the lager from Yonkers Brewing Co. WOW!

And to the wonderful companies that provided items for the gift bags and fabulous baskets – Buzz Bags, Momma’s Jewels, Lola’s Mexican Kitchen, Lola NY, Brother Jimmy’s BBQ, HealthVolution, Liberty Tax, Sacred Heart Gifts of Mahopac, Patriot Woodworks, the Alamo Drafthouse, Savvy Tea Gourmet, Mambo 64, GoGoSqueeZ, DeCicco Supermarket of Pelham, Strike A Match, The Veda Company, SoulCycle of Scarsdale, The Tap House, and more!

The Grand Prize of top-of-the-line espresso machine compliments of DeLonghi, will be awarded this coming week once the Oscar ballots are tallied!

Finally I am grateful to all the “great”-ful people who attended the event. So warm, engaging, and know how to have a great time! It couldn’t have been better!

Now to get to prepping for tomorrow night! YEAH!

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