La Dolce Vida Card - Los Angeles - Consolato Generale
Under the auspices of the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles and in collaboration with the Italian Trade Commission to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Unification of Italy ITALY COMES TO BEVERLY HILLS JUNE 18 - 26 For additional information and information on accommodations please visit www.LoveBeverlyHills.com/Italian-Week.aspx Love Beverly Hills 239 South Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90212 • (310) 248-1015 www.LoveBeverlyHills.com VisitBevHills VisitBeverlyHills Under the auspices of the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles and in collaboration with the Italian Trade Commission to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Unification of Italy, “La Dolce Vita Beverly Hills” will celebrate Italian automobiles, cinema, jewelry, cycling and cuisine from June 18-26. The week kicks off with the annual Rodeo Drive Concours d' Elegance on June 19 and ends with the Gran Fondo, a traditional Italian long-distance cycling event, on June 26. During the week, enthusiasts are invited to experience exclusive promotions and events including specialty prix fixe menus at Italian restaurants, special offers and Italian cinema. Prix Fixe Menus A number of Italian restaurants in Beverly Hills join in the Italian Week celebration, offering an enticing prix fixe menu created especially to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy. Diners can select from an assortment of Italian dishes during each course: ‘Primi Piatti,’ ‘Secondi Piatti,’ and ‘Dolce,’ ranging from $28 to $60 per person. Visit www.lovebeverlyhills.com/Italian-Week.aspx to peruse every delectable menu. 1. Caffé Roma 4. La Gondola 7. Scarpetta 2. Da Pasquale 5. Oliverio 8. Trattoria Amici 3. Il Fornaio 6. Piccolo Paradiso 9. Via Alloro 350 N. Cañon Drive (310) 274-7834 9749 S. Santa Monica Blvd. (310) 859-3884 301 N. Beverly Drive (310) 550-8330 9025 Wilshire Blvd. (310) 247-1239 225 N. Canon Drive (310) 860-7970 9400 W. Olympic Blvd. (310) 407-7791 469 N. Doheny Drive (310) 858-0271 301 N. Canon Drive (310) 858-6857 150 South Beverly Drive (310) 271-0030 Beverly Hills 1 9 2 7 4 6 5 “Gioiello” Days Celebrating Italian Jewelry Saturday, June 18th thru Sunday, June 26th Several locations throughout Beverly Hills "Gioiello" is collaboration with the most respected Italian jewelers on Rodeo Drive and in Beverly Hills highlighting Italy’s exquisite craftsmanship and design. A select group of boutiques will host a variety of special events to coordinate with this Italian celebration. The Rodeo Drive Concours d'Elegance 2011 Sunday, June 19th, 10:00am - 4:00pm Rodeo Drive - between Wilshire Blvd and Santa Monica Blvd This year's Concours is themed The Art of Italian Motoring and will feature a fantastic selection of Alfa Romeos, Ferraris, Fiats and Lamborghinis along with legendary Italian motorcycles like Ducattis, Vespas and Lambrettas. FIAT is the 2011 Honored Marque and will prominently feature the 2012 Fiat 500, as well as offer ride-and-drive opportunities for guests in the 2012 Fiat 500. Other modes of Italian transportation will also be on display including a rare chance to view an authentic 38-foot gondola from the canals of Venice, Italy on Two Rodeo’s Via Rodeo. Be a part of the unique mix of guests at this free event which kicks off Italian Week in Beverly Hills. Cinecittà Luce at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Friday, June 24th, 8:00pm – 10:30pm (doors open at 7 pm) Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences - 8949 Wilshire Boulevard On June 24, Cinecittà Luce, Italy’s most famous film studio will celebrate Italian Cinema at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences in Beverly Hills with a premiere screening of the film “Nessuno mi puo’ giudicare.” The film recently won three David di Donatello Awards - also known as the Italian Oscars. Today, Cinecittà Luce is one of the main actors in the film industry, which works to support the development and promotion of Italian cinema in Italy and abroad, and is distinguished by its ability to integrate different areas of activity, essential for dealing in a competitive global market. Attendance is RSVP only to: [email protected] or 323.769.3573. 8 3 Events Gran Fondo Sunday, June 26th, 7:00am Beginning on Rodeo Drive and ending at 9900 Wilshire Boulevard Italian Week in Beverly Hills culminates in the debut of the first Gran Fondo cycling event to take place in the Los Angeles area. Registered participants and enthusiastic supporters will line up on Rodeo Drive for the start of the ride which will ultimately send cyclists west on Wilshire Boulevard toward Santa Monica and the ocean. Cyclists will make their way back to 9900 Wilshire Boulevard to celebrate the afternoon with friends and family at the Gran Fondo Cycling Expo.