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 11th annual Taste of Italy will be held on October 12, 2019.

Please note, Taste of Italy is a 21 and over event. No persons under 21 will be admitted even if they are accompanied by a parent or guardian.



To find out more about becoming a Restaurant Participant or Beverage Participant at Taste of Italy 2019, please email our Event Coordinator.

Partial List of 2018 Participants

Special Guests

John Pisano - Jazz Trio
The Verdi Chorus
Nick D'Egidio - A Celebration of Frank Sinatra
DJ Lo - Spinning Irresistible Grooves
Event Emcee - KTLA Reporter John Fenoglio

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 2019.

Taste of Italy 2018 Sponsors

FoodiamoGruppo I VinaiBirra MorettiMetroEl PuebloFernet-BrancaUmina BrothersWells FargoLaRoccaMatteo Pasquini Espresso1st Century BankDi Stefano CheeseMellano & CompanyAttore & AssociatesMalfy GinSanta Monica PlaceNCC MediaParmaPasta SnacksWorldwide ProducePerricone FarmsDel GrossoCity National BankDe NigrisCaseryYelp


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

Show your TAP card at the box office and save $5 on General Admission and $20 on Premiere Tickets.

Take the Red, Purple, Gold, or Silver Line to Union Station. Taste of Italy is happening at Pico House, across the street from the station. Plan your trip using the Trip Planner at metro.net or call 323.GO.METRO (323.466.3876).