Taste of Italy Los Angeles

Taste of Italy Los Angeles

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 Los Angeles 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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

FINE RESTAURANTS
WORLD-CLASS WINES
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
CELEBRITY CHEFS

TASTE OF ITALY AT A GLANCE

Taste of Italy, Southern California’s Premiere Italian Food and Wine Event, offers unique and fully customizable activations for over 75 partners each year. Benefiting a 501 (c) 3 non profit organization, Taste of Italy offers exceptional opportunities to:

– Connect with 2,500 upscale consumers, 53% of which have a household income of $250,000+
– Launch a new product or expose your brand
– Showcase your firm’s philanthropic efforts
– Ensure a high return on investment with exceptional media value
– Entertain clients


ABOUT TASTE OF ITALY

The eleventh annual Taste of Italy is Los Angeles’ premiere Italian food and wine event, featuring the region’s best Italian restaurants, authentic products, and world-class wines, with live performances in a spectacular, historic setting.

For one evening, the heart of historic downtown Los Angeles is transformed into a charming piazza, where 2,500 italophiles join celebrities, dignitaries, and philanthropists to eat, drink, and mingle at this upscale, ticketed event.

WHY SPONSOR TASTE OF ITALY?

Sponsoring Taste of Italy, a benefit for the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles, a 501 c (3) nonprofit organization, provides the opportunity to connect with one of Southern California’s most affluent, sophisticated, well-traveled, and crosscultural audiences who value your commitment to the community.

Taste of Italy receives significant media attention from the largest media outlets in the region.

We are happy to work with you to create a customized campaign to reflect your budget and marking goals.

TASTE OF ITALY OVERVIEW

When: October 12, 2019

Where: 424 North Main Street, Los Angeles, 90012.

Demographics: The event draws a diverse group of over 2,500 attendees, most of whom are educated professionals, earn in excess of $250,000 annually, and are interested in cuisine, travel, and fine living. Over 65% of the attendees are between the ages of 21 and 55.

Highlights: Dozens of the region’s best Italian restaurants, purveyors of fine foods, and world-class wines, as well as Michelin star chefs, live entertainment, demonstrations, dignitaries, and celebrities.

Media Coverage: Taste of Italy receives extensive coverage from media outlets including KTLA, KNBC, KCRW, KABC, the Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Magazine, over 100 cable channels, and dozens more.

Sponsorship Opportunities and Benefits

TITLE SPONSOR $50,000

ONE AVAILABLE

– Named official product or service of event
– Company incorporated into media interviews and PSAs as permitted
– Logo included on 100 light pole banners displayed on busy thoroughfares
– Banner advertisement on museum website
– Year-round promotion opportunities
– Naming of VIP/Premiere entrance
– Company listed as title sponsor in all event promotional materials
– Podium recognition at event
– Five dedicated social media posts
– Recognition as title sponsor in museum newsletter, website, and social media
– Reserved table for ten at Taste of Italy

PLATINUM SPONSOR $25,000

THREE AVAILABLE

– Company incorporated into media interviews and PSAs as permitted
– Logo included on 50 light pole banners displayed on busy thoroughfares
– Company included in all event promotional materials
– Naming of general admission entrance
– Recognition as Platinum Sponsor in museum newsletter, website
– Podium recognition at event
– Three dedicated social media posts
– Reserved table for ten at event

GOLD SPONSOR $15,000

THREE AVAILABLE
– Company incorporated into media interviews as permitted
– One 10’ x 10’ corporate hospitality tent in premiere location at event or reserved table for ten at event
– Inclusion in all event promotional materials
– Recognition in museum newsletter, website
– Podium recognition at event
– Two dedicated social media posts

SILVER SPONSOR $10,000

FIVE AVAILABLE

– Company incorporated into media interviews as permitted
– Company included in all promotional materials
– Reserved table for ten at event
– Podium recognition at event
– Recognition in museum newsletter, website
– Two dedicated social media posts

BRONZE SPONSOR $5,000

TEN AVAILABLE

– Company name and logo listed in select promotional materials
– Reserved table for ten at event
– One dedicated social media post

PLEASE INQUIRE ABOUT THE FOLLOWING OPPORTUNITIES:

– Categorical exclusivity
– Corporate hospitality tent
– Chef’s stage sponsorship
– PSA inclusion
– Light pole banner campaign
– Media dinner
– Product placement
– Bar sponsorship
– Naming recognition for VIP welcome cocktail and/or welcome bite
– Entertainment and/or valet sponsor
– Gift bag branding
– Floral and centerpiece sponsorship

Partial List of Previous Sponsors

Partial List of Previous Participants

DRAGO CENTRO
VALENTINO
NAPLES RISTORANTE E PIZZERIA
ANGELINI OSTERIA
ACCADEMIA BARILLA
BIRRA MORETTI
CAFFÈ FIRENZE
CA’ MOMI
CAFFE ROMA
CARRARA PASTRIES
WILLIAMS SONOMA
CASA TORELLI IMPORTS
CELESTINO RISTORANTE
DELORIMIER WINERY
DI STEFANO CHEESE
URBANI TRUFFLES
EATALIAN CAFÉ
FERNET BRANCA
FERRARELLE
FERRARINI
GROM
GRUPPO I VINAI
ANTICA LOCANDA DI SESTO
PROVA PIZZERIA

IL FORNAIO
TOTAL WINE AND MORE
JONATHAN CLUB
L’OPERA RISTORANTE
RAO’S
LE VIGNE WINERY
LUIGI AL TEATRO
MALFY GIN
LOCANDA DEL LAGO
MARINO RISTORANTE
MAZZ OCCO
MOSBY WINERY
MOZZA PIZZERIA
NERANO
OBICA MOZZARELLA BAR
PERONI
PROSCIUTTO DI PARMA
PRUNOTTO
ROSA D’ORO WINERY
SAN ANTONIO WINERY
SMERALDI’S
THE PRINCE OF VENICE
TOSCANOVA
VIA ALLORO

Media

2018 MEDIA COVERAGE

TELEVISION
KTLA
NBC
ABC
CBS

PRINT
L.A. TIMES
VARIETY
DAILY NEWS
DAILY BREEZE
L.A. WEEKLY
LOS ANGELES MAGAZINE
WESTWAYS
ORANGE COUNTY MAGAZINE
DOWNTOWN NEWS
LARCHMONT CHRONICLE
LOS FELIZ LEDGER
CULVER CITY NEWS
PASADENA STAR NEWS
L’ITALO AMERICANO
ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER
MALIBU TIMES
AMERICA OGGI
TOPANGA MESSENGER
SAN BERNADINO SUN
PRESS TELEGRAM

RADIO
KOST 103.5
KCRW
KJAZZ
CLEAR CHANNEL
100.3 THE SOUND
KPFK

BLOGS/WEB
ASSOCIATED PRESS
HUFFINGTON POST
LUXURY LIFESTYLE
EXPERIENCE L.A.
LAIST
PERFORMING ARTS LIVE
L.A. OBSERVED
SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS
EATER L.A.
EATING L.A.
L.A. INC.
FOODIAMO.COM
THE EXAMINER
THE DISH
PATCH.COM
XPLORELA.COM
LA.COM
ORANGECOUNTY.COM
L.A. FOODIE
TIMEOUT LA

TASTE OF ITALY ’S PSA RUNS ON 100+ CHANNELS

*2018 SPONSORS RECEIVED EXCESS OF $75,000 IN ADVERTISING.

Participants

To participate in Taste of Italy as a Food or Beverage Purveyor, please click here.

2019 Participants

Coming Soon

Taste of Italy Entertainment

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

2019 Lineup to be Announced Shortly!

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 2019 Sponsors

 

Coming Soon

Directions and Parking

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

Parking is extremely limited and using a ride share service or public transportation is highly recommended.

Go Metro!

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).