Thursday, August 24, 2023

2023-2024 Official CCR Season Opening Reception - September 21, 2023

Join us for the party to launch our 2023-2024 club season! We're once again delighted that the Official Residence of Canada's Ambassador to Italy will be opening its gates for this event. Many thanks to H.E. Elissa Golberg for welcoming the Canadian community and guests.

Our caterer, fellow Canadian Sylvie Gagnon, will provide a drinks table and servers will circulate with the following culinary delights:

Beef meatballs in tomato sauce
Bresaola (cured beef) with soft robiola cheese and fresh herbs
Salmon pockets with creamy citrus filling
Creamy rosemary chickpeas with sautéed porcini mushrooms and crispy carasau bread
Cherry tomato cream with basil, soft burrata cheese and EVO
Freshly fried:
Zucchini, bell peppers, eggplant, mushrooms, and sage leaves
Mini supplì in 3 styles: amatriciana, cacio & pepe, and ragout

Fruit skewers
Selection of traditional Italian sweets

Soft drinks
Seasonal infused water
Still and sparkling mineral water
“Cantina San Marco” DOC red and white wines

Special thanks to our Silver Maple Leaf sponsor, Air Canada Italy, for their contribution to this event.

When: Thursday, September 21, 2023
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: The gardens of Villa Grandi, the Official Residence of the Ambassador of Canada to the Italian Republic, Via di Porta Latina (exact address will be sent to confirmed participants only). Street parking only.
Cost: CCR members €45 each, guests €50 each, including all food and drinks. Advance payment required.
N.B. This event is open to guests only if accompanied by fully paid and registered CCR members.
Security: Please note that due to embassy security requirements we will need the full name of each person attending at the time of booking. Also, you are required to have photo ID on the evening of the event. Anyone not on the list will be denied admission.
RSVP and payment to ATTN Anna by noon Sept. 19th (attach proof of payment). You are financially responsible for your reservation.