For the first time ever, NY City hosts an event dedicated to the culinary arts of Italian Panettone, The New York Panettone Festival. The Purpose of the New York Panettone Festival is to promote the value of Italian Panettone in American culture as the highest expression of Italian Pastry and tradition. This event offers visitors tasting stations representing various different flavor profile panettone from some of the best versions in Italy and America.
Americans, Joseph Settepani from the East Coast, Gary Rulli from West Coast, Susana and Isabel Garcia Nevett from Miami. From Italy, Iginio Massari from Brescia, Gennaro Esposito from Vico Equense, Roberto Rinaldini from Rimini, Giuseppe Zippo from Lecce, Gabriele Ciacci from Poggibonsi, Alessandro Slama from Ischia, Alfonso Petrosino from Pagani, Giovanni and Alessandro Marigliano from San Giuseppe Vesuviano, will exhibit their creations.