Festa Italiana to be held October 19 in Donaldsonville

Oct 04, 2019 210

Ciao Amici! The Donaldsonville Downtown Development District has announced its first Festa Italiana to be held on October 19, 2019 in Crescent Park from 12 noon - 10:00 p.m. The festival is a celebration of the history, culture, and heritage of the Italians in the Donaldsonville area and will feature live entertainment by King Pa Ka Yea’ Band, delicious Italian food, history, and its Spaghetti Sauce Cook-off.

Chef Giacomo Russo claims to have the BEST Italian cooking in all of Louisiana, and he challenges you to prove him wrong by brining “Your Best Second Place Italian!” The spaghetti sauce cook-off will feature three divisions: meatballs, sausage, or open class – put it all in. The competition has a $50 entry fee, but the winner takes all in each division. Two other awards: the Chef Giacomo Italiana Medal for the best of the best Spaghetti Sauce and the People’s Choice winner will also be awarded.

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SOURCE: https://www.leesvilledailyleader.com

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