Italy comes to Beverly Hills



Italy comes to Beverly Hills
Under the auspices of the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles
and in collaboration with the Italian Trade Commission
to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Unification of Italy
JUNE 18 - 26
For additional information and information on
accommodations please visit
Love Beverly Hills
239 South Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90212 • (310) 248-1015
Under the auspices of the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles and in collaboration with the Italian Trade Commission to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of
the Unification of Italy, “La Dolce Vita Beverly Hills” will celebrate Italian automobiles, cinema, jewelry, cycling and cuisine from June 18-26. The week kicks off with
the annual Rodeo Drive Concours d' Elegance on June 19 and ends with the Gran
Fondo, a traditional Italian long-distance cycling event, on June 26. During the week,
enthusiasts are invited to experience exclusive promotions and events including
specialty prix fixe menus at Italian restaurants, special offers and Italian cinema.
Prix Fixe Menus
A number of Italian restaurants in Beverly Hills join in the Italian Week celebration, offering an
enticing prix fixe menu created especially to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the
unification of Italy. Diners can select from an assortment of Italian dishes during each course:
‘Primi Piatti,’ ‘Secondi Piatti,’ and ‘Dolce,’ ranging from $28 to $60 per person. Visit to peruse every delectable menu.
1. Caffé Roma
4. La Gondola
7. Scarpetta
2. Da Pasquale
5. Oliverio
8. Trattoria Amici
3. Il Fornaio
6. Piccolo Paradiso
9. Via Alloro
350 N. Cañon Drive
(310) 274-7834
9749 S. Santa Monica Blvd.
(310) 859-3884
301 N. Beverly Drive
(310) 550-8330
9025 Wilshire Blvd.
(310) 247-1239
225 N. Canon Drive
(310) 860-7970
9400 W. Olympic Blvd.
(310) 407-7791
469 N. Doheny Drive
(310) 858-0271
301 N. Canon Drive
(310) 858-6857
150 South Beverly Drive
(310) 271-0030
Beverly Hills
“Gioiello” Days Celebrating Italian Jewelry
Saturday, June 18th thru Sunday, June 26th
Several locations throughout Beverly Hills
"Gioiello" is collaboration with the most respected Italian jewelers on Rodeo Drive and in Beverly
Hills highlighting Italy’s exquisite craftsmanship and design. A select group of boutiques will host a
variety of special events to coordinate with this Italian celebration.
The Rodeo Drive Concours d'Elegance 2011
Sunday, June 19th, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Rodeo Drive - between Wilshire Blvd and Santa Monica Blvd
This year's Concours is themed The Art of Italian Motoring and will feature a fantastic selection of
Alfa Romeos, Ferraris, Fiats and Lamborghinis along with legendary Italian motorcycles like Ducattis,
Vespas and Lambrettas. FIAT is the 2011 Honored Marque and will prominently feature the 2012
Fiat 500, as well as offer ride-and-drive opportunities for guests in the 2012 Fiat 500. Other modes
of Italian transportation will also be on display including a rare chance to view an authentic 38-foot
gondola from the canals of Venice, Italy on Two Rodeo’s Via Rodeo. Be a part of the unique mix of
guests at this free event which kicks off Italian Week in Beverly Hills.
Cinecittà Luce
at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
Friday, June 24th, 8:00pm – 10:30pm (doors open at 7 pm)
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences - 8949 Wilshire Boulevard
On June 24, Cinecittà Luce, Italy’s most famous film studio will celebrate Italian Cinema at the
Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences in Beverly Hills with a premiere screening of the film
“Nessuno mi puo’ giudicare.” The film recently won three David di Donatello Awards - also known
as the Italian Oscars. Today, Cinecittà Luce is one of the main actors in the film industry, which
works to support the development and promotion of Italian cinema in Italy and abroad, and is
distinguished by its ability to integrate different areas of activity, essential for dealing in a competitive
global market. Attendance is RSVP only to: [email protected] or 323.769.3573.
Gran Fondo
Sunday, June 26th, 7:00am
Beginning on Rodeo Drive and ending at 9900 Wilshire Boulevard
Italian Week in Beverly Hills culminates in the debut of the first Gran Fondo cycling event to take
place in the Los Angeles area. Registered participants and enthusiastic supporters will line up on
Rodeo Drive for the start of the ride which will ultimately send cyclists west on Wilshire Boulevard
toward Santa Monica and the ocean. Cyclists will make their way back to 9900 Wilshire Boulevard
to celebrate the afternoon with friends and family at the Gran Fondo Cycling Expo.