On Monday, June 24, Nonna Beppa Hospitality celebrated the grand opening of Via Emilia Garden located in Midtown Miami at 3500 N. Miami Avenue. Owners Chef Wendy Cacciatori and Valentina Imbrenda hosted and served over 200 VIP guests at the 2,000-square-foot, indoor and outdoor eatery. Guests enjoyed passed canapés, Italian wines, signature pasta dishes, fresh carved Prosciutto di Parma and Parmigiano-Reggiano.
The restaurant boasts an open kitchen, expanded market offering homemade and imported Italian goods, a butcher area where guests can choose their preferred cut of meat, and its infamous pasta making station. Showcased in the modern dining room are 20 framed collectible Nike sneakers from Italy’s popular street wear retailer, Slam Jam, priced at $10,000 a pair and up. Notable guests in attendance included Nick Betancourt, Rick Sykes, Wade Hallock,Seth Miller, Kim Wood as well as Nick D’Annunzio and Tara Soloman.