Please wear a mask at 92Y unless you are fully vaccinated. Adults must be fully vaccinated in order to attend an in-person 92Y Talk, Concert or full-capacity performance. Your vaccination status will be checked upon arrival.
Does not include service & handling fees, if applicable.
Italy’s delightful pre-dinner ritual began in 1786, in the northern city of Turin, created by the inventor of vermouth.
A light evening drink before a meal quickly became popular, and soon all the bars and cafes of Italy’s big cities began serving up cocktails to their fashionable 19th century clients. Today, the aperitivo still plays an important role in Italy’s social life.
During this lively presentation, you’ll discover the fascinating stories behind Italy’s most iconic cocktails like Negroni, Bellini, Aperol Spritz, and Americano. You’ll also discover regional appetizer specialties from south and north, including crostini, pizzette, panettone gastronomico, and “cicchetti,” Venice’s famed version of tapas.
Registrants will receive recipes for cocktails and simple-to-make classic Italian appetizers.
Online programs:An access link will be emailed to you after purchase.
In-person programs:Please wear a mask unless you are fully vaccinated. Adults must be fully vaccinated in order to attend an in-person 92Y Talk, Concert or other full-capacity performance. Your vaccination status will be checked upon arrival.
Francine Segan is the author of six books including Shakespeare’s Kitchen and Dolci: Italy’s Sweets. Her most recent book is Pasta Modern.
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