The Extraordinary Italian Taste Cocktail Gala 2017

Last week, the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce (IACC) held this year’s Extraordinary Italian Taste Cocktail Gala at Central Park Boathouse. Guests enjoyed Authentic Italian Products, Hors d’Oeuvres, Specialty Cocktails, and Wines.

During the evening, attendees were welcomed by the IACC team and introduced a brief video featuring of the amazing work of this year’s charity partner, COOPI. COOPI is the perfect partner as they are committed to reducing poverty and contributing to the development of the communities it cooperates with around the world. COOPI has sone exceptional work in Italy, as well as many other countries. For more information on Coopi, head over to

Founded in New York in 1887, The IACC is an independent, private, not-for-profit US Corporation devoted to fostering trade, tourism, investments and economic cooperation between Italy and the United States. The Chamber brings together individual entrepreneurs and businesses with the goal of assisting its members by supplying relevant business contacts as well as a possibility of interaction with government agencies, trade associations and international organizations both in the United States and in Italy. To become a member, visit

This year, the gala was sponsored by IACC Members Acqua Dell’Elba, Bartenura, Borghese, COOPI, Emirates, Galliano, Intesa SanPaolo, Keste’ Pizza, Loconte & Partners, Lombardo, Mionetto, Peroni, Pomi’, Puglia in Rose’, Rossopomodoro, Tucano and Urbani.

Video captured by James Sheff.