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ICCPI Christmas Dinner: An Evening of Holiday Cheer

The Italian Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (ICCPI) hosted its Annual Christmas Dinner last December 7, 2022 at Caruso Ristorante Italiano. The evening highlighted a night filled Italian Prosecco, pizza, risotto and other culinary delights combined with christmas greeting and cheer by the Italian and Filipino community.

From left to right: Alessandro Milani, Lorenzo Boffi, Lorens Ziller, and James Freney

The event gathered over 60 ICCPI members, industry partners and Italian-Filipino business enthusiasts to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year. Also in attendance was the Italian Consul of Italy to the Philippines, Antonio Gallo and President of the Italian Chamber of Commerce, Sergio Boero among others.

The guests of the event indulged in a 5-course Italian menu prepared by Emilio Mina. Aside from the Italian food and free-flowing Italian wine, attendees of the Christmas dinner braced themselves for an evening of live music, games, raffles, and networking.

From left to right: Emilio Mina, Rayla Allertsen, and Hermod Allertsen

Caruso Ristorante Italiano created a magical atmosphere for the guests to enjoy enhancing the Christmas spirit for everyone.

The Italian Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines Executive Director Lorens Ziller and Business Relations Manager Bea Leosala together with the Italian Consul of the Philippines Antonio Gallo were more than happy to present the raffle winners their gifts.

From left to right: Consul Antonio Gallo, Michele Carli, Lorens Ziller, and Bea Leosala

Raffle prizes included versions of Bauli Pandoro de Verona, Peroni beers, an overnight stay for two (2) with breakfast at Orissa Gardens, Pocofino Coffee Lovers Set, and limited edition iDogi Italian Masterpieces presenting the age-old craft of glass art among others. The raffle sponsors of this event were Pocofino, Orissa Garden of Wellness, iDogi, ItalFood Distribution Inc. and Don Revy.

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Written by: Gabrielle Hahn Lopez, December 12, 2022, ICCPI


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