Casa Italiana

Weekly Newsletter

Monday, January 27th, 6:00 PM

International Holocaust Remembrance Day


Please join us tonight in the Nazareth College Arts Center's Peace Theater (Room A14) for a special presentation in observance of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. We will be proud to share a preview of the play Survivors presented by the CenterStage Theatre of the Jewish Community Center and a panel discussion featuring Holocaust survivor Warren Heilbronner and CenterStage Artistic Director Ralph Meranto .

Reception at Casa Italiana to follow.

Wednesday, January 29th, 6:00 PM



Cinema Vitti
Germi, Il cammino della speranza (The Path of Hope) 1950


After the shuttering of a local mine, villagers in a tiny Sicilian town are desperate for work. They decide to try their luck in France, buying passage abroad from a guide who is to accompany them on their journey. While the group travels across Italy, perils, as well as new relationships, are unavoidable.

Tuesday, February 4th, 6:00 PM

Incredibly Italian! Cooking Class with Bob Calcagno and Susan VanBuskirk


Registration is still open for the next of our ever-popular Italian cooking classes! This week's menu' features:


- Crostini con cipolle dolci (crostini with sweet onions)

- Stracciatella (Italian egg-drop soup)

- Parmigiana di melanzane con ziti (eggplant parmesan with ziti pasta)

- Insalata di rucola con gorgonzola e pera (arugula salad with gorgonzola cheese and pear)

- Budino di riso (rice pudding)



The cost for the class is $38 for members, $43 for non-members. Feel free to bring a bottle of wine to share and definitely don't forget your appetite!

Friday, February 14th, 6:00 PM

La Festa di San Valentino (Valentine's Day)


Please join us at Casa Italiana for a dinner to celebrate la Festa di San Valentino -- Valentine's Day! Our chef for the evening Bob Calcagno will prepare a special multi-course Italian meal for this special day, featuring:


-Antipasto di fagioli, sedano e olive (bean, celery, and olive appetizer)

-Capellini capricciosi (capellini pasta in a spicy pepper sauce)

-Maiale alla marsala (pork marsala)

-Rapini all’aglio e peperoncino (broccoli rob with garlic and hot pepper)

-Insalata verde (Caesar Salad)

-Rum baba' alla crema (rum pastry with cream filling)


$50 per person, $90 per couple, please call the Casa at 585-389-2468 to reserve your place!