Events / Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner

Naples, FL

Wed, April 15, 2015

6:00 PM
Osteria Tulia
Member Price: $200 Public Price: $275 Phone: 917.453.7028

Host Chef Vincenzo Betulia

​Sommelier Charlie Arturaola​
Grappolo Blu, Inc., Miami Beach, FL​

Acclaimed chef Vincenzo Betulia will be hosting Naples, Florida's first ever Friends of James Beard Benefit dinner, and has invited world-renowned wine expert and winner of the International Wine and Spirit Competition Communicator of the Year in Italy and the UK, Charlie Arturaola, to be his Guest of Honor. The evening will kick off with a Champagne reception, followed by an exclusive rustic Italian six-course meal. Each course will be paired with exquisite wines from the best vineyards in Italy, which Mr. Arturaola will explain in depth. A silent auction and raffle will also be part of the evening's program.  

The dinner is sold out, but there is a waitlist to attend. For more information, please contact Claudia Dal Lago at or 917.453.7028.  


Related Info

If you’re interested in hosting a benefit or would like to learn more, please contact Diane Harris Brown at or 212.627.1128. Proceeds support the Foundation’s scholarships and culinary programs.