NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley-Belleville Columbus Day parade may not off until October 8, but that isn't stopping the organizing committee from continuing the festivities year round. This Sunday, April 30, the annual parade fundraiser 'Taste of Italy' takes place at Nutley Parks and Recreation Building from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.  

The Nutley/Belleville Columbus Day Parade has scheduled its’ Taste of Italy fundraiser for Sunday, April 30, 2017.

The roster of restaurants and food crafters participating this year reads like a Who's Who of the Italian cuisine. Participants scheduled to attend include:

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A & S Pork Store                    Ah’ Pizz

   Alberto’s                              Algieri’s Pizza

   American Bistro                   Aroma Di Napoli       

   Bella Casa Caterers              Belleville High School Culinary Arts

   Bella Italia                           Bella Luce

   Bella Napoli                          Belmont Tavern

   Brother’s Bakery                  Chandelier                           

   Cucina 355                           Culinary Ventures Vending

   Diamond Springs                  DaVinci Bakery

   Franklin Steakhouse            Frank’s Deli                    

   Gencarelli Bakery                Hanover Manor

   Jaret’s Stuffed Cupcakes   La Sicilia Pizza & Café         

   Luna                                    Mamma Vittoria Catering  

   Michael’s Pasteria               Matthew’s Italian Restaurant

   Nanina’s                              Nuovo Cucina

   Nutley Park Shop Rite        Pancho’s Burritos

   Plaza Bakery                     Pepe Sisters

   Pete’s Deli                         Petracco’s

   Ralph’s Pizzeria                  Ravello’s

   Rocky’s Pizzeria                 Three Guys Pizzeria

   Taste of Tuscany              Zinicola Bakery

Tickets are $25/person-advance sale/$30 at the door. The organizers remind everyone to bring their own wine. 

To purchase ticket contact the organizers: 

Melissa and Vito Matturro

             Event Chairpersons                    

              (973) 661-9234

           Barbara and Bill Freda

              Event Chairpersons

                 (973) 650-3849

TAPinto Nutley will have full team coverage of the 2017 Columbus Day Parade this fall.