Food & Flower Weekend Taormina 2018

FOOD & FLOWER WEEKEND APRIL 6 to 8, 2018

The detailed programm:
Along Corso Umberto and ts alleys: floral installations and  art works from Porta Messina to Porta Catania.
Competition « Vetrine e Balconi in fiore » (Shop windows and balconies dressed with flowers) a hymn to the beauty, the aromas and colors of springtime.

FRIDAY,  April 6
10:30 Inauguration of the Event – Piazza IX Aprile
11:00 Guided tour to the Gardens and Museum of Casa Cuseni with Franco Spadaro
(reduced rate during this special weekend: € 8.00 p.p.)
11:00 Visit to the Gardens of the Grand Hotel Excelsior
11:00 Cooking Show by Pietro D’Agostino Restaurant La Capinera Taormina
« The design of sustainable food « – Piazza IX Aprile
11:30 Cooking Show by Massimo Mantarro Principe di Cerami Restaurant Hotel San
Domenico Taormina  »The contemporary cuisine of the Principi » – Piazza IX Aprile
11:30 Mini course of systematic botany applied for school children at the Gardens of Villa Schuler by Giuseppe Coslovi
12:00 Snail farming course with  »Lumaca Madonita » by Davide Merlino – Piazza IX Aprile
12:00 Cooking Show by Seby Sorbello Sabir Gourmanderie Zafferana  »I present my Etna « – Piazza IX Aprile
12:30 Cooking Show by Giuseppe Raciti Zash Boutique Hotel Riposto « From tradition to innovation » – Piazza IX Aprile
13:00 Drink Show by Giuseppe Tagliavia Deja Vù Taormina « Aesthetics to drink » – Piazza IX Aprile

Lunch break at restaurants that are participating in the event
(to view the list please see FB page of TAORMINE)

16:00 Snail farming course with  »Lumaca Madonita » by Davide Merlino – Piazza IX Aprile
16:00 Guided tour to the Villa Schuler Garden
16:00 Cooking Show by Chef Di Bernardo Metropole Restaurant « My dishes with music »- Piazza IX Aprile
16.30 Drink show by bartender Puglisi L’Ape Nera Taormina « My aphrodisiac cocktails” – Piazza IX Aprile
17:00 Drink Show by Christian Sciglio « Inspiration and creation in a drink »- Piazza IX Aprile
17.00 Meeting Nowadays organic production in Sicily lecture by the agronomist Dr. Pietro Gemellaro – Orangery of the Palm Terrace of Hotel Villa Schuler
17:30 Cooking Show by Cristina – Arancini Cristina « Un So-Riso di bontà » – Piazza IX Aprile
18:00 Cooking Show by Luca Casablanca Restaurant Tischi Toschi Taormina
« My spontaneous vegetables and herbs » – Piazza IX Aprile
18:30 Cooking Show by Roberto Toro,  Grand Hotel Timeo « La cucina del VIP a 360 ° » – Piazza IX Aprile

At the Public Garden “Duca di Cesarò Park” of Taormina guided tours – free entrance
All activities, unless otherwise specified, will be with free entry. Schedule subject to modifications.
More Info: www.taormineact.com

SATURDAY, April 7
11:00 Snail farming course with  »Lumaca Madonita » by Davide Merlino – Piazza IX Aprile
11:00 Visit to the Gardens of the Grand Hotel Excelsior
11.00 Guided tour to the Gardens and Museum of Casa Cuseni with Franco Spadaro (reduced rate during this weekend € 8.00 p.p.)
11:00 Cooking show by Mimmo Restivo Restaurant Tiramisù Taormina « My alternative cuisine » – Piazza IX Aprile
11.30 Cooking show by Tommaso Cannata La Boutique del Pane Messina « The world of sourdough » – Piazza IX Aprile
11:30 Mini course in systematic botany applied to school children at the Gardens of Villa Schuler with Giuseppe Coslovi
12:00 Cooking Show by Gabriele D’Ignoto Villa Zuccaro Taormina « Her majesty the pizza Unesco World Heritage” – Piazza IX Aprile
12:30 Cooking Show by Gabriele Zuccaro Restaurant Badia Taormina « The blue fish in his garments » – Piazza IX Aprile
Lunch break at restaurants that are participating in the event
(to view the list please see FB page of TAORMINE)

15:00 Sicilian Apiculture course of « Miele Meli » by Claudio Meli – Piazza IX Aprile
16:00 Snail farming course with  »Lumaca Madonita » by Davide Merlino – Piazza IX Aprile
16:00 Guided tour to the Villa Schuler Gardens
16:30 Drink Show Wunderbar  »Aphrodisiac cocktails, my first 60 years between history and tradition“ – Piazza IX Aprile
17:00 “Plants in the Bible » lecture by Prof. Daniela Romano, University of Catania and agronomist Daniel Carnabuci – Orangery of the Palm Terrace of Hotel Villa Schuler
17:00 Cooking Show by Antonio and Giuseppe Chemi Restaurant La Botte Taormina  »My kitchen from 1972 till today » – Piazza IX Aprile
17:30 Cooking Show by Marco Scimone Bistrot du Monde Taormina
« A tasty world of colors in the dishes » – Piazza IX Aprile
18:00 Cooking Show by Cristian Busca La Plage Resort
« My kitchen between north and south » – Piazza IX Aprile
18:00 Guided tour of the Villa Schuler Gardens
18:30 Cooking show by Fabio Scordo Osteria RossoDiVino Taormina
« My contemporary kitchen » – Piazza IX Aprile

At the Public Garden “Duca di Cesarò Park” of Taormina guided tours – free entrance
All activities, unless otherwise specified, will be with free entry. Schedule subject to modifications.
More Info: www.taormineact.com

SUNDAY, April 8
10:00 Sicilian Apiculture course of « Milie Meli » by Claudio Meli – Piazza IX Aprile
11:00 Snail farming course with  »Lumaca Madonita » by Davide Merlino – Piazza IX Aprile
11:00 Guided tour to the Gardens and Museum of Casa Cuseni with Franco Spadaro (reduced rate during the Weekend € 8.00 p.p.)
11:00 Visit to the Gardens of the Grand Hotel Excelsior
11:00 Cooking Show by Emanuele Garosi Restaurant Kisté Taormina « The world of gluten-free » – Piazza IX Aprile
11:30 Drink Show by Angelo Longo Licchio’s bar Taormina « My contemporary cocktails » – Piazza IX Aprile
11:30 Awarding ceremony contest “Balconies in flowers” and “Show windows in flowers” – Piazza IX Aprile
12:00 Cooking Show by Nino Aloisio Macelleria Aliosio Catania  »My 50 years working life in a click » – Piazza IX Aprile
12:00 Parade of hand-made floral scenographic costumes from the Sicilian Doc Association with musical accompaniment
12:30 Cooking Show by Angelo Siciliano Restaurant Nettuno da Siciliano Taormina
« The fish in his garments » – Piazza IX Aprile

Lunch break at restaurants that are participating in the event
(to view the list please see FB page of TAORMINE)

15:00 Sicilian Apiculture course of « Miele Meli » by Claudio Meli – Piazza IX Aprile
16:00 Snail farming course with  »Lumaca Madonita » by Davide Merlino – Piazza IX Aprile
16:00 Drink Show of the Hotel Metropole Bar « Keyword mixology » – Piazza IX Aprile
16:00 Guided tour to the Villa Schuler Gardens
16:30 Cooking Show of the Restaurant La Botte « My story of traditional cuisine » – Piazza IX Aprile
17:00 Drink show of the Mocambo bar « VIP cocktails » – Piazza IX Aprile
17:00/18:00 Parade of hand made floral scenographic costumes from the Sicilian Doc Association with musical accompaniment
17:30 Drink show of the Bar Ferrara Taormina « My world with flowers » – Piazza IX Aprile
18:00 Guided tour of the Villa Schuler Gardens
18:00 Cooking Show by Germano Agnello Casa Giolì Taormina « My dishes of Giolì house » – Piazza IX Aprile
18:00 Cooking Show by Luca Giannone Restaurant Al Galù, Scicli « My colored kitchen »
– Piazza IX Aprile

At the Public Garden “Duca di Cesarò Park” of Taormina guided tours – free entrance
All activities, unless otherwise specified, will be with free entry. Schedule subject to modifications.
More Info: www.taormineact.com