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Sicilian Summer Dinner at Gia

  • 19 Jun 2024
  • 7:00 PM
  • 5555 Xerxes Avenue S., Minneapolis 55410
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Sicilian Summer Dinner at Gia

The Italian Cultural Center of Minneapolis-St. Paul is dedicated to celebrating and sharing the rich traditions and flavors of Italy.

We are thrilled to invite you to a beautiful dinner at Gia, one of Minneapolis’s finest Italian restaurants, on Wednesday, June 19, 2024. Gia, inspired by travels through Italy, is renowned for its authentic recipes and dedication to high-quality seasonal produce.

Our Sicilian Summer Dinner at Gia will be an enchanting evening where you can enjoy the vibrant cuisine of Sicily, surrounded by friends and fellow enthusiasts of Italian culture. We look forward to sharing this special evening with you and celebrating the tastes and traditions of Sicily.

Hosted by ICC Board President Astrid Garino, this intimate gathering promises to embody the warmth and hospitality that Gia is known for, creating a memorable evening of culinary excellence.



Focaccia, prosciutto di Parma, salumi, marinated olives

Arancini with saffron, peas & smoked mozzarella, arrabbiata sauce

Pasta alla Norma
Mezzi rigatoni, eggplant, tomato, basil, ricotta salata

Grilled swordfish, capers, fennel & lemon with eggplant caponata

Cassata Siciliana
Layered with ricotta dolce, pistacchio & dark chocolate
served with a glass of Passito dessert wine

About Chef Jo Seddon at Gia

Jo Seddon brings a wealth of culinary expertise to the table, honed through her training in London's top kitchens. With a background that includes Michelin-starred establishments like Chez Bruce, Spring, and The River Café, Jo's passion for authentic, seasonal Italian cuisine shines through in every dish.

After relocating to the US, she joined forces with James Beard Award-winner Gavin Kaysen to launch the acclaimed Bellecour in Minnesota. Now, as co-owner and chef at Gia, Jo continues to craft exquisite, farm-to-table Italian cuisine that showcases her commitment to quality, sustainability, and flavor.

250 Third Ave. N, Suite 625
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 295-4111

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