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About


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About


Featuring

Jenny Johnson Master of Ceremonies
Vanessa Salvucci Vocalist
Nick Scenna DJ

Recipient of the 2015 Awards

Angela Menino Taste of the North End Supporter
Filippo Frattaroli Restauratuer Supporter
Joseph Giangregorio North End Community Activist

Event Organizers

Donato Frattaroli  Founder, Taste of the North End
James Luisi CEO, North End / Waterfront Health Center
Philip Frattaroli Executive Director, Taste of the North End
Marianne Aiello  Event Coordinator
Donato Frattaroli, Jr Event Committee
Gianni Frattaroli Event Committee
Daniel Leonard Event Committee
Mary Wright Event Committee

ABOUT THE TASTE OF THE NORTH END

This year, the Taste of the North End will benefit the North End Waterfront Health, continuing the tradition of the North End restaurant community supporting North End charities. Proceeds will support the variety of programs and services offered by the health center, as well as other neighborhood charities for children and elders.

The Taste of the North End was founded by Donato and Nancy Frattaroli in 1993 as a benefit for Casa Monte Cassino. The Frattarolis became aware of Casa Monte Cassino when a family from Italy came into their North End restaurant. The family was staying at the CMC while their four daughters received medical attention at Boston's Children's Hospital Boston. The Frattarolis were touched by their story and inspired by the mission of the Casa; to provide a place to stay for impoverished families from around the world while their children receive serious medical attention in Boston. Over the next few weeks, as the Frattarolis developed the idea for the Taste of the North End to raise funds to help Casa Monte Cassino provide its invaluable services.

The Frattarolis, with the support of the North End restaurant community, held the First Annual Taste of the North End in the basement of St. John's School. That first year, guests were able to try dishes from fifteen North End eateries. The success of the event has been incredible. What started in St. John's moved to the local Coast Guard Base, the New England Aquarium, and finally to the DCR's Steriti Rink on Commercial Street. The Taste of the North End currently features over fourty five restaurants, bakeries and distributors. Since its inception, the Taste of the North End has raised over $450,000 for Casa Monte Cassino and other local North End charities.

Visit the North End Waterfront Health website >>

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PAST HONOREES 

2014
Carla Gomes
Traci Walker Griffith

David Taylor 

2013
Barbara Summa
Matt Conte
Mayor Thomas Menino

2012
Ted Tomasone
Dennis Seidenberg
Billy Costa
 

2011
Andrew Ference
John Romano
Dick Flavin

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Sponsors


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Sponsors


SPONSORS



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Organizations we support


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Organizations we support


ORGANIZATIONS WE SUPPORT

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