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Who will you "vote" for this September?

Check out this message from Official Patrons of the Salami Festa, Carlo and Guy Grossi, as they share their own history and passion for making homemade salumi and the celebration of traditional foods. 

There's something really special about listening to Guy Grossi and his son, Carlo share their family tradition of making salumi. Passed down from one generation to the next, they are passionate about their family history, culture and traditional foods from their homeland. Carlo and Guy Grossi are the official patrons of this yearsMelbourne Salami Festa on the 15th September, 2013 at the Northcote Town Hall.  It's getting close now and we're excited! 

The Melbourne Salami Board and been working tirelessly to get ready for the event. You can pick up your copy of the Melbourne Salami Festa Booklet from our Reservoir and Clayton stores. The Board have promised "bigger and better" and I can assure you that they are creating just that! Bigger venue, live entertainment, a variety of traditional Italian foods, Salami Making Demonstrations, The Salami Market, Award Ceremony, Tastings and much more. Make your vote count this Septemeber!  Come along and help determine Melbourne's "Best Homemade Salami". 

Tickets for the Salami Festa are now also on sale. The Salami Board have talked to, and listened to many patrons from lasts years event and have created several tickets options for purchase. You can learn more about these options by following this link

And if you are planning to enter your "winning" salami into this years Festa, then don't forget that entries for the competition close on the 7th September, 2013. You can follow the link for the Entry Form. There are three Award Categories and great prizes to be won, including a 100kg Free Range Berkshire pig worth $1000.00, donated by The Meat Room (0419 242 815).  There's also heaps of other prizes donated by your team at Home Make It :)

September is shaping up to be a huge month in Melbourne, with Father's Day on the 1st September, the Federal Election on the 7th September, Melbourne Salami Festa on the 15th and AFL Grand Final on the last Saturday in September on the 28th! Am I kidding myself that the Blues may still have a finals shot???

If you are looking for something unique and special this year for Father's Day, swing by our Reservoir and Clayton stores to check some of our Father's Day Gift ideas that we have on display in our store windows.  Here's a little sneak peek... As you can see, a sample of our Pizza Ovens and Charcoal BBQ grills have arrived in store. For our full range check out our Online Store, come in store for a catalogue, or contact Frank Bovezza directly on 0412 865 782 to visit our showroom.