Costa Mesa, California, USA. 28th September, 2019. Quattro Caffé and The Beverly Arts collaborated with La Perla, an Italian luxury fashion house, to put on a night of food and fashion that included cooking, entertainment, and fashion show that featured models from JMK Modeling Media Academy. The mayor of Costa Mesa, Katrina Foley, attended and gave a special presentation to the distinguished guests.
The guests included renowned opera singer Jingma Fan, Yuki Zhu, Director of La Perla Fashion House, Dr. George Sun and his wife Zehra Sun of MDSUN, Dr. Ji Li, President of HTTV USA, Stephen D. Christensen, Dean of the School of Business at Concordia University, Lisa Smith, prominent attorney, Robert Nobel,banking executive with his wife Clara Chen, Lucy Liu Scott, real estate agent, Dr. Bernard Franklin, art collector and philanthropist, and Yanyan Zhang, founder of F4 Beauty Center.
Domenico Grillo, an Italian chef and the General Manager of Quattro, gave a live cooking class where guests could interact and participate in the cooking. Domenico also performed throughout the night, singing songs, and entertaining the guests while they enjoyed the dinner. Fiorella Cagnolo, who founded Quattro Caffe with her husband Antonio Cagnolo attended with their young daughter and mingled with the guests.
The dinner menu started with Scampi Con Salsa Al Cognac, and the main course was Pollo Picatta and Ravioli Carciofi with Vodka Pink Sauce, and Tiramisu for dessert.
The fashion show featured designs from La Perla who has a boutique in South Coast Plaza and many locations in Europe and other countries. They specialize in luxury nightwear, intimate apparel, swimwear, and prêt a porter.
As this was the first event together as a collaboration, the media were invited to see the cooking show and interview the distinguished guests. Presentations of certificates were made to honor those for their contributions. The guests were given gift bags to take home with Hello Kitty wine, and other items from Quattro Caffé.