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Toscana Fest 2014 at Tuscan Village

Tuscan Village Hosts “Toscana Fest 2014” to Benefit the Lazarus House Ministries Inc.

PRLog - Sep. 5, 2014 - On Sunday, October 12th, 2014, Tuscan Village, home to award-winning Tuscan Kitchen and Tuscan Market in Salem, NH, will host “Toscana Fest” to benefit the Lazarus House homeless shelter, food pantry and transitional housing facility. Patterned after an Italian street festival, from 10:00AM to 4:00PMguests will be able to take in an assortment of sights, sounds, tastes and activities. Families can indulge in delicious foods prepared by Tuscan Brand’s Corporate Executive Chef Edward Payne such as made-from-scratch breads, panini, and fresh salads as well as homemade gelato. The various kids’ activities include face painting, music, games, prizes and more! All proceeds from the day’s event will be donated to the Lazarus House Ministries Inc. & Hike For Hope. Last year Toscana Fest raised over $13,580.00 for the Lazarus House, with a 100% match from Tuscan Brands.

“We have been affiliated with the Lazarus House Ministries Inc. for over 15 years. I serve on the board for the Lazarus House and Tuscan Brands is committed and proud to support this important nonprofit. We helped develop their innovative Culinary Training Program into what it is today. We have brought in individuals as employees into our business and they have gone back to teach culinary classes and train others at the Lazarus house from their experience. This event is a great opportunity for the community to get involved and support all the great programs that the Lazarus house offers and to ensure that it will continue to do so,” said Joe Faro, Owner & Chief Food Taster of Tuscan Brands

The Lazarus House Ministries help the head of households and individuals living in poverty regain their dignity and become self-sufficient members of the community by offering emergency shelter, food and clothing to people in crisis and then providing transitional housing, advocacy, health services, education and work preparation to permanently break the cycle of poverty. Currently 29% of the Lawrence, MA population lives in poverty. The Lazarus House Lazarus house helps over 200,000 families in need every year. Since opening its doors, more than 90% of families who have transitioned out of Capernaum Place have found permanent housing and are working towards becoming successful, productive members of the community. Please visithttps://owa2010.exchangecentral.net/OWA/redir.aspx?C=-BuV... for more information.

The Toscana Fest will be held at Tuscan Village Piazza (located in between Tuscan Kitchen & Tuscan Market), 63 Main Street, Salem, NH 03079 on Sunday, October 12th, 2014 from 10:00AM to 4:00PM. The event is free, food and activities are additional cost.

About Tuscan Brands:
Tuscan Kitchen:

Tuscan Kitchen is an upscale restaurant offering handcrafted regional Italian cuisine located in Salem, New Hampshire and Burlington, Massachusetts. Owner/Entrepreneur Joe Faro opened Tuscan Kitchen with one simple vision: recreating a true Italian experience. Everything from the imported Italian limestone to the fireplaces, wood-fired oven, custom-made Italian imported pasta-making equipment, ingredients, and menu reflects various regions of Italy. With an expansive yet intimate dining room, private dining rooms, an outdoor patio, and a wine bar, Tuscan Kitchen is the perfect place for enjoying a bottle of wine or cocktails, dining on all occasions, special chef and wine tastings, and holding special events and private parties alike. Tuscan Kitchen is located at 67 Main Street, Salem, NH, 03079 and 24 New England Executive Park Burlington, MA 01803. Hours of operation are as follows: Lunch: Monday- Saturday, 11:30AM to 3:00PM, Sunday dinner & Pranzo menu, 12:00PM to 4:00PM and Dinner: Monday & Tuesday: 3:00PM to 9:00PM, Wednesday-Saturday: 3:00PM to 10:00PM and Sunday 4:00PM to 9:00PM. For more information please call 603-952-4875 or visit www.tuscan-kitchen.com (https://owa2010.exchangecentral.net/OWA/redir.aspx?C=-BuV...).

Tuscan Market:
Tuscan Market is the largest artisanal marketplace in New England. Located in Salem, New Hampshire, next to Tuscan Kitchen restaurant, and Burlington MA, this indoor marketplace encompasses the sights, sounds and tastes of Italy and offers an array of artisanal products, cooking supplies, gourmet delicacies and much more. With over 25 years of food experience, owner and chief food taster Joe Faro’s original vision was to create a Tuscan villa in Southern New Hampshire, he has now expanded that vision to include a second location in Massachusetts. When Joe first opened award-winning Tuscan Kitchen in November 2010, the concept was to combine simplicity in the freshest ingredients with time-honored preparation to create a truly incredible culinary experience. Applying this same concept to his latest project, Faro’s Tuscan Market carries an extensive array of artisan products from multiple geographic regions such as Tuscany, Napoli, and Bologna to name a few, further reflecting his passion for diverse Italian cuisine and his dream of allowing others to experience it as well.

Tuscan Kitchen is now accepting vendor registrations. Interested vendors can quickly and easily register for the event completely online by going to www.tuscanbrands.com/kitchen/toscana-fest-2014 (https://owa2010.exchangecentral.net/OWA/redir.aspx?C=-BuV...).

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