Carbone's Ristorante to Host a Delectable Dinner to Benefit Connecticut Children's Medical Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  March 28, 2013

MEDIA CONTACT:   Kelly Coffey, Media and Public Relations Manager
   (860) 837-5701; kcoffey@connecticutchildrens.org

HARTFORD, Conn. – On Thursday, June 6, food and wine connoisseurs can enjoy an evening of their favorites at Serata di Cibo – A Celebration of Food and Wine to benefit Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. The evening, hosted by Carbone’s Ristorante at 588 Franklin Avenue in Hartford and its new restaurant, Carbone’s Kitchen at 6 Wintonbury Mall, Bloomfield, will offer attendees a chance to enjoy delectable Italian hand passed hors d’ouevres; grill, pasta, carving and dessert stations; along with selected fine wines from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
 
“All of us at Carbone’s look forward to making this celebration of food and wine a very special night for those attending and, most importantly, to support the outstanding care and research at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center,” said Vincent Carbone, Chef and third generation family owner of Carbone’s Ristorante.

The event is open to the public; tickets are $125 per person. Online ticket sales are available at www.connecticutchildrensfoundation.org.

“Connecticut Children’s is honored that Carbone’s Ristorante has chosen to have this unique culinary experience benefit the Medical Center.  The Carbone Family has been loyal supporters of the Medical Center and we are grateful for their continued commitment to our children and families,” said Martha Schall, President of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Foundation. “Through Serata di Cibo, we are able to increase awareness of the critical care that is provided each day at Connecticut Children’s while raising funds that will help to give children the care they deserve.”

About Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is a nationally recognized, 187-bed not-for-profit children’s hospital serving as the primary teaching hospital for the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Named among the best in the nation for several of its pediatric specialties in the annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Children’s Hospitals” rankings, Connecticut Children’s is the only free-standing children’s hospital between Boston and Philadelphia.  It offers comprehensive, world-class health care to children delivered by specialists who only treat children. Our pediatric services are available at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford and at Saint Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury, our neonatal intensive care units at Hartford Hospital and the University of Connecticut Health Center, along with five specialty care centers and 10 other locations across the State. Connecticut Children’s has a medical staff of nearly 1,100 practicing pediatriciants, including   30 pediatric specialties.

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About Carbone’s
Named 2013 Best Italian by Connecticut Magazine, Carbone’s Ristorante is celebrating its 75th year of business and is in the third generation of family ownership with Vincent Carbone, chef-owner. In December 2012, the family’s second restaurant, Carbone’s Kitchen, was opened at 6 Wintonbury Mall in Bloomfield.