Columbus Day Honorees Announced


A culinary genius and a business visionary have been selected...

This article, by BWW News Desk, appears on Broadway World.

Mario Batali & Federica Marchionni Named Honorees of New York City’s 2016 Columbus Day Parade

The Columbus Citizens Foundation announced today that it has named culinary trailblazer Mario Batali and visionary business leader Federica Marchionni as honorees of the 2016 Columbus Day Parade. They will join top executive Robert LaPenta, who was previously announced as 2016 Grand Marshal.

Angelo Vivolo, President of the Columbus Citizens Foundation, said of the announcement: “Mario and Federica are not only leaders in their respective industries, but they are also true visionaries admired throughout the city. Their selection as honorees is a testament to their many accomplishments. To have our Grand Marshal Robert LaPenta lead the parade with Mario and Federica by his side speaks to the vitality and importance of Italians and Italian Americans in the fields of food, fashion and business.” Read more at Broadway World…

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