Images are from Feast of San Gennaro 2012
|Sponsor Galbani Cheese walks the street of Feast of San Gennaro,|
outside Jimmy Kimmel's stage
Since 2002, the San Gennaro Foundation has donated over $1,000,000 to local charities that benefit Los Angeles shelters for children and families, food banks for the homeless, and school programs for underprivileged youth, among others. Hosted by event co-founder Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Carolla, the Feast will once again take over Hawthorn Ave. (between Highland and Orange) in Hollywood.
|Host Jimmy Kimmel (center) with talk radio 790|
Galbani® Cheese (formerly Precious® Cheese), same great taste, different name, is proud to be back for the 12th annual Feast! “We are very excited that Precious® Cheese has joined the Galbani® family of cheeses,” said Jessica Ruth, spokesperson for Precious® Galbani®.
“We’re so happy to continue our support with The San Gennaro Foundation as title sponsor of the Galbani® Italian Feast of San Gennaro and are looking forward to this wonderful event that brings friends and families together to celebrate Italian food and culture.”
|Actor Bryan Cranston from "Breaking Bad"|
came to try Italian meatballs. His show
won Emmys 2013 for best drama series.
“The Feast of San Gennaro is something my family and I look forward to every year,” Jimmy Kimmel said. “I have no doubt that our twelfth year will be a great one.”
Inspired by the 80+ year old New York City tradition, the Feast celebrates Italian culture, entertainment and cuisine, and will feature great food, music, genealogy research, kid’s corner, bocce, bingo, carnival rides, games and more.
|Frankie's sausages, peppers & meatball sandwiches|
“We have been bringing Italian culture to the heart of Hollywood for eleven years running,” said Frankie Competelli, President of The San Gennaro Foundation, Los Angeles. “We are thrilled to once again, celebrate tradition, family, and great food with the community.”
|Singer Frank Stallone (center) & band coming off stage|Actor Ken Davitian, best known from the Borat movie
in front of main stage.
The band "Louis Prima Jr & the Witnesses" were
featuring Sarah Spiegel