Carrabba's Italian Grill Invites Visitors on a Tour of Italian Cuisine this Spring with its Limited Time Viaggi del Gusto Passport

Two Lucky Customers Will Win a Visit to Italy for Their Own Delicious Journey of Taste

Feb 24, 2010, 07:00 ET from Carrabba's Italian Grill

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Italian food lovers can take a flavorful visit to Italy using a different kind of passport this spring.  Carrabba's Italian Grill has introduced the Viaggi del Gusto dining passport, a limited time program that includes special offers on many of the restaurant's most popular dishes. With each visit to Carrabba's, passport holders will be whisked away on a tasty journey to some of Italy's most exciting regions.

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The Viaggi del Gusto tour of Italian cuisine begins in Campania, a region known for its Limoncello liqueur.  Passport holders will savor a complimentary Limoncello Bread Pudding, the perfect ending to a delicious meal.  The trip continues with a visit to Tuscany, which includes a free quartino of house wine to complement the region's fare.  Customers that visit Carrabba's with their passport receive an opportunity to experience the unique flavors of a new Italian region – a journey of taste any food lover will appreciate.  

"Everyone should be able to take a trip to Italy, and Carrabba's is helping customers do just that by introducing them to the varied and delicious cuisine of Italy's different regions," said Steve Shlemon, president of Carrabba's Italian Grill.  "Our Viaggi del Gusto passport provides a true journey of taste, with mouthwatering specialties from some of Italy's most intriguing locations."

For two lucky Carrabba's customers, the journey continues even after dinner is finished – Carrabba's is giving away a trip for two to Italy this summer.  Customers can enter to win by visiting  Passports are available at every Carrabba's location and distributed by mail in select U.S. cities.  The Viaggi del Gusto passport program and contest run through April 15, 2010.  For more information, visit  

About Carrabba's Italian Grill

Johnny Carrabba and Damian Mandola founded the first Carrabba's Italian Grill in 1986 in Houston, Texas.  Today, there are 232 Carrabba's Italian Grill locations around the country, run by passionate local proprietors focused on delighting guests with fresh, made-to-order Italian cuisine and the ultimate dining experience.  Carrabba's serves dinner seven nights a week in a casual environment that pairs innovative dishes and a complementary wine list with abundant hospitality.  For on-the-go guests, Carrabba's also offers convenient Carside Carry-Out.  To learn more about Carrabba's, please visit

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