Giovane Café Unveils Holiday Gift Boxes


New Boxes Filled with Gourmet Products, Equipment and Recipes Offer an Array of Authentic, Italian-Inspired Food, Wine and Coffee Experiences

giovane café is inspiring home chefs this season by offering unforgettable gourmet experiences with a new series of Holiday Gift Boxes now available from its downtown Vancouver location in the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel.

An ideal holiday gift idea for friends, family, clients and colleagues alike, the new festive gift boxes are available to order online for pickup or in-store shopping and include a variety of gourmet products, kitchen equipment and recipes to create authentic, Italian-inspired food, wine and coffee experiences at home.

The collection of giovane café Holiday Gift Boxes include:

  • The Italian Pantry — Featuring a selection of specialty Italian pantry products from the ‘Alimentari’ at Pastificio di Luigi, the Italian Pantry Box includes all the ingredients to prepare the traditional Calabrian regional dish of ‘Spaghetti con Tonno’ for $70 plus tax or $100 plus tax with optional wine pairing.
  • The Home Espresso — Ideal for caffè lovers, this box includes a stovetop espresso maker, traditional dark roast fine ground coffee, a box of giovane biscotti and two espresso cups and saucers to enjoy several Italian-style espresso experiences with loved ones for $75 plus tax.
  • The Cavatelli — For those hands-on, at-home chefs and pasta lovers, this kit includes a handmade cavatelli board and rolling pin set paired with all ingredients required to prepare a traditional ‘Alla Norma’ sauce for $95 plus tax or $125 plus tax with optional wine pairing.

“We believe the holidays are all about sharing great food and wine with loved ones, and that the best meals are the ones you prepare together and enjoy around the table,” says Alessandro Vianello, Executive Chef of the Kitchen Table Group that owns and operates giovane café. “Each one of these Holiday Gift Boxes channel the very best experiences that Italy has to offer.”

giovane café’s Holiday Gift Boxes are available to order online for pickup or shop in store at

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ABOUT GIOVANE CAFÉ | giovane café is inspired by the modern Italian coffee bar offering a combination of classic Italian coffee drinks along with modern iterations.  Open from early morning to late night in the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel,  giovane café offers grab-and-go sandwiches, salads, pastries and espresso-based beverages as well as Italian wine and bottled cocktails, Pastificio di Luigi’s extruded and handmade pasta and sauces and Italian specialty ingredients in addition to cookbooks and pasta-making tools for the home chef. giovane café is the latest project for beloved local hospitality group Kitchen Table, which owns and operates a number of award-winning restaurants in the Greater Vancouver area, including: Gastown comfort-food-and-cocktail hotspot Pourhouse; Main Street’s Northern Italian-focused Pizzeria Farina; Railtown casual Italian eatery Ask For Luigi; authentically Italian caffé-by-day, ristorante-by-night Di Beppe in Gastown; Italian hotspot Farina a Legna in North Vancouver’s Lower Lonsdale district; and the handmade pasta factory Pastificio di Luigi, also located in the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel.

1038 Canada Place Way (in the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel), Vancouver, BC  V6C 0B9 | 604-687-9887 | | Facebook: /giovanecafe | Instagram: @giovanecafe

Media release and image provided by Kate Blyth, SMC Communications Inc.

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