Nino Salvaggio’s International Weekend Celebrates Foods and Cultures From Around the Globe

Patrons can sample foods and experience cultural demos from approximately 20 countries and regions

Nino Salvaggio International Marketplace, the premier specialty market in metro Detroit, is celebrating the mixing pot of global cultures across the region with its Second Annual International Weekend. The free event will be held Friday, February 27 – Sunday, March 1 at all of its locations: 17496 Hall Road, Clinton Township and 6835 Rochester Road, Troy and 27900 Harper, St. Clair Shores.  Hours for the International Weekend are 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Sunday.

Pete Loren, Director of Culinary Development with  Nino Salvaggio International Marketplace and Sunny Fassbender, Produce Prep Manager at the Troy location, prepare for the 2014 International Weekend.

Pete Loren, Director of Culinary Development with Nino Salvaggio International Marketplace and Sunny Fassbender, Produce Prep Manager at the Troy location, prepare for the 2014 International Weekend.

The press release stated that the public is invited to The Nino Salvaggio International Weekend that highlights international food, wine, music and more. Ethnic food samplings from more than 20 countries and regions will be included along with recipes, live music and other global goods.

Experts will offer advice and samplings this year on dishes such as: Japanese Sushi from Mon Jin Lau; Italian Cheese Ravioli; Mediterranean Chicken Shawarma; German Spaetzle Casserole, Potato Pancakes and Sour Cream; Lebanese Hummus; Matilde Vicenzi Cookies; Norwegian Voss Water; Jamaican Ugli Fruit; Mongolian Pork; New Zealand Kim Crawford Wines; and Italian Academia Proscuitto and Parmigiano Reggiano.

“We’re very proud to bring International Weekend back for a second year, as the event honors some of the many cultures of the clients whom we serve.” said Kirk Taylor, president of Nino Salvaggio. “Year-round Nino Salvaggio serves as a culinary resource specializing in foods and other items from around the world, including hard-to-find wines, spices and produce. Our market represents the melting pot that we live in here in southeast Michigan.”

As another highlight, Grammy-nominated accordionist Mike Zawojsky will perform at the Troy location. In Clinton Township customers will enjoy music by accordionist James Rand.

Please note that due to store size, the St. Clair Shores location will offer limited samplings.

About Nino Salvaggio

Nino Salvaggio International Marketplace was founded by the late Nino Salvaggio in St. Clair Shores in 1979. With stores in Clinton Township, St. Clair Shores and Troy, the fresh gourmet market offers a complete grocery shopping experience in a specialty store setting. The markets boast one of the most extensive fresh produce departments in the area along with exceptional meats, fresh in-store bakery, specialty wines and prepared foods to go and much more. For more information and to shop online, visit www.NinoSalvaggio.com.

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