The Fabulous Serafina Express Grand Opening And Pasta Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (Photographs)

On Tuesday, September 13, 2022, Vittorio Assaf & Fabio Granato hosted a giant pasta ribbon cutting of Serafina Express.

It was the Grand Opening Ceremony to celebrate the launch of their new portfolio addition and new fast-casual concept, Serafina Express.

Serafina Express was created to meet the needs of those on the go, who refuse to sacrifice quality, even when pressed for time.

With an emphasis on value, accessibility and easy-to-use technology, Serafina Express is providing the quintessential Serafina experience in a quick and easy manner, while still delivering the Italian elegance they’re known for. 

Eight locations total will open within the next coming months: 30 Broad Street; Sixth Avenue and Eighth Street; 22nd Street and Park Avenue South; Jackson Avenue and Queens Boulevard; One Gateway Center at Penn Station in Newark; University Place and 12th Street; 84th and Third Avenue; 777 Third Avenue at 48th Street, New York (minutes from Harlem).

A real pasta ribbon cutting commenced the event, cut by Vittorio Assaf and Fabio Granato, Consul General of Italy Cesare Bieller, and Mr. John Paulson. 

Following, guests made their way inside to enjoy music by DJ Rachel Winters, rosé by Whispering Angel and Serafina passed appetizers including:  buffalo mozzarella pizza, potato and truffle pizza, vegan zucchini pizza, vegan tomato and porcini mushroom pizza, tortellini ai 4 formaggi, ravioli ai cherry tomato and basil, penne arrabbiata, cavatelli al pesto, gnocchi ai cherry tomatoes, penne stoli alla vodka, and dessert items tiramisu and Italian ricotta cheesecake.

Photo credit: 1-18) Courtesy of Getty Images/Jared Sisken.

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