• US WAR DOGS MUSIC BUFFET

    Sunday February 26, 2017 at the East Bay Country Club in Largo, Florida

    For Immediate Release:

     

    This music and food extravaganza will take place on Sunday February 26,, 2017 from 4-8 PM at the East Bay Country Club in Largo, Florida. The event raises necessary items and money for our K-9 friends and handlers who sacrifice their lives to keep us safe while in service us overseas. Proceeds will also benefit the Lucas/Magazine Community Foundation. The Lucas/Magazine Foundation operates exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, including but not limited to helping individuals and organizations in the community, focusing on veterans, children, first responders, and single parents. For more information go to www.lucasmagazinefoundation.com

    For the past 13 years Johnny Ciao has presented high profile events bringing his Inventive California style Cuisine together with his many musician friends to raise awareness and monies for ALS, Toys for Tots, Chi Chi’s Kids, the First Tee, Oscar Night Parties, American Cancer Society, various Celebrity Golf Tournaments and the US War Dogs Association.

    Johnny Ciao appears regularly on television and radio programs around the world bringing his keen sense of social issues, advice on eating well, to his incredible stories of hanging out with the biggest stars and celebrities. Always entertaining and informative, Johnny performs on harmonica with the Culinary All-Star Band at his events. The Culinary All-Stars feature a host of the finest and well-known musicians performing original and copy songs from all genres. Another Special Guest will be former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Chris Hovan who will assist Johnny in the kitchen as his sous chef. A night to remember! For more on Johnny Ciao go to www.johnnyciao.com

     

    Tickets are $50.00 per person and are available at www.lucasmagazinefoundation.com or by calling Deana at 727 849 5353 or Howard Becker at 845 595 6115. All ticket holders are asked to bring at least one item for the US War Dogs cause.

     

    The US War Dogs Association located in Burlington, N.J. was founded by Ron Aiello and has established itself as a leader in supporting K-9’s and their handlers during their service overseas, as well as when they return to the States. For more on the US War Dogs Association go to www.uswardogs.org. There you will find a comprehensive list of items needed for the K-9’s as well as for their handlers, plus everything else you need to know about the organization.

     

    Event Facebook page - www.facebook.com/uswardogs

    To book interviews and, or cooking demos with Johnny Ciao on television, radio or print, please contact Howard Becker at 845 595 6115 or Victoria Drake at 754 222 9297

     

  • SIZZLE

    Man on the Street

    Johnny has prepared foods for some of the greatest and legendary performers of our time. hERE hE IS IN RECENT TIMES HAVING FUN WITH EVERYONE.

    johnny Ciao's Live mUSIC AND FOOD Events HAVE BEEN A HUGE SUCCESS AROUND THE GLOBE. hIS unique character ATTRACTS PEOPLE FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE.

     

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    Communication Breakdown--Original song written by Johnny Ciao and Fabrizio Grecchi. Check it out!

  • Johnny Ciao is a popular auction item (Live or Silent) at many charitable events. He has commanded up to $50,000 to present a private dinner party in the privacy one's home. Johnny will come to your event, meet and greet guests, sit in and perform with bands or d.j.'s on harmonica, as well as schmooze the room getting guests excited prior to his Live Auction, where he stands on stage and tells stories about his colorful experiences getting the bids higher and higher.

     

    Johnny also appears on television and radio prior to each event to boost attendance, increase awareness to the cause and promote the event. He has been presenting and performing at many Benefits throughout the US over the past 20 years for such charitable organizations and events including US War Dogs, ALS, the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame, Oscar Parties, Sundance Film Festival, Chi Chi's Kids, the First Tee, John Deere Classic, Toys for Tots, MasterCard Celebrity Golf Challenges, and various Cancer groups. He also presents his Caddy Snax on the 9th hole of a shotgun start, so as golfers approach the 9th hole they greeted by Johnny and fed delicious and inventive snacks.

  • TALK SHOWS

    A Variety of Johnny's appearances throughout the years with everyone from Dick Clark, Regis, George Hamilton, Marilu Henner, Rick Dees and many others!

    FRUIT BOATS

    CORNY SHRIMP

  • VIDEOS/MUSIC

    More Television, Music, Festivals and Travels around the World

    The Other Half

    Johnny appears with Danny Bonaducci and Dick Clark and creates his Delicious Chicken Spedini

    Communication Breakdown Song by Johnny Ciao

    San Antonio Living

    Johnny appears on San Antonio Living during his Childhood Obesity Tour "Cooking with Juice"

    Wayne Brady Show

    One of Johnny's several appearances on the Wayne Brady Show making Italian Tacos

    Breakfast TV in Vancouver

    Breakfast TV

    Johnny prepares a special  Salmon British Columbia Dish on the morning show

    Papa Pasquale

    Johnny makes his Special Shrimp Ravioli at the Papa Pasquale Ravioli Factory

    Papa Pasquale Part 2

    Johnny finishes making his Corny Shrimp Raviolis

    Taste of Pinellas

    Highlights from the 2011 Taste of Pinellas Festival in St. Pete, Fla.

    Johnny Ciao in Liverpool, England

    Re-Creation of a traditional British Scouse

    Yorkshire, England

    Johnny meets Mr. Ed

    Bay of Fundy, Canada

    Lobster fishign in the Bay of Fundy, Canada

    Deer Island, Canada

    Ciao visits one of the world's largest lobster pounds in the world

    Ciao is Hip Hoppin the world 

    Travels with Ciao

    Newcastle, United Kingdom

    On the Streets in Newcastle, UK

    Finger Fruit Salad

    Finger Fruit Salad invented for Michael Jackson at Neverland

    Sweetbay Supermarket

    Johnny cooks with juice in a supermarket

    Bensonhurst, Brooklyn

    Papa Pasquale Ravioli Factory and Italian Deli

    Blues Buffet

    Highlights from one of several sold-out House of Blues events

    Highlights Reel

    Appearances on TV, Radio, Live Shows and at Benefits

    Caddysnax 

    Johnny makes lobster for Actor/Comedian Richard Kind while he plays golf

    Funkin' Round The World

    Ciao in the UK

  • CIAO ON THE MOVE

  • PAST EVENTS

    Johnny has appeared at a variety of festivals, events and benefits over the past few yeas

     

     

    US WAR DOGS

     

    PUTNAM COUNTY WINE AND FOOD FESTIVAL

     

    TASTE OF BUFFALO

     

    TOYS FOR TOTS BENEFIT

     

    SOUTH MOUNTAIN BLUES FESTIVAL

     

    HUDSON BERKSHIRE WINE AND FOOD FESTIVAL

     

    SUBLICIOUS BLUES BUFFET

     

    CORAL GALES BLUES FESTIVAL


    CHI CHI BENEFIT ON ST. PETE BEACH

     

    DONALD TRUMP CANCER BENEFIT IN PALM BEACH

     

    TASTE of PINELLAS

    COOL JUICE OBESITY TOUR in Florida, Georgia and Texas

     

    SUMMERTIME BLUES W PROFESSOR LOUIE

     

    SOUTH ORANGE BLUES FESTIVAL

     

    SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

     

    ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME BENEFIT

     

    SOUTH ORANGE INT'L BLUES FESTIVAL

     

    CHI CHI RODRIGUEZ GOLF CLASSIC

     

    ROBIN ZANDERS FIRST TEE CELEBRITY ROCK GOLF TOURNAMENT

     

    ALS CELEBRITY GOLF TOURNAMENT

     

    JOHN DEERE CLASSIC IN IOWA FOR CBS

     

    TAMPA BAY WINE AND FOOD FESTIVAL

     

    WINSLOW THERAPEUTIC HORSE HEALING BENEFIT

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