Thursday 4 July 2013


Expect The Danforth to go Mad for The Mad Italian
Saturday, July 13

Will that be a free Hot Pizza Cone or a free Gelato? The Danforth's Mad Italian Gelato Bar + Café Italiano serves up FREE FOOD at its grand opening
For immediate release. TORONTO: July 3, 2013 . . . True to its name, The Mad Italian Gelato Bar and Café Italiano located at 565 Danforth Avenue is expecting a little madness on Saturday, July 13th, as the eatery prepares for a deluge of customers at its grand opening event.  From 11 am to 11 pm that day, the restaurant hosts "The Danforth's Gone Mad", offering a choice of a Zazzu hot cone (pizza cone) or one of their famous gelatos for FREE.  The recently opened restaurant is introducing local foodies and neighbourhood families to the restaurant's specialities, without obligation to buy.
Zazzu Hot Cone

Along with a free hot cone or gelato, The Mad Italian is enhancing its family friendly experience with the introduction of Aldo, the company's new mascot. Customers can record the fun at the photo booth wearing Aldo's outrageous moustache.  There will be live music from accordionist Sebastion Carubia (Stereo Love) and a DJ, plus magic tricks, face painting, balloons and in-store prizes.  Bring an appetite and arrive early, the free food is limited to the first 2,000 customers.

With three locations in Toronto, The Mad Italian Gelato Bar + Cafe Italiano is a new franchise recognized for its gourmet fresh foods - served fast; superior cleanliness and service.  The restaurant's extensive menu is topped by their signature Zazzu hot cones - the only place to get a tasty and easy to eat pizza in a cone in Toronto. The Mad Italian offers 42 exciting flavours of gelato, as well as store made Panini, salads, authentic Italian style desserts, espresso and original gelato based cocktails.  For more information visit:;; @MadItalianTO

Issued by/Media contact:                                                    
Linda Crane     416-727-0112              
Stephen Weir  416-801-3101 
Eli Turkienicz, PresidentThe Mad Italian Gelato Bar + Café Italiano
*Photos available upon request

**Media and their families are welcome to cover and skip the line-up, but please RSVP to Linda Crane or Stephen Weir to get on the list.