Gaetano’s Italian Restaurant 70th Anniversary Celebration, November 7 -11

Happy Customers at Gaetano's Italian Food 70th Birthday Party

Tuesday – Anniversary kickoff with Speakeasy Night and “Tapping the Hooch” celebration (5 PM) with special “white dog” whiskey from Spirit Hound distillers, plus Gaetano’s debut of Spirit Hound’s Aged Whiskey and special retro whisky cocktails.

Wednesday – “History of the Smaldone Family” with former Denver Post columnist and book author Dick Kreck (3 PM) . Throwback cocktail happy hour with an additional list of gin cocktails made with Spirit Hound gin.

Thursday – Lunch time Mob Tours of the neighborhood ($30, reservations required). Buses leave at 11 AM and 1 PM. Evening release (5 PM) of a special anniversary beer from Spangalang Brewery. Special appearances by Gun Moll burlesque performers from The Clocktower.

Friday – Mob Night with mobster and vintage dress suggested, prizes for best mobster costumes, plus live band at 8:30 PM, throwback cocktails and anniversary beer and cocktails all night.

Saturday — Special Mobster Brunch and Bloody Mary bar from 11 AM – 3 PM. Evening Gala theme (formal attire is suggested), cutting of the Gaetano’s 70th birthday cake (6 PM) with complimentary slices for dinner guests, and additional late-night cocktails

Each day of the celebration will feature the new Gaetano’s lunch & dinner menus. Each night there will also be nightly specials of one new dish and one vintage dish from Gaetano’s past.