EVENT: Social Food @ Social Media Women 17 Sept
For centuries people have connected, bonded, shared experiences & made memories over food.
Social Media has changed the way we connect, the things we share & removed borders.
Carmel Ruggeri co-owns La Casa Ristorante with her brother Tony. Her recipe for success? Tony’s skill & industry know-how, her Mother’s meatballs, traditional Italian food and service & twitter!
Initially using it to share her love and passion for great food, she started to share her intention to open an authentic Italian posto! It wasn’t long before she was tweeting Jamie Oliver and connecting with Sydney foodies! She shared her journey to open her restaurant with her online friends and we were hooked!! Not only did she connect with customers, she also connected with Australian chefs, foodies and tweeters.
Once La Casa settled to a frenetic pace, as opposed to the ridiculously crazy busy of the first 12 months, Carm started to work on her true passion, a Sicilian Food Tour; a trip through her island, Sicily. Carmel’s parents were