Twelve Italian-Australian restaurateurs have formed a non-profit association for cultural and educational purposes, to promote the values of Italian food in Australia. They are now consulting with others in the industry, and friends, to broaden membership and decide together on a program of work. CIRA’s founding members include: Armando Percuoco (Buon Ricordo), Lucio Galletto (Lucio’s); Giovanni Pilu and Marilyn Annecchini (Pilu at Freshwater); Beppi, Norma and Marc Polese (Beppi’s and Mezzaluna); Peter Zuzza, Vanessa Martin (Il Piave);
Award winning Lindoni’s is located in the heart of cosmopolitan Hastings St Noosa. Lindoni’s, established since 1988 epitomises the casual elegance of Noosa and combines this with the finest Italian food and wine, professional friendly service and a charming romantic courtyard and dining room that seem as though they have been transported directly from Italy.The winner of the Best Italian Restaurant and Best Alfresco Restaurant of 2007 Lindoni’s has an extensive menu faithful to Italian culinary tradition, with an emphasis on the lighter southern Italian style of cooking.