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  • Tune in to Channel 4 at 5pm every day between 18th and 22nd June to watch Giovanni feature on the hit cookery competition Come Dine With Me

    Watch as he takes on four other contestants to host the best dinner party and win £1,000. Giovanni’s dinner party will be taking place on on Friday 22nd June, which is also the reveal night of the winner - announced by Giovanni himself. 

    Share your thoughts by joining in with the chatter online with the hashtag #GiovanniCDWM 

    Let the battle of the dinner parties, commence! 

    Local celebrity to feature on a major cooking cook

    A local celebrity will be making an appearance on a major television show next week. 

    Giovanni Malacrino, the owner of Giovanni’s Restaurants, has taken part in the hit cooking show Come Dine With Me. In a unique twist, Giovanni’s particular group will be a week-long event.

    Giovanni said: “My time on Come Dine with Me was incredible. A lot of my recent years have been spent running businesses, so I wanted to go back to my roots where I cooked for people at an intimate dinner party.” 

    “I wanted to challenge myself, so I went above and beyond with my dishes and my entire evening. I had some help from Italian close friends whose musical talents made my night a lot of fun.” 

    The show will be aired on Channel 4 from the 18th to 22nd June, where we’ll see Giovanni take on four other contestants to see who hosts the best dinner party. Competitors will rank each other's evening out of 10, the person with the highest score will win the competition. 

    The winner of Come Dine with Me receives a £1,000 cash prize which will announced by Giovanni on Friday night.. 

    Giovanni’s Restaurant Group is the longest running Italian establishment in Cardiff and is celebrating its 35 year anniversary this year. During its history, Giovanni Restaurants have been creating magical moments and providing delicious food to residents, tourists, celebrities and charities.

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    Visiting Us

    Giovanni's On the Hayes (38)
    Cardiff, CF10 1AJ

    029 20 220077

    Giovanni's In Park Place (8)
    Cardiff, CF10 3DP

    029 20 226299

    Head Office
    10-11 Mill Lane
    Cardiff, CF10 1FL

    02920 678707

    The Hayes

    Monday to Thursday
    12pm 3pm
    then 5pm till 11pm last orders
    Friday to Sunday
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    In Park Place

    Monday to Thursday
    12pm 3pm
    then 5pm till 11pm last orders
    Friday to Saturday
    Open all day 12pm to 10.30pm last orders