Congratulations to WIP personality Anthony Gargano and Tamara Hummel who were married August 2. Here are some of the details of the wedding.
Tamara L. Hummel to Anthony L. Gargano
Ceremony: at PAFA historic building.
Reception: at Fuel, 3rd and Arch
The bride attended the ceremony in a classic lace Edgardo Bonilla gown with a beaded Lazaro sash, with red Christian Louboutin heels, while the groom wore a bespoke tuxedo made by tailor Pasquale Scioli.
For the reception, Tamara changed into a beaded organza Badgley Mischka gown — a forties glamour gown with antique beading, more fitting for the reception. Groom then changed into a white dinner jacket.
AMONG THE GUESTS: Pat Croce, director Tim Chambers; Pete Ciarocchi, from Chickie’s and Pete’s, from WIP, Angelo Catladi, Rhea Hughes, Ike Reese, Rob Charry, Marc Rayfield; from 950, Mike Missanelli; as well as former partner Steve Martorano, also in attendance.
CATERER: Tony Cardillo. Chef and co-owner of La Veranda. Wowed the crowd with incredible food. Baby lamb chops, raw bar with crab claws, oysters and jumbo shrimp, a Tuscan table were among the appetizers. The other courses included pasta mista — gorgonzola gnocchi, pesto toretllini and rigatoni matrigiana, insalata pazza — spinach salad with pine nuts, goat cheese, golden raisins and carmelized onions with balsamic vinegearette, intermezzo with limone sorbetto and the entree was surf and turf.
Desserts included a vast selection of Italian specialty pastries, including a groom’s cake called “Ba-ba” consisting of yellow cake soaked in three different liquers, a Cardillo family recipe from Naples, constructed by Giuseppe Cardillo, Tony’s brother and co-owner of La Veranda.
CAKE: Nina of Truli Confectionary Arts desgin a custom-designed four-tier, hexagon-shaped cake embroidered detail to match the bride’s wedding gown. Two tiers devil’s food cake with champagne ganache strawberry and the other two were banana cake with ganache and bavarian cream with caramelized bananas.
Honeymoon: Greek islands.