Our Mission

To serve as both an educational and promotional online portal to the Italian/Italian American presence in the Nation’s Capital with particular emphasis on culture, art, language, food, theatre, wine, and architecture.

Our Founder

Alyssa Ciccone, Founding Publisher/Creative Director
Alyssa Ciccone, Publisher/Creative Director of CiaoDC.com. In launching this initiative, Alyssa has fulfilled her passion for all things Italian paired perfectly with the city in which she resides and adores, Washington, D.C.

“My vision with CiaoDC.com is to illuminate the presence of Italy in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area to Washingtonians,” says Alyssa Ciccone.