Eataly World to Open in October
FICO Eataly World, with its $106 million price tag, is slated to open Oct. 4th in Bologna, Italy, according to industry reports.
Eataly is the Italian food emporium with locations in cities like Chicago and New York (and new locations planned for Boston and New York’s World Trade Center) developed in the United States by chefs Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich. Eataly World has been in development since 2013. The 20-acre complex features 108,000 square feet of orchards, gardens and pastures as well as 40 different workshops making pasta and cheeses. It also will boast 25 restaurants and food stalls and is expected to draw 6 million visitors a year.