AJC Everyday Heroes

Maria Fundora and Purple Pansies are featured in the Atlanta Journal Constitution's Everyday Heroes! The story is about Maria's devotion to the fight against pancreatic cancer, which her mother had. She used her restaurant and the many folks she knows through the restaurant as the springboard for her efforts, which to date, have netted [...]

2024-01-26T07:59:16-05:00January 26th, 2024|Charity, News|

25 Years of Casa Nuova with Skye’s The Limit Podcast

On this episode of Skye's The Limit, Skye connects with Maria Fundora of Casa Nuova. Maria is celebrating 25 years of this farm-to-table Italian restaurant! Casa Nuova was founded by Maria and her late husband, Antonio "Tony" Fundora. Tony was also known for opening the Atlanta institution, Alfredo's. Casa Nuova proudly continues Tony's legacy by serving [...]

2023-12-04T10:08:38-05:00December 4th, 2023|News|

TGen Interviews Maria Fundora

The Resilience of Maria Fundora and Purple Pansies TGen's Karie Dozer sits down for a personal conversation with Maria Fundora, who is neither a scientist nor a clinician. She's a businesswoman from Alpharetta, Georgia, a restauranteur and founder of Purple Pansies, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness and funds for pancreatic cancer [...]

2023-05-04T09:38:14-04:00May 4th, 2023|Charity, News|

Mondavi Wine Dinner

Mondavi Wine Dinner January 25, 2023 | 7pm $129 per Person Join us for a exclusive wine dinner experience with Napa's iconic winemaker Rob Mondavi Jr. Enjoy a curated 5 course dinner paired with 4 exquisite wines hosted by Rob Mondavi Jr, accompanied by our Certified Sommelier Pepe Fundora. Please RSVP via Casa Nuova at 770-475-9100 or [...]

2023-01-10T13:48:54-05:00January 10th, 2023|News|

Pepe Fundora Wins GRACE Award

ATLANTA (August 30, 2022) – Following a two-year postponement due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Georgia Restaurant Association (GRA) is thrilled to announce the finalists and honorees for the 2022 Georgia Restaurant Association Crystal of Excellence (GRACE) Awards. All finalists are peer-nominated, ensuring the most deserving in the industry are recognized. Winners are chosen by [...]

2022-11-01T10:29:11-04:00November 1st, 2022|News|
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