The Vittoria Group will sponsor the upcoming testimonial match between Hibernian and Sunderland on Sunday 9 July.

The popular Italian family restaurants will also provide the catering for hospitality guests at Easter Road, with new club partner Eden Mill also providing a gift to all guests.

An Edinburgh institution, The Vittoria Group dates back to 1970 when Alberto Crolla Sr opened the first restaurant, Vittoria, on Leith Walk.

Now run by son Tony & his family, the Group has grown over the years and features award-winning Italian eateries throughout the city, including Vittoria on the Bridge, Vittoria on Leith Walk, La Favorita (one of Britain’s most renowned gourmet pizzerias), Taste of Italy (an all-day casual cafe on Leith Walk) and Divino Enoteca (a restaurant and wine bar with live music in the heart of the Old Town). Each with its own authentic take on quality Italian restaurant dining offered by the group.

The hospitality package includes:

-A welcome drink

-Italian flavour pre-match buffet featuring the ‘Lewy La Favorita Pizza’

-Executive seat in the West Stand

-Half-time snacks with tea and coffee

-Matchday programme and teamsheet

-Musical entertainment featuring some of your Hibs favourites

-Past and present player appearances

-Cash bar facility

-Gift from Eden Mill

-Free prize draw

-Silent auction

Packages are £60 for adults (£50 for 12-17 year olds) and can be purchased via the Hibernian FC website.

Photo by John Preece