“Conviviality, sustainability and innovation: the ingredients of the Italian cuisine for people’s health and the safeguard of the planet”. This is the theme of the seventh edition of the Week of the Italian Cuisine in the World, to be held throughout the United States from November 14 through November 20, 2022.
With more than 8,000 events in 100 countries in the past six editions, the Week of the Italian Cuisine in the World is among the main initiatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for the promotion of Made in Italy, with particular attention to the agri-food sector.
The Embassy, together with the network of Consulates, Cultural Institutes, ICE offices, ENIT offers a rich program of events: workshops on innovation and technology for sustainability in food production; cooking masterclasses with renowned Italian chefs; cultural exhibitions on “food heroes”; food and wine events and tastings of Italian wines, products and dishes; educational programs for children and students; insight on nutrition and health; promotion of the Italian language in nutrition; promotion of Italian food and wine between tradition and innovation.
Find out the schedule of all the events in the United States at the following link:
WEEK OF THE ITALIAN CUISINE IN WASHINGTON: OUR PARTNERS & EVENT SCHEDULE
WASHINGTON – Workshop on: “Innovation & Technology for Sustainable food production”
In cooperation with Young Professional in Foreign Policy and American Italian Food Coalition
The event, opened by Ambassador Mariangela Zappia, intends to promote the use of the innovation and technology in the agri-food sector with a focus on how this might be useful to improve the production in a sustainable way. Focus would be on the sectors of the pork meat and milk products industry.
The event will be closed by an authentic Italian products tasting.
WASHINGTON – Inauguration of the Slow Food Exhibition “Food Heroes”.
Organized by the Italian Cultural Institute of Washington with the Embassy of Italy.
After introductory remarks by Ambassador Mariangela Zappia, Slow Food USA representative Richard McCarthy will reveal the highlights of our exhibit, covering the Slow Food movement and other aspects connected to food sourcing. The event will be concluded with an authentic Italian products tasting.
WASHINGTON – Workshop on: “Evolution of Italian American food”
For High School students and University students of Italian language.
In cooperation with author/chef/TV presenter Amy Riolo
WASHINGTON – “La Pinsa Romana”. Dinner organized by Accademia Italiana della Cucina
Ristorante Via Roma
WASHINGTON – Exclusive dinner prepared by Chicco e Bobo Cerea of 3 Michelin star restaurant “Da Vittorio” in Bergamo at Villa Firenze
A culinary journey with food products of the highest quality. Each course will be prepared with products from local markets or from well-known Italian companies that are committed to sustainability.
The dinner will also be a tribute to “food heroes”: to all those workers who ensure that high quality and safe food arrives in our homes. Farmers, producers, chefs, and waiters are our everyday heroes!
*Please note that this event is by invitation only.
WASHINGTON – Baking Masterclass with Chef Rita Monastero
Organized by the Italian Cultural Institute of Washington
Enter the contest to win access to the masterclass: Italian Cultural Institute Washington on Instagram: “If you enjoy baking and Italian cuisine, you’ll love Chef Rita Monastero’s hands-on masterclass! On November 16th at 10 am at Cookology…”
WASHINGTON – “FOOD HEROES & A LEGENDARY “DA VITTORIO” EXPERIENCE”
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington (BGCGW) celebrates the seventh edition of the Week of the Italian Cuisine in the World with a dinner organized by IMARK with the support of the Embassy of Italy and created by three-starred Michelin Chef Roberto Cerea.