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World Week of Italian Cuisine in Los Angeles: Nov. 12-18

Date 11.13.2018

The Week of Italian Cuisine is an initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Agriculture for the enhancement of Italian quality cuisine in the world.

A rich program of events will highlight the Mediterranean Diet as a model of proper eating – a balanced and sustainable lifestyle for both health and environment. From November 12 to 18the Consulate General will feature Italian food excellence through a series of masterclasses, workshops, exhibits, demos, films, lectures, and galas.

Together with art, history and beautiful landscapes, the cultural contribution of typical Italian products is among the most significant legacies of our Country. For this reason, as Consul General Antonio Verde underlines The week of Italian Cuisine in the World is a precious occasion to celebrate Italy and to promote the healthy & sustainable lifestyle of the Mediterranean Diet that embodies the distinctive features of our identity.

The full schedule of events is coordinated in Los Angeles by the Consulate General along with Sistema Italia/Team Italy (Italian Cultural Institute IIC, Italian Trade Agency ICE, Italian Tourist Agency ENIT and Italy-America Chamber of Commerce West IACCW) and Italian Academy of Cuisine.

Program of Events