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Second Week of Italian Cuisine in the world: The Extraordinary Italian Taste



Second Week of Italian Cuisine in the world: The Extraordinary Italian Taste

A series of special events organized to promote and share the culinary excellence and food-and-wine knowledge of Italy as a distinctive trait of our identy and culture.

The main themes of the second edition of the Week are quality, sustainability, culture, food security, the right to food, education, identity, territory and biodiversity. The second edition aims at  combining “high-quality cuisine and wine”; protecting and leveraging the controlled and protected designation of origin of products and promoting actions to disseminate Italian brand-protection methods, in order to launch initiatives to fight the so called Italian sounding; promoting regional and food-and-wine tourist itineraries; focusing attention on training in the hotel sector, to developing long-term cooperation between Italian and international chefs; supporting the candidacy of the art of the Neapolitan pizza chefs and of the “le Colline del Prosecco a Valdobbiadene” site to be included in the UNESCO world heritage list; supporting the traditional products of the Regions struck by the earthquake.

Organized by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles General of Italy in Los Angeles, the Italian Trade Agency (ICE), the Istituto Italian di Cultura (IIC), the National Tourism Board of Italy (ENIT), the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce West (IACCW) and in collaboration with the Los Angeles delegation of the Accademia Italiana della Cucina.


Date: Da Monday, November 13, 2017 a Sunday, November 19, 2017

Organized by : Consolato Generale d’Italia a Los Angeles, IIC LA, ICE, ENIT, IACCW, Accademia Italiana della Cucina

Entrance : Free


Various locations (Diverse localita')