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The Extraordinary Italian Taste - Prima Settimana della Cucina Italiana nel Mondo

 

The Extraordinary Italian Taste - Prima Settimana della Cucina Italiana nel Mondo


 

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Ambasciata d'Italia
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The Extraordinary Italian Taste – Sweden 21-29 November 2016

The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies and the Ministry of Education, Universities and Research established a week called “Prima Settimana della Cucina Italiana nel Mondo” (The Extraordinary Italian Taste). The week is dedicated to the promotion of the Italian enogastronomic culture in the world.

Italian Embassies, Consulates, Cultural Institutes and Italian Institutions abroad will be involved in the project. The organisation of the week’s activities in Sweden (21-29 November 2016) is promoted by the Italian Embassy in cooperation with the Italian Cultural Institute (IIC), Italian Trade Agency (ICE), Italian National Agency for Tourism (ENIT) and Italian Chamber of Commerce in Sweden (ITALCHAMBER).

Initiatives during the week are aimed at involving consumers, opinion makers and local operators. Italian communities abroad will be involved as well.

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On the occasion of “The Week", a specific logo (which all the participating restaurants are able to pride themselves with) has been made available, the video “The Extraordinary Italian Taste” and video lessons with Italian chefs are available on the Embassy’s website as well.

Restaurants in Stockholm, Göteborg and Norrköping will take part in the Event. A detailed list can be found here below. Every restaurant will propose a different dedicated menu, aimed to celebrate the excellence of one or more products/dishes who belong to the Italian enogastronomic tradition, the regional specialities enriching Italy’s enogastronomy.

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LIST OF PARTECIPATING RESTAURANTS

 

ENOTEKET (Norrköping)

DELI DI LUCA (Stockholm)

KOL & KOX (Stockholm)

LA TENTAZIONE (Stockholm)

HOSTERIA TRE SANTI (Stockholm)

GIRO PIZZERIA NAPOLETANA (Stockholm)

MICHALENGELO (Stockholm)

CAFFÈ MILANO (Stockholm)

IL TEMPO (Stockholm)

TRATTORIA MONTANARI (Stockholm)

ENOTECA MAGLIA (Stockholm)

TRATTORIA MAGLIA (Göteborg)

LA CUCINA ITALIANA (Göteborg)

TRATTORIA LA STREGA (Göteborg)

Caina Restaurant (Stockholm)

 

The program of “The Extraordinary Italian Taste” has been presented to the Italian Press and will be available for International Press as soon as possible.

RAI (Italian National Public Television) will run a promotional campaign in Italy and abroad.

 

EVENTS IN SWEDEN

- EMBASSY OF ITALY IN STOCKHOLM: Two different wine and gastronomy tasting events as well as a presentation of regional gastronomy are in program. On November 21th, on the occasion of the award ceremony “Marchio Ospitalità Italiana 2016” (Italian Hospitality Brand) by Italian Chamber of Commerce in Sweden, a buffet dinner will be held at the Embassy and restaurateurs, VIP and media will be invited. At the end of the week the Italian chef Corrado Assenza will celebrate the Italian enogastronomic culture with a gala dinner.

- ITALIAN INSTITUTE OF CULTURE IN STOCKHOLM – IIC C.M. LERICI: Thema meetings about history, traditions, regions, food and health, Mediterranean diet, food education, food, sustainability and science, innovative technology within the feeding system, organic farming. The Institute will also project Italian movies with a specific attention to Italian gastronomic culture.

- ENIT (ITALIAN NATIONAL AGENCY FOR TOURISM): During the events at the Embassy and at the Institute of Culture, ENIT will promote the marketing and promotion of enogastronomic tourism sharing promotional and informative material, a cooking class aimed to the restaurateurs, a photo gallery and a vernissage.

 

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COMPLETE LIST OF EVENTS

 

AMBASSADOR OF TASTE: CORRADO ASSENZA

The extraordinary Italian Taste Week is dedicated to the Italian enogastronomy in Sweden. The program will see the participation of public and private entities from “Sistema Italia – Italian System”. An example is the prestigious collaboration with Chef Corrado Assenza. For more information about his meetings in Stockolm click here.

 

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Corrado Assenza

 

PRESS INFORMATION

Interested Press and Media are welcome to get in touch with the Italian Embassy through the following contacts:

info.stockholm@esteri.it / +46 8 545 671 00.

 


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