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VI Edition of World Week of Italian Cuisine 2021

Date:

11/05/2021


VI Edition of World Week of Italian Cuisine  2021

"Tradition and perspectives of Italian cuisine: awareness and enhancement of food sustainability" is the theme of the sixth annual “World Week of Italian Cuisine” which will run from the 15th to the 21st of November 2021.

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The event is a worldwide initiative of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation aimed at promoting quality and heritage of Italian cuisine, as distinctive signs of our identity and culture, and at developing mutual trade and tourism.

The Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles and Sistema Italia (ITA, IIC, Enit), in partnership with Eataly LA, will celebrate the week with virtual and in presence free events all over the city.

In collaboration with IAMLA- Italian American Museum of Los Angeles, we will present the Documentary:

"La Cucina Italiana in Los Angeles: an Italian, and American story".

An extraordinary journey through history of Italian presence and influence through food, made with delightful interviews at the most prominent Chefs and food historians in the city. The documentary depicts the path and the transformation of Italian cuisine in Los Angeles. Starting from the very first Italian immigration and the pioneers of Italian restaurant business in Los Angeles, arriving up to the present day: new restaurants, new chefs and the success of all of them.

In collaboration with Eataly, ITA and ENIT- Italian National Tourism Agency, the whole week will be a special occasion to purchase Italian authentic products with special prices and discounts, but there is more!

Starting November 15th through November 21st,2021, when you spend at Eataly LA’s marketplace, you can become eligible to participate in a raffle offered by ENIT – Italian National Tourist Board and Lake Como, which consists of a two-night stay for two at the beautiful Hilton Lake Como with breakfast and a boat excursion on the lake followed by dinner.

Other promotional events for the “World Week of Italian Cuisine” will include webinars, chefs’ presentations, cooking classes, tastings and dinners.

Come and discover Italy: beautiful, delicious and sustainable!


Following is the list of other events:


NOVEMBER 14, 2021

6.00 pm – SUSTAINABILITY OF LEFTOVER PASTA – Cooking Class with Jury. - HYBRID EVENT (IN PRESENCE AND VIRTUAL) - Organized in collaboration with Eataly LA, Accademia Italiana della Cucina, Italian Trade Agency.

A Chef of Eataly LA, Tommaso Iorio, will host a virtual cooking class dedicated to pasta: many different ways to cook the original “Pasta al Forno”, that will also have to use their fantasy and their leftovers to prepare the dish!! In person availability is limited and will be on a first come first serve basis.
VIRTUAL REGISTRATION: https://www.eataly.com/us_en/classes-and-events/los-angeles/week-of-italian-cuisine-virtual-sustainability-with-baked-pasta-2021-11-14-10122 
IN PERSON EVENT: https://www.eataly.com/us_en/classes-and-events/los-angeles/week-of-italian-cuisine-sustainability-with-baked-pasta-2021-11-14-10123 


NOVEMBER 15th - 21st 2021 - ALL WEEK

Aperitivo Italiano - 5.00 pm -7.00 pm - Tagliere Italiano” at the Pizza e Pasta Restaurant: Promotion of the "salami e formaggi" in your regular menu listed as a Special at the restaurant Pizza e Pasta. During the "Aperitivo Italiano time", free mini-Tasting of "Salami e formaggi" and promotional price for the "TAGLIERE ITALIANO" in the menu, with a presentation and storytelling of the products. N.60 cutting boards will be available to be distributed free of charge to all clients that will order the "Tagliere Italiano" in the promotion. Taking into account the limited number of cutting boards (n. 60 for the whole week), they will be distributed on a daily basis, until exhaustion.


NOVEMBER 15th - 21st 2021 - ALL WEEK

EATALY STORE – Create your own “TAGLIERE ITALIANO” and take advantage of a discounted price on selected Italian “salumi e formaggi”.


NOVEMBER 15, 2021

6.30 pm – COOKING JURY AND EATALY AWARD CEREMONY For the sustainable PASTA AL FORNO IN PRESENCE AND WILL BE STREAMED ON FACEBOOK AND INSTAGRAM from Eataly LA All the participants of the cooking class SUSTAINABILITY OF LEFTOVER PASTA will bring their dishes to the Eataly LA awards ceremony to be judged. A selected panel will judge the dishes the participants will bring to EatalyLA.

The winner will be awarded with a special prize, a $150 gift card kindly offered by Eataly

Eataly LA: 10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90067, United States


NOVEMBER 16, 2021

3.30 pm – PREMIERE OF THE DOCUMENTARY: “LA CUCINA ITALIANA In Los Angeles- An Italian, and American Story” - IN PRESENCE EVENT - Organized by Consulate General of Italy in LA In collaboration with IAMLA- Italian American Museum of Los Angeles.

The documentary depicts the path and the transformation of the Italian cuisine in Los Angeles.
Press and VIPs are invited to the documentary screening. Q&A with the author and the Chefs of the documentary and an exclusive tasting experience of dishes prepared by the Chefs will follow.
By invitation only
INFORMATION: www.iamla.org 
IAMLA: 644 N Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90012, United States;


6.00pm – WORKSHOP on “TRADITIONAL TUSCANY: RIBOLLITA”

VIRTUAL EVENT - Organized by Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles and Lingua Viva in collaborationwith Eataly LALearn how to prepare this traditional Tuscan bread soup in an interactive presentation.
By invitation only
INFORMATION: www.iiclosangeles.esteri.it 


NOVEMBER 17, 2021
6.00pm – WORKSHOP on “REAL RAVENNA: MALTAGLIATI AL SUGO SCAPPATO”

VIRTUAL EVENT - Organized by Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles and Lingua Viva in collaboration with Eataly LA. Learn how to prepare how to prepare this typical egg pasta dish from Emilia-Romagna in an interactive presentation:
By invitation only
INFORMATION: www.iiclosangeles.esteri.it 

NOVEMBER 18, 2021 
An AFTERNOON dedicated to CHOCOLATE and ITALIAN PASTRY with Chef Ale Gambini - HYBRID EVENT (IN PRESENCE AND VIRTUAL) - Organized by Consulate General of Italy, Eataly LA, Accademia Italiana della Cucina, with the participation of Matilde Vicenzi

3.00 pm – CHOCOLATE TASTING WITH CHEF ALE GAMBINI, Chocolate Sommelier – IN PRESENCE Organized by Accademia Italiana della Cucina and Ristorante Puglia
By invitation only
INFORMATION: www.accademiaitalianadellacucina.it 
LA PUGLIA: 1621 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403, United States

6.00 pm – WEBINAR on ITALIAN PASTRY TRADITION, “The experience Matilde Vicenzi”, FOLLOWED BY A DEMO on how to prepare a THANKSGIVING TIRAMISU with CHEF ALE GAMBINI – VIRTUAL AND LIVE FROM EATALY LA.
In collaboration with Eataly LA and Matilde Vicenzi.

After a talk on Italian pastry, history and innovation, and about our rich artisan production of sweets, which has developed over time, Chef Alessandra Gambini will be ready for a special live stream where she will show us how to make a Thanksgiving Tiramisu’. Her special recipe is made with pumpkin and amaretti.

Eataly LA: 10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90067, United States 
REGISTER HERE: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_e0O1W3a6RsC47qR7lhbtrQ 


NOVEMBER 19 - 21, 2021

11 a.m. – 7.00 p.m. - “VINO DAY and TAGLIERE ITALIANO” – Organized by Eataly LA, ITA- Italian Trade Agency
FREE TASTING CORNER OF “TAGLIERE ITALIANO” during the three days of “Vino Day”.

A selection of Italian “salami e formaggi”, with storytelling of the product, to be tasted by the guests together with Italian wine.


NOVEMBER 21, 2021

7.00 pm - EXCLUSIVE DINNER at the Terra RESTAURANT- Organized by Accademia Italiana della Cucina and ITA- Italian Trade Agency.  Free tasting of the “TAGLIERE ITALIANO", part of the menu, and a complimentary cutting board branded with the ITA logo and the Extraordinary Italian Taste.
By invitation only
INFORMATION: www.accademiaitalianadellacucina.it 
Eataly LA, Terra Restaurant: 10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90067, United States



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