The second edition of the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World will take place from November 20 - 27. The aim of this initiative is to promote Italy’s culinary tradition all over the world. The event intends to provide continuity to the themes successfully developed by Expo Milano 2015 and to highlight the role played by the Foreign Ministry’s diplomatic network. The initiative will take place in 100+ Countries with an agenda of 1,200+ events including conferences, tastings, thematic dinners, exhibitions on culinary themes and technical and scientific workshops. The Consulate of Italy in Adelaide will present a program of events throughout the week: November 20: Opening Gala Dinner at Osteria Oggi, featuring an official five-course chef selection showcasing Italian ingredients. November 21 & 23: Campbelltown’s Mercato will host a pizza al taglio cooking demonstration, followed by an exclusive pizza lunch deal.
That night, Italian restaurant Ruby Red Flamingo will house the Paste d’Italia event, organised by the Dante Alighieri Society of SA.
November 22: the Marche Club will run a cooking demonstration, featuring classic dishes from the region.
That same evening, Bottega Rotolo in Goodwood will hold a mouth-watering cheese and wine class.
November 23: Rusco and Brusco will host an Italian aperitivo night organised by Com.It.Es.
November 24: Bene Aged Care with an invite-only lesson on ‘Food and Togetherness’ by Professor John Coveney from Flinders University.
The week will end with a wine masterclass at The Hilton Adelaide on November 25.
The masterclass will be presented by Italian sommelier Alessandro Ragazzo and Italian oenologist Michele Guglielmi.
Many specials and deals will also run in various Italian restaurants and eateries across Adelaide throughout the week.