ALMA on the front line for the “First Week of Italian Cuisine in the World”

Objective: enhancing the italian culinary tradition abroad. on the agenda dinners, public lectures, competitions and publishing projects all over the world: Skopje Budapest, Kuala Lumpur, Sofia, Hong Kong e Jhoannesburg.

ALMA – The International School of Italian Cuisine is amongst the promoters and protagonists of the “First Week of Italian Cuisine in the World”, to be held from the 21st to the 27th of November 2016 in order to communicate and spread the knowledge of Italian cuisine globally.

The project seeks to address the themes that have been successfully discussed at Expo Milan 2015 and embedded in the Charter of Milan, namely: quality, sustainability, culture, food safety and security, the right to food, education, identity, community, and biodiversity.

ALMA, who took part in the working group convened by the Italian Foreign Ministry for over a year, is organizing, in collaboration with international partner schools, institutes ICE and the Italian Institutes of Culture, demonstration dinners, public lectures, competitions and publishing projects to promote the Italian agri-food products in the world.


  • Skopje (Macedonia)
  • Sofia (Bulgaria)
  • Budapest (Ungary)
  • Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
  • Hong Kong (Popular Republic of China)
  • Jhoannesburg (South Africa)
  • Pechino (Popular Republic of China) – Italian Gala Dinner 2016, Turism Award

The project is part of the plan for actions favouring the agrifood sector and Italian cuisine, aka the Food Act, launched by the Ministry of Agricultural and Forestry Resources in July 2015 on behalf of the Italian government and within the framework of the actions envisaged by the MOU for the promotion of Italian cuisine abroad.

It was signed by the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Agricultural and Forestry Resources, and Education, Universities and Research, on March 15, 2016.


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