It’s time to celebrate Italian Cuisine all over the world

The Week of Italian Cuisine in the World is an annual event primed to celebrate Italy’s incredibly varied regional cuisine and food traditions with a wide array of events promoting culinary culture and flavours to millions of consumers worldwide. This year will be the second edition. The Week of Italian Cuisine in the World is a yearly event promoting Italy’s gastronomic culture abroad, exhibiting its quality and excellence. Cuisine is one of the essential components of Italy’s identity and culture, as well as one of the features of Italy through its brands. This event takes place in over 100 countries across the world.
The Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute are organizing several events to promote top quality Italian cuisine. The rich programme of the events includes thematic menus, gala dinners, seminars, food and wine tastings as well as film screenings illustrating how Italian food has become part of the history of cinema.

With our Ecosystem we are going to celebrate this amazing iniziative with FOOD INNOVATION IS A GLOBAL MISSION an event in Zonghe Palace, (Tongji University – Shanghai) the 23 of november!


9 am > registration

9.30 am > Institutional Greetings
Stefano Bonaccini(Presidente della regione Emilia Romagna)

Prof. Roberto Pagani (Science and Technology Counsellor – General Consulate of Italy in Shanghai)

10.00 am > panel: Accelerating Agrifood Innovation
Research, Technology & Entrepreneurship engine of innovation

10.45 am > Taste of Innovation: startup show&tell – inspiring pitch Italian and Chinese startups best practices

ore 11.15 > Emilia Romagna the Italian Food Valley house of tradition and Innovation meets “Welcome Chinese”

ore 11.45 > Closing and Networking

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