Italian Renaissance Cuisine: Free Online Workshop with Fondazione Italia – Dec 11

Have you ever wondered what common people ate in Renaissance Italy or what dishes might have been on the menu if you were invited to dine at the Medici table? In celebration La Settimana della Cucina Italiana nel Mondo, Fondazione Italia is excited to offer a FREE online workshop that will answer these questions and provide […]

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Festa di Carnevale & Battle of grapes at Museo ItaloAmericano, SF – Feb 26th

Date/TimeSaturday 02/26/20226:00 pm – 8:00 pm In these uncertain Covid times the Museo has decided to merge the Wine Tasting originally scheduled for January 29, 2022 and the Festa di Carnevale Event to give people the possibility to attend in person in multiple locations or online.   The new event will take place at the Museo Italo Americano at Fort Mason […]

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Christmas with Museo Italo Americano, SF – 4, 5, and 12 December

After a two-year hiatus, the 9th edition of the beloved Mercatino di Natale will be held at the Museo Italo Americano again! Inspired by Christmas Markets in Northern Italy and throughout most of Europe, this event will exude the warm atmosphere of Christmas and will feature artisanal food, unique handmade jewelry, Italian fashion and accessories, […]

Food K-12 student

Let’s Make Gnocchi! Free Kids Virtual Cooking Workshop – Nov. 21

Sunday, November 21 at 2:00 pm & 3:30 pm PST – Kids are invited to master the art of making light and fluffy gnocchi with Italian chef Deborah Dal Fovo! Join Deborah for a free one-hour online cooking class as she guides young cooks step-by-step to make gnocchi from scratch using ricotta cheese instead of potatoes and an accompanying sugo (sauce).  Workshop […]



Tradition and perspectives of Italian cuisine: Awareness and enhancement of food sustainability  NOV 15-21, 2021 Showcasing Italy and the Italian taste in the world, the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World is a yearly initiative of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, with the support of Italian Embassies and Consulates around the world, aimed at […]

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“A chef’s love affair with Italy” with Cathy Whims on Nov 20th

An intimate conversation with award nominee Cathy Whims about the intricacies and simplicity of Italian food. About this event Chef Cathy Whims is an icon in the Portland food scene. She studied with Marcella Hazan and the very founder of Slow Food, Carlo Petrini, was present at the inauguration of one of her restaurants, Nostrana. […]

Food Science and Technology

The local and global environmental impact of Italian food cultures: SLOW FOOD and TERRA MADRE

“This lecture analyses the engagement of Slow Food and Terra Madre as a practice of glocalism, local practices that have global repercussions, and discusses how food, food producers, food cultures, and landscape are deeply interconnected and can raise awareness regarding the current global debates on food, agriculture, climate change, and sustainability.”

Food Others

Italian food: an object of desire – A conversation with Cinzia Di Vasta

An overview of the changes in recipes, food preferences and of the many routes that made Italian food what it is today. About this event Why do Italians eat what they eat? How does food reflects the culture of a nation? Is there even a concept of ‘National cuisine’ in Italy? How much did religion […]

Career Food K-12 teacher University teacher

Professional development training “L’Italiano attraverso il cibo” by CSU Fresno

Dates: May 3 – May 17, 2021 Location: Online  Language: Italian Participants: 30 Tuition: Free This initiative is made possible thanks to the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. Description: This course is addressed to early-career teachers (lecturer, instructors, teaching associates/assistants, etc.) of the Italian language already working in US universities and/or high […]