Embassy of Italy
November 13 - 19, 2017

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Please find below the program of events in Washington DC and click here to learn more about the overall program in the US.

Monday, November 13, 6:00pm - Screening of “La pizza, il cuore di Napoli

Followed by pizza tasting, at the Embassy of Italy.


Tuesday, November 14, 6:00pm - Conference “Sicilian Flavors: Traditional Farming and Eating in a Modern World. A conversation with Fabrizia Lanza and Ann Yonkers 

Followed by winetasting in collaboration with Tasca D’Almerita and Regione Sicilia, at the Embassy of Italy.


Wednesday, November 15, 6:30pm - Conference “Health And Nutrition: Challenges And Solutions” at Georgetown University.


Thursday, November 16, 9:30am – 1:30pm - General meeting on the agriculture and food sector, in collaboration of the New York Office of the Italian Trade Agency, with the participation of Italian companies and sector operators working in the US (closed doors event).

6:00pm - Opening ceremony of photography exhibit “Discover the #ItalianTaste

Followed by Italian Street Food Festival, a Sicilian food and wine tasting, at the Embassy of Italy.


Saturday, November 18, 7:30pm - Gala dinner dedicated to the Sicilian culinary art by Sicilian chef Roberto Toro, who will reinterpret the menu prepared for the Taormina G7 Summit in May 2017. The dinner will be at Villa Firenze, residence of the Ambassador of Italy to the United States and it is organized in collaboration with Regione Sicilia. Closed doors event.

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