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Italian Cuisine in the World Forum - Milan and Florence 28 June- 1 July 2015

It starts to be all set for the 5th Italian Cuisine in the World Forum , an initiative promoted by itchefs-GVCI, a network of 2,500 chefs, restaurateurs, and culinary professionals working in more than 70 countries in the world, in the Italian gastronomy sector. The 5th edition of the Forum, which will take place from the 28th June to the 1st of July In Milan and Florence, is held in collaboration with Lorenzo De Medici - The Italian International Institute in Florence, whose aim for the last 40 years has been to bring Italian language, art, and culture around the world.
More than 150 chefs, restaurateurs, and culinary professionals from 70 countries will take part in the initiative, but more chefs, food entrepreneurs and journalists from Italy are expected to attend it. The participating delegates belong to a sector including 100.000 Italian professionals in the world, authentic ambassadors of the Italian cuisine, offering every day authentic and quality Italian food to millions of clients.
The Forum will be the only events of its kind in Italy, offering unique opportunities to debate themes connected to the Italian cuisine outside of Italy as well as to address some of the challenges that the Italian restaurant industry around the world is currently facing. It will also show to a public composed of Italian and international culinary operators, media, distributors and importers, the Made in Italy quality food products.
In Milan Expo 2015 the meeting will be dedicated to the Italian cuisine in the world and the Chefs and culinary professionals who promote it outside Italy. During the event, there will also be the official presentation of the “Firenze (Toscana) Capitale della Cucina Italiana nel Mondo” plan, whose aim is to promote Italian high-quality regional heritage, culture, and gourmet food outside the country. The Forum will also be the occasion to present the School Cucina LdM Mercato Centrale as the new symbolic centre for the itchefs-GVCI network and the wide community of Italian chefs working abroad.