The 4th version of the World Week of Italian Delicacies targeted on zero wastage of meals.

With the aim of selling and stretching out the culinary traditions of Italy in our nation, The Embassy of Italy organised the World Week of Italian Delicacies in New Delhi. This yr, the 4th version of the World Week of Italian Delicacies was held from November 20th to 24th, 2019. The theme of the coveted occasion was “Zero Waste Cooking”, which was considered related within the present instances when we face shortage of pure assets. The high-profile, week-long occasion noticed particular friends flowing in from Italy as nicely. Each the international locations of Italy and India got here collectively on a single platform to share experiences, journeys and work on many culinary initiatives.

The occasion began off with the Italian delegation of ALMA college students (the Worldwide Faculty of Italian Cookery), led by Chef Andrea Ruisi, assembly their friends from the Worldwide Institute of Culinary Arts (IICA) in New Delhi. The groups bonded over some thrilling workforce work actions that included exchanging recipes and experiences on the right way to handle meals waste within the kitchen.


On the second day i.e. November 21st, “Zero-Waste Cooking, The Speak”, was held on the Italian Institute of Tradition. Some main specialists from the meals business participated within the convention and shared their views and ideas on meals safety and on the ‘zero waste strategy’. The listing of dignitaries had some large names like Chef Cristina Bowerman (Michelin Star from Glass Hostaria), Chef Anahita Dhondy (founding father of SodaBottleOpenerWala), Chef Ritu Dalmia (Diva Eating places), Chef Andrea Ruisi (Alma), Mr. Arjun Datta (IICA), Mr. Ankit Kawatra (Zomato Feeding India), moderated by Mr. Sid Khullar (Chef at Giant and Cal Wellness).

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The individuals had an in depth dialogue on how the zero-waste strategy could improve creativity and foster a greater use of substances. The convention was adopted by a enjoyable and informative zero-waste cooking demonstration by Chef Cristina Bowerman & Chef Ritu Dalmia at Diva restaurant. 

On the night of November 22nd, Friday, the Embassy of Italy hosted a Gala Dinner whose menu was specifically curated by Michelin star Chef Cristina Bowerman, along with Chef Ritu Dalmia. The bread for the dinner was offered by the Brown Bread Bakery, a venture by the not-for-profit “Study For Life Empowerment Undertaking” that aides the underprivileged and promotes natural farming and native meals manufacturing.  On the finish of the occasion, Alma and IICA signed a friendship settlement for future cooperation.

Saturday, November 24th noticed an exhilarating prepare dinner off problem between two groups of scholars lead by Chef Cristina Bowerman and Chef Anahita Dhondy. Submit the competitors, the delegation moved to the Bacchon Kaghar Shelter the place kids loved a heat meal manufactured from the additional meals leftover from the Gala Dinner, which was ready by ALMA and IICA college students and distributed by Zomato Feeding India.