The Extraordinary Italian Taste

 

"True Italian Taste North America is a project born thanks to the support of the Italian Ministry of the Economic Development for the greater diffusion and knowledge of the authentic Italian agri-food product" -  by True Italian Taste Campaign

 

IACCW in its efforts to promote bilateral trade between Italy and the US, pushes forth the True Italian Taste Campaign, initiative coordinated by AssoCamere Estero and promoted by the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce West, and other Italian Chambers of Commerce abroad, through sector specific, targeted events, masterclasses and much more. 

 

Every year, IACCW organizes workshops, seminars, series of training activities, and events apt to educate professionals, consumers and members of the food and beverage trade industry alike, in order to promote authentically Italian food and beverage products in the West Coast of the US, including the States of California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Utah,  Idaho, Alaska and Hawaii.

 

To find out more about the True Italian Taste campaign

 

CLICK HERE

 


TRUE ITALIAN TASTE & IACCW ACTIVITIES 


2020


THE AUTHENTIC ITALIAN TABLE LOS ANGELES 

 

The Authentic Italian Table ft. Michelin Star Chef, Enrico Bartolini

Consumer Session 

 

 

The Authentic Italian Table Ft. Michelin Star Chef, Enrico Bartolini

 Exclusive Media Session

 

 

The Authentic Italian Table Feat. 3-Michelin-Star Chef, Enrico Bartolini

Fried Chicken with Sweet & Sour Sauce Instructional Video 

 

 

The Authentic Italian Table Feat. 3-Michelin-Star Chef, Enrico Bartolini

Beet Puree & Gorgonzola Risotto Instructional Video 

 

 


A TRUE ITALIAN TASTE GELATO MASTERCLASS 

 

with Gelato Festival & featuring IACCW Member, Mongibello Juice

 

(In English)


2019


 

IACCW TRUE ITALIAN TASTE 2019 HIGHLIGHTS 

In 2019, IACCW, organized a series of workshops, seminars, series of training activities, and events apt to educate professionals, consumers and members of the food and beverage trade industry alike, so as to promote, authentically Italian food and beverage products in the West Coast of the US. To view this year's event highlights, CLICK HERE, on the image below. 


TRUE ITALIAN TASTE PRESENTS: MODERN TUSCAN FLAVORS FEATURING PECORINO TOSCANO P.D.O. 

BEVERLY HILLS (CA)

NOVEMBER 13TH, 2019 

AT IL FORNAIO RESTAURAN

IACCW is organizing a culinary training and class series for professionals and members of the food and beverage trade, in Beverly Hills (CA), so as to educate and promote authentic Italian food products and speak of the diversity of flavors among classic Italian food socialities. The event is by invitation only for an exclusive public of culinary, food and beverage experts and members of the industry. IACCW will be featuring Pecorino Toscano D.P.O. and authentic Tuscan Flavors at Il Fornaio, Beverly Hills. 


TRUE ITALIAN TASTE PRESENTS: MODERN TUSCAN FLAVORS FEATURING PECORINO TOSCANO P.D.O. 

 SEATTLE (WA)

NOVEMBER 11TH, 2019

IACCW is organizing a culinary training and class series for professionals and members of the food and beverage trade, in Seattle (WA), so as to educate and promote authentic Italian food products and speak of the diversity of flavors among classic Italian food socialities. The event is by invitation only for an exclusive public of culinary, food and beverage experts and members of the industry. IACCW will be featuring authentic Pecorino Toscano D.P.O. and true Tuscan Flavors presented by Ritrovo Selections. 


EXCLUSIVE TRUE ITALIAN TASTE: PRE-OSCAR RECEPTION 2019 

WEST HOLLYWOOD (CA)

OCTOBER 28TH 2019

AT N 10 RESTAURANT 

The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce West presented with the True Italian Taste Campaign, an exclusive, reception honoring the legendary screenwriter and film director,  Lina Wertmüller. As the first woman nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director IACCW and True Taste organized an exclusive reception at N 10 Restaurant in Los Angeles.  


TRUE ITALIAN TASTE: D AS IN DESIGN - AT WESTEDGE DESIGN FAIR 2019 

BARKER HANGAR SANTA MONICA (CA) 

OCTOBER 27TH, 2019

AT WESTEDGE DESIGN FAIR

IACCW is organizing a culinary demos series and educational classes promoting authentic Italian food and beverage products, flavors, recipes and authentic Italian culinary know-how in the Culinary Pavilion , at the WestEdge Deisgn Trade Fair in Santa Monica, CA. Featuring authentic Pecorino Toscano P.D.O. and presented by Chef Steve Samson, from Rossoblu Restaurant in Downtown LA. 


TRUE ITALIAN TASTE - 4 HANDS DINNER: IT TV FESTIVAL KICK-OFF

LOS ANGELES (CA)

SEPT. 18TH, 2019  

AT CAL MARE RESTAURANT 

IACCW, presented the True Italian Taste campaign, showcasing an exclusive 4 Hands Dinner, presenting truly Italian dishes, with extraordinary Chef, and Ambasciatrice del Gusto, Chef Barbara Pollastrini. The Dinner was presented in occasion of the presentation and kick-off of the IT TV Festival in Los Angeles. The event was open to professionals and qualified members of the industry, ONLY. 

To view photos, click on the image below. 


 

THE AUTHENTIC ITALIAN TABLE WITH TRUE ITALIAN TASTE - FROM BOLOGNA TO LA - A PROGRESSIVE PASTA EXPERIENCE  

LOS ANGELES (CA) 

MAY 24TH, 2019

AT ROSSOBLU RESTAURANT

At Rossoblu Restaurant in Downtown LA, IACCW organized from Bologna to LA - A Progressive Pasta Experience, at the Authentic Italian Table, where the Chamber brought in from Italy, Michelin Rated Restaurant, Amerigo 1934, sfogliene to educate attending guests on how to make authentically Italian pasta.  Pasta master, Steve Samson showcased his know how, along with Amerigo 1934 Chefs, and Sfolgiene, in front of LA locals and foodies, so as to teach authentically Italian culinary tricks and secrets. 

To view photos of the event, click on the image below. 


THE AUTHENTIC ITALIAN TABLE WITH TRUE ITALIAN TASTE - PASTA MASTERS 

BEVERLY HILLS (CA)

MAY 23RD, 2019

AT MR C RESTAURANT 

At Mr C Restaurant, in Beverly Hills, IACCW organized Pasta Masters, at the Authentic Italian Table, where the Chamber brought in from Italy, Michelin Rated Restaurant, Amerigo 1934, sfogliene to educate influencers, chefs and local guests, on how to make authentically Italian pasta.  Pasta masters who showcased their know how, included Restaurateurs such as head chefs from Jame Enoteca, Mr C Beverly Hills, Angelini Restaurnat and Amerigo Trattoria 1934. Other showcasing companies, promoting authentically Italian products, included Lavazza, Antinori, Peroni, Fantinel with the official carrier of the event being airline, Alitalia. 

To view photos of the event, click on the image below. 


TRUE ITALIAN TASTE AT GELSON'S - MASTERCLASSES  

ENCINO (CA)

APRIL 26TH, 2019

AT THE GELSON'S HEADQUARTERS  

IACCW is organizing a culinary training and class series for professionals and members of the food and beverage trade, at the Gelson's Headquarters, in Encino, CA, so as to educate and promote authentic Italian food products and speak of the diversity of flavors among classic Italian food socialities.

EVOO TRUE  ITALIAN TASTE MASTERCLASS

You will be guided through an experiential tasting experience of Italian extra virgin olive oils, learning how to detect faults and discover flavor characteristics, presented by Orietta Gianjorio, sensory evaluation expert of Olive Chocolate and more and assisted by tutor, Yoanne Mongaro, Executive Director of Marketing at Gelson's.  

SLOW FOOD & FAST CARS MASTERCLASS 

Modena and its traditional balsamic vinegar, a guided discovery of Modena's liquid gold and its traditional production presented by Orietta Gianjorio, sensory evaluation expert of Olive Chocolate and more and assisted by tutor, Yoanne Mongaro, Executive Director of Marketing at Gelson's. 

To view photos of the events, click on the image below.  


SEEDS OF DISRUPTION & TRUE ITALIAN TASTE AT SAVOR ITALY 2019 

BEVERLY HILLS (CA)

FEBRUARY 28TH, 2019

AT THE PENINSULA HOTEL

In its efforts to push fourth Italian food innovation and in order to promote authentic Italian food and beverage products in the West Coast of the US, IACCW, with the Future Food Institute organized a special feature called Seed of Disruption at Savor Italy 2019. 

To view the event photos, click in the images below. 


2018 


TRUE ITALIAN TASTE AT THE ITALIAN EXCELLENCE GALA 2018

BEVERLY HILLS (CA)

DECEMBER 13TH, 2018

AT THE GREYSTONE MANSION

At GreyStone Mansion in Beverly Hills, IACCW organized the Italian Excellence Gala, where the Chamber recognized Italian Eco-Concious entrepreneurs, artists, business professionals and sportsmen and promoted Authentically Italian food and wine products, so as to promote Italian food and beverage authenticity in the West Coast of the US. 

To view event photos, click on the image below. 


 

TRUE ITALIAN TASTE AT WESTEDGE DESIGN FAIR 2018 

SANTA MONICA (CA)

OCTOBER 21ST, 2018

AT WESTEDGE DESIGN FAIR, BARKER HANGAR  

IACCW organized a culinary demos series and educational classes promoting authentic Italian food and beverage products, flavors, recipes and authentic Italian culinary know-how in the Culinary Pavilion , at the WestEdge Deisgn Trade Fair in Santa Monica, CA. 

To view photos of the masterclasses, click on the image below.


TRUE ITALIAN TASTE AT LIVE AND DINE LOS ANEGLES 2018 

SANTA MONICA (CA)

JULY 29TH, 2018

AT THE FAIRMONT MIRAMAR & BUNGALOWS 

IACCW set up at the exclusive Angeleno Magazine, Live and Dine LA 2018, consumer specific a event, a section dedicated solely to promoting authentic Italian food and beverage products, so as to educate consumers and showcase truly Italian products and recipes. 

To view photos of the event, click on the image below. 


THE AUTHENTIC ITALIAN TABLE & TRUE ITALIAN TASTE AT THE LA FOOD BOWL 2018 

LOS ANGELES (CA)

MAY 13TH, 2018

AT THE HOLLYWOOD PALLADIUM

In its efforts to promote Italian authenticity, recipes and culinary know how, IACCW, at the LA Food Bowl 2018, brought fourth with True Italian Taste the Authentic Italian Table initiative, so as to bring awareness to authentic Italian food and beverage products in the West Coast of the US.

To view the event photos, click in the images below. 


2017 


TRUE ITALIAN TASTE AT THE ITALIAN EXCELLENCE GALA 2017

LOS ANGELES, CA

DECEMBER 8TH, 2017

AT N10 RESTAURANT

IACCW organized the Italian Excellence Gala at the famous N10 Restaurant, local LA hot spot, where the Chamber recognized Italian  entrepreneurs, business professionals and sportsmen alike and promoted authentically Italian food and wine products, so as to promote Italian food and beverage authenticity in the West Coast of the US. 

To view event photos, click on the image below. 


TRUE ITALIAN TASTE AT MOZZA, LA 2017 

WEST HOLLYWOOD (CA)

NOVEMBER 20TH, 2018

AT MOZZA RESTAURANT 

IACCW organized a sector specific culinary experience for food and beverage members of press and influencers in order to showcase Enzo Coccia's culinary skills and showcase authentic Italian food products and recipes, so as to support and promote Italian food and beverage authenticity in the West Coast of the US. 

To view event photos, click on the image below. 


TRUE ITALIAN TASTE MASTERCLASS AT GELSON'S 2017 

ENCINO (CA)

OCTOBER 11TH 2017

AT THE GELSON'S DISTRIBUTION CENTER

IACCW organized a culinary training and class series for professionals and members of the food and beverage trade, at the Gelson's Distribution Center, in California, in order to educate and promote authentic Italian food and beverage products and tastes to professionals and bring fourth its mission to support the True Italian Taste Campaign.  

To view the video of the masterclass, click on the image below.


TRUE ITALIAN PIZZA AT DE SANO PIZZERIA 2017 

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA

APRIL 2ND, 2018

AT DE SANO PIZZERIA 

IACCW organized a sector specific culinary experience for food and beverage members of press and influencers in order to showcase authentic Neapolitan Pizza, promote the real Pizzaiuoli's culinary skills, and support the authentic art of making Neapolitan pizza and promote Italian food and beverage authenticity in the West Coast of the US. 

To view event photos, click on the image below. 


2016 


TRUE ITALIAN TASTE MASTERCLASS AT THE FOUR SEASONS HOTEL 2016

BEVERLY HILLS, CA 

NOVEMBER 21ST 2016

AT THE FOUR SEASONS HOTEL 

IACCW organized educational classes promoting authentic Italian food and beverage products, flavors, recipes and authentic Italian culinary know-how at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills,CA, in order to bring awareness to the True Italian Taste Campaign.

To view photos of the masterclasses, click on the image below.

 


The Extraordinary Italian Taste commercial directed by Silvio Muccino


 

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