published: Nov 24, 2021, 2:44 PM
The 3-day Italian Food Week held at the EmQuartier will come to an end today amidst a celebration of many Italian cuisine dishes and fine ingredients.
Organized by the Italian Embassy and the Italian Trade Agency (ITA), the festival, now in its 6th year, is taking place simultaneously in 110 countries around the world under this year’s concept of “Sustainability – Tradition – Innovation “.
It aims to promote more sustainable and environmentally friendly consumption and to combine innovations to bring new gastronomic charms to the traditional dishes of Italy.
Thus, visitors will find during the event, located on Avenue du Quartier in EmQuartier, more than 30 shops and kiosks showcasing the gastronomy and beverages of master chefs, winegrowers, food artisans, grocers and renowned manufacturers.
In the event, the Plaza Zone showcases Italian favorites made using traditional recipes such as Neapolitan pizzas, fresh homemade pasta, and a trattoria-style porchetta sandwich; the Market Zone offers premium ingredients, including a wide variety of cheeses and cured meats imported from Italy; and the exhibition area illustrate Italian gastronomic and culinary culture under the concept of sustainability, tradition and innovation.
Major participating Bangkok Italian restaurants include Brunello, Duo Cucina, Peppina, Sole Mio and Nonna Nella by Lenzi.
The market-style event is brought to life by live music and a dynamic range of activities such as stage demonstrations as well as virtual cooking classes and Italian wine pairing classes via a live stream by the chef cook and sommelier from Parma, Italy.
The 6th Italian Food Week is taking place at Quartier Avenue at The EmQuartier shopping center until 10 p.m. today.