Famed chef Bruno Serato and celebrated butcher and restauranteur Dario Cecchini headline the upcoming Food & Culture: An Italian Perspective event at Chapman University

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BY: Vicky Carabini

Organized by the Italian Studies Program at Chapman University, the Food and Culture event will be the Þfth in the annual Italian Perspective Series. Scheduled for April 4, 2020, 10 am -2 pm, the event will take place at the state-of-the-art theater hall The Musco Center of the Arts.

The event will include a series of TED Talk-style presentations by celebrated chefs and restauranteurs such as Sir Bruno Serato and Dario Cecchini (featured on the Netßix series Chef’s Table) combined with the perspectives of food studies scholars such as Zachery Nowak, the Associate Director for the Center for Food & Sustainability Studies at the Umbra Institute in Perugia, Italy.

Topics of discussion include the culinary relationship between America and Italy, Italian regional cuisines, family food traditions, and feeding the poor and homeless with pasta. Immediately following the indoor presentations is an outdoor tasting fair on the Aiken Plaza facing the theater, inviting spectators to explore local Italian vendors and restaurants.

Event tickets are available at www.muscocenter.org. Proceeds from ticket sales help support student scholarships and the growth and future of the university Italian Studies program.
Chapman University is located at One University Drive, Orange, California.

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