The Italian Cultural Society to Host Gala Awards Dinner at the Embassy of Italy in Washington, DC

May 15, 2024 142

The Italian Cultural Society (ICS), a nonprofit organization that promotes the appreciation and knowledge of Italian Language and Culture, will host “A Taste of Time”, a fundraising Gala at the Embassy of Italy on June 7, 2024. At the event, the ICS will honor Carlo Petrini, founder of the groundbreaking, international Slow Food movement, and Roberta Ceretto, of Ceretto Wineries.

In the early 1980s, Petrini witnessed the speed of industrialization of food and the standardizing of taste and realized that it would lead to the disappearance of thousands of food varieties and sought to demonstrate that people had more choice than what had become supermarket homogenization. 

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