If you're an LA history nerd, you won't want to miss "La Cucina Italiana in Los Angeles: An Italian & American Story." This new documentary traces the emergence and evolution of Italian-American cuisine in the City of Angels from the late 19th century to 2021. Interviews with culinary figureheads including Nancy Silverton, Piero Selvaggio, Gino Ang...

The sixth annual Week of Italian Cuisine in the World begins Monday, November 15th through Saturday November 21st. The weeklong celebration promoting Italian cuisine is an initiative promoted by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs along with other agencies such as the Italian Trade Agency (as well as Italian Cultural Institutes). The Italian Em...

The Italian chef in Los Angeles, Ale Gambini, will hold a space on pastry and chocolate at the sixth annual “World Week of Italian Cuisine” which will run from the 15th to the 21st of November 2021 The event is a worldwide initiative of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation aimed at promoting quality and heritage of...

"Tradition and perspectives of Italian cuisine: awareness and enhancement of food sustainability" is the theme of the sixth annual “World Week of Italian Cuisine” which will run from the 15th to the 21st of November 2021. The event is a worldwide initiative of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation aimed at promoting...

The inauguration, on the 28th of September, of the Academy of Motion Pictures Museum, designed by Renzo Piano, was the occasion chosen by Ambassador of Italy to the United States Mariangela Zappia for her first visit to LA. Ambassador Zappia, who is the first Italian woman nominated Ambassador in Washington, met the local scientific and business co...

In honor of the 21st annual Week of the Italian Language in the World, Fondazione Italia, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles & San Francisco and the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles & San Francisco, would like to invite K-12 students to participate in a poetry contest that will showcase their creativity and...

The Honorable Silvia Chiave, Consul General of Italy in Los Angeles, Knighted Vicky Carabini, Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia (Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy) on behalf of Sergio Mattarella, President of Italy. This distinction is one of Italy’s highest honors for Italians abroad and is bestowed upon individuals who have disti...

IAMLA executive director and cofounder Marianna Gatto has been awarded the Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia (Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy) by the Italian republic. Hon. Silvia Chiave, Italian Consul General in Los Angeles, knighted Gatto in a small ceremony on May 26 in Los Angeles on behalf of Sergio Mattarella, president of...

It is with a heavy heart that we bid farewell to ex-Consul General of Italy in Los Angeles, Antonio Verde. He served our country proudly and passionately in Tokyo, Moscow, Strasbourg, Sidney, Los Angeles and Cairo. He touched many lives and will be missed. We extend our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends around the world! Arrivederci C...

universally known as the world capital of cinema, Los Angeles is actually at the forefront of innovation and research in the aeronautics, aerospace and biomedical fields, too. In recent years, the Southern Californian city has, in fact, been able to merge digital innovation and marketing, giving life to a new technological hub, better known as “Sil...