As an award — winning, best-selling, author, chef, television personality, and educator, Amy Riolo is one of the world’s foremost authorities on culinary culture. She is known for sharing history, culture, and nutrition through global cuisine as well as simplifying recipes for the home cook. A graduate of Cornell University, Amy is considered a cul...

Thursday, May 27 | 6:00 P.M. EST. Registration fee: $25. REGISTER HERE. Join NIAF and Award-Winning Author/Chef/TV Host Amy Riolo as we explore the history of Italian-American cuisine. Often misunderstood and misrepresented as "unauthentic," the genuine culinary traditions of Italians in America are worth exploring and celebrating. In this fascinat...

What is Italian American cuisine? How do we define traditional dishes transformed by Italian immigrants? Is the food we eat today the same as our mothers and grandmothers prepared? Italian American food traditions are often misunderstood and defined only in comparison to the “true” Italian canon. In reality, Italian American food is its own unique...

Learn all the extra virgin olive oil tips, health benefits, and recipes necessary to enjoy a delicious and healthful lifestyle with Award-Winning Author, Chef, TV Host, and Mediterranean Diet Ambassador Amy Riolo! Amy will outline successful strategies from her award-winning Mediterranean Diabetes Cookbook, The Ultimate Mediterranean Diet Cookbook,...

TUESDAY, MARCH 2 | 6:00 P.M. EST. Exploring the Italian Traditions in the Mediterranean Lifestyle. Organized by NIAF. Registration fee: $25 per class. Register here. Join Award-Winning Author, Chef, TV Host and Mediterranean Diet Ambassador Amy Riolo as we explore the Italian roots of the Mediterranean lifestyle. We'll take a virtual culinary tour...

During the third week of Italian cuisine, the Italian Embassy in DC, in cooperation with the Italian Institute of Culture, organized a seminar on Mediterranean Diet with acclaimed chef and author, Amy Riolo. In the course of the seminar, Matteo Galli a college student from the University of Maryland was awarded a prize for his essay describing with...