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The Italian Restaurants Today

A series of virtual masterclasses for professional chefs to reinforce the authenticity of Italian Cuisine in the US.

All participants will receive a certificate. The 50 restaurants with the best dish will receive a $1,000 reward and be featured on our dedicated website!

Chefs are invited to take part in two free masterclasses led by world-class Italian Chefs including:

  • Chef Ernesto Iaccarino who will prepare a main course Italian dish while highlighting the history behind it, its techniques, and its unique plating style;
  • Chef Andrea Zanin who will tell the famous story behind Tiramisu and walk you through the creation of the classic Italian dessert.

The requirements are:

  1. Follow a 2-hour virtual masterclass (10 am – 12 pm by timezone) on entree preparation
  2. Follow a 90-minute virtual masterclass (10 – 11:30 am by timezone) on Italian dessert
  3. Recreate the 2 dishes and offer them as menu options during the promotional week of November 6-12, 2022
  4. Upload photos of the featured dish on the restaurant’s social media accounts with the dedicated hashtag (#itrestoday)

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