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Focus is the Editorial by President Paolo Petroni published in the magazine Civiltà della Tavola

Data Focus
October 2018

UNESCO and ‘labels’ to safeguard typical cuisine

Much marketing and little substance.

September 2018

The Mediterranean diet is dangerous

The UN wants to tax olive oil and cheese, including buffalo mozzarella.

July 2018

Italy’s great chefs deserve praise

Yet the Academy supports extraordinary but unsponsored culinary talents disregarded by the media.

May 2018

The Academy rewards the Ambassadors of Taste in homage to the founder Orio Vergani

President Petroni: “Our associations share the goals of enhancing  and safeguarding Italian cuisine”.

April 2018

On the eve of the Delegates’ Assembly

A strong, revitalised Academy fit for the challenges of the ‘new gastronomy’.

March 2018

The Academy must be ready for the challenges of the third millennium

Born in the ‘Short Twentieth Century’, it must remain aware of today’s and tomorrow’s issues, using new tools and criteria.

February 2018

Gualtiero Marchesi and Paul Bocuse are gone

Yet their principles and many valiant pupils remain.

January 2018

Orio Vergani: man, journalist, Academician

The mark he left is still strong in today’s Academy.

December 2017

Youth and the Academy

Flawed perceptions and opportunities lying in wait.

November 2017

Mystery on a plate

New equipment and unusual ingredients often form the basis of success for many renowned chefs.

October 2017

The Academy must be responsive to current issues

We must address the challenges facing cuisine today without indulging in excessive retrospective analysis.

September 2017

Where is our chicken pepper stew?

Restaurants’ enormous repertoire frequently neglects traditional dishes.