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

Data Focus
October 2022

“Carmencita, turn off the gas and let’s go!”

Times are hard for our economy, but Academic activity continues in exemplary fashion.

September 2022

The mythical and mysterious shopping trolley

An array of symbolic products bought by a hypothetical (slightly unhinged) customer.

July 2022

Summer arrives with numerous adversities but also brings an immense lust for life

Beyond rising prices and shortages of many raw materials, wich affect everyone, restaurants are experiencing another crisis: the "no show" phenomenon.

June 2022

Being an Academician: a commitment to sharing and active participation

The meeting in Baveno, in a climate of friendship and pure enthusiasm, highlighted the Academy's ability to keep pace with the times, thanks in great part to the spirit of sharing common to all its members.

May 2022

New challenges and new opportunities await us

Increasingly valued by institutions, the Academy is called upon to foster Italian cuisine and food culture worldwide in an incisive manner.

April 2022

Problems on several fronts

Alongside the horrors of war, prices increase and we risk entering a new crisis in many fields, including the restaurant sector.

March 2022

Alas, the light at the end of the tunnel is the flashing of war machines

Let us hope for a respite, a ceasefire, a decorous compromise.

February 2022

A slow reboot

Despite reopening permissions, emotional motivation is clear lacking, and a 'waiting mood' prevails.

January 2022

What is a dish worth?

Ingredients don't count for much, especially at a New Year's Eve dinner.

December 2021

A year of complexities draws to a close

Despite uncertain prospects, life today is not comparable to that of 12 months ago.

November 2021

A new prize in honour of Gianni Fossati

Adding to the memory of those who forged the Academy's greatness.

October 2021

The importance of restaurant tips

Abroad, tips are mandatory and generous; in Italy, rare and scanty.