Focus is the Editorial by President Paolo Petroni published in the magazine Civiltà della Tavola
A silent revolution, surely detrimental to the traditional domains of food.
Service is becoming a real problem for many restaurants.
Mind-boggling inflexibility and imposed limits on the number of diners per dish.
Something has moved, thanks to the Academy’s help.
Leaving aside chef Nicola Dinato’s self-effacing humour, minuscule portions of the ubiquitous trendy ingredients are frequently sold for exorbitant prices.
Much marketing and little substance.
The UN wants to tax olive oil and cheese, including buffalo mozzarella.
Yet the Academy supports extraordinary but unsponsored culinary talents disregarded by the media.
President Petroni: “Our associations share the goals of enhancing and safeguarding Italian cuisine”.
A strong, revitalised Academy fit for the challenges of the ‘new gastronomy’.
Born in the ‘Short Twentieth Century’, it must remain aware of today’s and tomorrow’s issues, using new tools and criteria.