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

Data Focus
May 2019

Momentous transformations in the restaurant world

A silent revolution, surely detrimental to the traditional domains of food.

April 2019

Waiter! Excuse me!

Service is becoming a real problem for many restaurants.

March 2019

The dictatorship of the chefs

Mind-boggling inflexibility and imposed limits on the number of diners per dish.

February 2019

The forgotten amatriciana

Something has moved, thanks to the Academy’s help.

January 2019

Magazine makeover

Dear readers,

November 2018

Restaurants that sell ‘hot air’

Leaving aside chef Nicola Dinato’s self-effacing humour, minuscule portions of the ubiquitous trendy ingredients are frequently sold for exorbitant prices.

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.