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Ciao Italia's Foundation's vision is to be an international forum for the preservation, development and exchange of information, while protecting the knowledge, and inspiration of the Veritable Italian Gastronomy and the Hospitality Enterprises community in North America and Canada. The Made in Italy brand is an essential representation of Italian Hospitality and Lifestyle. Ciao Italia Foundation seeks and discovers Veritable Restaurants, Restaurateurs, Chefs, Hospitality Leaders, Journalists, Design, Wine, Products and other entities that constitute an absolute message of true identity and Italian philosophy in style. NON-FOR-PROFIT FOUNDATION

ciao italia FOUNDATION

Ciao Italia Foundation

 


FOOD IS THE MIRROR AND THE POETRY OF SOCIETIES  Walter Potenza


what is ciao italia

 
Ciao Italia is a Educational non-profit Foundation created to protect, promote and diffuse the quality of the Veritable Italian Gastronomy and Hospitality in the United States and Canada, and to develop the tutelage for the operators, while presenting the world the traditions, the philosophy and the products of the Italian Culinary Richness.








REWARDING ITALIAN EXCELLENCE AND THE COMMITMENT TO VERACITY


trustees

 

Ciao Italia's Foundation is governed by a team of 16 valuable national and International experienced restaurateurs and hotel trustees who routinely scrutinize nominations for review. The selection process is very lengthy and stringent, and evaluates all details pertinent to categoriesin relation to the Foundation's Rules and Process.

Ciao Italia Foundation is a new division of the defunct Ciao Italia "Ristoranti Italiani nel Mondo", created by the Honorable Visionary and Political Leader Bartolo Ciccardini. The association was launched in 1972 and remained active until Bartolo's passing in 2014. To honor the memory of our founder, the Foundation carries forward the dreams and the philosophy of the entity.