Ciao Italia Foundation
ECCELLENZA ITALIANA AWARD
The Eccellenza Italiana award is designed to recognize and reward a particular establishment / property who has distinguished it self in preparing, executing and offering products and services with clear evidences of "VERITABLE ITALIAN INGREDIENTS" both imported and / or from Certified domestic Suppliers and Providers. Eccellenza Italiana Award strongly adheres to the Truth in Dining Advocacy Group against counterfeit and falsification for the honorable purpose to protect consumers from misinformation.
Establishments are selected based on Cuisine, Service, Wine List, Decor, Hygiene, Design, Hospitality, and Italian Philosophy on Health and Wellness. The operation's objective is in the utilization of technical processes reflecting the Gastronomy of Italy, based on historical and cultural reflections of the Mediterranean essence and lifestyle.
RESTAURANTS, FAST CASUAL, BISTRO, BAKERIES, PASTRY SHOP, HOTELS, BOUTIQUE HOTELS, SPECIALTY MARKETS, PIZZERIA, CAFFE' BAR, GELATERIE
THE SPECIALITA AWARD
The Specialita' Award is designed to recognize and reward particular dishes, both Savory / Sweet and Street food offerings, who are truly prepared in accordance with honest, authentic and quality ingredients, reflecting the philosophy of the Regional Culinary Repertoire of Italy with veritable technical practices.
Classic preparations are strongly suggested following guidelines and well-researched historical and cultural backgrounds of the Specialita' you wish to enter for review and consideration. Establishments -properties may be recognized for as many specialties as it qualifies.
Personal spin on recipes not allowed.
THIS CATEGORY INCLUDE ALL FOOD-RELATED RECIPES FROM SAVORY TO SWEET PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ITALIAN REGIONAL AUTHENTIC TECHNICAL PRACTICES, INGREDIENTS AND VERBIAGE.
BESTOWED TO EXCELLENCE
AWARDS ARE FREE TO QUALIFIED RECIPIENTS
The Insignia Award is the most ambitious of our program categories, designed to recognize and reward professionals who have demonstrated veritable loyalty to the Ciao Italia parameters and guidelines. The Foundation honors individuals of the Italian food, beverage, hospitality industries, media and wellness through food, who have demonstrated excellence in their respective fields. Winners portray exceptional talent and creativity in their craft and commendable leadership among their colleagues and peers. The Ciao Italia Foundation is dedicated to promoting the Italian Cucina and Hospitality in it's veracity and cultural richness.
CHEFS, PASTRY CHEFS, BAKERS, RESTAURATEURS, BARTENDERS, WINE SOMMELIERS, WINE MAKERS, RESTAURANT MANAGERS, HOTEL MANAGERS, FOOD AND WINE JOURNALISTS, BOOK AUTHORS, FOOD BLOGGERS, MEDIA AND BROADCAST, NUTRITIONIST, HEALTH CONSULTANTS, LIFE ACHIEVEMENT, HUMANITARIANS, PHILANTHROPIST, COMMUNITY LEADERS
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