A Gala Night to Honor the True Patrons of Italian Cuisine in Dubai


On Tuesday, February 21st, Dubai served as a perfect setting to unveil the first date of the 100per100 Italian 2018 an evening dedicated to honoring the true patrons of Italian Food in Dubai. This was an event organized by I Love Italian Food – a non-profit Association and a network which promotes and defends the real Made in Italy agribusiness in the world.

Created in  heart of the Food Valley in Italy in 2013 – I love Italy was originally an initiative by a group of friends keen on Italian food. Today the organization is an international community that has reached more than one billion contacts all around the world.

I Love Italian Food cultural Association announced the names of the professionals who have stood out in promoting the real Italian food in Dubai, selected by its network of Made in Italy lovers and experts.

According to Mr Alessandro Schiatti, CEO and co-founder of I Love Italian Food “Our missions is spreading the culture of Italian food worldwide, involving the people who want to do this with us, through a 100per100 Italian network and creating connections and relationships with all the professionals of the sector, that actually are the real ambassadors of our cuisine.”

And for the awards this year the six 100per100 Italian mentions were given during the 100per100 Italian Gala.

For the category 100per100 Italian Menu, through the recommendations of the network, the mention went to Borro Tuscan Bistro, Italian restaurant which offers a menu that is totally free from any other culinary culture contamination.

100per100Italian Menu

100per100 Italian Gelato went to Massimo’s, a restaurant concept of Massimo Lapeschi, who recently launched a new project, 800Gelato to offer the experience of a real homemade Italian gelato abroad.

100per100Italian Gelato

The recognition will not be complete without the mention of ‘The real Italian pizza’ which is prepared according to the tradition with 100% made in Italy ingredients: Ronda Locatelli received the 100per100 Italian Pizza mention as the right place to eat 100 percent authentic Italian Pizza in Dubai.

100per100Italian Pizza

For the 100per100 Italian Espresso mention, the network had no doubts that Golositalia is the perfect place to taste the real Italian espresso. It was also noted Golositalia to be a venue to enjoy a moment of relaxation and conviviality, in the Italian way, with Sebastiano Maio, founder of the project.

100per100Italian Espresso

Finally, two last special mentions went to two key mentions of the made in Italy in Dubai:

100per100 Italian Chef went to Alessandro Miceli, Head Chef of Roberto’s Dubai, one of the oldest Italian restaurants in the area.

100per100Italian Chef

100per100 Italian Restaurant, went to The Artisan by Enoteca Pinchiorri, led by Chef Luca Tresoldi, which contributed to the promulgation of the real Italian cuisine in Dubai.

100per100Italian Restaurant

The event was a huge success, thanks to the support of the partners of I Love Italian Food,  Mr Gianpaolo Bruno, Director of the Italian Trade Agency in the UAE, Oman and Pakistan;  Mr Mauro Marzocchi, General Secretary of Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the UAE; Mrs Mariangela Grosoli, President of the Consorzio dell’Aceto Balsamico di Modena; Mr Guido Rami, owner of T&C Tartufi;Mrs Simona Marolla, marketing and communication manager of Molino Magri, and Mrs Elisabetta Norzi, founder of Dubaitaly.