Quality, authenticity, respect, hospitality and food safety

A cultural driving force that transmits values

The purpose of ICIF, the Institute of Food and Wine of the Regions of Italy, is to classify, protect and promote the image of Italian cuisine, the excellence of local produce and regional food and wine culture, by promulgating knowledge amongst professionals around the world. Emphasizing the value of real Italian Cuisine and the excellent food products that distinguish it is one of ICIF’s main objectives in order to promote “Made in Italy”.

Lifestyle, hospitality and authenticity

ICIF has always taken the values of Italian food and wine, Italian hospitality and lifesyle around the world by participating in events and inititatives, both in Italy and abroad. The promotion of Italian Cuisine and top quality Italian food products occurs through the training of young chefs at the Italian headquarters in the Castle of Costigliole d’Asti, in the Chinese Institute in Shanghai, in the institutes of Sao Paulo and Flores da Cunha in Brazil, and through collaboration with Schools and Universities of Gastronomy in various countries around the world.