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  • The protagonists of the first talk, from the left: Gianfranco Sorrentino, Vincenzo Pascale, Carolyn Dimitri, Andrea Fiano, Stefano Cordova, Lisa Sasson, Lorenzo Murino and Massimo Forte
    Gruppo Italiano (GI), kicked off the first leg of the series at NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò. The talk, Biodiversity and the Role of the Italian Food Industry in the World, featured exceptional speakers such as owner of Il Gattopardo Group and Founder and President of GI, Gianfranco Sorrentino; Maurizio Forte, Director of the Italian Trade Commission in New York, Stefano Cordova, Innovation Chef at Bindi North America; Carolyn Dimitri, PhD, Director Food Study Program at N.Y.U., Lisa Sasson, Dietetic Internship Director at Food Study Program at N.Y.U. and Lorenzo Zurino, Founder and CEO of The One Company. The event was moderated by journalists Andrea Fiano and Vincenzo Pascale.
  • Gruppo Italiano (GI) and Il Gattopardo Group recently put on a rare Italian pastry baking demonstration by famed Pastry Chef, Pietro Macellaro. The i-Italy team got the opportunity to talk to the master chocolatier as well as the owner of Italian fine dining restaurants, Gianfranco Sorrentino, in an exclusive interview.
  • Eating spaghetti like in Italy? This is the promise of Gruppo Italiano. A true all-round Italian experience. Photo: Sora Rosa - Villa Tor Carbone (Lazio) © www.foodmetender.com
    At New York's Italian restaurant Il Gattopardo, owner and restaurateur Gianfranco Sorrentino hosted a Members & Press Cocktail Reception for the non-profit organization Gruppo Italiano (GI), which promotes authentic Italian cuisine in the US. The night featured many guest speakers and the presentation of the GI Scholarship Program. Part of GI's mission, in fact, is to assist Italian students and professionals to come and work in the US, where they will learn how to tell their country’s culture through dining experiences. i-Italy by the way, is glad to announce its media partnership with GI, whose mission it shares in full.
  • Dining in & out: Articles & Reviews
    Claire Moccia(December 17, 2015)
    The Hotel des Artistes, now a luxurious apartment complex, has long been among New York City’s most illustrious buildings. Its major attraction, however, is the restaurant it hosts, which has passed through the hands of many owners since it first opened in the 1920s.
  • Genuinely Italian, the long-awaited marriage between Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò and Gruppo Ristoratori Italiani (GRI). The project will consist of a series of events, lectures, presentations, and a final seminar devoted to the debate on the culture of Italian food and wine which will bring participants into the real world of cooking in the bel Paese in America today