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November 14 - 20, 2022 - 7th edition

Week of the Italian Cuisine in the World

Celebrate Italian heritage and its traditions with in-person culinary events all over the city. From Pizza Masterclasses to wine tastings, it will be a chance for the Angelenos to deep dive into Italian cuisine, starting a positive debate around how to fight food waste, promote sustainability and protect the planet.

Chef Francesco Allegro with a group of students during a pasta making class
Gli Amigos short film preview
Three colorful Italian dishes

COOKING CLASSES

Wether virtually or in person, discover all the authentic Italian cooking classes happening this week.
 

EVENTS

Film screenings, panel discussions and wine tastings.

OFF THE MENU

Discover special menu items offered for a week only in some of our favorite Italian restaurants in LA. 

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COOKING CLASSES

CLASSES
  • PIZZA MAKING CLASS with Chef Mario Vollera
    PIZZA MAKING CLASS with Chef Mario Vollera
    Sat, Jun 29
    Jun 29, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM PDT
    Inglewood, 440 Hindry Ave, Suite B, Inglewood, CA 90301, USA
    Jun 29, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM PDT
    Inglewood, 440 Hindry Ave, Suite B, Inglewood, CA 90301, USA
    Customize your own pizza to perfection — shape, size, and toppings! Join us for a 2.5 hour crash course in crafting authentic Neapolitan pizza with Master instructor Mario Vollera.
  • PASTA MAKING CLASS 🎉
    PASTA MAKING CLASS 🎉
    Sat, Jul 20
    Jul 20, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM PDT
    INGREDIENT Studios, 2738 Gilroy St, Los Angeles, CA 90039, USA
    Jul 20, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM PDT
    INGREDIENT Studios, 2738 Gilroy St, Los Angeles, CA 90039, USA
    Get ready to roll up your sleeves and dive into the world of pasta making! Join us for a lively cooking class where you'll master the art of crafting handmade pasta from scratch 🍝.
  • BUILD YOUR OWN PIZZA CLASS 🍕 with Chef Peppe Miele
    BUILD YOUR OWN PIZZA CLASS 🍕 with Chef Peppe Miele
    Sat, Jul 27
    Jul 27, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM PDT
    Inglewood, 440 Hindry Ave, Suite B, Inglewood, CA 90301, USA
    Jul 27, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM PDT
    Inglewood, 440 Hindry Ave, Suite B, Inglewood, CA 90301, USA
    Customize your own pizza to perfection — shape, size, and toppings! Join us for a 2.5 hour crash course in crafting authentic Neapolitan pizza with Master instructor Mario Vallera.
  • TEST - PASTA MAKING CLASS
    TEST - PASTA MAKING CLASS
    Wed, Apr 01
    Apr 01, 2026, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
    IMPASTIAMO, 8690 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232, USA
    Apr 01, 2026, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
    IMPASTIAMO, 8690 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232, USA
    You’re invited to an in person, hands on culinary experience! Learn the secrets on how to make Pasta from scratch, with CHEF'S NAME
  • Claim your Valentine's surprise here!
    Claim your Valentine's surprise here!
    Making food with amore
    Making food with amore
    🍝 IMPAST 👨🏻‍🍳 TI AMO 💕
    Making food with amore
    🍝 IMPAST 👨🏻‍🍳 TI AMO 💕
    We've had a blast cooking up memories with you in 2023. To spice things up, we've got a sweet surprise waiting just for you! Hit "Get a ticket," and dive into the form below to unwrap your Valentine's treat 💕 Happy V-Day, from our family to yours!
  • PASTA MAKING CLASS
    PASTA MAKING CLASS
    Sun, Apr 28
    Apr 28, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT
    1602 Babcock St, 1602 Babcock St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627, USA
    Apr 28, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT
    1602 Babcock St, 1602 Babcock St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627, USA
    You’re invited to an in person, hands on culinary experience! Join our cooking class and learn the secrets of making Cavatelli Arrabbiata from scratch.
  • SUSHI MAKING CLASS 🍣 🥢
    SUSHI MAKING CLASS 🍣 🥢
    Sat, Apr 20
    Apr 20, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM PDT
    Playa Vista, 12665 Village Ln, Playa Vista, CA 90094, USA
    Apr 20, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM PDT
    Playa Vista, 12665 Village Ln, Playa Vista, CA 90094, USA
    You’re invited to an in person, hands on culinary experience! Join our cooking class and learn the secrets of making sushi from scratch.
  • SUSHI MAKING CLASS 🍣
    SUSHI MAKING CLASS 🍣
    Sat, Mar 16
    Mar 16, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM PDT
    Playa Vista, 12665 Village Ln, Playa Vista, CA 90094, USA
    Mar 16, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM PDT
    Playa Vista, 12665 Village Ln, Playa Vista, CA 90094, USA
    You’re invited to an in person, hands on culinary experience! Join our cooking class and learn the secrets of making sushi from scratch.
  • PASTA CLASS: GARGANELLI 🍷
    PASTA CLASS: GARGANELLI 🍷
    Sat, Mar 09
    Mar 09, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM PST
    Santa Monica, 2823 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405
    Mar 09, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM PST
    Santa Monica, 2823 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405
    You’re invited to an in person, hands on culinary experience. Join our cooking class and learn the secrets of making Garganelli Pasta from scratch! This class is suitable for vegetarians.
  • TANG YUAN MASTERCLASS: SWEET LUNAR DELIGHTS 🧧
    TANG YUAN MASTERCLASS: SWEET LUNAR DELIGHTS 🧧
    Sun, Feb 25
    Feb 25, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM PST
    Los Angeles, 12665 Village Lane, Los Angeles 90066
    Feb 25, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM PST
    Los Angeles, 12665 Village Lane, Los Angeles 90066
    Join this class, taught by Chef Janine Liu, to celebrate Chinese New Year by learning the secrets of Traditional Chinese Medicine and how to make black sesame sweet sticky rice balls!
  • NEAPOLITAN PIZZA MAKING CLASS ❤️‍🔥
    NEAPOLITAN PIZZA MAKING CLASS ❤️‍🔥
    Sat, Feb 17
    Feb 17, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM PST
    Inglewood, 440 Hindry Ave, Suite B, Inglewood, CA 90301, USA
    Feb 17, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM PST
    Inglewood, 440 Hindry Ave, Suite B, Inglewood, CA 90301, USA
    Celebrate a late Valentine's Day learning the secrets to making real Neapolitan Pizza with Master instructor Peppe Miele! You will learn how to make, stretch and shape the dough, and how to fill and bake your pizza in a classic wooden oven.
  • VALENTINE'S DAY TIRAMISU CLASS 💘
    VALENTINE'S DAY TIRAMISU CLASS 💘
    Fri, Feb 16
    Feb 16, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Los Angeles, 12655 Village Lane, Los Angeles
    Feb 16, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Los Angeles, 12655 Village Lane, Los Angeles
    Want to do something fun for Valentine's Day? Join our cooking class and learn the secrets of making Tiramisu from scratch! This class is suitable for vegetarians
  • VALENTINE'S DAY NEAPOLITAN PIZZA CLASS 🍕
    VALENTINE'S DAY NEAPOLITAN PIZZA CLASS 🍕
    Wed, Feb 14
    Feb 14, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Inglewood, 440 Hindry Ave b, Inglewood, CA 90301, USA
    Feb 14, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Inglewood, 440 Hindry Ave b, Inglewood, CA 90301, USA
    Want to do something fun for Valentine's Day? Join our cooking class and learn the secrets of making Neapolitan Pizza from scratch! This class is suitable for vegetarians
  • Vietnamese Spring Roll Making Class
    Vietnamese Spring Roll Making Class
    Sat, Jan 27
    Jan 27, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM PST
    Culver City, 8690 Washington Blvd, Culver City, Los Angeles
    Jan 27, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM PST
    Culver City, 8690 Washington Blvd, Culver City, Los Angeles
    You’re invited to an in person, hands on culinary experience! Learn the secrets to making Vietnamese spring rolls from scratch, with Chef Thao 👩‍🍳 This class is suitable for vegan and vegetarians
  • NEAPOLITAN PIZZA MAKING
    NEAPOLITAN PIZZA MAKING
    Sat, Jan 13
    Jan 13, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM PST
    Inglewood, 440 Hindry Ave, Suite B, Inglewood, CA 90301, USA
    Jan 13, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM PST
    Inglewood, 440 Hindry Ave, Suite B, Inglewood, CA 90301, USA
    Learn with Master instructor Peppe Miele the secrets to making real Neapolitan Pizza! You will learn how to make, stretch and shape the dough, and how to fill and bake your pizza in a classic wooden oven. This is suitable for vegetarians too!
  • Argentinian Empanadas
    Argentinian Empanadas
    Thu, Dec 28
    Dec 28, 2023, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PST
    Online via Zoom
    Dec 28, 2023, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PST
    Online via Zoom
    This online class takes place every forth Thursday at 5:00 PM PT. We require a minimum of 5 guests to make this class happen, tickets will be refunded if we not reach the minimum number.
  • Pretzel Making Class
    Pretzel Making Class
    Tue, Dec 26
    Dec 26, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM PST
    El Segundo Area |, El Segundo, CA 90245, USA
    Dec 26, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM PST
    El Segundo Area |, El Segundo, CA 90245, USA
    This in person cooking class takes place every last Tuesday at 6:00 PM PT. We require a minimum of 5 guests to make this class happen, tickets will be refunded if we not reach the minimum number
  • Classic Ceviche
    Classic Ceviche
    Tue, Dec 12
    Dec 12, 2023, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM PST
    Online via Zoom
    Dec 12, 2023, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM PST
    Online via Zoom
    This online class takes place every second Tuesday at 5:00 PM PT. We require a minimum of 5 guests to make this class happen, tickets will be refunded if we not reach the minimum number
EVENTS

EVENTS

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GLI AMIGOS SCREENING + PANEL DISCUSSION

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2022 - 6:00 PM

ISTITUTO ITALIANO DI CULTURA

Followed by a panel discussion "When food becomes the protagonist" with Michele Casadei (Parmigiano Reggiano), Jeremy Spiegel (Executive Producer) and Chef Mattia Agazzi (Gucci Osteria). 

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EATALY LA + VALTER LONGO FOUNDATION

NOV 14 - NOV 20 

EATALY LOS ANGELES

In partnership with the Eataly store in Los Angeles and the “Valter Longo Foundation”, throughout the week, experts and nutritionists will illustrate to consumers in the Eataly store the nutritional properties of selected Italian products with special discounts.

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PIZZA TASTING AND 
STORYTELLING

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2022 AT 1:00 PM

EATALY LOS ANGELES

Selection of free-mini pizzas tastings with presentation and storytelling of the display products.

Organized by Italian Trade Agency (ITA) Los Angeles

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TRUFFLE
EXPERENCE

SAT, NOVEMBER 20, 2022 - 7:00 PM

CASA MODENA RESTAURANT

Join us for a fun event dedicated to truffles, learning about its use and its cultivation techniques, at Italian restaurant “Casa Modena" in Los Angeles. This event is by invite only. 

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ITALIAN WINES
TASTING

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2022 AT 6 PM

CASA ROMANTICA, SAN CLEMENTE

Join us for a wine tasting event in partnership with the Gastronomic Sciences University of Pollenzo, the City of San Clemente and Pronto Italian Deli. This event is by invitation only.

SPECIALS AT LOCAL RESTAURANTS AND STORES

All your favorite Italian restaurants creating a special menu item you haven't seen before.

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