Bellavita announces award-winning London line-up

ROME—The Bellavita Exposition, London 2017, has announced a star-studded line-up, including revered chefs Theo Randall (1 Michelin-starred restaurant Theo Randall at the Intercontinental, London) and Francesco Mazzei (Sartoria, London), for the event taking place at the Business Design Centre in Islington from June 18 to June 20.

 The expo is the largest Made-In-Italy, food and beverage trade show in the UK and according to Bellavita’s website, “provides a dynamic and enjoyable opportunity to discover future Italian food, drink and wine trends, and product innovations.”

 The London event showcases the very best of Italian gastronomy and attracts thousands of buyers, chefs, sommeliers and hoteliers each year.

 Also making an appearance at the Expo will be Claudio Sadler (2 Michelin-starred restaurant, Sadler, Milan), Felice Lo Basso (1 Michelin-starred restaurant, Felix Lo Basso, Milan) and Davide Degiovanni (Gordan Ramsay’s Union Street Café, London), with further chefs to be confirmed.

 The chefs, amongst the most well-known in the culinary scene in Italy and the UK, will demonstrating their skills on stage at the Bellavita Chef Academy throughout the Expo.  They will also participate in a number of roundtable discussions, set to focus on cuisine’s importance in the hospitality industry and how Italian culture has evolved in Britain in recent years.

 Aldo Mazzocco, CEO of Bellavita, said “Our chef line-up is looking really exciting with talented and entertaining chefs from the UK and Italy each bringing distinctive insight into contemporary Italian cuisine.  The Chef Academy stage is set to be an incredibly vibrant element in the Bellavito Expo experience.”

 The Expo will put a major focus on “food trends” with a large-scale study of buying trends being carried out ahead of the show.  The chefs will then create the new, on trend dishes that are expected to become household names in Italian cuisine in the future.

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Francesco Mazzei
Theo Randall