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Ferrari Food Fashion Furniture: Italian Finesse in Brisbane for the Italian Cuisine Week

Date:

11/28/2019


Ferrari Food Fashion Furniture: Italian Finesse in Brisbane for the Italian Cuisine Week

Cody Thomas and Caterina Fonti, a young couple from Brisbane, are the Ambassadors of Italian Cuisine in Queensland. The two Australian citizens were those, among all the participants, who tasted the largest number of Italian regional dishes offered by the over 20 restaurants participating in the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, organised by the Consulate of Italy in Brisbane together with Singapore Airlines, Coasit Brisbane-Italian Language Center, Italiquore, Italian Chamber of Commerce of Queensland, Com.It.Es Queensland and Northern Territory.

The event, which lasted from 18 November to 24 November, included other prizes, such as a return ticket for two people offered by Singapore Airlines, through a raffle which included all those who managed to submit their culinary passport with the “stamps” of the Italian regions.

The title of Ambassadors of Italian Cuisine in Queensland was awarded during a promotional evening organized by the Consulate at the Ferrari showroom in Brisbane, entitled Ferrari Food Fashion Furniture: Italian Finesse, in the presence of local authorities, TV presenters, Italian companies, and members of the Italian community.

The event showcased Italian excellences in the gastronomy sector, with the products of Arturo Buonocore from Tocco Italiano, accompanied by Segafredo Zanetti and Italiquore; Furniture, with the products of Natuzzi Italia and Ideare on display; Fashion, with the suits of Elio Marzullo specifically designed for each of the Ferraris on display, 812 Superfast, Ferrari Portofino, GTC4 Lusso, 488 GTB.

The Consul of Italy in Brisbane, Salvatore Napolitano, who promoted the initiative, stated: "the purpose of the event was to present some of the best products of Made in Italy, which is one of the most known and appreciated brand in the world," adding "we focused in particular on Italy’s strengths regarding innovation, research and technological development, which, combined with our gastronomic and cultural traditions, make our country unique and loved everywhere in the world and especially in Queensland and Australia.

Ferrari Food Fashion Furniture: Italian Finesse was also the occasion to promote fundraising for the water emergency that affected the city and population of Venice as well as to illustrate the benefits of the Mediterranean diet based on the campaign launched by Italy’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

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