Foodies if Kolkata will have more reasons to celebrate! And as the statistics put it straight, Kolkata tops the chart of Italian food lovers. The Italian Consulate in Kolkata organised the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, with a host of gastronomic and cultural exchanges.
This weeklong celebration concentrating on food, education and culture provided the city dwellers with another chance get introduced to Italian tradition, eventually strengthening the relationship between two culturally rich nations. Food tasting sessions and cooking workshops at star properties like Hyatt Regency, ITC, Taj Bengal and Novotel and Glenburn Penthouse brought delights to city gourmands, an exchange programme with a group of Italian students and IIHM exposed young minds to the rich culture of India through the culinary routes. Chefs Andrea Misseri and Paolo Risica were in the city for special sessions.
The festival saw an exhibition of lamps and chandeliers at LightKrafts in New Town, in the art of the luminous home decor items, between Italy and India.