When visiting Emilia Romagna the only trouble you’ll face is deciding what to do!
The region is home to to a variety of destinations that will fit every traveler’s needs. From amazing historical cities famed for their art and culture, to the beautiful lush greenery of the Apennines mountains which become ski resorts in the winter, and in summer are the perfect place for trekking and enjoying nature.
When mentioning Emilia Romagna we can’t forget about the timeless fascination of the Motor Valley and its historic brands, from Ducati, Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini and Pagani just to name a few.
If cars aren’t your thing, Emilia Romagna is home to the Adriatic Riviera with its 110 km of beaches which hosts the largest amusement park district in Europe, as well as a variety of bars and restaurants where you could enjoy the typical cuisine.
Enogastronomy is king in Emilia Romagna, which boasts 44 DOP and IGP certifications for its typical food products, including internationally renowned favourites such as Prosciutto di Parma to Parmigiano Reggiano, from Lambrusco to Traditional balsamic vinegar of Modena and Reggio Emilia. The region also has many delicious restaurants including 23 Michelin rated restaurants and even the world’s first “food theme park” called FICO Eataly World located in Bologna.
When was the last time you had dinner in an Italian restaurant in Canada and you thought you were dining in Italy? That’s exactly how “Ospitalità Italiana Certified”restaurants want you to feel when you visit their fine dining establishments.
Ospitalità Italiana is an official certification from Unioncamere, Italy’s federation of local Chambers of Commerce and Industry, that tells you that the food you are enjoying is unquestionably Italian: products are authentic, ingredients genuine and recipes true to the thousand year history of Italian cuisine.
Canada is home to some leading Italian Chefs. Passionate and innovative, many have refined their skills and advanced their knowledge directly in Italy. In addition, Montréal boasts a fabulous cooking school ITHQ where young aspiring chefs learn Italian technic and Italian traditional recipes from the masters.
So the next time you make reservations for an Italian dinner in a Montreal restaurant, ask if they’ve received the Ospitalità Italiana seal of approval. You will enjoy the true Italian taste.