Situated in the most North-Eastern part of Italy, Friuli Venezia Giulia provides an experience like no other.
Bordering Austria and Slovenia, the region has seen a tumultuous history, with central European armies vying to control the area. As such the region’s culture and history is inextricably tied to Slovenia and Austria, a factor seen throughout the regions architecture and multilingual street signs. This complexity is parleyed to its geography, with beach resorts to its South and ample skiing to its North, the region provides for every need, be it cultural or outdoors.
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.