Situated on Italy’s Northern Tyrrhenian coast, Liguria has wonderfully mild climate and a rich Mediterranean vegetation, allowing it to produce some of northern Italy’s most famous wines and delicacies.
Starting from the French border and ending near the town of La Spezia, the region has become a haven for tourists wishing to experience the Italian Dolce Vita without having to venture further South.
Only a short distance from Milan by train, Liguria provides an incredibly scenic escape for those looking to experience Italy without the noise and traffic that often accompanies the country’s touristic hotspots.
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.