604 Arizona Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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July 14th
5:30 Networking
6:30 Presentation

Parking is available next door at the Santa Monica Public Library, which can be accessed from 7th Street between Santa Monica Blvd. and Arizona Ave. Rates are $1 per hour for the first two hours and thirty minutes. After that, the rate is $1 per thirty minutes.

We are pleased to announce Italian wines from VinoDirect, such as Bellussi Prosecco di Valdobbiadene NV, Belpoggio Rosso di Montalcino 2012, Le Preseglie Hamsa Lugana 2011, and Pojer & Sandri Pinot Nero 2012 will add to the evening's enjoyment as we savor the flavors of Italy and discover culinary diplomacy. Join IVCLA and the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce West at ROC as award-winning chef Amy Riolo celebrates Italy's influence on culture and cuisine. ROC is an innovative collaborative space for start-ups in the heart of Santa Monica. Amy's engaging discussion will explore how Italian cuisine has seasoned the American plate for generations. We will top off the evening with a toast to gastronomic diplomacy and enjoy delicious food from Il Fornaio of Beverly Hills.
Amy Riolo
Amy Riolo has created menus, dinners, and culinary ceremonies for diplomats and world leaders, earning her the title 'The Cook of the Kings.' As an award-winning author, chef, television personality, cuisine and culture expert, and educator, Amy Riolo makes frequent appearances on numerous television and radio programs both in the United States and abroad, including the Travel Channel, CBS, Fox TV, Nile TV, Martha Stewart Living Radio, and Abu Dhabi Television. Amy also created and appeared weekly in ninety-second cooking videos entitled "Culture of Cuisine," which air on nationally syndicated news shows on 28 different channels across the United States, totaling a reach of over 300 million people.
We hope to see you there!

 Members: $25        Non-members: $35 
Luxury Culinary Events
Amy Riolo will be Luxury Culinary Events' featured chef at 
Villa Valentina in Tuscany October 23 - 29

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