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Focus

Focus is the Editorial by President Paolo Petroni published in the magazine Civiltà della Tavola

Data Focus
May 2022

New challenges and new opportunities await us

Increasingly valued by institutions, the Academy is called upon to foster Italian cuisine and food culture worldwide in an incisive manner.

April 2022

Problems on several fronts

Alongside the horrors of war, prices increase and we risk entering a new crisis in many fields, including the restaurant sector.

March 2022

Alas, the light at the end of the tunnel is the flashing of war machines

Let us hope for a respite, a ceasefire, a decorous compromise.

February 2022

A slow reboot

Despite reopening permissions, emotional motivation is clear lacking, and a 'waiting mood' prevails.

January 2022

What is a dish worth?

Ingredients don't count for much, especially at a New Year's Eve dinner.

December 2021

A year of complexities draws to a close

Despite uncertain prospects, life today is not comparable to that of 12 months ago.

November 2021

A new prize in honour of Gianni Fossati

Adding to the memory of those who forged the Academy's greatness.

October 2021

The importance of restaurant tips

Abroad, tips are mandatory and generous; in Italy, rare and scanty.

September 2021

Restaurants reopen, but some problems continue to plague them

Among others, that of questionable service, often verging on the indecorous.

July 2021

Delta Force on the attack!

Despite the crossfire plaguing our lives, the Academy is resuming its habitual cultural and convivial activities.

June 2021

If this weren't a tragedy, we'd have reached a comic ending

Even lately, amid signs of viral retreat, we are at a fever pitch of confusion.

May 2021

Vaccine chaos and uncertain regulations delay rebirth

But there are positive sings: we confidently await the return of normality.