On January 12th and 13th, Massimiliano Alajmo of Le Calandre (Rubano – Padova, Italy) , Italy’s youngest three-star Michelin chef, headlined The International Day of Italian Cuisines (IDIC) at The Italian Culinary Academy located at The International Culinary Center in New York City. With a family run international restaurant empire, hotel, gourmet food shop, product line and the “Best Cookbook in the World” under his belt before the age the of 40, Massimiliano Alajmo is perhaps one of the most recognizable chefs in Italy. As in past editions, the event celebrated the authenticity and quality of Italian Cuisine and in this context the Italian Cuisines Worldwide Awards 2011 was presented to the winners. In New York City, the recipients will be: DOROTHY CANN HAMILTON, MARIO BATALI, TONY MAY and PAUL BARTOLOTTA.
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