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Special event at Joia: 4-hand dinner with chef Pietro Leemann and chef Fulvio Pierangelini

A year from the announcement of the coopration between Fulvio Pierangelini e Pietro Leemann at Verdura Resort, that has seen the inclusion of haute cuisine dishes created by our Chef Leemann in the resorts’ restaurants and Spa Bar à-la-carte menu, the two stars of Italian cuisine give the exclusive chance to taste the fruits of […]

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Ambasciatori del Gusto

Memorable event on Wednesday, October 12 in Rome. The association that could change the Italian cuisine world. Ambasciatori del Gusto gathers the most titled and brilliant chefs to enhance the image of Italian food in the world. My contribution has been the promotion of a more balanced cuisine, up with the times. By my point […]

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Happy Easter

Dear all, the best way to celebrate Easter is trying to develop a feeling of universal peace that make us feel good with ourselves and the others. The main instrument is to respect the life of other people and ourselves. Good relationship help us to develop first affinity, then empathy and eventually love, the real […]

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New opening

Joia gourmet restaurant will be open for lunch on Saturdays! In addition to our à-la-carte and tasting menu, you could find also a three-course menu, from appetizer to dessert, at the cost of 35 euros. An ideal option to approach our cuisine, even to quickly eat and then carry your daily activities on, such as […]

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Franco Ruta

Yesterday, my dear friend Franco Ruta left this world. He was a brilliant man, the world had been introduced by him (through his Bonajuto bakery in Modica) to his chocolate and the traditions of this beautiful city. Tireless and a real powerhouse of ideas, he taught me to love Sicily and its inhabitants. A person […]

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Benoit Violier

Benoit Violier, 45 years old, considered the best Swiss chef, successor of Fredy Grirardet (my mentor) and Philippe Rochat with whom I worked at Hotel de ville di Crissier, has been found lifeless at home. The cause is suicide, committed by one of his hunting rifle. I am mortified and close to his dear wife […]

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Tumours, nutrition and thereabouts

On Saturday, October 17 Sant’Orsola-Malpighi General Hospital in Bologna hosted the convention “Tumours, nutrition and thereabouts”, focused on the importance of healthy food as neoplastic pathology prevention. It came to light that a correct and healthy diet is essential even during convalescence, to avoid bothersome side effects, and against relapses. I prepared with Sauro and […]

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Tribute to Alfredo Vanotti

On Friday, October 9 the Island, Sea and Food Cluster at Expo hosted a conference dedicated to Alfredo Vanotti, dietitian and nutritionist who died prematurely in April. Many specialists and friends attended this convention, recalling his professional life and talking about his innovative approach to the nutrition topic. It had the chance to take part […]

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Fukushima Fair, October 9 – 15

I am pleased to announce a special event to support Fukushima, struck by the devastating earthquake occured in 2011 which caused the accident at the nuclear power plant. For this special occasion, Joia will serve some dishes created in collaboration with Fukushima Prefecture which daily makes an effort to guarantee safe and healthy food. I […]

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BEING VEGETARIAN AT EXPO by The vegetarian chance

From Expo a deep and fundamental message for the next generations and for the wellness of the Earth and its inhabitants: human being, animals and plants. This message holds the theory for an extreme change for the safeguard of nature and biodiversity, and for a solution to the world hunger problem. This big and well-spent […]

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