Featured News / 12.22.2019

Chef Luigi Diotaiuti Named Ambassador of Basilicata, Italy’s Cuisine in the World



Lucania Oro Award

On August 25, 2019 the Commune di Pomarico, Italy and Mayor Francesco Mancini presented Luigi Diotaiuti with the Lucania Oro award for his contributions to his home region of Basilicata. The award was given to the chef for gastronomy.


Memorie Migrate

On August 30, 2019, the community of Castelluccio Inferiore presented Luigi Diotaiuti with the 2019 “Memorie Migrate” “Migrated Memories” award for his efforts in promoting his home region of Basilicata, Italy. 


Basilicata: A Way of Living’s Preservation of the Transumanza

On November 15, 2019 Chef Luigi Diotaiuti had the opportunity to give a presentation in Marconia, Italy on Basilicata: a way of living’s preservation of the Transumanza and the importance of maintaining agricultural traditions in our food and wine industry.


Luigi Diotaiuti Engages the Community

On November 16, 2019, Basilicata: A Way Of Living hosted An event to promote a new book on the transumanza by Nicola Porgitore. Luigi Diotaiuti had a great time engaging with the community again and discussing his non-profit organization’s 2020 events.


Sirino in Transumanza 2019

Held once again at the Riserva Regionale Lago Laudemio on June 8 and 9, 2019 in Basilicata, Italy, “Sirino in Transumanza” is a project which continues to grow in content, visibility, reach, and attendance each year. Its mission is to share the rich history of Basilicata while demonstrating how the local culture developed its daily […]


Luigi Diotaiuti Participates in the Community of Latronico

On August 25, 2019, Luigi Diotaiuti participated in the community of Latronico, Italy’s Cece Ribelle Symposium which brings attention to the prized local resources of the Basilicata region as a means to promote food, community, and peace.

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