On May 16, 2019 Chef Luigi Diotaiuti was featured as a celebrity chef at the National Zoo’s annual Zoofari: Bite Night. He was featured on ABC 7 News Channel 8 News preparing his Mini
Lamb Meatball Sliders. Both of his restaurants, Al Tiramisu and Aperto took part in the longest-running restaurant tasting event in DC! The benefit was hosted by the Friends of the National Zoo.