The leading Italian Chef organization – La Federazione Italiana Cuochi/The Federation of Italian Cooks – dubbed award-winning Chef/Restaurateur Luigi Diotaiuti the title of “Ambassador of Italian Cuisine” in Florence, Italy in 2018. Previously, the celebrated chef had been named the “Ambassador of Basilicata, Italy’s Cuisine in the World”.
50topitaly.it – a prestigious Italian gastronomy website recently announced its’ selections for the top 50 Italian restaurants in the world for 2019. Chef Luigi Diotaiuti’s first restaurant, opened 23 years ago, was one of only 2 Washington-DC based establishments to make the cut. “My goal has always been to show respect for the ingredients themselves […]
PRESS RELEASE Chef Luigi Diotaiuti was named culinary “Ambassador” for representing the cuisine of his home region at the Basilicata Food & Wine Festival in Matera, Italy. Matera, Italy (PRWEB) April 12, 2017 Chef Luigi Diotaiuti was named culinary “Ambassador” for representing the cuisine of his home region at the Basilicata Food & Wine Festival […]
“From Basilicata to American conquest: a mission impossible? No, all it takes is calling oneself Luigi Diotaiuti and bringing the best of regional and Italian traditions in your suitcase without ever forgetting simplicity and passion” begins the article which explains Chef Luigi’s journey from Italy to America. The in-dept interview highlights his role as a […]
Chef Luigi Diotaiuti graced the cover of the National Italian American Foundation’s Ambassador magazine in winter 2014. In the article he shared regional Italian dishes from his native Basilicata and told childhood stories of Christmas. He also revealed some of Al Tiramisu restaurant’s most requested recipes.
In this “personality” interview at Expo Milan 2015, Luigi Diotaiuti was dubbed “The Chef Ambassador of two Countries, Italy, and the USA.” The article continued to call Chef Luigi a Washington “institution” and outlined his career as a chef to celebrities and political figures as well as his role with the US Department of State’s […]