Welcome Italia

Welcome Italia is the event organised by The Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the UK dedicated to all food lovers that wish to discover and explore the best of Italian Food & Beverage.

Indulge yourself in a unique experience made of Italian aromas and flavours, in a journey that brings together quality and passion.

There will be plenty of opportunities to meet producers and attend extraordinary cooking shows. The most famous Italian chefs will skilfully prepare delicious recipes.

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One event, thousands of opportunities


Only at Welcome Italia you can find the best Food & Beverage, traditional ingredients and innovative products from high-quality Italian companies.


Fancying a special cheese for a dinner with your friends or a wine for a special occasion? Find and purchase unique ideas for your gourmet meals.


Let’s talk business! Welcome Italia is the best event for B2B meetings between UK buyers and Italian companies aiming at the British market.


The best Italian Chefs in the UK will perform in the Cookery Theatre, creating new recipes and teaching how to become a true Italian Cook.


18-20 October 2019


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13;30 - 14;30
Cookery Theatre


Door opens at 1 PM! Please note that Friday 18th is Trade Only!
14.30 - 15.15
Cookery Theatre

True Italian Taste”: a Bubbly Masterclass with Giancarlo Caldesi and Wine Expert Tom Harrow

The True Italian Taste project*, coordinated by Assocamerestero and promoted and funded by the Italian Ministry of Economic Development, aims at promoting and safeguarding the authentic Italian food products all over the world. As part of the project, Chef Giancarlo Caldesi and Wine Expert Tom Harrow will take you on a journey ...
15.45 - 16.30
Cookery Theatre

“London as International hub for Italian Food Companies” Conference

In collaboration with The Red Pot London, we will hold a conference titled “London as International hub for Italian Food Companies”. Thanks to its cultural diversity, London represents a strategical meeting point between supply and demand of Italian products and the local market, as well as of other identities ...
16:45 - 17:15
Cookery Theatre

“Marchio Ospitalita’ Italiana” Award Ceremony

Italian cuisine is the result of a centuries-old historical process of Italian society, always leading to significant moments of human civilization. For an innate inclination to the attention of the Italians to human relationships and the quality of life, the culture of the table has become in the course ...
19.30 -


Welcome Italia exhibition will close at 7.30 PM.  Thank you all!
10:30 -


Exhibition doors will open at 10.30 AM. Welcome to everyone!
12:30 - 13.15
Cookery Theatre

The Versatility of Italian Products – Vincenzo Raschella and Hamza Harrak

Celebrating culture In this cooking show, you will discover how Italian products could be used in different cuisines and for specific dietary requirements, Chef Vincenzo Raschella and “The Great British Halal Chef” Hamza Harrak will cook together preparing two dishes, one traditional Italian and one internationally inspired using 100% ...
14:45 - 15:30
Cookery Theatre

Cooking Show with Emilia Strazzanti

Indulge in this mouthwatering masterclass, Emilia will cook using the amazing Sicilian preserved fish from Drago Conserve Emilia will showcase “Salame di Tonno con Pistachio with an Aperitivo style dish” and “the Spada in a pasta dish”
19.30 -


Welcome Italia Exhibition will close at 7.30 PM.  Thank you all!
10:30 -


Exhibition doors will open at 10.30 AM. Welcome to everyone!
15:15 - 16:00
Cookery Theatre

Italian Cocktail Masterclass

Join the bartenders of the Mezzanine Bar at The Stratford in a dedicated masterclass!
17.30 -


Welcome Italia Exhibition will close at 5.30 PM.  Thank you all!


Royal Horticultural Halls, 80 Vincent Square, London SW1P 2PE


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