Gran Gala Dei Salumi e Formaggi

The Pavilion, Dusit Thani Manila Ayala Center, Makati City

Early Evening Events

The Italian Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (ICCPI) together with the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) will hold the "Gran gala dei Salumi e Formaggi" on November 22, 2017, Thursday, from 06:00 PM to 10:00 PM at the Pavilion, Dusit Thani Manila. This event is also a project under the EU-Philippines Business Network and cofunded by the European Union.

The food and beverage sector is arguably one of the largest, highly diverse, and most thriving industry the Philippines. With all various kinds of food that are being entered into the Philippines also by different players in the industry, it is crucial to preserve and protect the origin, and therefore the quality, of these products that people have attested to many years, even centuries, back.

When it comes to food, Italy is one of the front liners and largest importer in the industry by bringing in exceptional cheeses, cold cuts, pasta, and wines among other products to the Philippines. For the very first time, all these renowned Italian delicacies will be showcased and highlighted in a very special gourmet night where guests will discover the secrets, origin, and history of a selection of 30 different types of renowned Italian Geographic Origin Protected cheeses and cold cuts paired with fine wines. This evening will be conducted by an awarded Italian sommelier, Paolo Nesi as he presents the perfect pairings of these selected cold cuts and cheeses with fine wines.


USec. Teodoro "Ted" Pascua

Undersecretary for Consumer Protection Group
Department of Trade and Industry

Importance of food safety in the Philippine Food and Beverage sector and how GOP could contribute to this


Ms. Josephine Santiago INVITED

Director General
Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines

Importance of Geographic Indications (GIs) for the Agriculture and Tourism sectors in the Philippines

Ticket Rate:

PHP 3,500 net

For registrations, e-mail or
call (63) 2 978 0279 or (+63) 917 563 8633.

Register Online

Registration starts at 6:00 PM.
*Limited number of seats available. Reservation is highly encouraged.

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