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Italy - 28 Jun 05

On Friday July 1, the campus of the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Colorno, 15 km from Parma, will be officially inaugurated with the participation of representatives of the Emilia-Romagna Regional Authority and the Parma Provincial Authority.

The event will take place in the Sala delle Capriate within the Ducal Palace of Colorno. The program is as follows:

10am Speakers:
Stefano Gelati, Mayor of Colorno
Elvio Ubaldi, Mayor of Parma
Vincenzo Bernazzoli, President of the Parma Provincial Authority
Vasco Errani, President of the Emilia-Romagna Regional Authority
Mercedes Bresso, President of the Piedmont Regional Authority
Carlo Petrini, President of Slow Food

11.15am Presentation of courses:
Master in Food Culture: Communicating Quality Products (beginning November 2005)
Master in Gastronomic Sciences and Quality Products (began February 2005)
Speakers:
Alberto Capatti, Academic Coordinator of the University of Gastronomic Sciences
Allen J. Grieco, Director of the Master in Food Culture

The Colorno campus currently hosts 25 students from all over the world (Italy, Switzerland, Finland, Mexico, Canada, Japan, USA) who are enrolled in the Master in Gastronomic Sciences and Quality Products, which began this February. The students have already been on several stages (field seminars), to destinations such as Sicily and Spain. From June 20 they will be participating in a stage based on cured meats, through which they will get to know the quality products of the Emilia-Romagna region, such as prosciutto di Parma and culatello di Zibello.

A new international postgraduate program will begin in November: the Master in Food Culture: Communicating Quality Products. All lessons will be taught in English, and applications are already being accepted through the site www.unisg.it.

For more information:
master@unisg.it