cibo_nostrum_testatinaCibo Nostrum – 7th edition

Zafferana Etnea and Taormina, May 20th,21st and 22nd 2018

Taormina Street Cooking Fest

Taormina main street, May 21st, from 7.00pm on


One event, two locations, three days to savoring the best of food production and national wine. Cibo Nostrum is “The Great Festival of Italian  Cuisine” organized by Italian Chefs Federation in collaboration with Charming Italian Chef, DseFIC and Conpait.taormina-cooking-fest-2017_

More than 22,000 visitors last year have crossed the threshold of Taormina Cooking Fest, giving the possibility to the Italians Chef Federation’s DSE to allocate a substantial donation to the Foundation LIMPE for research on Parkinson’s disease. This year part of the revenues of this seventh edition will be donated also to the Italian Parents’ Movement in favor of the awareness campaign against cyberbullying.

Taormina Cooking Fest is part of Cibo Nostrum, it is an “event in the event” in which it will be possible to taste dishes and ideas of over 150 chefs coming from the entire Italian and international culinary scene, accompanied by the biggest producers of the territory. The Cooking Fest will start on the second day, May 21st at 7.00 pm  along Corso Umberto, giving life to a walk through flavors, aromas and colors, with cooking shows of over 1000 participants cooks, 150 food stations and numerous wine tastings of the most important Sicilian wineries.

Click  here on the following link for the complete program

Here the Official Website

Where to stay

Hotel Villa Carlotta Hotel Villa Ducale Hotel Villa Schuler Hotel La Pensione Svizzera

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Food-and-JazzFood and Jazz Day

International Jazz Day

Taormina town centre on Monday 30th April 2018. from 10.00am on

A perfect combination of food and music.

Jazz bands will perform in the main squares of Town and many restaurants and café will create special dish and cocktails inspired by giants of Jazz like Diana Krall, Nick la Rocca, Louis Armstrong and some Italian great jazz players like Francesco Cafiso and Dino Rubino.

On Monday 30th April, come and have a walk and something to eat in Town. Enjoy the music that will spread in the air: from 11.o0am to 10,30pm many jazz groups will play simultaneously in the squares and streets of town.

Here are the jazz bands that will play: Rino Cirinnà 4et, Giuseppe Asero 4et, Jank, 3 Brothers Gang, Jank, Sea Connection Trio, Alibrandi & Toscano duo, Size 46 street band, Emanuele Privitera 4et, Orazio Maugeri 4et, Adrien Marco 4et.



In November 2011, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) officially designated April 30 as International Jazz Day in order to highlight jazz and its diplomatic role of uniting people in all corners of the globe.
International Jazz Day brings together communities, schools, artists, historians, academics, and jazz enthusiasts all over the world to celebrate and learn about jazz and its roots, future and impact; raise awareness of the need for intercultural dialogue and mutual understanding; and reinforce international cooperation and communication. Each year on April 30, this international art form is recognized for promoting peace, dialogue among cultures, diversity, and respect for human rights and human dignity; eradicating discrimination; promoting freedom of expression; fostering gender equality; and reinforcing the role of youth in enacting social change.

As soon as you arrive , you will feel the magical, mythical atmosphere spread all around which has enchanted visitors from all over the world for years and years.