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Stellar line-up of international chefs announced for Identità London 2010

07 April 2010 by

Italian chef congress Identità London will return to the capital this summer, with a stellar line up of internationally acclaimed chefs.

Set to take place at Vinopolis near London Bridge from 7-8 June, Identità London is based on the renowned Milan event, Identità Golose, and was first launched last summer.

This year's two-day gastronomic congress will be focused on "The Luxury of Simplicity" and will look at lesser known seasonal ingredients. It will feature cookery demonstrations and masterclasses by renowned chefs from across the world including Italy, Britain, France, USA and Hong Kong.

The Luxury of Simplicity.

"This of course will be underpinned by the core spirit of the congress - as an ambassadorial platform to promote the depth and diversity of Italian cuisine beyond its association with pizza and pasta."

The line up of chefs includes:

International chefs: Daniel Patterson (Coi, San Francisco)
Wylie Dufresne (WD50, New York)
Alex Stupak(WD50, New York)
David Chang (Momofuku, New York)
Alvin Leung (Bo Innovation, Hong Kong)
Alexandre Gauthier (La Grenouillere, Montreuil-sur-Mer, France)

British chefs:
Ashley Palmer-Watts (The Fat Duck, Bray)
Sat Bains (Restaurant Sat Bains with Rooms, Nottingham)
Jason Atherton (Maze, London)
Heinz Beck (Apsley, London & La Pergola, Rome)

Italian chefs:
Massimo Bottura (Osteria Francescana. Modena)
Gennaro Esposito (Torre del Saracino, Naples)
Davide Scabin (Combal Zero, Turin)
Niko Romito (Reale, L'Aquila)
Andrea Berton (Trussardi alla scala, Milan)
Chicco & Bobo Cerea (Da Vitttorio, Bergamo)

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By Kerstin KÁ¼hn

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