Food Valley

The Food Valley is an area of Emilia-Romagna region, particularly the provinces of Parma, Reggio-Emilia and Modena, that is famous for some of Italian gastronomic excellence such as Prosciutto di Parma, Parmigiano Reggiano and Modena traditional balsamic vinegar.

The region hosts many world-wide famous food companies and research institutes dedicated to research and development in the food sector. The Food Valley is renowned for its combination of tradition; quality and innovation in the culinary world. One can book interesting one-day visits to vinegar factories or sites producing Parmigiano Reggiano or Prosciutto DOP of Parma or just enjoy an unforgettable culinary experience at one of the most renowned restaurants in the world: the Osteria Francescana of chef Massimo Bottura.

Osteria Francescana *** in Modena

In the centre of “Modena Food Valley” stands Osteria Francescana, a culinary jewel rated three Michelin stars led by chef Massimo Bottura. If you are looking forward to an unforgettable gastronomic experience you cannot miss the opportunity to book a table in this prestigious restaurant and taste the unique creations of the multi-starred chef.

San Domenico ** in Imola

If you love Italian high quality cuisine the San Domenico in Imola is an experience not to be missed. This restaurant is a gastronomic icon of Emilia-Romagna. It is renowned for its refined cooking and impeccable culinary tradition. Established in1970 this Italian success story was rated two Michelin stars for its quality and painstaking effort in bringing the local cuisine to new heights.