Mario Rizzotti
Iron Chef America Judge, will be our "Resident Chef". Mario will be holding a cooking demo each day from May 20th to May 23rd.

Featured Cooking Demos on the Bellavita Stage:


May 20:
Federico Comacchio
Head Chef at Coco Pazzo

May 22:
John Coletta
Head Chef at Quartino

May 23:
Fabio Viviani
Acclaimed Michelin-starred Chef and TV personality

Bellavita Experience
Watch footage from Bellavita Chicago 2016 Play

Enjoy amazing food, extraordinary wines and superb dishes in a relaxed Italian atmosphere. This is Bellavita, the best place to create new business leads while tasting the best of Italy.


Bellavita Awards

The Bellavita Awards are the first international Awards program entirely dedicated to recognising authentic Italian food and beverage.

We are now in the process of selecting F&B professionals and experts based in USA to be Judges of Excellence at Bellavita Awards Chicago 2017. The Awards panel of judges will be consist of leading experts including: Food & Beverage buyers, chefs, sommeliers, importers, hospitality experts, journalists and opinion leaders.

Register Today for the opportunity to be a prestigious judge and discover the finest Italian food and beverage.