The Certification Program targets chefs and culinary professionals working outside of Italy in the global Ho.Re.Ca industry of Italian cuisine. It was launched in an international Symposium held in Parma on June 9 and 10. Over 200 chefs of the itchefs-gvci network were certified Italian Cuisine Master Chef (ICMC) ad honorem. At Hong Kong, we had the opportunity to present some of the local chefs with their certificates. Academia Barilla´s President, Gianluigi Zenti did the honors and handed the certificates, special jackets and an Academia Barilla publication to: Claudio DIeli, Marco Furlan, Michele Camolei and Alessandro Angelini.