GIOVANNI MARIA ROSSI
Chair of the Dubai Delegation of the Accademia Italiana delle Cucina
Giovanni M. Rossi, a Swiss and Italian binational, is the Managing Partner at Bonnard Lawson, International Law Firm where he heads the Corporate and Banking practice groups. He holds a Law Degree from the University of Geneva, a MBA from both London Business School and Columbia Business School in New York.
He has lived in Dubai with his wife and three children since 2008 and as President of the Dubai Chapter of the Accademia Italiana della Cucina, that is a cultural institution of relevant public interest, whose purpose is to safeguard Italian culinary traditions and encourage their promotion in Italy and abroad.
Giovanni has a gastronomical background which he has built up through personal experience, through the love for his own roots, the participation, investigation and curiosity for the different traditions.
Together with all the other Academicians, he organizes convivial reunions in the Italian restaurants of Dubai making sure that the Italian taste and culture is treasured and promoting and encouraging public awareness of those cooks that truly respect and observe the traditional qualities and characteristics of national, regional and local Italian cuisine.