eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX rallies round for Amatrice

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BRUSSELS, Belgium – Following the earthquake in Italy that killed almost 300 people, eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX and chef Carlo De Pascale have decided to do their bit to help, following in the footsteps of many other chefs. During the evening of Saturday 10 September, Carlo De Pascale, helped by Albert Verdeyen, will be preparing some famous pasta “all’amatriciana”, a speciality of the affected region. All the profits will go to the victims.

It’s hard to think of fine food today without thinking of Amatrice. The village that was so badly affected by the recent earthquake in the Italian village has given its name to one of the classics of Italian cuisine: pasta all’amatriciana. Since the tragedy took place, many chefs from Italy and around the world have rallied together to donate €2 per plate of pasta all’amatriciana they sell to Amatrice and the surrounding area.


visit.brussels, Carlo De Pascale and Albert Verdeyen have decided to embrace this charitable gesture as a matter of urgency to offer their support to the region. Both chefs will be dedicating their Saturday night to cooking pasta all’amatriciana.

The dish will be on sale for €9, payable with a token, so in the same way as all the dishes sold at the festival. All the profits from the scheme will be donated to Amatrice and the affected region.

Thanks to the support of brussels.international, the pasta all’amatriciana cooked up by Carlo De Pascale and Albert Verdeyen can be found at the “Relations Extérieures de la Région” stand in tent D.

Don’t forget, the eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX festival starts this Thursday 8 September and runs until Sunday 11 September in the Parc de Bruxelles.