Made in Italy series begins with olive oil dinner on Nov. 10

October 20, 2022
Poster for olive oil dinner Nov 2022
Poster for olive oil dinner Nov 2022

The Center for Italian Culture at Fitchburg State University will launch its “Made in Italy” series with an olive oil tasting and four-course dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10 in the Falcon Hub in Hammond Hall.

The event, featuring Olio Taibi olive oils and a selection of wines from Italy, will be hosted by Giuseppe Taibo of Olio Taibi.

Tickets are $45 and must be purchased in advance. 

Throughout the 2022-23 academic year, the Center for Italian Culture will present a series of programs developed around the theme “Made in Italy.” From fashion to sports cars to fine cuisine, the programs will spotlight the enduring impact and global reach of Italian-made products.

Learn more about the series and its upcoming events online at

The Center for Italian Culture, founded with a major gift by the late Amelia V. Gallucci-Cirio of Fitchburg State’s Class of 1938, has been a fixture on the Fitchburg State campus for over 20 years. Throughout its history, the center has sponsored programs that celebrate Italian contributions to Western civilization and supported study abroad scholarships that let university students and faculty explore the wider world. Learn more about its programs and resources at