lectures and courses


IUL Università telematica degli studi –  Florence

  • Antropologia | Master in giornalismo enogastronomico | lang. ITA



Italian Institute of Culinary Art Cordon Bleu –  Florence

  • History of Food | European Bachelor’s degree programme - 1st year | lang. ENG

  • Anthropology of Food | European Bachelor’s degree programme - 1st year | lang. ENG


University of Gastronomic Sciences – Pollenzo (Bra - CN)

  • Communication skills | Master in Food Culture, Communication and Marketing | lang. ENG

  • Communication for Food Marketing | Graduate Degree in Food Marketing (with prof. Fulvio Zendrini) | lang. EN

research projects


Current research projects are centered on the role of storytelling in communication for food marketing, with a particular focus on:

  • lobbying communication

  • crisis management

  • financial reporting

  • narrative economics

  • new technologies

  • buzzwords and original lexicon


Lectures and studies are mostly revolved around:

  • traditional food culture and culinary traditions as sites of memory

  • recreated “traditions”, mechanized mass-production of traditional foods, the market of the artificially built food-experiences (in food tourism, cookbooks and memoirs) 

  • lexical and conceptual traps in communicating traditional and sustainable food 


Current research projects aim at investigating the role of food and nutrition as tools for social control, with a particular focus on the relationship between food, gender equality and women’s empowerment.