(VELINO) Roma, 24 Mar - With 39 days to go to the opening ofthe Milan Universal Exposition 2015, the Consulate General ofItaly in Sao Paulo, with the participation of Lazio Region,organized an evening dedicated to Brazilian and Italiangastronomy to talk about nutrition and sustainability. Theevent was hosted at Mani-Cassava by special guest Helena Rizzo,voted the world's best female chef in 2014, who together withMichelin-starred chef Roy Caceres of Rome restaurantMetamorfosi, created a special menu based on products from thetwo countries. The event, which was also attended by the headof the Italo-Brazilian Industry and Commerce (APEX) agency forthe Brazilian pavilion, Vinicius Estrela, and Councillor forEconomic Development and Production of Lazio Region, GuidoFabiani, was attended by over 150 guests, includingrepresentatives of the institutions of the State of Sao Paulo,and Italian and Brazilian businessmen. The event was covered byBrazil's major newspapers. vel.