Lara Gilmore (president of Food for Soul and co-owner of Osteria Francescana in Italy) was a key speaker at the inaugural food conference, Lengua by Gluttonomy, in Miami, where she spoke about sustainability and marketing in the restaurant industry.
The seasoned professional reflected on her and Massimo Bottura's 18-year mission to obtain three Michelin stars at Osteria Francescana, followed by eight years spent working on challenging yet rewarding sustainability projects. Food for Soul, a temporary soup kitchen project, which blossomed into an ongoing global project, and local initiative, tortellante in Modena, where special needs young adults and retired pasta makers collaborate to make and sell pasta.
Take a look at her inspiring and honest account in the clip below:
The talk was one of many given at the Lengua by Gluttonomy event held on 30 April at Miami Ironside, co-produced with Fine Dining Lovers and sponsored by S.Pellegrino, Estrella Damm and Sauce.
Other industry experts, like chef Mauro Colagreco,Vaughn Tanand Auston Bunsen, addressed the event's main topics: innovation, restaurant marketing, and tech and NFTs as marketing tools.