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Gina Arquilla DeBoni has been appointed managing partner of Romanucci & Blandin. She joined the Chicago-based law firm in 2010. As one of the few female managing attorneys in the state of Illinois, Arquilla DeBoni is responsible for the overall management and quality assurance of the firm’s legal and compliance services for its clients. “Gina is an...

The Chicago Athenaeum has named Italian architect and designer, Flavio Manzoni, as this year's Laureate of the American Prize for Design. Each year, The Prize is awarded to designers who have made a commitment to forward the principles of design excellence within the context of our contemporary society and who elevated design to a more a profound h...

An Italian investment company owned by Consilum SGR S.p.A., Progressio SGR S.p.A. and MMM S.r.l. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Gelit Italian frozen pasta business from Conagra Brands, Inc. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Based in Doganella di Ninfa, Italy, Gelit produces Italian frozen food and ready...

Years of development at Gervasi Vineyard culminated Thursday with the opening of The Casa, a 24-room boutique hotel. "I don't think we're going to build any more buildings. This is sort of a capstone, I think, for this property," said Scott Swaldo, general manager of GV Destinations — which includes the Gervasi estate and Twisted Olive in Green. Th...

The Italian Trade Agency of Chicago is seeking to fill a full time Accounting, Human Resources and Administration Head position. Job description: Coordinating with the junior accountant and supervising her work; Budgeting, accounting and bookkeeping of the office; Payments to vendors; Budget monitoring for multiple promotional activities; Entering...

Matteo Garrone’s “Dogman” opened at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival where the lead actor, Marcello Fonte took home the top acting prize. Since then, it’s won numerous awards including the Italian Oscar Best Supporting Actor. The film follows Marcello (Marcello Fonte), an animal lover who runs a neighborhood dog grooming business. He adores his pre-te...

A few years after Charles Penzone launched his first hair salon, his attorney took him aside for a serious talk. "My attorney, who is still my attorney, he would talk about long-term planning," Penzone said recently. "And I said, 'In my industry, you're only hot for three years. Let's not plan that far ahead.'" Penzone chuckled. "Well, here we are....

When: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Where: Italian Cultural Institute | 500 N Michigan Ave | Suite 1450 | Chicago IL A lecture by George Dodds, PhD, Alvin and Sally Beaman Professor at the University of Tennessee: “Today, more often than not, a building is an attention-seeking object that glorifies its owner and architect and...

“Nel corso di questi anni l’internazionalizzazione delle produzioni calabresi, a partire dall’agroalimentare e non solo, ha registrato un costante aumento con importanti risultati. C’è una tendenza alla crescita delle esportazioni dei nostri prodotti e alla presenza delle nostre imprese sui mercati esteri che è frutto di una serie di iniziative che...

He's one of the most successful entrepreneurs to ever emerge from the suburbs, but Mario Tricoci says his passion for his business was born not of a desire for money but to make people happy. The Italian-born hairdresser told members of the Schaumburg Business Association Tuesday morning how a life-changing visit to relatives in Chicago in 1958 led...

Today, mayoral candidate Toni Preckwinkle received the endorsement of the Italian American Political Coalition (IAPC). IAPC is an advocacy group founded in 1994 that provides a political voice for the Italian-American community (estimated to be approximately 500,000 in the Chicago area) and supports political candidates who have the community’s bes...

Wednesday, March 20, 2019. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm (CDT). Kaplan Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship | 3137 S Federal Street | Event Takes Place on Giant White Staircase in Entrance | Chicago IL. On the Occasion of the Italian Design Day 2019 the Consulate General of Italy in Chicago, the Italian Cultural Institute in Chicago and the...