Ladies Business & Inspirational Liaison Lunches
A new series of inspirational speakers who will talk about a range of topical subjects. Open to members and non members, these lunches include a welcome drink and a two course lunch. Arrive at 12.00 pm, and lunch will be served at 12.30 pm.
Thursday 26 October 2017
Cav.Dama Mary Contini grew up with her seven brothers and sisters in a house on top of her father’s ice cream and fish and chip shop just outside Edinburgh. Mary has been a director of the famous Italian delicatessen Valvona & Crolla since 1983, and she has written a number of best selling books on the subject of food. In 2011 Mary was awarded the title ‘Cavaliere’ by the Republic of Italy (the equivalent to a British OBE) for her services to the promotion of Italian food and history of Italians. In 2015, she received a Life Time Achievement Award by the Scottish Italian Awards for her valuable contribution to Scottish cuisine.