APN – Association of Neapolitan Pizza Makers
the elite Italian governing body that teaches the 150 year old art of Neapolitan pizza making, and certifies adherence to authentic procedures
VPN – The Associazione Vera Pizza Napoletana
Osteria #621 – Enoteca #384
an international organization officially established on June 1984 by a group of Neapolitan people representing some of the oldest families of pizza makers and the most famous Neapolitan pizzerias, seeking to cultivate the culinary art of making Neapolitan pizza. Later on, the association was officially established by the Italian government as a denomination of control (DOC), a designation that made AVPN a legal entity able to give special designation to pizzerias who meet strict requirements that respect the tradition of the art of Neapolitan pizza making.
Ospitalita’ Italiana – Ristoranti Italiani nel Mondo
Marchio Q – Ospitalita’ Italiana is an Italian government initiative aiming at creating a worldwide network of Italian restaurants that meet and exceed outstanding standards of Italian hospitality, thus promoting the traditional Italian culinary culture. The Los Angeles-based Italy-America Chamber of Commerce West is deeply involved in the certification process of those Italian Restaurants that wish to receive this priced recognition.
The Chamber develops communication activities and awareness campaigns among the Italian restaurants, encouraging them to partake in the project. It also gathers applications, inspects the restaurants, ensuring compliance with the requirements.
Accademia Italiana della Cucina – Italian Academy of Cuisine
The Academy of Italian Cuisine is a cultural institution founded in 1953 under the auspices of the President of the Italian Republic, with the purpose of promoting the Country’s authentic culinary tradition domestically and internationally.
Its mission is to protect traditional Italian cuisine and to promote its diffusion. The Los Angeles Chapter of the Academy of Italian Cuisine actively develops promotional and educational initiatives with local restaurants and awards certificates to those restaurants meeting the criteria and serving high quality Italian traditional dishes.
California Green Business
The California Green Business Program leads the state and nation in working with small to medium sized businesses to grow a vibrant and healthy green economy. Led by a coalition of cities and counties, we contribute to more livable communities with healthier environments, while also conserving resources and saving money.
The program is funded by grass-roots contributions from local government and utility partners to make it accessible to small to medium sized businesses in California. Ca’ Momi Osteria is a proud recipient of the California Green Business Seal.