October Food & beverage Events not to be missed

Autumn comes into full swing, even if the temperatures still make one think of summer, and the world of food and beverage also comes alive. October’s food and beverage events in Milan are truly a lot, starting with famous, well-established events. Here are all the October 2023 food events not to be missed!

Milano Wine Week

In the heart of the eagerly awaited 6th edition of Milano Wine Week, the 10 days that animate the Milanese capital under the banner of good drinking from all over Italy and with the support of professionals, we recommend

Degustando Milano Wine Week

On Tuesday 10 October, at 8 p.m., 10 great chefs will meet at Nhow Milano to prepare 10 gourmet dishes accompanied by 10 great wines, local gastronomic excellences and cocktails. A truly unprecedented food and wine experience, conceived and organised on the occasion of the sixth edition of Milano Wine Week, all to be tasted!

What: Degustando Milano

When: 🗓 Tuesday 10 Oct. 8.00 – 10 pm

The ticket price is 60€ and includes:

  • entrance to Nhow Milan
  • 10 dishes from the chefs
  • 2 glasses of wine to choose from
  • tasting of gastronomic products of excellence

Where: 🏨 Nhow Hotel Tortona Address: 📍Via Tortona, 35, Milan

Milano Wine week 2023: the complete programme


The white and red berry appellations that made history

Wednesday 11 October, the Signature Kitchen Suite  – Via Manzoni, 47 will host

  • Le Denominazioni a bacca bianca che hanno fatto la storia
    At 3 p.m., the masterclass “that will travel Italy from North to South to tell of the infinite potential of Italy’s great native white grape varieties
  • Le Denominazioni a bacca rossa che hanno fatto la storia
    5 p.m.
    – the masterclass to explore the history and new style of the great Italian red berry appellations. Finally, to take the stage at the Milanese kermesse for the last toast

Two more masterclasses at the Signature Kitchen Suite

Friday 13 October Alessandro Rossi, National Category Manager Wine di Partesa at Signature Kitchen Suite, will conduct two masterclasses dedicated to local excellence:

  • I Metodi Classici italiani
    at 3 p.m. I Metodi Classici italiani inviting to an in-depth journey dedicated to classic Italian methods from the great appellations to sparkling wines from indigenous grape varieties
  •  I grandi passiti italiani
    at 5 p.m. I grandi passiti italiani‘ (the great Italian dessert wines), which will unveil the different declinations of passiti wines from five producers from all over the Peninsula.

What: Partesa Wine Cube
When: 🗓 wednesday 11 Oct./10.15 am. and 5 pm – Friday 13 Oct. 10.15 am and 5.o0 pm
Where: Signature Kitchen Suite  – Via Manzoni, 47

4 Salti da Silvano – Opening

Thursday 12 October by night | 7.00 pm | NOLO

Our Silvano – Wines and Food at the Counter has been open for a few weeks now and surprised Nolo with its wines, its delicious baked food, bringing a new concept of osteria to the neighbourhood and to the city in general.

The time has therefore come for us all to celebrate together!

On Thursday 12 October in Piazza Morbegno, 2. The evening will begin for the public at 7.00 p.m. and will be dedicated to sharing and having fun. 4 Salti da Silvano with an exceptional DJ set: Francesco Giannini.

What: Silvano Wines and food opening night

When: 🗓 12 October from 7.00 pm

Where: Piazza Morbegno, 2, Milano

Music Mixology and haute cuisine

JazzMI Everybody wants to jazz

From 12 October to 5 november 2023

The 2023 JazzMi edition has a programme of events multiplied by two compared to 2022. More than 100 events from 12 October to 5 November 2023 will bring the music originating in New Orleans not only to theatres but also to restaurants and clubs in Milan.

In addition to concerts, two shows are also on the programme:

  • Puppets Jazz!
  • at the Atelier Carlo Colla and Sons, narrates six big names of jazz through puppets that will play the music of six young emerging musicians from the Civici Corsi di Jazz in Milan
  • The body of jazz, on the other hand, will feature six themed films in the Armani/Silos screening room

Info abt. Jazzmi 2023 🌐 jazzmi.it

When: 🗓 from 12 October to 5 November

Nik’s & Co meets Italian and international jazz

From 12 October to 4 November, Nik’s & Co, a cocktail bar and bistrot, will become an exceptional stage for Italian and international jazz artists. An occasion, within the JazzMi circuit, that combines music, mixology and the cuisine of chef Paolo Bertin in a true creative twist that will animate the 8 scheduled evenings.

A selection of unmissable appointments for all those who wish to spend an evening of good music and good food, sipping the intriguing cocktails proposed in the drink list.

The cocktail bar with kitchen turns into a musical and culinary experience

Nik’s & Co’s programming for JazzMi 2023 features six bands performing to create a complete sensory experience:

  • 12 and 19 October, 2 November. 2023 Stefano Pennini Duo will accompany dinners at Nik’s for three consecutive Thursdays, combining jazz with the swing of the modern pop industry.
  • The night 14 October will instead be an opportunity to be captivated by the mastery of pianists Joe Zagaro and Mirko Fait, among the most appreciated Italian saxophonists and composers, who will harmoniously join the notes of Attilio Zanchi’s double bass.
  • On 21 October Mirko Fait He will return to perform alongside Claudia Cantisani in a show that weaves words and music following in the footsteps of great Italian and American musicians.
  • 26 October JazzMi will also give space to young talents from the international scene, such as the multifaceted duo Tamara Usatova and Joe Zangaro
  • 28 October The protagonists will be Guido, Gorgone and Zanchi in a sound journey that will start from the Duke Ellington era and arrive to modern jazz musicians.
  • 4 November Last but not least, on this music night at Nik’s, customers will have the opportunity to dine and toast to the rhythms of the young group composed by Sara Grassi, Gianpiero Spina and Raffaele Romano, who will give the always much-appreciated touch of originality and modernity.

Now in its eighth edition, every year JazzMi involves the protagonists of the contemporary jazz scene and all fans of this timeless musical genre (jazzmi.it)

Food with solidarity

The national event Restaurants Against Hunger

The national event, promoted by Action Azione contro la Fame thanks to the contribution of chefs and restaurateurs, is back to combat the food emergency in Italy and around the world.

From 16 October the 11th edition of ‘RISTORANTI CONTRO LA FAME’

The 9th edition of the national event “Restaurants against Hunger” starts on Monday 16 October, coinciding with the World Food Day.

This is the largest solidarity campaign of restaurants in Italy, promoted by Azione contro la fame, involving restaurants, chefs and food lovers. Let’s Feed Solidarity is the theme for 2023, a combination of good food and solidarity.

A solidarity dish and menu

Chefs and restaurateurs taking part in the campaign invite their customers to choose a solidarity dish or menu through which they can donate two euros and 50 cents for a ‘solidarity pizza’ and the same amount for a bottle of water.

Likewise, restaurants can choose to support the event with a special night by donating part of the proceeds to Azione contro la fame.A