Culinary, Performance and Visual Art

Artevita Mastrantonio celebrates art and life. It aims to change lives by giving individuals opportunity to express their talents and passion in culinary art, performing art and visual art.

Activities in 2013

In June 2013 Artevita sent Nkosinathi Simelane, Themba Khumalo, Minenkulu Ngoyi and Nompumelelo Ngoma all artists from Artist Proof Studio to Rome to participate in the I’isola del Cinema festival where they painted a mural with the theme ‘South African Youth Celebrating Social Cohesion Through Freedom’.

In October of the same year Mduduzi Ndlovu participated in the 35th Annual Gathering of Chefs in Villa Santa Maria. Both projects were funded by Mastrantonio, sponsors and fundraising events.

Activities in 2014

2014 sees South Africa celebrate 20 years of democracy, with the theme around freedom, the South African Ambassador to Italy requested Artivita’s participation in hosting an event in Malta. In June Artevita sent Executive Chef Jade Sullaphen and Chef Vusi Ndlovu to Malta to participate in the youth day celebrations and prepared a sit down dinner for 300 guests to experience South African food and wine.

The celebrations continued in July with a pop-up restaurant at Isola de Cinema on the Tiburina River in Rome. Paolo Scalla and Daniel Toledo of Mastrantonio was joined by Chef Arnold Stuurman.