|Ritu Dalmia of Diva fame was knighted with the Order of the Star of Italian Solidarity. Diva restaurant is the Winner of the 2004 Wine Spectator Award. To learn more about Ritu Dalmia read this article.
The Order, which was instituted in 1947, is awarded to Italian and foreign nationals who have provided a significant contribution to the development of friendly relations with Italy with reference to language, culture and socio-economic activities.
The ceremony at the Italian ambassador’s residence will be attended by Italian Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Gianni Vernetti.