Filomena D’Avino


Filomena works for the Ministry of Agriculture as agricultural inspector specializing in the protection of quality production and the repression of fraud in the agri-food sector. She is also an educator, working for the Regional Government of Campania with the Regional School of Local Police, focusing on the same issues of consumer protection and quality control. She holds a B.A. and an M.A. in Food Science & Technology from the University of Naples and a postgraduate certificate in Food Hygiene, Nutrition and Wellness from the same university. She is an expert olive oil taster, registered with the Campania Region, national and international judge and Slow Food Guide collaborator since 2012. As an educator she has taught numerous courses on olive oil appreciation with an emphasis on the use of EVOOs in cooking and gastronomy.