In accordance with Article 13 of the UNISG Statutes, the Rector performs the general academic and scientific functions of the University to pursue the objectives and to perform duties established by this Statute. The Rector is appointed by the Board of Directors from among the full professors at the University or from another Italian University. He remains in office for three years and can be reconfirmed up to a maximum of two consecutive terms.

Professor Bartolomeo Biolatti was named Rector of the University of Gastronomic Sciences on September 1st, 2021.

According to art. 13.4 of the Statute, the Rector can appoint a Prorector who replaces him in case of absence or impediment and to whom he can grant specific powers.

From 10/09/2021, the Prorector of the University of Gastronomic Sciences is prof. Nicola Perullo.

The Academic Council is vested with all powers relating to the ordering, planning and coordination of teaching and research activities, which are not reserved for other organs of the University and teaching and research facilities. Pursuant to Article 16.1 of the Statute, the Academic Council is composed of the Rector, who presides over it, tenured professors of the University and a representation of researchers, research fellows, doctoral students and students. Members:

Rector Prof. Bartolomeo Biolatti

Full and Associate Professors:
Prof. Nicola Perullo
Prof. Andrea Pieroni
Prof.ssa Luisa Torri
Prof. Lorenzo Bairati
Prof.ssa Roberta Cevasco
Prof. Simone Cinotto
Prof. Paolo Corvo
Prof. Franco Fassio
Prof. Michele Antonio Fino
Prof.ssa Paola Migliorini
Prof.ssa Maria Giovanna Onorati
Prof. Gabriele Proglio

Researcher Representative:
Dott. Michele Filippo Fontefrancesco
Dott.ssa Chiara Romano

Research grant holders and holders of research contracts Representative:
Dott.ssa Elena Corcione

Ph.D. students Representative:
Dott. Guido Pugliese

Student Representative:
Yotam Kornmehl
Allegra Ghilardi


The Board of Directors, in accordance with Article 9 of the Statutes, oversees the administrative, financial, economic, and capital management of the University of Gastronomic Sciences, as well as regular and exceptional governance, including the underlying decision-making procedures needed to ensure the achievement of the institutional objectives. Members:

Carlo Petrini – Presidente

Rinaldo Rava

Bartolomeo Biolatti

Silvio Barbero
Luciana Castellina
Lella Costa
Oscar Farinetti
Elio Giamello
Francesca Lavazza
Fiorenzo Masetti
Roberto Moncalvo
Daniela Pirani
Pasquale Polito
Giovanni Quaglia
Alessandra Roversi
Raoul Tiraboschi
Alice Tondella
Pierluigi Zamò

The Executive Committee, in accordance with Article 10.6 of the Statutes, manages those powers as assigned the Board of Directors. Members:

Carlo Petrini

Committee members:
Rinaldo Rava
Bartolomeo Biolatti
Silvio Barbero
Alice Tondella

In accordance with Article 14 of the Statues, the General Director  is named by the Board of Directors on the recommendation of the President, and is responsible for the administrative structure, the overall management and organization of the services, instrumental resources, and technical-administrative staff of the University.

Stefania Ribotta was named Administrative Director of the University of Gastronomic Sciences on April 15, 2011, who as of April 28, 2023 assumed the position of General Director .

The Board of Auditors, in accordance with Article 18 of the Statutes, maintains the accounting systems and prepares the financial statements. Members:

Dott. Francesco Palanza

Permanent auditors:
Dott. Alessandro Orlandi
Dott. Antonio Di Donato

The Evaluation Committee, in accordance with Italian Law No. 370 of October 19, 1999, evaluates internal administration, academic and research activities, and study-support services, by verifying cost-benefit analyses, proper use of public resources, and academic and research productivity, as well as the impartiality and smooth flow of administrative operations.

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UNISG student representatives for the current academic year:

Accademic Council

  • Yotam Kornmehl – Undergraduate – 2 year
  • Allegra Ghilardi – Graduate – I year

Student Council

  • Stefano De Canio and Federico La Varra – Undergraduate – I year
  • Sofia Ghibaudo and Caroline Long – Undergraduate – II year
  • Luca Milgram and Gia Thorimbert – Undergraduate – III year
  • Alberto Pozza e Allegra Ghilardi – Graduate – I year
  • Karina Penner – Master in New Food Thinking
  • Pyck Verheijden – Master of Gastronomy: World Food Cultures and Mobility
  • Lindsay Kay Taylor – Master of Applied Gastronomy: Culinary Arts
  • Matilde Riva – Master in Food Culture, Communication & Marketing
  • Alexandra Angela De Rosa and Margherita Guida – Master in Agroecology and Food Sovereignty

Student Facilities Coordinator Representatives

  • Caroline Jane Long – Undergraduate – II year
  • Alberto Pozza – Graduate – I year

Quality Unit

  • Alessia Oderda – Undergraduate – II year

Evaluation Committe

  • Stefano De Canio – Undergraduate – I year

Review Group Undergraduate degree

  • Sofia Ghibaudo – Undergraduate – II year

Review Group Graduate degree

  • Davide Grampa – Graduate – I year

Joint Committee

  • Francesca Savo – Undergraduate – III year
  • Laura Albano – Graduate – I year


  • Zeynep Kartal – Undergraduate – I year

Disciplinary Committee

  • Andrea Fissore – Undergraduate – II year

GEP Representatives (Gender Equality Program)

  • Gabriele Cressotti – Undergraduate – I year

ASSG – Associazione Studenti di Scienze Gastronomiche

  • Paolo Breviari – Presidente – Undergraduate – II year
  • Pele Chen Ronen – Vice presidente – Undergraduate – I year

PHD in EcogastronomyFood Sciences and Cultures

  • Evelyn Leveghi – I year

The Ombudsman is responsible for examining complaints made by students regarding the actions or behavior of any body, structure, office, or individual staff member of the university that is considered not to have complied with the regulations in force or the university’s code of ethics, protecting the injured party from any retaliation, acting to settle the matter, and reporting their conclusions to the relevant body.

For the Academic Year 2022/2023 is prof. Gabriella Morini 

Disciplinary authority over students rests, pursuant to Article 9.3 of the Student and program enrollment regulations, with the Rector, who has the authority to appoint a Disciplinary Commitee, composed of at least two faculty members of the University, the University Administrative Director or his delegate, and at least one student representative.

The Disciplinary Commitee is composed of:
Nicola Perullo, Full Professor
Lorenzo Bairati, Associate Professor
Stefania Ribotta, Administrative Director
Andrea Fissore – student of the Bachelor’s degree program – 2nd year