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TOP 10 Italian cuisine influencers

Visibility, content, authenticity... these Italian influencer cooks and foodies love to share their passion for food on their social media accounts! 🇮🇹 😋

January 20, 2021

TOP 10 Italian Food influencers 🇮🇹

This week is taking place the International Day of Italian Cuisine 🍝 On this occasion, the Favikon team has put together a Top 10 of the Italian cooking accounts 🇮🇹

Pasta, pizza, tiramisu, risotto… Italy is known for its delicious cuisine. Are you still dreaming about that spaghetti alla carbonara you ate in Roma during your 2017 summer vacations? We perfectly understand if you do. Well, you might not need to fly to Italy anymore because these influencers will teach you all about Italian dishes. Their pictures will make you want to rush to your kitchen to cook one of these savoury dishes.

These Instagram influencers may be your next ambassadors! In any case, we have no doubt about their ability to sublimate your products. Buon appetito! 🍕

1. Jimmy Big Muscles


Although his username could suggest he is a fitness influencer 🏋️, he is quite the opposite. Jimmy shares delicious recipes of pastas, calzones and other Italian dishes. He is also really close to his family and often shares videos of them cooking together. It is so heartwarming to watch! Jimmy has an excellent Favikon score of 5 and an excellent engagement rate of 7.49%.

2. Chef Dennis Sammarone


Dennis Sammarone is American and Italian but particularly loves cooking Italian dishes. He is a professional chef 👨🍳and you can just tell by his content that his job is also his passion. Dennis’ cuisine is generous and meant to be shared with a group of people, because sharing is caring. On top of that, he also has a perfect Favikon score of 5.

3. Manu Cook and Rock


A dad, a musician and a cook, this multi-facetted influencer shares his passions with his community. 📲Manuel is very active, has a quality audience, and is a rising star of Instagram 🕺He takes the opportunity to show us his best recipes, Italian or not. Pizza fans, do not hesitate any longer, this account was made for you ! 🍕 With 44.8k followers and great engagement rate of 4%, he had to appear in our TOP!

4. Denise Pastry


Meet Denise, a former construction engineer and a mother of a little Beatrice!  🏗 👶 This pastry chef shares her creations on her neat aesthetic account. Gorgeous pictures that go along well with the recipe in the caption, we dare you not to drool! On top of that, Denise has a very committed community (the number of likes breaks all records !) with an impressive 20% engagement rate! 🧁

5. Cucinina


This Instagram account broke all records when it came to new followers in January 📈! With posts every day, you will never miss a good idea for a new recipe! Traditional Italian dishes the way we like them, this micro-influencer has a big potential and will soon become a must-follow! Well done and good luck for the future 🍝

6. Io e Brigante Pastry


Followed by her faithful doggie 🐶 Michela offers us her pastry creations, and it must be said that it makes wants us to take a bite! Between two cakes, we can always see her little dog Brighi in a funny outfit! In short, if you like dogs and desserts, go for it! 🥧🧁 And if it wasn’t enough to convince you, she also has an excellent engagement rate of 8.44% and a very good audience quality.

7. Cucina con Gio


On a more gastronomic note this time, we find in 7th position a candidate of Masterchef Italy, whose name is Giovanni Venditti👨🍳. What does he publish? Delicate and refined plates, we would go as far as to use the term "gastronomic masterpieces". With an engagement rate of 5.05%, this account is popular and has a very committed community: the likes are all over the place! 👍🍝

8. Gabry in cucina


Cooking is her passion: she likes it simple and traditional! Impossible to be out of inspiration when in comes to cooking, Gabrielle suggests so many recipes, she’s a real recipe book by herself: the Mama we would all dream to have 🤗🇮🇹  With an engagement rate of 12.18% and an impressive Favikon score of 4.3%, she really has it all!

9. Lyduizza


It's literally impossible not to get hungry scrolling Lyduizza's feed 🤤! Wavering between sweet and salty, this Roman food blogger reveals her cooking secrets... Her account is full of humor with her original captions and facecam stories! A nice touch of humor in her legends and facecam stories, here is what characterizes her account. With an excellent 8.58% engagement rate, there is no doubt that her community loves her content 💯🇮🇹

10. Rosario Rapisarda


Runny cheese and appetizing sauces, this foodporn account will amaze you! With already 32k followers and account growth of 7.30%, this account is meant to become big! This unconventional chef tastes dishes directly in front of you, every one of them is more delicious and fattening than the previous one. 🍝🧀#foodporn

Did you get inspired? What will you cook first? It might be hard to choose with all those appetizing dishes. Amateurs, food lovers, professional chefs… These influencers are proof that you don’t need to be an expert to cook tasty food! Their passion for cooking is what makes them so successful and loved by their community. Their followers cannot get enough of their recipes and are always looking for the next one. Food influencers often have very engaged audiences, so they might be who you need to collaborate with, to promote your brand!