On 29 April 2015, the CENTRO STUDI GRANDE MILANO awarded the "Grandi Guglie della Grande Milano” to Ernesto Pellegrini.
This important award is given to a person or entity in different sectors in recognition of their outstanding contribution to enhance the economic, scientific, social and cultural fabric of the city of Milan.
The “Grand Guglie” award:
is given to a person or entity in different sectors who stand out for their efforts to enhance the economic, scientific, social and cultural fabric of the city of Milan.
The award was given to Ernesto Pellegrini for the following reasons:
He is the precursor of collective catering
The tireless entrepreneur who has made ethics his hallmark
The unforgettable president of Inter Milan who led them to great European victories
The enlightened entrepreneur who is careful to share his good fortune with the most fragile part of humanity
An exemplary citizen of Milan "with his heart on his sleeve”, who never stopped thinking about Ruben and transformed him into a symbol of nourishment and comfort for those in need.