The TV chef, 46, cut a suave figure in a dark grey suit which he teamed up with a tie in a lighter shade, along with a white shirt.
While accepting the accolade, he posed alongside fellow restaurateur Gennaro Contaldo, who also bagged himself the recognition.
Beaming from ear-to-ear, The Jamie's Super Food star posed alongside his team of chefs while revealing he will be granted an Italian passport. The prestigious medal is a second civilian honor and is awarded to those who promote ties with Italy abroad.
Looking good: Jamie Oliver delightedly accepted the Order Of The Star Of Italy at London's Italian Embassy on Wednesday evening
Taking to Instagram to share the delightful news, he wrote: 'Last night I was very lucky to be awarded the honour "Cavaliere" dell'Ordine della Stella d'Italia.
'It was a fantastic event which I could share with my best friend @gennarocontaldo @joolsoliver all my friends and family.
'A massive thank you to the ambassador Trombetta for hosting us and everybody at the @italianembassyinuk and the team of chefs that cooks wonderful food.
'This award is bestowed for promoting italy [sic] it’s amazing food and culture for me this has been a pleasure always xxxx thank you ! Oh and apparently I get an italian [sic] passport as