The international culinary competition circuit just got a bit sweeter, with a brand new format for the 10th edition of the Gelato World Cup. Join Ragnar, Flavia Morelli, and Valentina Sorgente in this exclusive interview on Episode 89, A Taste of ‘La Dolce Vita’ in the Competition Arena: Get the Scoop on the Gelato World Cup’s 10th Edition.
Competitions play a vital role in connecting chefs worldwide, allowing them to learn, share, and grow. On this episode, Ragnar speaks with Flavia Morelli and Valentina Sorgente of the Italian Exhibition Group S.P.A. to introduce a new format set to bring La Dolce Vita to the competition arena during the 10th edition of the Gelato World Cup.
The world’s benchmark event for artisan gelato, the Gelato World Cup is a prestigious international competition held every two years, featuring 12 teams of professionals who compete in various tests related to gelato preparation. The competition celebrates the culture of artisanal gelato and showcases the creativity and technical expertise of gelato chefs from around the globe.
Taking place during the Dolce World Expo this January, the event also provides the cultural backdrop of Rimini, a picturesque town in Italy, famous for its beaches, rich history, and delicious regional cuisine.
Tune in and HEAR:
- Unlocking the Potential of Culinary Competitions: Hear how competitions facilitate networking, learning, and skill development to help you take your career global.
- The Gelato World Cup Story: Get introduced to the newest edition of the Gelato World Cup, including the process of regional selections, more about the 12 teams participating, and all there is to enjoy in the competition’s seaside destination of Rimini, Italy.
- Gelato’s Global Journey and the Role of Gelato in Culinary Culture: Discover the intersection of art and ice cream, and churn your creativity with the Italian treat that has gained popularity around the world.
Stay tuned for more from the 2024 Gelato World Cup, where culinary excellence takes center stage in a truly international showcase of talent and innovation.
Visit www.gelatoworldcup.com for more information.
About the Gelato World Cup
The 10th Gelato World Cup, also known as Coppa del Mondo della Gelateria, will be held as part of SIGEP – International Exhibition of Artisan Gelato, Confectionery, and Bakery, The Dolce World Expo, at the Rimini Exhibition Centre from January 20 to 24 2024.
Since its inception in 2003, this biennial competition has consistently been a highlight of SIGEP, eagerly anticipated by gelato artisans, pastry chefs, and ice sculptors from across the globe. At the core of this prestigious competition are the principles of integrity, professionalism, and fairness, which extend to all nations participating. The event enjoys the invaluable support of a World Committee of Honour, comprised of some of the world’s most eminent gelato experts. It is organized collaboratively by SIGEP – Italian Exhibition Group Spa and Gelato e Cultura s.r.l.
Breaking new ground, the 2024 Gelato World Cup introduces a new format with teams representing five continents engaging in a demanding gastronomic challenge. After intense national and continental trials, the crème de la crème from each continent will converge in Rimini to compete in five distinct trials: Gelato, Pastry and Chocolate Making, Ice Sculpture, and Haute Cuisine.
Leading up to the main event in January 2024, countries around the world will host their own national selections, contributing to the anticipation and excitement. European contestants will vie for their place in the competition during the European selection rounds in 2023.
Special thanks to Flavia and Valentina for joining us.
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