Vinitaly - Sol&Agrifood
The very famous International Wine and Spirits Exhibition, Vinitaly, meets every year with professionals in the sector, showcasing the best of our local and world wine production. The exhibition area is complemented by a series of collateral events such as wine and spirits tasting and by a large program of forums, seminars and conferences on current issues in the sector. Sol & Agrifood, the international quality agro-food exhibition, is a b2b fair dedicated to those who offer and those who only look for products excellence. There are three macro areas: extra virgin olive oil, food, craft beer. Sol & Agrifood takes place simultaneously with Vinitaly and Enolitech.
EXPOCOOK - Restaurant Business Exhibition
ExpoCook is a fair dedicated to the restaurant sector, now in its fourth edition, in which taste, in all its forms, is the undisputed protagonist. Four intense days, from 25 to 28 FEBRUARY 2020 at the Mediterranean Fair in Palermo, in the name of food and wine excellence, but also of catering, professional equipment, hotels and complements. For the employees who will spend between tastings, tastings, talks and cooking shows aimed not only for professionals and operators in the sector, but also for the public of increasingly nourished enthusiasts. The novelties of this fourth edition will be: larger areas with 6 pavilions and over 20,000 square meters of exhibition spaces, with the presence of wineries and Sicilian food and wine excellence. More than 150 companies that have currently joined the initiative, whose number is constantly increasing, whose activity gravitates around the food & beverage sector, from consultancy to financing, from design and planning to interior and exterior furnishings , from cash register computer systems to job management, from equipment and tools to work clothing, from frozen and fresh products to food products for celiacs and vegans. There are many moments dedicated to the knowledge of raw materials and cooking methods including cooking shows, round tables, debates and talks by professionals in the sector including chefs, pizza chefs, barmen, mixology champions, milk art samples, cafeteria, master pastry chefs and ice cream makers. whose main theme is to disclose the importance of the quality of the raw materials used.
IWSC Award Ceremony
The IWSC, also known as the International Wine & Spirit Competition, sets the international benchmark for quality. For half a century the International Wine & Spirit Competition has been recognising and rewarding the very best wines and spirits in the world. Today we have over 400 global experts judging our awards for seven months of the year; as we celebrate our anniversary in 2019 we are moving the centre of our wine judging operation to an iconic venue in Chinatown in the heart of London. We are also proud to have a dedicated spirits tasting venue and cellar.
Taormina Gourmet the most important event in Southern Italy dedicated to the best of food & beverage signed Cronache di Gusto. The seventh edition of Taormina Gourmet is learning, from 22nd to 25th October - days dedicated to the training of professionals on topics of contemporary interest - tasting, from 26th to 28th October, at the Hotel Villa Diodoro and the Grand Hotel San Pietro in Taormina - maxi tasting bench, cooking show, masterclasses, dinners, competitions and much more - exploring, from 29 to 31 October - tours dedicated to journalists and Vinitaly Italian Wine Ambassadors to discover Sicilian wineries.
Avvinando Wine Fest
The event is the appointment that brings together producers, sector operators and wine lovers. Now in its eighth year, in just a few years it has given rise to a qualified exhibition and tasting in Sicily, of national wines and sparkling wines and some champagne selections, becoming one of the reference events of the wine sector in Southern Italy.
The great feast of Italian Cuisine, included in the programming of the XXX National Congress of FIC, is a time to enjoy together all the best of national food and wine production, always in the name of solidarity
EXPOCOOK® is the largest trade fair in Southern Italy dedicated to the world of catering, where taste and B2B are the protagonists. Four intense days, from February 26 to March 1, 2019, at the Mediterranean Fair in Palermo, under the banner of food and wine excellences, but also of catering, professional equipment, hotels and complements that will spend between tastings, tastings, talk and cooking shows aimed not only for insiders and operators in the sector, but also for the enthusiastic audience. The novelties of this third edition will be: larger areas with 4 pavilions and over 20,000 square meters of exhibition space; a pavilion entirely dedicated to the "Wine to Beer Experience" which will see the presence of some of the best wineries and craft breweries; the presence of some of the greatest starred chefs in the national and Sicilian scene, including Bruno Barbieri and Igles Corelli. EXPOCOOK® is an important showcase for exhibitors, but also an opportunity to compare the experts on how to make the best of local excellence. More than 120 companies that are currently participating in the initiative, the number of which is constantly increasing, whose activity revolves around the field of Food & Beverage, from furniture design and interior and exterior design to computer systems and cash work management, from the supply of equipment and tools to workwear, from the supply of fresh or frozen industrial products to gluten-free and vegan ones. Many moments dedicated to the knowledge of raw materials and cooking methodologies between cooking shows, round tables, debates and interventions by professionals in the field among chefs, pizza makers, mixologist champions, samples of latte art, coffee shop, master confectioners and ice cream makers. whose common thread is to divulge the importance of the quality of the raw materials used. You too are part of the most COOK event of the year!
IWSC Awards Banquet
The IWSC Annual Awards Banquet returns to Guildhall, London, for our annual celebration of excellence in wine & spirit making on Wednesday 14 November 2018. The awards ceremony brings together the elite of the wine and spirits industry to celebrate the achievements of the year, and includes with a tasting of 500 Gold 2018 medal winners, a champagne reception, lavish 5-course meal and awards presentations throughout the evening as well as an after-party for those wanting to continue the celebrations. The original aim of the Competition was to award excellence to wines and spirits worldwide and this aim remains the same today, encouraging recognition for quality products.Read More
Taormina Gourmet is back, the flagship event organized by the online magazine Cronachedigusto.it, scheduled from October 27th to 29th at the Hotel Villa Diodoro in Taormina. Also this year the kermesse, now in its sixth edition, aims to showcase "all that is good in the world". We will host the best Italian wineries (and not only), gourmet chefs, including some starred, excellent agri-food companies, craft breweries appreciated throughout Italy and many journalists invited to tell the extraordinary peculiarities and strengths of the Italian agri-food system. The appointment is on 27, 28 and 29 October at the Grand Hotel Villa Diodoro, in Taormina.
Cous Cous Fest
Cous Cous Fest is a festival of flavors and civilizations that celebrates couscous, the dish of peace and integration. Program includes cooking competitions among chefs from ten countries, cooking shows, tastings, concerts and talk shows. You will taste many couscous recipes both local and international at the Cous Cous Houses, you will try the interpretations of great chefs at PalaBia’s cooking shows, as well as the dishes of international chefs competing in the couscous championships. In the evening San Vito Lo Capo becomes a stage under the stars and the music vibrates and surrounds everything. Big concerts, but also shows and cultural events with journalists and prestigious guests.
The great party of Italian cuisine, three days of celebration, training and solidarity. Cibo Nostrum, organized by the Italian Chefs Federation in collaboration with Charming Italian Chef, Conpait and Le Soste di Ulisse, is born from the desire to attribute the right value to Italian food excellence, around which a rich calendar of enogastronomic meetings and workshops takes shape. Taormina Cooking Fest United for a good cause! The flagship charity event of the Italian Chefs Federation. More than 22,000 visitors have passed through the doors of the Taormina Cooking Fest last year, giving the opportunity to the DSE of the Italian Chefs Federation to allocate a substantial donation to the LIMPE Foundation for research on Parkinson's disease. An act that honors everyone, chefs, producers and participants. And that, this year, is enriched by a new partnership of solidarity with the Moige. Part of the revenues of this seventh edition, in fact, will be donated to the Italian Parents' Movement in favor of the campaign to raise awareness against cyberbullying.