An important legacy for Kuopio 2020-21

20 May 2022 – Kuopio, awarded by IGCAT European Region of Gastronomy 2020-21, secured a significant legacy of its title year by granting an extension of the project and further financial support throughout 2022. This important measure aims to diversify food production in Kuopio and the Pohjois Savo region and enhance promotion of local gastronomy in […]

Catalonia awards young culinary talent

9 May 2022 – Raúl Gisbert from EUHT StPOL culinary school will represent Catalonia, European Region of Gastronomy awarded 2016 at the 6th European Young Chef Award, to be held in Trondheim (Norway), on 10-13 November 2022. With his dish Vermut en Tres Mossegades (Appetizer in Three Bites), Raúl was the overall winner of the […]

Trondheim-Trøndelag to host Bocuse d’Or Europe 2024

29 March 2022 – Trondheim-Trøndelag awarded European Region of Gastronomy 2022 by IGCAT will host the Bocuse d’Or Europe 2024 competition. The announcement was made in Budapest during the 2022 championship, held on 23-24 March. “Trøndelag is one of the country’s most exciting food regions, with a variety of products, producers and restaurants with local […]

A new young chef ambassador for Menorca 2022

14 March 2022 – Pau Sintes Juanico was selected Menorcan Young Chef for 2022 and will represent Menorca, European Region of Gastronomy awarded 2022 at the 6th European Young Chef Award, to be held in Trondheim next November. Celebrated on 12 March at Mª Àngels Cardona Institute in Ciutadella, the contest gathered four finalists from […]

Food and creativity: a winning combination for Menorca 2022

11 March 2022 – Over 70 representatives from the food and tourism sector participated in Cómete Menorca’s Súper Lunes (Super Monday) an annual event held in Menorca, awarded European Region of Gastronomy 2022 by IGCAT. After two years of forced stop due to the pandemic, Cómete Menorca (an online guide of restaurants and gastronomic experiences […]

Michelin guide highlights Slovenia’s young talent Leon Pintarič

7 March 2022 – Michelin guide released a video starring Leon Pintarič, chef from Gostilna Rajh who was the finalist representing Slovenia, European Region of Gastronomy awarded 2021 at IGCAT’s European Young Chef Award 2016. The video highlights Leon’s and his family’s approach to cuisine, based on sourcing local, high-quality ingredients and drawing from tradition […]

Menorca’s best local food gifts for 2022 awarded

23 February 2022 – The four best food and craft gifts of Menorca, European Region of Gastronomy awarded 2022 were selected to represent the region at IGCAT’s World Food Gift Challenge 2022, to be held on the island on 7 April. The World Food Gift Challenge is an annual international competition that awards local craftsmanship […]

Beatriz Coelho is the Best Young Chef in Minho

23 February 2022 – Beatriz Coelho from ETAP Professional School was elected Best Young Chef in Minho, European Region of Gastronomy awarded 2016 and will represent the region at IGCAT’s European Young Chef Award 2022, to be held in Trondheim (Norway) next November. Held on 8-10 February in Guimarães, the 4th edition of the Minho […]

Norwegian announces new flights to Trondheim-Trøndelag

11 February 2022 – The air company Norwegian has announced new direct flights between Manchester and Trondheim granting opportunities for more people to discover Trondheim-Trøndelag, awarded European Region of Gastronomy 2022 by IGCAT. The flights will operate twice a week starting from 15 August 2022 and will strengthen the company’s connections to the region, complementing […]

South Aegean is a laboratory for sustainable tourism

7 February 2022 – The innovative Rhodes Co-Lab project has been launched in the South Aegean, awarded European Region of Gastronomy 2019 by IGCAT, for Rhodes to become a leader in sustainable tourism and destination management. Developed by the Government of the South Aegean in partnership with TUI Group and TUI Care Foundation, the Rhodes […]