Trondheim-Trøndelag’s food celebrated at Bocuse d’Or Europe

27 March 2024 – The prestigious Bocuse d’Or Europe 2024 was an opportunity for Trondheim-Trøndelag, European Region of Gastronomy awarded 2022 to steal the limelight once again on the international gastronomy scene. The city of Trondheim hosted the European final of the world-renowned culinary competition (19-20 March, Trondheim Spektrum arena) that this year gathered great […]

The culinary essence of Hauts-de-France 2023

27 March 2024 – A celebration of the culinary identity of Hauts-de-France, European Region of Gastronomy 2023, the 3rd edition of Sirha Omnivore fair took place in Le Touquet on 23-25 March 2024. An opportunity to gather high quality local products, producers and artisans under the same roof, the fair also hosted local and national chefs to ensure a […]

Cooking shows across Menorca support local young talent

26 February 2024 – Live cooking shows paired local renowned chefs and young cooking talents with the aim to promote the delicious Menorcan gastronomy. In quest to find the Menorcan Young Chef 2024 who will represent the island at IGCAT’s 8th European Young Chef Award, Menorca European Region of Gastronomy awarded 2022 celebrated nine travelling […]

Saimaa region is 2024’s must-taste!

5 February 2024 – Foodies of the world sit up and take note: the Saimaa region in Finland will be 2024’s must-visit and must-taste! With a perfect take-off, Saimaa’s programme as European Region of Gastronomy 2024 awarded by IGCAT, officially spread its wings on 2-4 February with a memorable weekend highlighting local food and culture. […]

An outstanding year for Hauts-de-France 2023

12 December 2023 – As its title year as European Region of Gastronomy 2023 comes to an end, Hauts-de-France takes stock of the powerful dynamic brought about by the Award that, on the one hand, raised the region’s profile as an internationally recognised gastronomic destination; while, on the other, increased the sense of pride and […]

Get ready for the new Saimaa 2024 revolution!

12 December 2023 – Included in National Geographic’s Cool List 2024 and listed by The Wall Street Journal among the top destinations Where to Find the Most Stunning Fall Foliage, Saimaa region is definitely the place to be next year, when they will celebrate their title as European Region of Gastronomy 2024! An official calendar of events will soon be available on the Taste […]

The Taste Saimaa network: supporting local food through cooperation

27 June 2023 – Around 50 food and tourism companies have signed up to the Taste Saimaa network with the aim to highlight genuinely local and high-quality services, products and experiences in Saimaa, European Region of Gastronomy awarded 2024. The network includes businesses from all three provinces in the Saimaa region (South Savo, South Karelia […]

Menorca’s scientist wins 2nd prize at the Golden Bee Award 2023

29 May 2023 – Biologist and researcher at the Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies (CSIC-UIB), Pau Enric Serra Marín, from Menorca European Region of Gastronomy 2022, was awarded 2nd prize at the Golden Bee Award 2023, organised by the Republic of Slovenia. Serra submitted his work on Artificial Intelligence applied to the study of Menorca’s […]

Young chefs celebrate local food in Central Denmark 2017

31 May 2023 – Local seasonal products, young talent and passion were the main ingredients of Madmødets Kokkeelevbattle, a competition held in Central Denmark, European Region of Gastronomy since 2017 to select their finalist to IGCAT’s European Young Chef Award 2023. Organised on the tasty backdrop of Madmødet festival (literal translation the Food Meeting, 22-29 […]

Catalonia commits to a responsible tourism future

23 March 2023 – Envisioning a new tourism model that is environmentally responsible, socially fair, balanced and reconnected with the region’s identity has been the ambition of Catalonia, European Region of Gastronomy awarded 2016 and, after many years of exciting work and an intensive consultation process over the past year, the Generalitat of Catalunya announced […]