As the top international gelato competition, Gelato World Tour is a
traveling competition to determine the best gelato of the world! Since 2013, GWT
has already visited ten cities: Rome, Valencia, Melbourne, Dubai, Austin,
Berlin, Rimini, Singapore Tokyo and Chicago in three years. There is more than
10 million people taste wonderful gelato every session. GWT is the most
comprehensive gelato competition in the world.
According to GWT standard, 16 gelato artisan teams will present their unique flavors to the public. Each gelato artisan has their own artistry, some of them have many years experience, some of them are award-winning chef, some of them are recommended by gelato experts. Except a jury of experts and journalists, people can vote for their favorite by purchasing the Gelato Ticket, and tasting the selection of flavors, whose votes will be combined with the jury’s vote to award the best gelato flavor. The top one flavor and artisan will represent China at the Grand Finale of Gelato World Tour to be held in Rimini, Italy in 2017.
本届中国赛区的主办方是上海一娜食品有限公司，2013年成为意大利原料的龙头企业Pregel旗下的轻餐饮品牌ci gusta!的大中华区总代理。公司致力于将纯正的Gelato意式手工冰淇淋文化推广到中国，让天然、丝滑口感的Gelato成为中国人舌尖上美食。一娜食品提倡健康文化，已运营ci gusta!品牌在中国开设多家门店。同时得到了意大利食品界的认可和权威认证，并因此获得意式手工冰淇淋世界巡回赛中国赛区的主办权。这也是Gelato World Tour首次在中国举行。
Gelato World Tour China Challenge is organized by Shanghai Nina Food Ltd., general agent of ci gusta! in China, which is a brand of PreGel, the world’s largest producer of ingredients for gelato and pastry. Nina food initiates health culture, and spread traditional gelato culture to China. At present, it has opened many ci gusta! stores in China. At the same time Nina food get the recognition and certification authority of the Italian food industry, and has the permit to host GWT China Challenge, which is also the first time GWT will be held in China.
Ingredients of GWT will be provided by Pregel, the world leader in the market of products and ingredients for authentic Italian gelato, dessert, confectionery and coffee shops. As a top global sales for many years, Pregel always has close cooperation with GWT. Except the basic ingredients, Pregel will develop special new powder for specified gelato equipment of GWT.
本届大赛的冰淇淋机赞助商，来自于世界顶级冰淇淋机制造商及Gelato University的缔造者Carpigiani。Carpigiani隶属于意大利著名Ali集团，Ali集团成立于1946年，是世界食品机械行业龙头企业，也是世界手工冰淇淋机发明者。其分支机构遍布全球，旗下不仅拥有GBG及ICE TEAM等众多子品牌集团企业，同时拥有全球唯一的Carpigiani冰淇淋大学和博物馆。Carpigiani在此次大赛中将全力赞助最好的大赛级冰淇淋机，让选手们在比赛中能发挥得更好。
Gelato equipment of GWT will be provided by Carpigiani, the global leader in the production of equipment for fresh ice cream, pastry and much more, and it is also the founder of Gelato University. Since 1989, Carpigiani has been part of the Milan-based Ali Group, one of the world's largest manufacturers and suppliers of equipment for the foodservice industry. Branches around the world, not only have GBG and ICETEAM, but also have the world's only Carpigiani Gelato University and Museum.
Gelato displays of GWT will be provided by ISA. ISA was established in 1963 and has since become a worldwide leader in the shop furnishings and professional refrigeration sectors, especially for gelato. ISA products have always featured advanced technology and unique design, which make it beyond the overall level of the industry.
Haier commercial freezer is the commercial brand of Haier Group. Facing the world, Haier’s philosophy is “smart, energy saving, environmental protection, convenient , with strong innovation capabilities and reliable brand protection. Haier and ISA making High level Gelato display together, and development in China.
GWT China Challenge will be held in O’ PLAZA Shopping Mall of OCT Harbour in Shenzhen. OCT Harbour present a successful experience in culture, tourism, ecology, real estate development, construction, operation and innovation, which combine the theme of business, fashion and entertainment, eco-tourism, business and leisure. The main core of O'PLAZA shopping mall is retail, food, and entertainment, which is the only modern and hydrophilic international shopping center build with environmental protection, and ecology philosophy.
Gelato World Tour向全世界展示了意大利冰淇淋文化的精髓。我们将欣赏到顶尖国际冰淇淋大师的现场表演，品尝真正最好的意式手工冰淇淋Gelato。同期还将举办意式手工冰淇淋文化节，整个冰淇淋文化节将从7月30日开始一直延续到8月14日，在冰淇淋文化节期间还有手工冰淇淋历史文化展，冰淇淋教室，以及丰富多彩的演出活动，当然文化节的重头戏“意式手工冰激凌世界巡回赛”也将在8月5-7号3天时间内为大家隆重呈现，此次巡回赛也特别邀请了意大利的顶级冰淇淋大师前来为我们中国站增添闪光点，现场消费者的评选、国际级的评委，国际级的冰淇淋大师使我们欢乐海岸真正的成为了欢乐甜蜜的海洋。
Gelato World Tour present Italian Gelato culture to the world. We will appreciate and taste the best Italian gelato. At the mean time, Shanghai Nina Food Ltd. will hold an Italian gelato culture festival, which will last from July 30th to August 14th. There’ll be gelato history and culture exhibition, gelato training class, and many other wonderful activities during the Italian gelato culture festival. Certainly, Gelato world Tour will be held from August 5th to August 8th. We specially invite the top international gelato chefs to show how to produce gelato. Come experience the best gelato festival ever.