The Bocuse d’Or is the most prestigious international gastronomic competition, a biennial world championship where only the chefs who have passed the continental selections can participate: the next European final will be hosted in Turin on the 11th and 12th of June 2018 – together with the World Pastry Championship – and will bring together the best chefs from Europe who will be competing under the Mole for the 17th Bocuse d’ Or final. The final will take place in Lyon in January 2019 in the context of Sirha, the big fair dedicated to the world of catering organized by GL events, a key event for the sector that in the last edition has recorded more than 200 thousands visitors, including over 25 thousands chefs.
Similarly, the format for the European gastronomic challenge is also planned to be hosted in the context of a trade fair exhibition and the Lingotto Fiere in Turin from Sunday the 10th to Tuesday the 12th of June 2018 will welcome the event as part of Gourmet Expoforum, a biennial exhibition addressed to professional practitioners of the HORECA and Food & Beverage sectors. An event with a large exhibition area in which operators can approach the offer of participating companies, characterized by technology, machinery, equipment, furnishings and services, as well as food, beverage, wine, liquor, coffee, pastry and ice cream products. At the same time, an additional space is dedicated to a busy calendar of conferences, training workshops, tastings, editorial presentations and contests through which to explore the multiple aspects of the professional scenario. An opportunity for companies and operators to meet, while in the nearby Oval hall of Lingotto Fiere the challenge will be in progress, the historic pavilions of the fairgrounds will welcome trends and innovations of the most authoritative trendsetters on the market, with a full immersion for every catering professional.