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Selezioni Coppa del Mondo della Gelateria 2020


Work is in progress for the ninth edition of the Coppa del Mondo della Gelateria (Gelato World Cup) – a biennial event signed by SIGEP-Italian Exhibition Group and Gelato&Cultura, a competition which compares the knowledge, the creativity and the innovation of gelato chefs, pastry chefs, ice carvers and executive chefs that have been selected as the best experts throughout five continents.

The teams selected for the 2020 Gelato World Cup span from Asia to Latin America, with a European heart that has never been so strong.

The countries that will surprise you with tantalizing gelato cakes, sublime frozen desserts and bright ice sculptures, on 19-21 January 2020 in the South Hall of Sigep – Rimini (Italy), are Mexico, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Poland, Argentina and Colombia.

This is the first edition where all the teams have been officially selected by the Committee of the “Coppa del Mondo della Gelateria,” as they supervised different competitions around the world. The selection process started 16 months ago with the competition at Feria Internacional del Helado in Mexico City (February 2018). It was followed by the Asian Gelato Cup at FHA in Singapore (April 2018), the Longarone Eis Challenge(December 2018), and Sigep Gelato d’Oro (January 2019). The selections in Warsaw (Expo Sweet) and Madrid (Intersicop) occurred in February 2019. Recentcompetitions were held at the Valrhona headquarters in TainL’Hermitage and at Fithep in Buenos Aires. Gelato – and Pastry – Chefs, Ice Carvers and Executive Chefs from all over the world have challenged themselves with spatulas, batch freezers and top-quality ingredients!

After years of alternating participation, France and Italy will finally fight on the same stage. These countries have already marked precise strategies and expectations are high!

Only one place is still available. The Committee is examining the proposals of three countries (Australia, Hungary and Morocco). In a few days, the final verdict will be announced.

The team managers still have a few months to finalize the details of their participation.

The President of Coppa del Mondo della Gelateria, Giancarlo Timballo, reveals:

The trial dedicated to the decorated sundae cup has been replaced by the glass single-portion trial. This new type of frozen dessert presentation is booming worldwide. All other trials will not be changed. While we thank CompritalGroup for having sponsored several editions of Coppa del Mondo della Gelateria, we are pleased to announce the entry of PreGel as platinum sponsor of the competition. We are extremely pleased to say that Valrhona, Electrolux and Carpigiani are onboard too“.

Each team will be composed of a Gelato Chef, a Pastry Chef, an Executive Chef and an Ice Carver, all coordinatedby a Captain. What can we expect? 60 competitors, 14 technical judges, 7 international media jurors, 3 jurors and 8 race tests in 3 days (glass single-portion, mystery box, gelato-cake, entrée of haute cuisine, ice- and brittle-sculptures and the new trend of gelato snacks, in addition to the final Grand Buffet, which is the presentation of all the creations).

Fans and gelato-lovers can enjoy real-time updates on the website, on Facebook (the official profile is “Coppa Mondo Gelateria”) and on Instagram (@gelatoworldcup). The hashtag confirmed for the next edition is #CMG2020.

Team Poland selected at ExpoSweet2019

Expo Sweet Poland 2019 Coppa del Mondo della Gelateria 2020
Jakub Cwiklinski and Mariusz Gorecki are the winners of the polish trials for CMG2020. The Gelato maker anche the Pastry Chef won also the special prizes for: Best Sorbetto, Best Chocolate Gelato, Best Vanilla Gelato and Best Fantasy Gelato.
The competition took place on the 18th of february 2019 at Expo Sweet in Warsaw. 12 teams challenged themselves in 4 trials. Sergio Dondoli was the jury president.
Welcome to the Gelato World Cup 2020!

Expo Sweet 2019 – Team Poland #CMG2020

Expo Sweet Coppa Mondo Gelateria 2020

The IXth Polish Championship of Gelato Making will start soon – on 18th of February 2019. Twelve Teams will take part in the Competition for the title of the Polish Champion. Each of the Teams will receive a well-equipped box, in which pairs of excellent confectioners will prepare for the international Jury a total of 4 cuvettes with 4 different Gelato: vanilla, chocolate, sorbet and author’s taste and additionally a few ice desserts. 2-person teams will have 3 hours to prepare the required set.
The Championships for Participants will start at 8:00 am, that is 2 hours before the official start of Expo Sweet 2019. However, the whole Competition will last until 5:00 pm, when the results will be solemnly announced and the Participants will receive prizes and awards. The total prize pool is PLN 30,000 (including PLN 20,000 co-financing for the winning Team to participate in the Coppa Mondo della Gelateria 2020 World Cup in Rimini).
The following Teams from all over Poland was qualified by the Jury Championship:

  • Babcia Hela Pracownia Cukiernicza Jan Makaruk
  • Cukiernio-Kawiarnia “Pawlova
  • Fabryka Lodów
  • Gościniec na Półwyspie
  • Hotel Haffner
  • Hotel SPA Dr Irena Eris Wzgórza Dylewskie Sp. z o.o.
  • Kuchenna Adrenalina
  • Lododajnia
  • Restauracja Bohema
  • Rożek i Kulka

Each competition entry will be evaluated by its taste, consistency, creativity and presentation aesthetics as well as the difficulties of the techniques used to make an entry. The Jury will also assess one more important element, namely organization and cleanliness of Contestant’s work.
We invite all interested parties to come to Warsaw for Expo Sweet 2019, where everyone can cheer their favorite Team on and watch this wonderful Competition. Emotions guaranteed!
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Eis-Challenge, selected the Gelato Maker of the German Team #CMG2020

MIG Longarone Eis-Challenge

MIG Longarone Eis ChallengeSelected the gelato maker of the German team that will participate in the Gelato World Cup 2020.
Eis-Challenge, this is the name of the individual competition, held on December 3 and 4 at the MIG (International Gelato Exhibition) in Longarone. Won by Federico Sacchet, with the ice cream variety “Bruschetta del Gelato”, owner of the ice Café
Mosena from Hameln in Lower Saxony.
The other participants in the German team (1 pastry chef, 1 chef and 1 ice sculptor) will be selected in their respective competitions during 2019 in Germany.

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CMG presents Club Italia

Club Italia CMG Gelato World Cup Club Italia Coppa del Mondo della Gelateria

The CMG Organising Committee has convened the first meeting of the future Club Italia CMG, calling some of the past editions’ champions: Beppo Tonon, Maurizio Alessi, Luigi Tirabassi, Alberto Caretta, Luca Mazzotta, Francesco Falasconi, Marco Martinelli, Leonardo Ceschin, Filippo Novelli, Sergio Colalucci, Amelio Mazzella and Antonio Capuano. Missing (for various reasons) some other champions, such as: Stefano Venier, Marco Giovine, Roberto Rinaldini, Lucia Sapia, Andrea Olivero, Gabriele Ferro, Felice Nichilo, Gaetano Mignano, Ernst Knam, Stefano Biasini and Massimo Carnio, but they will join the others on the day of the official foundation.
The meeting took place at CastAlimenti in Brescia on the 12th of September 2018 and the official constitution will soon be scheduled.
The Club’s aims are: supporting the Gelato World Cup during the trials and during the competition, organising activities for professional education, finding new sponsors and supervising the communication.

Italian Selections for Sigep Gelato d’Oro

Coppa del Mondo della Gelateria Sigep

Sigep – Italian Exibition Group and Carpigiani organise for the first time, under the patronage of Gelato e Cultura srl, a traveling selection to identify 12 Gelato makers, 12 pastry and 12 chefs who will participate in Sigep Gelato d’oro from 19 to 21 January 2019.
At Sigep Gelato d’Oro will be selected the Italian team that will participate in the IX World Cup of Gelato in 2020.

Results for the Asian Trials #CMG2020

Asian Gelato Cup 2018 Coppa del Mondo della Gelateria

The Asian Gelato Cup has its winners!

  1. Singapore
  2. Japan – Tokyo imperial
  3. Malesia

These teams will take part to the Gelato World Cup 2020. The reserve team is China.

Asian Gelato Cup 2018

Dessert Macao Asian Gelato Cup 2018 CMG

From April 24 and 27 2018. Organised by UBM and Food&HotelAsia (FHA), the international showcase of food and hospitality products and equipment, and supported by the Singapore Pastry Alliance. The jury board is led by Giancarlo Timballo, president of the Gelato World Cup.

The winning team will enter the CMG2020 competition.

Results for the Mexican Trials #CMG2020

Selezione Nazionale Messicana Coppa Mondo Gelateria

The first Mexican National Competition, held at FIHE Feria Internacional del Helado Artisanal at Mexico City from the 22nd to the 23rd of February, has selected the gelato maker and the pastry chef for the Mexican team at the ninth edition of the Gelato World Cup, the winners are Gustavo Barbabosa e Luis Sarmiento. 

The six teams challenged themselves in three trials: gelato cake, decorated cup and the mystery box (the secret ingredients were: almonds and oranges). The other contestants were: Ileana Carrasco and Hugo Carrasco, Alfredo Perez and Emanuel Perez, Jose Luis Cervantes and Victoria Avila, Jorge Chacon and Jose Manuel Pelayo, Alfonso Jareiro and Cristian Martinez.



Mexico Trials #CMG2020

Selezione Nazionale Messicana Coppa Mondo Gelateria Selezione Nazionale Messicana Coppa Mondo Gelateria

The Trials for the Mexican Team, will take place in Mexico City from the 22nd to the 24th of February 2018. Each team, consisting in a Gelato Maker and a Pastry Chef, will face three challenges: decorated pan, decorated cup and mystery box. The winning team will take part in the North America Championship which will select the Team for the Gelato World Cup 2020. Sergio Dondoli is a member of the jury panel, in representation of the CMG organising committee.

For further information visit the Feria Internacional del Helado official website.