World’s Most Prominent Gastronomy Names Coming to Ljubljana

Photo credit: Nino Verdnik / Slovenian Tourist Board
Photo credit: Nino Verdnik / Slovenian Tourist Board“

In March 2019, Slovenia’s capital will be a host to the European Food Summit that will in one place gather the renowned names in the field of culinary, arts and media world. Organised in partnership between the Slovenian Tourist Board and Ljubljana Tourism, the Summit will in four days provide numerous events.

Slovenia is becoming one of the most interesting and renowned destinations in the world of the supreme culinary and wine experiences. The European Food Summit, which was in the past few years called the Gourmet Cup Ljubljana, has from the most important gastronomic event in Slovenia become also the most important European culinary event and a unique fundament for co-creating the sustainable future of Europe.

Between the 16th and 19th of March 2019, the Summit’s amazing programme will include inspiring culinary stories: the famous Ljubljana’s gourmet street food festival – Open Kitchen; Gourmet Ljubljana Crawl taking into cultural landmarks where the leading chefs from Ljubljana will be providing their amazing food; Gourmet on Snow will take to mountain Krvavec where the top Slovenian and foreign chefs will await for the food enthusiasts; I FEEL SLOVENIA Dinner on the Zipline – an astonishing meal in a gondola lift; and on the last day there will be a professional symposium and an experience dinner.

The Symposium, titled “Food – a bridge to the sustainable identity of European cultures and nations”, is prepared in collaboration between the Slovenian Tourist Board, Ana Roš (best Female Chef 2016) and Andrea Petrini, the event’s curator renowned for being one of the most important personalities in the world’s gastronomy. The guest at the Symposium will be: Afton Halloran, Roberto Flore, Andoni Luis Aduriz, Andreas Caminada, Christopher Pelé, Esben Holmboe Bang, Georges Desrues, Ivan Brincat, Jow Warwick, Jordan Khan, Leonor Espinosa, and Ricardo Camanini, to name a few. The highlight of the evening will present the experience dinner provided by Ana Roš, Riccardo Camanini, and Luka Košir.

Kongres Magazine, photo credit: Nino Verdnik / Slovenian Tourist Board