13.international Fairs of Tastes Gastexpo
WHY SHOULD YOU EXHIBIT AT THE FAIRS?
The fairs are visited by around 15,000 visitors, mostly businessmen from Slovenia and neighboring Italy, Austria and the former countries of Yugoslavia.
In addition to businessmen, the fairs are also intended for general public, culinary enthusiasts and gourmets.
WHY TO VISIT THE FAIRS?
About 500 domestic and foreign exhibitors from more than 20 countries will upgrade your knowledge by presenting the latest trends in gastronomy and technological innovations.
With the visit you have the opportunity to acquire new customers and markets and take advantage of other opportunities that only a fair that emphasis personal contact can offer!
PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS AND COMPETITIONS
Particular emphasis is placed on accompanying events in the direction of educational workshops, where visitors receive practical knowledge and advice.
The program holders are exhibitors who, in addition to the workshops, present their many technological innovations as part of their exhibition programs!
PROGRAM of WORKSHOPS
BEER - BEER BREWING workshops and GUIDED BEER TASTING
A team of experts will lead us through the beer brewing processes, where you will learn more about beer making ingredients, the equipment you need, a number of tricks, tips and practical tips.
For all beer enthusiasts, we will also prepare guided beer tastings through a wide variety of flavors of this hop’s drinks. You will learn about the history of beer, the basic beer brewing process, the 4 main brewery guidelines around the world, the organoleptic characteristics of beer, the proper technique for beer tasting, the appropriate dispensing and use of glasses. No doubt it will be interesting to find out more about this.
CONFECTIONERY and BAKERY workshops LA GANACHE
The master of French confectionery, with the diploma of the prestigious Paris Gregoire Ferrandi International School - Naser Gashi, will host free confectionery and bakery workshops for the preparation of Macarons, Fraiser Cake, Chocolate souffle, Buns for homemade hamburgers and Baguettes.
Preparation of ICE CREAM and CONFECTIONERY workshops with MAKABO
A program of confectionery and ice cream workshops with top masters is awaiting you. You can choose from a wide range of workshops that will be held under the guidance of the world renowned international Carpigiani Gelato University from Italy, a leader in the art of ice cream making. During the fair, you will also be able to taste coffee with 16 different flavors of soft ice cream.
SCHOOL OF PIZZA
It will be held under the guidance of the best Italian masters and world champions in cooperation with the Section of Pizza Chefs of the Slovene Association of Chefs and Confectioners.
For the first time this year there will be bio and vegan workshops for all 4 days of the fair.
The Slovenian Vegan Society will host workshops entitled THE POT OF HEALTH, and The Animal Protection Society and Nikina kuhalnica will share information on the ethical way of eating and living and how to put them together in practice at the KITCHEN OF THE FUTURE workshop.
COCKTAIL PREPARATION WORKSHOP
The workshop will be hosted by the Bartenders Association of Slovenia.
We are looking forward to a variety of HORECA workshops, where leaders from the field will share their ideas, knowledge and experience!
PROGRAM ON THE EXHIBITION SPACES
An instructive and interesting program is also taking place at exhibition spaces of individual exhibitors.
PROGRAM of CHAMPIONSHIPS
NOVELTY LATTE ART COMPETION
2nd Championship GASTexpo BEER OF THE YEAR – For the first time on the fair
On the basis of assessments of beer experts, a credible rating of Slovenian craft beers will be carried out, and thus the holder of the »GASTexpo BEER OF THE YEAR« title will be selected.
9th International Championship of GELATO
The championship is open to confectioners/ice cream makers that have their own production of ice cream in Slovenia and abroad. This year's selected taste is ROSE. The members of the jury are remaining a surprise for now.
7th International Championship »BEST PIZZA CHEF OF SLOVENIA«
The championship is open to all pizza chefs and chefs. You can compete as an individual or as a representative of your pizzeria /restaurant.
3th NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP IN COCKTAIL PREPARATION - Non-alcoholic cocktails
2nd NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP IN COCKTAIL PREPARATION - After dinner
The contest is open to all who want to participate with their own authorial recipe and compete in the preparation of cocktails.
• ICE CREAM
• CONFECTIONERY, BAKERY, PASTA and PIZZA
• SLOW FOOD and FAST FOOD
• COFFEE & TEA and other DRINKS
• EQUIPMENT and HOTELS and RESTAURANTS MACHINERY
• PACKAGING and OTHER NECESSARY EQUIPMENT
• MANAGEMENT and COMMUNICATIONS
• SERVICES, TRADE, LITERATURE and OTHER ACTIVITIES
TIMETABLE of the FAIRS
Wednesday January 30 2019 10 am – 7 pm
Thursday January 31 2019 10 am – 7 pm
Friday February 1 2019 10 am – 7 pm
Saturday February 2 2019 10 am – 7 pm
Do not miss the only such professional fairs in Slovenia that dictate trends in catering and hotel industry every year!