2020 Gelato World Cup’s trip around the world just started and will see top Indonesian Gelato Chefs compete with their best flavors on 10 February 2018 in Bali. The very first Indonesia Gelato Competition is filled with a diverse group of gelato chefs from all over the country. Bali, Surabaya, Jacarta, Bandung and Malang are in the spotlight.
19 gelato chefs have been selected to represent the nation in the very 1st Indonesia Gelato Competition. The event, organized by Lotus Food Services’ hospitality and culinary centre and Carpigiani – world leading manufacturer of gelato and ice cream machines founded in Bologna, Italy in 1946 -, has got the patronage of Gelato World Cup .
The winner of the competition will go on to represent Indonesia at the Asian Gelato Cup.
The first-ever Asian Gelato Cup, a concept inspired by the World Gelato Cup, will be held from 24 to 27 April 2018 in conjunction with Food&HotelAsia (FHA)and it is set to attract talented chefs from around Asia and provide a platform for communication and learning among industry players. The competition will host 12 teams from 12 different regions, out of which the top three teams will represent their regions in Rimini at the highly accredited World Gelato Cup 2020.
The top three contestants will also qualify for the Gelato World Tour finals of South East Asia, the travelling international competition that will select the best 36 gelato flavors of the world.
Flavor, structure and presentation are the three parameters that will be judged, highlighting the choice of ingredients, the art of gelato making, and the visual impact of the gelato. Other challenges of the South East Asia World Masters will take place in the region in the coming months.
The panel of jury will be composed of Chef Rahmat Kusnedi, President of Indonesia Pastry Alliance (IPA), Hendra Oktaviano, Director of Passion Magazine; Chef I Made Kona, famous pastry chef and advisor of IPA, Augyawati Joe, Vice Director of Finance and Business Development of Bali International Polytechnic and Valentina Righi, PR of Gelato World Cup and Academician of Accademia Italiana della Cucina, cultural institution of the Italian Republic.
“Gelato has always been known to be an Italian sweet treat. More than that, it is a healthy dessert that is now growing in demand in Asia,” said Giancarlo Timballo, President of the Gelato World Cup. “Introducing the Indonesia Gelato Competition here in Bali is the ideal choice as Asian consumers are becoming more discerning and diverse in their healthy lifestyle choices, and their desire for high-quality food ingredients, even in desserts. We look forward to growing the culture of gelato making in the region.”
The Indonesia Gelato Competition, which is organized by Lotus Food Services and Carpigiani with the patronage of Gelato World Cup, is sponsored by IFI, Hiber, MEC3,Greenfields and endorsed by Young Chefs Club, Bali Culinary Professionals Indonesia, Association of Culinary Professionals and Indonesia Pastry Alliance. Exclusive media partner, Passion Magazine.
In order to further fulfill Gelato World Cup’s mission to spread the culture of gelato throughout the world, challenges such as the Indonesia Gelato Competition, are being organized around the globe!
List of participants:
1 Es Teler gelato – Albert Aldo, Le Galleria, Surabaya
2 Lemong breeze – Andreas Dachi, Le Galleria, Surabaya
3 Asian Bogo – Anthony Sucipto, Le Galleria, Surabaya
4 Klepon – Gilbert Hadiwirawan, Le Galleria, Surabaya
5 Pisang Epe – Michael Valent, Le Galleria, Surabaya
6 Sweet corn & cheese – Jennifer Smith, Le Galleria, Surabaya
7 Bubur Madura- Ryan Iskandar, Le Galleria, Surabaya
8 Douhua – Sagita Aldris, Le Galleria, Surabaya
9 Carrot cake – Yohana Pransetio, Le Galleria, Surabaya
10 Moyang – Aldino Milhan, BVGIL Gelato – Malang
11 Moscato gelato – Alvin Tanudjaya, Latteria, Jakarta
12 klepon – Anglea Natalia, Let’s go gelato, Bandung
13 Advise on 9th – Budi Lukito, La rrich, Surabaya
14 Banana hazelnut – Cassandra Mely , St. Regis, Bali
15 Semurdaging – Septy Sabaryah, Gelato Girgio, Jakarta
16 Tiga Ramu – Diandra Irawan, Cremery di dee, Bandung
17 Pandan yogurt gelato – Dewa Agika, Jbay gelato, Bali
18 Dark chocolate gelato – Febri Nugroho, Mason adventure, Bali
19 Peuyeum Geulis – Jovita Rainy Pranata, Francelle ice cream, Jakarta
(Valentina Righi - BOOP.NEWS)