IGCAT is an international network of experts in the fields of culture, arts, tourism and gastronomy. Collectively, we aim to empower local communities by guiding, facilitating and supporting leaders in cities, regions and cultural projects to understand the potential of their distinct food, culture, arts and sustainable tourism assets.

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European Region of Gastronomy Award endorsed by EU institutions as a positive model for regional development

European Region of Gastronomy Award endorsed by EU institutions as a positive model for regional development

The European Region of Gastronomy is awarded to regions that have joined a Platform and adhere to a philosophy...

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IGCAT and East Lombardy, European Region of Gastronomy 2017 presented at 10th International Conference on Gastronomic Tourism in Athens

IGCAT and East Lombardy, European Region of Gastronomy 2017 presented at 10th International Conference on Gastronomic Tourism in Athens

On 26 November, Roberta Garibaldi, member of IGCAT Board and Scientific Director of East Lombardy – European Region...

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Four provinces collaborate to attain sustainable food supply chains and integrated authentic and quality culinary offers

Four provinces collaborate to attain sustainable food supply chains and integrated authentic and quality culinary offers

Four provinces under the umbrella organisation of East Lombardy, European Region of Gastronomy 2017 participated in...

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The need to safeguard and enhance quality local food and wine products

The need to safeguard and enhance quality local food and wine products

Roberta Garibaldi, scientific director of East Lombardy –European Region of Gastronomy 2017, made a compelling plea...

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Gastronomy and culture as niche products for youth-friendly tourism

Gastronomy and culture as niche products for youth-friendly tourism

  Students take part in pilot #IGCAT project set to monitor new models for an educational approach to local...

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Young chefs put the spotlight on the importance of local products

Young chefs put the spotlight on the importance of local products

The 2016 edition of the European Young Chef Award has received extensive press coverage, both inside and outside...

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Mentoring European Young Chefs – Round Table with celebrity chefs Joan Roca and Carme Ruscalleda

Mentoring European Young Chefs – Round Table with celebrity chefs Joan Roca and Carme Ruscalleda

Yesterday, a Round Table event was held with celebrity chefs Joan Roca and Carme Ruscalleda in the Escola...

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European Young Chef 2016 Announced

European Young Chef 2016 Announced

Today, Joan Roca together with an international jury panel selected the European Young Chef for 2016. The winner...

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Joan Roca, Jury President for the European Young Chef Award 2016

Joan Roca, Jury President for the European Young Chef Award 2016

10 Young European chefs representing 10 Regions of Gastronomy have been selected as finalists for the 1st edition of...

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Saber y Sabor magazine highlights the 2016 European Young Chef Award

Saber y Sabor magazine highlights the 2016 European Young Chef Award

On 14 November, European Young Chef Award 2016 final will be held in EUHT school in Sant Pol de Mar, Barcelona. Ten...

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