IGCAT is a non-profit organisation established in 2012 working in the fields of gastronomy, culture, arts and tourism.

Through its worldwide network of experts, IGCAT aims to empower local communities by guiding, facilitating, and supporting local leaders in cities, regions and cultural projects to understand the potential of their distinct food, culture, arts and sustainable tourism assets.

IGCAT is furthermore the official secretariat for the Region of Gastronomy Platform and provides the European Region of Gastronomy Award, the European Young Chef Award and the Local Food Gift Award.

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Pairing health with gastronomic tradition: the Aegean diet as a hea...

Pairing health with gastronomic tradition: the Aegean diet as a healthy dietary model

South Aegean, European Region of Gastronomy 2019 included the promotion of the Aegean diet as a healthy nutritional...

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Galway-West of Ireland, European Region of Gastronomy 2018 supporti...

Galway-West of Ireland, European Region of Gastronomy 2018 supporting entrepreneurship in the food sector

In the framework of Galway-West of Ireland, European Region of Gastronomy 2018, Enterprise Ireland allocated just...

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IGCAT applauded for fostering sustainable tourism at 2nd UNESCO/UNW...

IGCAT applauded for fostering sustainable tourism at 2nd UNESCO/UNWTO World Conference on Culture and Tourism

IGCAT and its flagship Regions of Gastronomy Platform and Award was applauded at the 2nd UNESCO/UNWTO World...

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Latvian Senses project from Riga-Gauja, European Region of Gastrono...

Latvian Senses project from Riga-Gauja, European Region of Gastronomy 2017 awarded at BEA World Festival

In its title year, Riga-Gauja, European Region of Gastronomy 2017 received a prestigious recognition for one of its...

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G7 Agriculture and Astino nel gusto, East Lombardy on the forefront...

G7 Agriculture and Astino nel gusto, East Lombardy on the forefront for food security and valorisation

Last October, Bergamo, in East Lombardy, European Region of Gastronomy 2017 was the framework of the G7 Agriculture...

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FOODBIZ – Innovative solutions for sustainable regional development

FOODBIZ – Innovative solutions for sustainable regional development

On 23-24 November 2017, IGCAT participated in the kick-off meeting of FOODBIZ – University and business...

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Young Chefs take the spotlight

Young Chefs take the spotlight

International press coverage of the European Young Chef Award 2017 has been huge. The competition held last 6...

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IGCAT’s Regional Chef Ambassadors promoting awareness on the import...

IGCAT’s Regional Chef Ambassadors promoting awareness on the importance of cultural and food diversity

During the European Young Chef Award 2017, the young finalists had the opportunity to become IGCAT Regional Chef...

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Participatory Governance in Culture: exploring practises

Participatory Governance in Culture: exploring practises

The international conference Do It Together! Participatory Governance in Culture: Exploring practices, theories and...

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Round Table with celebrity chef Argiro Barbarigou

Round Table with celebrity chef Argiro Barbarigou

On 6 November 2017, the European Young Chef Award 2017 was followed by a Round Table event focused on mentoring...

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