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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Invitation to the European Young Chef Award 2017

Invitation to the European Young Chef Award 2017

Young European chefs have been selected as finalists from awarded European Regions of Gastronomy to join a European...

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The Case For Culture – IGCAT Expert Publication

The Case For Culture – IGCAT Expert Publication

D. Paul Schafer once more goes right to the heart of the current challenges we face in making the case for culture...

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Valmiera Restaurant Week Riga-Gauja Region

Valmiera Restaurant Week Riga-Gauja Region

Discover the tasty side of nature at the Valmiera Restaurant Week, from 6 – 12 November as a project from...

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Introducing North Brabant’s contestant for the European Young Chef ...

Introducing North Brabant’s contestant for the European Young Chef Award

Bon Sawatdee is the young chef who will represent North Brabant at the European Young Chef Award 2017 next 6...

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Presenting Kuopio’s finalist for the European Young Chef Award

Presenting Kuopio’s finalist for the European Young Chef Award

Josi Polso is one of the young finalist who will compete for Kuopio, just awarded European Region of Gastronomy 2020...

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Kuopio awarded the title European Region of Gastronomy 2020

Kuopio awarded the title European Region of Gastronomy 2020

Life According to Nature’s Rhythm is the title of Kuopio‘s proposed programme that gained them the...

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Speakers throw tomatoes at the audience!

Speakers throw tomatoes at the audience!

At the conclusion of the workshop “Food and gastronomy as innovation drivers for more resilient regions” the...

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Feeding sustainable regional development

Feeding sustainable regional development

There is no such thing as the perfect recipe for sound and long-lasting regional development, but the Regions of...

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North Brabant’s top young chef to go to European final

North Brabant’s top young chef to go to European final

Local tradition and Thai roots was the innovative recipe that won the preliminary contest for top young chef in...

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Best of the Nordic food culture showcased in Aarhus

Best of the Nordic food culture showcased in Aarhus

Aarhus, European Region of Gastronomy 2017 hosted the most important food event of Northern Europe on 1-3 September...

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