IGCAT aims to empower local communities by raising awareness of the importance to protect and promote distinct regional food, culture, arts and natural assets as part of sustainable and balanced tourism and development strategies. This is essential to safeguard our planet, health, wellness and local economies.

IGCAT is a non-profit institute established in 2012, working with regional stakeholder consortiums in the fields of gastronomy, culture, arts and tourism. It counts on the expertise of a worldwide network of experts and works in partnership with specialised intergovernmental organisations.

IGCAT provides the Region of Gastronomy Award and is the official secretariat for the World Regions of Gastronomy Platform. Furthermore, the Institute has developed the Young Chef Award, the European Food Gift Challenge, the Top Websites for Foodie Travelers Award and the Food Film Menu.

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Chef Randie Anderson to contribute to Jamaica’s food tourism strategy

Chef Randie Anderson to contribute to Jamaica’s food tourism strategy

IGCAT congratulates expert Randie Anderson for his appointment as a member of the Chef Advisory Sub-Committee of...

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Exploring Online Internship in Europe

Exploring Online Internship in Europe

The Erasmus+ project ON-IT – Online Internship in Tourism in which IGCAT is a consortium partner, will organise a...

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Winners of IGCAT’s Food Film Menu 2021 revealed

Winners of IGCAT’s Food Film Menu 2021 revealed

The short film A Food and Love Story from Menorca, European Region of Gastronomy awarded 2022, was selected as Best...

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Winners of the 2nd European Food Gift Challenge announced

Winners of the 2nd European Food Gift Challenge announced

Food and cultural uniqueness of the European Regions of Gastronomy was celebrated at the 2nd European Food Gift...

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Sustainable Gastronomy Day – 18 June

Sustainable Gastronomy Day – 18 June

Each year at IGCAT, we commemorate sustainable gastronomy as a pillar that represents each of our areas of interest...

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Menorca stands out as a safe and sustainable destination at FITUR 2021

Menorca stands out as a safe and sustainable destination at FITUR 2021

Menorca, European Region of Gastronomy awarded 2022 was presented at FITUR as a leading destination in terms of...

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Creating cross-sectoral connections to support sustainable recovery

Creating cross-sectoral connections to support sustainable recovery

IGCAT experts and stakeholders in food, culture, wellness, nature and many other sectors from over 30 countries...

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The ON-IT project looks for virtual internship stories

The ON-IT project looks for virtual internship stories

Are you a university student who undertook a virtual internship in tourism? Or did you support one or more as an...

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Tourism Film Festival sign-up to screen IGCAT’s Food Film Menu

Tourism Film Festival sign-up to screen IGCAT’s Food Film Menu

The renowned ART&TUR – International Tourism Film Festival (ART&TUR) and the brand-new EATSA ART &...

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IGCAT announces 2nd European Food Gift Challenge

IGCAT announces 2nd European Food Gift Challenge

The European Food Gift Challenge 2nd edition will take place in Coimbra Region, European Region of Gastronomy...

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