Find out why Aarhus / Central Denmark Region bid for and won the title European Region of Gastronomy 2017

Already named the European cultural capital for 2017, Aarhus recently won the competition for European Region of Gastornomy for that year as well, given by IGCAT (Internation Institute of Gastronomy, Culture, Art and Tourism). Jan Beyer Schmidt-Sorensen, Director of business development for Aarhus, says that the main reason to have applied for the award was that Aarhus has the whole value chain here, from farmers to producers, to food innovation, to a university that specializes in food research and education. He points out that there is also a lot going on with gastronomy and a young city like Aarhus can’t deny that gastronomic is a label that a lot of people want. READ MORE…

The European Region of Gastronomy Platform and Award are projects conceived by IGCAT that aim to contribute to better quality of life in European regions, by highlighting distinctive food cultures, educating for better health and sustainability and stimulating gastronomic innovation.  Visit


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