Gelato Festival America is back and better than ever with a new virtual format that allows everyone to safely enjoy the gelato and coffee treats that unite us all from the comfort of home.

Kicking off in Los Angeles, Gelato Festival America is celebrating its 11th anniversary with three sessions where 36 chefs from all over North America compete to move ahead to the Gelato Festival World Masters 2021. To make this year extra special, there is a new coffee competition thanks to Caffe Vergnano ( an Rancilio ( to see which chef can brew the perfect cup.

Gelato lovers can safely participate in the festivities this year by ordering Gelato Festival Boxes between now and December 9. Each box features 12 4oz containers of chef-prepared gelatos directly from the festival, fresh Italian coffee courtesy of Caffe Vergnano, a 10% off coupon for Rancilio Silvia, a box of two chocolate-covered cherries from Fabbri, and a $10 code for Italian grocery ingredients from Jury President Giada de Laurentiis' Italian pantry on

Grab a spoon and savor a selection of chef-prepared gelatos directly from the festival, as well as a special addition of award-winning past favorites in the event that a 2020 flavor cannot be reproduced. Or, order the exclusive vegan gelato box crafted with Califia Farms oat milk.

Boxes ship nationally on December 14 and 15, 2020 and automatically activate purchasers into the popular jury, allowing them to vote on their favorite flavor by scanning the QR code on the containers. Each box gives you four votes. The deadline to vote is December 31, 2020

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Gelato Festival is considered the most prestigious individual gelato tournament in the world and the leading event for promoting the sector. It consists of a 4-year qualification stage with national and continental finals that allow chefs from all over the world to qualify for the final stage of the tournament, the Gelato Festival World Masters. The next world final will take place in 2021. Having crossed the 10th anniversary milestone, with an annual average of 15 festivals open to the public and 50 selections behind closed doors around the world, Gelato Festival can now be considered one of the most important and most followed food events globally.

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