Chicago

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The Little Italy Festa on Taylor Street presents Gelato Festival Chicago, August 17th from 2pm to 10pm & August 18th from 12pm to 8pm! Ticket-holding guests enjoy all-you-can-eat gelato, prepared fresh onsite by local and visiting artisans in the world’s largest frozen dessert laboratory on wheels – then vote for their favorite flavors. All the while, the stage is alive with music, games, contests and giveaways, complete with fun for the whole family. Join us in our quest to find the best gelato in America by tasting them all! The chef with the most votes will continue their gelato journey in the Gelato Festival World Masters 2021.

Gusti in gara

  • Kroc chok!

    Crema caraibica alla vaniglia, nocciola piemontese e mandorla tostata variegata con mandorle fragili e zucchero di canna e cioccolato giamaicano 73%

    Stefano Franceschi
    Gelato & Co
    George Town, Cayman Islands

  • Pistachio Sicilia

    Il Pistacchio Sicilia eleva il già divino sapore dei pistacchi di Bronte DOP ai piedi del Monte. Etna con una leggera essenza di limone siciliano e condita con arancia candita e scorza di limone. Questa interpretazione del gusto classico del gelato italiano sposa il miglior pistacchio del mondo con la ricca storia siciliana della mia famiglia

    Angelo Lollino
    Massa Cafe Italiano and Vero Gelato
    Elmwood Park, Illinois

  • Little Red

    Little Red è un seducente gelato cheesecake marmorizzato con decadente torta di velluto rosso e una tradizionale crosta di miele Graham cracker. Condito con cioccolato bianco fuso e ben legato con un nastro di fragole, questo è sicuramente tutto ciò che un lupo cattivo può desiderare!

    Savannah G. Lee
    Savannah's Gelato Kitchen
    San Francisco, CA

  • Uni Miso

    Uni & miso Gelato ricoperto di crunch con caramello liofilizzato e popcorn

    Kyleen Atonson
    Acadia
    Chicago, Illinois

  • Chocolate peanut butter puppy chow

    Questo è un gelato a base di burro di arachidi e cioccolato condito con un incredibile mix crunch "cucciolo chow". Un dessert perfetto per le giornate estive dei cani!

    Jessica La Forge
    God Save The Cream
    Denver, Colorado

Gusti speciali

  • IL SICILIANO

    Flavour made with Sicilian almond, variegated with pistachio and aroma in mandarin paste.

  • IL MODICANO

    Flavour made with chocolate from Modica, which has recently obtained the I.G.P. certification.

Sabato 17 Agosto

  • Technical Jury
    11:00am

    Technical Jury

  • Opening Ceremony
    1:00pm

  • Carpigiani Gelato University
    2:30pm

    Malcolm Stogo and Yang Chen Dolma of Ice Cream University based in New Jersey will present the new Homemade Junkies: Having Fun Making Great Ice Cream at Home. A fun book with 100s of Frozen dessert recipes to make at home!

  • Eating Contest
    3:00pm

    This is for the True Gelato Lovers! Who is going to be the fastest eating 5 cups of their favorite flavors? 10 contestants will be selected from the crowd, and one of them could be you! The winner will compete against the champions of the other Gelato Festival Stages for the title of the BEST GELATO LOVER!!!

  • Kids Jury
    4:00pm

  • Speed Cup Race
    5:00pm

    During each stage of Gelato Festival America, the chefs will have the chance to participate to a fun filled moment with the Speed Cup Race Competition, sponsored by ISA. Speed Cup Race is about being fast as well as being neat. Rules are simple, fill as many cups as possible by using the “spatula” as in the traditional Italian way. Each chef has 30 seconds to serve as many perfect servings as possible.

    Speed is King! After picking a card to find out your penalty, try and serve as many Gelato portions in your allotted time as you can. Artisan with the most points wins!

  • Speed Cup Race
    5:30pm

    During each stage of Gelato Festival America, the chefs will have the chance to participate to a fun filled moment with the Speed Cup Race Competition, sponsored by ISA. Speed Cup Race is about being fast as well as being neat. Rules are simple, fill as many cups as possible by using the “spatula” as in the traditional Italian way. Each chef has 30 seconds to serve as many perfect servings as possible.

    Speed is King! After picking a card to find out your penalty, try and serve as many Gelato portions in your allotted time as you can. Artisan with the most points wins!

  • Carpigiani Gelato University
    6:00pm

    Malcolm Stogo and Yang Chen Dolma of Ice Cream University based in New Jersey will present the new Homemade Junkies: Having Fun Making Great Ice Cream at Home. A fun book with 100s of Frozen dessert recipes to make at home!

  • Eating Contest
    8:00pm

    This is for the True Gelato Lovers! Who is going to be the fastest eating 5 cups of their favorite flavors? 10 contestants will be selected from the crowd, and one of them could be you! The winner will compete against the champions of the other Gelato Festival Stages for the title of the BEST GELATO LOVER!!!

Domenica 18 Agosto

  • Carpigiani Gelato University
    1:00pm

    Malcolm Stogo and Yang Chen Dolma of Ice Cream University based in New Jersey will present the new Homemade Junkies: Having Fun Making Great Ice Cream at Home. A fun book with 100s of Frozen dessert recipes to make at home!

  • Eating Contest
    2:00pm

    This is for the True Gelato Lovers! Who is going to be the fastest eating 5 cups of their favorite flavors? 10 contestants will be selected from the crowd, and one of them could be you! The winner will compete against the champions of the other Gelato Festival Stages for the title of the BEST GELATO LOVER!!!

  • PreGel Interactive Games/Activities
    3:00pm

    It is game time! Let’s play Trivia where 2 players will compete for the chance to win a prize by answering gelato trivia questions. Then there is the Blind Tasting challenges. Taste 3 different flavors of Gelato and Sorbetto and try to guess the correct flavors or taste various kinds of pastes and flavorings and try to guess the correct flavors. Contestant who guesses the most flavors correctly will win a prize! And, finally, play the Relationship Game where a couple will stand back to back and answer questions about each other’s preferences and quirks and the person who gets more questions right will win a prize.

  • Stack it High
    3:30pm

            Stack-it-High Professionals: Gelato Artisans are given 60 seconds to stack as many scoops of gelato into a cup as possible. Current record to beat is 22 Scoops.

    ·                     Stack-it-High Amateurs: The same as above, but this is for the general public to participate in.

  • Speed Cup Race
    4:00pm

    During each stage of Gelato Festival America, the chefs will have the chance to participate to a fun filled moment with the Speed Cup Race Competition, sponsored by ISA. Speed Cup Race is about being fast as well as being neat. Rules are simple, fill as many cups as possible by using the “spatula” as in the traditional Italian way. Each chef has 30 seconds to serve as many perfect servings as possible.

    Speed is King! After picking a card to find out your penalty, try and serve as many Gelato portions in your allotted time as you can. Artisan with the most points wins!

  • Carpigiani Gelato University
    4:30pm

    Malcolm Stogo and Yang Chen Dolma of Ice Cream University based in New Jersey will present the new Homemade Junkies: Having Fun Making Great Ice Cream at Home. A fun book with 100s of Frozen dessert recipes to make at home!

  • Eating Contest
    5:00pm

    This is for the True Gelato Lovers! Who is going to be the fastest eating 5 cups of their favorite flavors? 10 contestants will be selected from the crowd, and one of them could be you! The winner will compete against the champions of the other Gelato Festival Stages for the title of the BEST GELATO LOVER!!!

  • Awards ceremony
    8:30pm

    Cassata Siciliana and Nero Modicano Elenka flavours meet to create a 100% Sicilian pleasure.

    The master Nino De Pasquale (technical chief elenka) will try in the preparation of the taste Cassata Siciliana variegated during the mantecation with the taste Nero Modicano.

    Finally, it will embellish the taste with a decoration from the Sicilian tradition and we will end our activity with the tasting.



Attività

Caffe' Vergnano

Caffè Vergnano 1882, Italy’s most ancient coffee roasting company will take part to Gelato Festival as official coffee sponsor. At Caffe' Vergnano's booth customers will be able to live the authentic Italian coffee experience with three iconic coffee based drinks. From the traditional espresso, to the cappuccino and macchiato. For more information, visit caffevergnano.com

PACIUGO

Paciugo Gelato Caffe is proud to be a sponsor of Gelato Festival America 2019. Paciugo Gelato Caffe has over 30 locations across the country, and in addition to the retail stores Paciugo Distribution is a manufacturer and distributor of ready-made gelato pans, pints, pops and authentic ingredients. In the Paciugo booth you will get to try some of the new flavors to our beverage program that includes Lemonade, Strawberry Lemonade and Limeade. Each of these flavors are made with fruit and no added color or flavors. If interested in any of our products, please visit www.paciugo.com