Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
The first edition of ExpoGusto, hall of wine and food excellences, hosted in Lugano during the last weekend, ends with positive confirmations and big gratifications.
Confirmations and gratifications for the new exhibition dedicated to wine and food excellences and their protagonists, that just ended in Lugano.
From Saturday 15th to Monday 17th November, during ExpoGusto, more than fifty events have been organized, such as cooking shows, conferences, guided tastings, workshops and live performances, with a format that unites the exhibition area with a rich program of events dedicated to wine and food and their protagonists.
The real flagship are the three dinners organized as a fund raising for the G4 Foundation, the Association is aimed to offer to seriously ill children, close to death or with disabilities, the possibility to realize a dream and to forget, for a few hours or days, the difficulties of their daily lives.
ExpoGusto involved the local authorities, the most important associations, such as AIS, FISAR, ONAV, ASPI, ASSP and internationally renowned chefs leaded by Aimo Moroni (Chef ambassador of the event) and Corrado Parisi (Chef testimonial of the event).
The exhibition has given to many producers from many countries the opportunity to let professionals of the field and the general public from Ticino and northern Italy discover their products, their lands and traditions.
During the weekend, the exhibition was crowded mainly by families and aficionados, whereas on Monday the wine&food hall of excellences was visited by the professionals of restaurant industry, bars, and the students of the Technical Trades School where they are learning how to become chefs, maîtres, barmen and managers.
The Congress Palace of Lugano has been divided into thematic areas: wine, an area dedicated to the the best products of the wine field; food, an area dedicated to the products such as pasta, oil, cheese, sweets; beer, the area that hosted Italian and European breweries to represent the excellences of handmade beer; RistoExpoGusto, a restaurant area where the Chefs presented the fine cuisine, sold out in all the sessions.
The cooking shows by the Chefs leaded by Aimo Moroni (Chef Ambassador of the event) and Corrado Parisi (Chef testimonial of the event) achieved resounding success. More than twenty great Chefs have been alternating and working side by side to delight the palates of the enthusiasts and the curious ones, making fine cuisine available for everybody.
This first edition of ExpoGusto is the starting point for a far wider path that will be full of surprises since next year, the year of Expo 2015. The organizers are already working on a range of events and activities that will develop along all the 2015 in different cities, among which there is Milan, location of Expo 2015, until the ExpoGusto second edition, that will be hosted in Lugano once again.
“Right and proper the gratitude to all that have contributed in making these three days of events absolutely special; first among everyone all the people that allowed us to raise funds for the G4 Foundation, the Association” said Giacomo Acciai, one of ExpoGusto organizers “The city of Lugano and the Ticino responded well, both as audience and Institutions; for the 2015 edition we would like a wider involvement of associations and Institutions so that the event might become a steady appointment for the city, that will contribute in promoting and valuing products and territories of excellence”.
19th November 2014
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Wednesday, November 05, 2014
From Saturday 15th of November to Monday 17th of November, Lugano becomes the capital of taste: tastings, cooking shows, conferences and dinners with great Chefs
The appointment with the wine&food excellences is in the heart of Lugano and the scenario seems of international nature and so are its protagonists.
Tastings, cooking shows, conferences and dinners with great Chefs during the three days of ExpoGusto, fair of wine&food excellences on stage in Lugano from 15th to 17th of November.
At the Palazzo dei Congressi, ExpoGusto will host producers of excellence, cooking shows, tastings, conferences and the restaurant.
During the three evenings of ExpoGusto, at the Ex Cantine Lucchini (headquarters of Ristorent) in Pregassona, the charity dinners will take place and all the proceeds will go to the Foundation G4 of Montreux.
ExpoGusto will be a showcase of excellence's products, thanks to which will be possible follow a tasting itinerary to get to know the wine and food delicacies and try the products presented by the exhibitors.
The cooking shows and the Risto-ExpoGusto, the restaurant of ExpoGusto, will be committed to the international Chefs headed by Aimo Moroni (Chef ambassador of the event) and Corrado Parisi (Chef testimonial of event).
More than twenty great Chefs will come out of their prestigious restaurants and for three days will be working side by side to delight the palates of the enthusiasts and the curious ones, making fine cuisine available for everybody.
The cooking shows will be pure entertainment for fine cuisine lovers since the Chefs will be cooking live, telling recipes, tricks and curiosities to the audience about the dishes that will be tasted right after.
During the cooking shows will be also developed important matters for the consumers such as “Cuisine and health” or cuisine through past, present and future.
The Chefs will be also working in the kitchen of the Risto-ExpoGusto to offer visitors the experience of truly fine cuisine. Every day of the event will take place different sessions, lasting about an hour each, during which will be prepared dishes that could be eaten like in a real restaurant.
There will also be time for conferences and tastings to discover excellent wines and wine's territories.
Claudia Biondi, Ambassador of Champagne in Italy, will present the different terroirs of Champagne, with excellent champagne tasting such as De Vilmont and Jacques Selosse.
The Lombardia wine association will present a journey through tastes and knowledge of the great vineyard named Lombardia.
Ellen Wallace, American journalist that have been living for years in Switzerland, will present “Vineglorious! Switzerland’s Wondrous Wines”, the first book written in English and dedicated to Swiss wines. A journey within Helvetian viticulture, though the six wine regions of Switzerland, to meet the most famous wines and the yet unknown ones.
In the Ex Cantine Lucchini (headquart of Ristorent) in Pregassona, just few kilometres away from Lugano, during the three evenings of ExpoGusto, will be organized exclusive dinners and all the proceeds will go to the Foundation G4 of Montreux.
G4 Foundation is aimed to offer to seriously ill children, close to death or with disabilities, the possibility to realize a dream, and forget, for few hours or days, the difficulties of their daily lives.
“A dream is a wish, as the song says, and if there is a ill children to wish them, it is our duty to express them. That is why, relying on the huge interest for fine cuisine and wine and food generally, we thought abut organizing these exclusive dinners. We thank all the Chefs, Aimo Moroni, ambassador of the event, Corrado Parisi, testimonial of the event, for sharing the aim to help less fortunate children realizing their wishes”. Those are the words of Giacomo Acciai, one of the ExpoGusto organizers.
The three evenings will allow foodlovers to get to know some of the most interesting fine cuisine.
Saturday evening the protagonists will be the emerging Chefs: Davide Cerioli, Claudio Panzeri, Matteo Franzoni, Enrico Andreoletti, Nicola Ribisi, Donato Nettis, Alfonso De Martino ed Edmondo Ferraro.
Sunday evening an amazing experience thanks to a thirteen courses dinner cooked by the “28 hands” of the Chefs: Marta Grassi, Corrado Parisi, Paolo Lopriore, Tano Simonato, Andrea Bertarini, Marcello Trentini, Enrico Bartolini, Eugenio Boer, Christian Milone, Giuseppe Iannotti, Tony Lo Coco, Giuseppe Costa, Fabrizio Tesse ed Alessandro Fumagalli.
The Monday evening dinner “Pink Chef vs Blue Chef” with the Chefs Marta Grassi and Andrea Alfieri will be the one closing ExpoGusto.
ExpoGusto has been created thanks to the cooperation between Iron3, a company specialized in the organization of B2B events for wineries and Multimedia Tre, a company specialized in organizing exhibitions since 1992. Thanks to their consolidated experience in event organization, Iron3 and Multimedia Tree are going to provide a unique event, able to cater for both the exhibitor and the visitor's needs.
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Monday, October 27, 2014
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Il 23 ottobre è la data di pubblicazione di Chains In The Cold, il primo singolo-video degli iLLacrimo. Il brano, uscito su etichetta Resisto, anticipa il self-titled EP di debutto della band, la cui uscita è prevista per gennaio 2015, dopo la preview di Non Credi (video presentato in esclusiva sui canali social della band).